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Special Olympics Michigan

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four stars

92.70

Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
tel: (800) 644-6404   Web Site
EIN: 38-1964643

Board Leadership
Michelle Acciavatti
Chair

CEO
Timothy Hileman
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.70 four stars
  Financial 92.43 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Special Olympics Michigan is to provide sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for the children and adults with intellectual disabilities who live in our state. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness; demonstrate courage; experience joy; and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. More than 16,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Michigan programs. Michigan has one of the largest programs in the U.S. Through Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and prove their own capabilities. Special Olympics Michigan is not just training for sports--it's training for life.

The mission of Special Olympics Michigan is to provide sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for the children and adults with intellectual disabilities who live in our state. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness; demonstrate courage; experience joy; and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. More than 16,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Michigan programs. Michigan has one of the largest programs in the U.S. Through Special Olympics, athletes gain self-confidence and prove their own capabilities. Special Olympics Michigan is not just training for sports--it's training for life.

Financial

four stars

92.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 92.70 four stars
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.32 four stars
Special Olympics Southern California (CA) 97.23 four stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 92.62 four stars
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 87.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,400,118
   Federated Campaigns $988,509
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,082,293
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $500,000
Total Contributions $6,970,920
   Program Service Revenue $22,461
Total Primary Revenue $6,993,381
   Other Revenue $788,640
TOTAL REVENUE $7,782,021
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,924,041
   Administrative Expenses $212,997
   Fundraising Expenses $811,452
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,948,490
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $833,531
   
Net Assets $10,100,626

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
Special Olympics Programming $5,122,616 85.3%
Unified Champion Schools $801,538 13.4%
Health Screenings $78,706 1.3%

Ratings History
Special Olympics Michigan has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 92.70 four stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 94.43 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 93.29 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.14 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.55 four stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 89.06 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 92.21 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 89.01 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 85.20 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 72.72 two stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 69.24 one star
2007-12 12/17/2008 65.16 one star
2006-12 12/01/2007 62.96 one star
2005-12 12/01/2006 64.44 one star
2004-12 02/01/2006 64.54 one star
2003-12 02/01/2005 73.59 two stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 71.75 two 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 38-1964643
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS MICHIGAN INC
NTEE Code N72
NTEE Classification Special Olympics
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 September, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,344 2.71% Lois Arnold President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 92.70 four stars
Special Olympics Missouri (MO) 88.50 three stars
Special Olympics Virginia (VA) 89.91 three stars
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 89.88 three stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Michigan
Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
tel: (800) 644-6404
fax: (989) 774-3034
EIN: 38-1964643

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Board Leadership

Michelle Acciavatti
Chair

CEO

Timothy Hileman
President, CEO

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