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Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Connecting generosity with need

four stars

93.67

3833 Cleghorn Avenue Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
tel: (888) 540-5200   Web Site
EIN: 62-1471789

Board Leadership
Susan W. Simons
Chairman

CEO
Ellen E. Lehman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.67 four stars
  Financial 92.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee brings good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee that we serve. The Community Foundation serves as a leader, catalyst, and resource providing philanthropic services that enhance the Middle Tennessee area. The Foundation provides flexible and cost-effective ways for civic-minded individuals, families, and companies to contribute to the community, now and for all time. The Foundation puts the joy back in giving by making it comfortable, convenient and cost-effective to give.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee brings good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee that we serve. The Community Foundation serves as a leader, catalyst, and resource providing philanthropic services that enhance the Middle Tennessee area. The Foundation provides flexible and cost-effective ways for civic-minded individuals, families, and companies to contribute to the community, now and for all time. The Foundation puts the joy back in giving by making it comfortable, convenient and cost-effective to give.

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Financial

four stars

92.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.81
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,705,610
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,576,024
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,386,927
Total Contributions $49,668,561
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $49,668,561
   Other Revenue $26,700,749
TOTAL REVENUE $76,369,310
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $50,890,290
   Administrative Expenses $940,894
   Fundraising Expenses $1,708,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $53,539,306
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,830,004
   
Net Assets $438,489,439

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$286,287 0.53% Ellen E. Lehman President

Mission

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee brings good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee that we serve. The Community Foundation serves as a leader, catalyst, and resource providing philanthropic services that enhance the Middle Tennessee area. The Foundation provides flexible and cost-effective ways for civic-minded individuals, families, and companies to contribute to the community, now and for all time. The Foundation puts the joy back in giving by making it comfortable, convenient and cost-effective to give.

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Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (TN) 93.67 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
3833 Cleghorn Avenue
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37215
tel: (888) 540-5200
fax: (615) 327-2746
EIN: 62-1471789

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Board Leadership

Susan W. Simons
Chairman

CEO

Ellen E. Lehman
President