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Wayne County Community Foundation

Sharing your life with someone you may never meet.

four stars

95.47

517 North Market Street Wooster, OH 44691
tel: (330) 262-3877   Web Site
EIN: 34-1281026

Board Leadership
Steve Matthew
President

CEO
Sara L. Patton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Wayne County Community Foundation is to provide philanthropic leadership to our community. We are a community organization that works to strengthen the community we all share by helping donors make a lasting difference with their philanthropic endeavors – connecting their dreams and passions with causes that matter. To accomplish our mission, we will leverage, encourage, assist, and provide.

The mission of Wayne County Community Foundation is to provide philanthropic leadership to our community. We are a community organization that works to strengthen the community we all share by helping donors make a lasting difference with their philanthropic endeavors – connecting their dreams and passions with causes that matter. To accomplish our mission, we will leverage, encourage, assist, and provide.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.14
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wayne County Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Wayne County Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wayne County Community Foundation (OH) 95.47 four stars
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 92.61 four stars
Adams County Community Foundation (PA) 96.13 four stars
Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated (MA) 95.47 four stars
The Winston-Salem Foundation (NC) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,741,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,741,331
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,741,331
   Other Revenue $1,806,369
TOTAL REVENUE $12,547,700
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,045,242
   Administrative Expenses $253,837
   Fundraising Expenses $107,071
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,406,150
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,141,550
   
Net Assets $72,846,466

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grants $6,045,242 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 95.47 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 34-1281026
Name in IRS Master File WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date July, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$90,300 1.40% Sara L. Patton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Wayne County Community Foundation (OH) 95.47 four stars
Black Belt Community Foundation (AL) 86.56 three stars
Greater Cincinnati Foundation (OH) 93.41 four stars
Fairfield County Foundation (OH) 95.06 four stars
Michigan Gateway Community Foundation (MI) 89.15 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Wayne County Community Foundation
517 North Market Street
Wooster, OH 44691
tel: (330) 262-3877
fax: (330) 262-8057
EIN: 34-1281026

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Board Leadership

Steve Matthew
President

CEO

Sara L. Patton
Executive Director

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