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The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida

Stimulating philanthropy to build a better community

four stars

94.46

245 Riverside Ave Suite 310
Jacksonville, FL 32202
tel: (904) 356-4483   Web Site
EIN: 59-6150746

Board Leadership
Deborah Pass Durham
Chairman

CEO
Nina Waters
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.46 four stars
  Financial 92.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.15
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida (FL) 94.46 four stars
The Greater New Orleans Foundation (LA) 95.82 four stars
Seattle Foundation (WA) 96.46 four stars
West Central Initiative (MN) 87.43 three stars
The Minneapolis Foundation (MN) 96.57 four stars

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Founded in 1964, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is the oldest community foundation in Florida, serving the citizens of Jacksonville and the four surrounding counties: Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns. Today, The Community Foundation is home to more than 500 individual funds, holds $343 million in assets and has made $410 million in grants since inception. Our mission is to help our donors achieve their philanthropic goals, and to build a better community through civic and philanthropic leadership.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,703,030
   Federated Campaigns $160,134
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $45,863,164
   Program Service Revenue $19,000
Total Primary Revenue $45,882,164
   Other Revenue $22,409,273
TOTAL REVENUE $68,291,437
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $38,196,140
   Administrative Expenses $1,903,801
   Fundraising Expenses $326,959
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $40,426,900
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,864,537
   
Net Assets $279,229,393

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 $37,359,007 97.8%
Stimulating Philanthropy $837,133 2.2%

Ratings History
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 94.46 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 96.46 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 97.15 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 95.04 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 97.15 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 99.70 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 92.61 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 97.43 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.83 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 99.37 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 87.98 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 99.67 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 98.52 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 99.51 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 98.49 four stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 89.26 three stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 87.01 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 88.72 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 59-6150746
Name in IRS Master File THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA 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
(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 October, 1979
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$242,442 0.59% Nina M. Waters President

Founded in 1964, The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida is the oldest community foundation in Florida, serving the citizens of Jacksonville and the four surrounding counties: Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns. Today, The Community Foundation is home to more than 500 individual funds, holds $343 million in assets and has made $410 million in grants since inception. Our mission is to help our donors achieve their philanthropic goals, and to build a better community through civic and philanthropic leadership.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida (FL) 94.46 four stars
Community Foundation of New Jersey (NJ) 98.23 four stars
Community Foundation for Muskegon County (MI) 90.31 four stars
The Cleveland Foundation (OH) 94.59 four stars
Central Indiana Community Foundation (IN) 90.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida
245 Riverside Ave
Suite 310
Jacksonville, FL 32202
tel: (904) 356-4483
fax: (904) 356-7910
EIN: 59-6150746

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Board Leadership

Deborah Pass Durham
Chairman

CEO

Nina Waters
President

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