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Community Foundation for Muskegon County

For good. For ever.

three stars

84.57

425 West Western Avenue Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
tel: (231) 722-4538   Web Site
EIN: 38-6114135

Board Leadership
Asaline Scott
Chair

CEO
Todd M. Jacobs
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.57 three stars
  Financial 79.70 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Community Foundation for Muskegon County was created in 1961 to improve the quality of life for Muskegon County residents. As a publicly supported community endowment, the Foundation receives and manages contributions from community citizens and organizations who are charitably inclined and committed to the future of Muskegon County. The Foundation presently supports efforts in the areas of arts, education, environment, community development, health and human services as well as youth development issues. It is the intent of the Foundation to reflect the collective vision of all Muskegon County residents.

The Community Foundation for Muskegon County was created in 1961 to improve the quality of life for Muskegon County residents. As a publicly supported community endowment, the Foundation receives and manages contributions from community citizens and organizations who are charitably inclined and committed to the future of Muskegon County. The Foundation presently supports efforts in the areas of arts, education, environment, community development, health and human services as well as youth development issues. It is the intent of the Foundation to reflect the collective vision of all Muskegon County residents.

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Financial

two stars

79.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.74
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation for Muskegon County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Foundation for Muskegon County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation for Muskegon County (MI) 84.57 three stars
El Dorado Community Foundation (CA) 85.88 three stars
Charlevoix County Community Foundation (MI) 90.58 four stars
The San Francisco Foundation (CA) 94.26 four stars
The Greater New Orleans Foundation (LA) 95.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,435,994
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,435,994
   Program Service Revenue $500,999
Total Primary Revenue $8,936,993
   Other Revenue $6,451,263
TOTAL REVENUE $15,388,256
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,697,327
   Administrative Expenses $914,221
   Fundraising Expenses $697,355
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,308,903
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,079,353
   
Net Assets $154,769,166

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
Arts $3,207,291 30.0%
Education $2,796,825 26.1%
Health and Human Services $1,974,332 18.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 84.57 three stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 81.69 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.20 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.31 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.37 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 96.15 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 96.26 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 96.44 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 96.06 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.74 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.63 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 83.32 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 76.08 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 92.52 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 82.80 three stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 82.88 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 72.81 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 73.38 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 73.18 two stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.28 four 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 38-6114135
Name in IRS Master File MUSKEGON COUNTY 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 December, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$168,632 1.37% Chris A. Mcguigan President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Foundation for Muskegon County (MI) 84.57 three stars
Central New York Community Foundation (NY) 92.08 four stars
El Dorado Community Foundation (CA) 85.88 three stars
Midland Area Community Foundation (MI) 95.04 four stars
Akron Community Foundation (OH) 89.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Foundation for Muskegon County
425 West Western Avenue
Suite 200
Muskegon, MI 49440
tel: (231) 722-4538
fax: (231) 722-4616
EIN: 38-6114135

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Board Leadership

Asaline Scott
Chair

CEO

Todd M. Jacobs
President & CEO

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