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California Community Foundation

Building the future of Los Angeles

four stars

95.47

221South Figueroa Street Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
tel: (213) 413-4130   Web Site
EIN: 95-3510055

Board Leadership
Tom Unterman
Chair

CEO
Antonia Hernández
President, CEO

 
 
  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 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

California Community Foundation is the charitable fund serving all of Los Angeles County. We do this by helping individuals, families and organizations meet their own philanthropic goals and by supporting Los Angeles nonprofits through our grantmaking, program-related investments and endowment building services. We seek to improve life for all residents, especially those who are most vulnerable; promote philanthropy and act as an effective steward of charitable funds; and work with others to address the core causes of problems facing our region.

California Community Foundation is the charitable fund serving all of Los Angeles County. We do this by helping individuals, families and organizations meet their own philanthropic goals and by supporting Los Angeles nonprofits through our grantmaking, program-related investments and endowment building services. We seek to improve life for all residents, especially those who are most vulnerable; promote philanthropy and act as an effective steward of charitable funds; and work with others to address the core causes of problems facing our region.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.16
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Community Foundation (CA) 95.47 four stars
The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (OH) 97.17 four stars
Central New York Community Foundation (NY) 93.28 four stars
Arizona Community Foundation (AZ) 93.00 four stars
Erie Community Foundation (PA) 94.93 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $132,594,446
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $5,757,153
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $138,351,599
   Program Service Revenue $1,389,843
Total Primary Revenue $139,741,442
   Other Revenue $38,400,923
TOTAL REVENUE $178,142,365
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $169,607,494
   Administrative Expenses $8,360,676
   Fundraising Expenses $2,770,897
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $180,739,067
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,596,702
   
Net Assets $1,122,900,897

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
Donor Service Funds $139,379,563 82.2%
Grants to Local Nonprofits $26,583,291 15.7%
Civic Engagement $3,644,640 2.1%

Ratings History
California Community Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/22/2017 95.47 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 95.47 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 96.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 96.98 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 99.66 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 85.47 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.46 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 90.29 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 89.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/01/2010 99.58 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2010 90.88 four stars
2007-06 03/01/2009 99.74 four stars
2006-06 11/01/2007 99.51 four stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 99.47 four stars
2004-06 11/01/2005 86.17 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 76.80 two stars
2002-06 10/01/2003 87.93 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 89.44 three stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 97.09 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 95-3510055
Name in IRS Master File CALIFORNIA 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 (603) Non-financial services of facilities 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, 1980
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$540,946 0.29% Antonia Hernandez President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Community Foundation (CA) 95.47 four stars
Santa Barbara Foundation (CA) 89.29 three stars
Central Indiana Community Foundation (IN) 90.92 four stars
The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 97.11 four stars
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (MO) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

California Community Foundation
221South Figueroa Street
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90012
tel: (213) 413-4130
fax: (213) 383-2046
EIN: 95-3510055

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Board Leadership

Tom Unterman
Chair

CEO

Antonia Hernández
President, CEO

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