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The Community Foundation of Sarasota County

For good. For ever.

four stars

92.97

2635 Fruitville Road Sarasota, FL 34237
tel: (941) 955-3000   Web Site
EIN: 59-1956886

Board Leadership
Richard Gans
Chair

CEO
Roxie Jerde
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.97 four stars
  Financial 90.90 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was created to encourage philanthropic individuals to leave a charitable legacy to the citizens of Sarasota County. Since 1979, the Community Foundation has been making the important connection between individuals' personal memories, passions, and dreams and the fulfillment of their charitable goals. We help create permanent charitable funds of everlasting impact. These funds ensure that people of vision will have an enduring influence on the life of their community and the charitable causes they hold dear. The Community Foundation's mission is to provide stewardship to our communities, enabling caring people and organizations to increase their ability to serve.

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was created to encourage philanthropic individuals to leave a charitable legacy to the citizens of Sarasota County. Since 1979, the Community Foundation has been making the important connection between individuals' personal memories, passions, and dreams and the fulfillment of their charitable goals. We help create permanent charitable funds of everlasting impact. These funds ensure that people of vision will have an enduring influence on the life of their community and the charitable causes they hold dear. The Community Foundation's mission is to provide stewardship to our communities, enabling caring people and organizations to increase their ability to serve.

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Financial

four stars

90.90

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.53
  Program Expenses Growth 29.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Community Foundation of Sarasota County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Community Foundation of Sarasota County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County (FL) 92.97 four stars
Maine Community Foundation (ME) 94.88 four stars
The Greater New Orleans Foundation (LA) 91.06 four stars
The Oregon Community Foundation (OR) 96.40 four stars
Communities Foundation of Texas (TX) 89.16 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $62,740,712
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $19,872
   Related Organizations $461,808
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $63,222,392
   Program Service Revenue $2,916,204
Total Primary Revenue $66,138,596
   Other Revenue $27,209,768
TOTAL REVENUE $93,348,364
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,191,460
   Administrative Expenses $2,328,572
   Fundraising Expenses $2,781,052
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $39,301,084
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $54,047,280
   
Net Assets $282,268,425

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 92.97 four stars
2017-06 04/01/2018 91.34 four stars
2015-05 08/01/2016 88.37 three stars
2015-05 07/01/2016 88.03 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 88.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 09/01/2015 92.71 four stars
2013-05 09/01/2014 92.15 four stars
2012-05 08/01/2013 92.90 four stars
2011-05 05/01/2012 89.74 three stars
2010-05 09/20/2011 94.20 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-05 08/01/2010 90.40 four stars
2008-05 10/01/2009 93.48 four stars
2007-05 10/01/2008 80.65 three stars
2006-05 08/01/2007 77.07 two stars
2005-05 06/01/2006 74.34 two stars
2004-05 07/01/2005 87.44 three stars
2003-05 08/01/2004 88.20 three stars
2002-05 09/01/2003 90.29 four stars
2001-05 10/15/2002 77.09 two 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 59-1956886
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SARASOTA COUNTY INC
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 November, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$280,001 0.71% Roxanne Jerde President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Community Foundation of Sarasota County (FL) 92.97 four stars
Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (VI) 98.23 four stars
Community Foundation for Monterey County (CA) 94.69 four stars
The Denver Foundation (CO) 90.42 four stars
Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation (NV) 96.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County
2635 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
tel: (941) 955-3000
fax: (941) 952-1951
EIN: 59-1956886

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Board Leadership

Richard Gans
Chair

CEO

Roxie Jerde
President and CEO

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