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Special Olympics Texas

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three stars

86.84

1804 Rutherford Lane Austin, TX 78754
tel: (800) 876-5646   Web Site
EIN: 74-1998367

Board Leadership
Chad Tywater
Chair

CEO
Tim Martin
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.84 three stars
  Financial 81.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Texas started in 1969, and has grown to become one of the largest Special Olympics programs in the world with 58,884 athletes, 4,554 coaches and 40,281 volunteers.

The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities [mental retardation], giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Special Olympics Texas started in 1969, and has grown to become one of the largest Special Olympics programs in the world with 58,884 athletes, 4,554 coaches and 40,281 volunteers.

The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities [mental retardation], giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of unique website visitors
190,343
Number of people with intellectual disabilities who participate in Special Olympics Texas programs
58,884
Number of volunteers
40,643
Number of coaches who instruct people with intellectual disabilities in athletic participation
4,551
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

81.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
82.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,726,291
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $21,244
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,747,535
   Program Service Revenue $213,590
Total Primary Revenue $6,961,125
   Other Revenue $1,028,295
TOTAL REVENUE $7,989,420
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,734,802
   Administrative Expenses $502,574
   Fundraising Expenses $1,842,755
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,080,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $185,122
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,090,711
   
Net Assets $6,819,303

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$285,931 3.14% Margaret Larsen CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$131,568 1.44% Suzanne Anderson Interim CEO

Mission

Special Olympics Texas started in 1969, and has grown to become one of the largest Special Olympics programs in the world with 58,884 athletes, 4,554 coaches and 40,281 volunteers.

The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities [mental retardation], giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Texas (TX) 86.84 three stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 91.89 four stars
Special Olympics Southern California (CA) 97.23 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 87.44 three stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 93.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Texas
1804 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754
tel: (800) 876-5646
fax: (512) 835-7756
EIN: 74-1998367

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Board Leadership

Chad Tywater
Chair

CEO

Tim Martin
President & CEO