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Community Development : Community Foundations

Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust

Empowering Christian Giving

86.07

345 Frazer Avenue Unit 205
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 266-5257   Web Site
EIN: 62-1536731

Board Leadership
William S. Lane
Chairman

CEO
James R. Barber
President

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.07
  Financial 94.83
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00
This rating was published 03/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Generosity Trust is dedicated to empowering Christian giving. We do this by concentrating our efforts in three areas: providing Training to financial advisors on how to interact with their clients using Biblically-sound principles; providing tuition scholarships to seminary students from the greater Chattanooga area; and providing tools (like Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Trusts) to re-engage Christians with the joy of generosity. The Generosity Trust offers many of these tools at no or little cost to the donor, so as to maximize the amount of money that can be invested into God's Kingdom.

The Generosity Trust is dedicated to empowering Christian giving. We do this by concentrating our efforts in three areas: providing Training to financial advisors on how to interact with their clients using Biblically-sound principles; providing tuition scholarships to seminary students from the greater Chattanooga area; and providing tools (like Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Trusts) to re-engage Christians with the joy of generosity. The Generosity Trust offers many of these tools at no or little cost to the donor, so as to maximize the amount of money that can be invested into God's Kingdom.

Financial

94.83

Accountability & Transparency

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2022 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)
98.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.65
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust (TN) 86.07
Catholic United Financial Foundation (MN) 87.27
Thrivent Charitable Impact & InvestingTM (MN) 93.20
FJC (NY) 90.90
Woodlawn Foundation (NY) 88.02

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,532,635
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $24,532,635
   Program Service Revenue $16,191
Total Primary Revenue $24,548,826
   Other Revenue $2,982,444
TOTAL REVENUE $27,531,270
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,713,470
   Administrative Expenses $358,293
   Fundraising Expenses $224,549
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,296,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,234,958
   
Net Assets $86,266,969

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
Grant Distribution $24,713,470 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 03/01/2022 86.07
2018-12 11/01/2019 86.02
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.94
2016-12 10/01/2018 96.46
2016-12 09/01/2017 86.10
2015-12 10/01/2016 86.10
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.10
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 86.43
2013-12 12/22/2014 86.43
2012-12 12/01/2013 86.43
2011-12 10/01/2012 86.41
2010-12 12/23/2011 86.40
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.27
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 81.36
2008-12 03/01/2010 92.91
2007-12 12/17/2008 89.87
2006-12 11/01/2007 80.49
2005-12 12/01/2006 79.55
2004-12 11/01/2005 83.61
2003-12 11/01/2004 79.64

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

EIN 62-1536731
Name in IRS Master File CHATTANOOGA CHRISTIAN 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 (903) Community trust or component
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 November, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,938 0.55% James R. Barber President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust (TN) 86.07
FJC (NY) 90.90
Woodlawn Foundation (NY) 88.02
Thrivent Charitable Impact & InvestingTM (MN) 93.20
Catholic United Financial Foundation (MN) 87.27

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Charity Contact Info

Chattanooga Christian Community Foundation dba The Generosity Trust
345 Frazer Avenue
Unit 205
Chattanooga, TN 37405
tel: (423) 266-5257
fax: (423) 265-0949
EIN: 62-1536731

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Board Leadership

William S. Lane
Chairman

CEO

James R. Barber
President

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