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El Paso Community Foundation

For Good. For El Paso. Forever.

three stars

88.76

333 North Oregon Street Second Floor
El Paso, TX 79901
tel: (915) 533-4020   Web Site
EIN: 74-1839536

Board Leadership
Joe Alcantar
Chairman

CEO
Eric Pearson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.76 three stars
  Financial 85.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

El Paso Community Foundation was established in 1977 as a permanent endowment for the long term benefit of far West Texas, southern New Mexico and northern Chihuahua, Mexico. It serves as a charitable resource to donors, nonprofit organizations and the community at-large. The mission of the El Paso Community Foundation is to establish permanent charitable endowments; provide a vehicle for donors' varied interests; promote local philanthropy; and to provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities.

El Paso Community Foundation was established in 1977 as a permanent endowment for the long term benefit of far West Texas, southern New Mexico and northern Chihuahua, Mexico. It serves as a charitable resource to donors, nonprofit organizations and the community at-large. The mission of the El Paso Community Foundation is to establish permanent charitable endowments; provide a vehicle for donors' varied interests; promote local philanthropy; and to provide leadership and resources in addressing local challenges and opportunities.

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Financial

three stars

85.73

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.14
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by El Paso Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by El Paso Community Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
El Paso Community Foundation (TX) 88.76 three stars
Central New York Community Foundation (NY) 97.89 four stars
West Central Initiative (MN) 93.05 four stars
The Minneapolis Foundation (MN) 96.47 four stars
The San Diego Foundation (CA) 86.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,517,014
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $86,831
   Fundraising Events $170,883
   Related Organizations $2,648,760
   Government Grants $94,600
Total Contributions $6,518,088
   Program Service Revenue $283,611
Total Primary Revenue $6,801,699
   Other Revenue $3,439,316
TOTAL REVENUE $10,241,015
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,394,310
   Administrative Expenses $1,055,880
   Fundraising Expenses $390,074
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,840,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-599,249
   
Net Assets $50,427,331

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 $9,004,793 95.9%
Scholarship Programs $220,629 2.3%
Classroom Fund $168,888 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 88.76 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 87.21 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 81.47 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.88 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 87.22 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 78.70 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 78.82 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 86.07 three stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 76.82 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 80.73 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 76.38 two stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 84.32 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 81.87 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 87.12 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 94.88 four stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 89.50 three stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 78.28 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 83.31 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 83.95 three 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 74-1839536
Name in IRS Master File EL PASO 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, 1975
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
$178,082 1.64% Eric Pearson President
Other Salaries of Note
$199,923 1.84% Janice W. Windle Senior Advisor to the President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
El Paso Community Foundation (TX) 88.76 three stars
CREATE Foundation (MS) 93.07 four stars
Maine Community Foundation (ME) 94.88 four stars
The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 94.26 four stars
Michigan Gateway Community Foundation (MI) 90.51 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

El Paso Community Foundation
333 North Oregon Street
Second Floor
El Paso, TX 79901
tel: (915) 533-4020
fax: (915) 532-0716
EIN: 74-1839536

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 272
El Paso, TX 79943

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Board Leadership

Joe Alcantar
Chairman

CEO

Eric Pearson
President

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