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Energy Outreach Colorado

Helping all Coloradans afford home energy

four stars

98.09

225 East Sixteenth Avenue Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 825-8750   Web Site
EIN: 74-2543881

Board Leadership
Cec Ortiz
President

CEO
Skip Arnold
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.09 four stars
  Financial 97.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 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

97.31

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Energy Outreach Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Energy Outreach Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Energy Outreach Colorado (CO) 98.09 four stars
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 100.00 four stars
The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 92.38 four stars
Oregon Energy Fund (OR) 91.16 four stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (CO) 90.15 four stars

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Energy Outreach Colorado is dedicated to keeping Colorado homes warm, healthy and safe by raising money for energy assistance. We assist people in emergency situations by helping pay the balances on their utility bills. We also help limited income families to be more self-sufficient by funding energy efficiency measures that lower energy costs in affordable housing across Colorado. Through the Charitable Energy Network and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), we help those in need across Colorado. We also support Energy Efficiency Programs that provide long-term solutions to help needy Coloradoans control their energy use and lower their bills.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,178,970
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $95,656
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,131,215
Total Contributions $22,405,841
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $22,405,841
   Other Revenue $2,166,734
TOTAL REVENUE $24,572,575
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,849,318
   Administrative Expenses $313,730
   Fundraising Expenses $904,157
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,067,205
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-494,630
   
Net Assets $24,413,888

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
Utility Assistance $10,462,826 43.9%
Long-Term Energy Solutions $5,133,201 21.5%
Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Person (WAP) $2,945,546 12.4%

Ratings History
Energy Outreach Colorado has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 11/01/2016 98.09 four stars
2015-09 08/01/2016 96.59 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 98.63 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 94.11 four stars
2014-09 10/01/2015 93.47 four stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 94.30 four stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 99.78 four stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 99.46 four stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 97.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 04/01/2011 99.50 four stars
2008-09 12/01/2010 99.47 four stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 95.73 four stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 99.42 four stars
2005-09 05/01/2006 98.76 four stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 99.45 four stars
2003-09 06/01/2004 91.55 four stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 96.78 four stars
2001-09 06/09/2003 94.02 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 74-2543881
Name in IRS Master File ENERGY OUTREACH COLORADO
NTEE Code N20
NTEE Classification Recreational and Sporting Camps
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(399) Other housing activities
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 August, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$271,856 1.08% Sanders Arnold Executive Director

Energy Outreach Colorado is dedicated to keeping Colorado homes warm, healthy and safe by raising money for energy assistance. We assist people in emergency situations by helping pay the balances on their utility bills. We also help limited income families to be more self-sufficient by funding energy efficiency measures that lower energy costs in affordable housing across Colorado. Through the Charitable Energy Network and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), we help those in need across Colorado. We also support Energy Efficiency Programs that provide long-term solutions to help needy Coloradoans control their energy use and lower their bills.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Energy Outreach Colorado (CO) 98.09 four stars
The Heat and Warmth Fund (MI) 92.38 four stars
Dollar Energy Fund (PA) 89.39 three stars
Fuel Fund of Maryland (MD) 100.00 four stars
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund (CO) 90.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Energy Outreach Colorado
225 East Sixteenth Avenue
Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 825-8750
fax: (303) 825-0765
EIN: 74-2543881

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Board Leadership

Cec Ortiz
President

CEO

Skip Arnold
Executive Director

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