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Camp Courageous of Iowa

Because we're more alike than we are different

four stars

92.02

12007 190th Street P.O. Box 418
Monticello, IA 52310
tel: (319) 465-5916   Web Site
EIN: 23-7210932

Board Leadership
Jim Zimmerman
President

CEO
Charlie Becker
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Camp Courageous of Iowa was founded in 1972 for the sole purpose of establishing a camp for the disabled. Today the camp is open year-round, has over 150 acres of land with 14 buildings, and annually serves nearly 5,000 campers, ranging in age from 1 to 105. Individuals with disabilities, as well as their families, should experience year-round recreational and respite care activities in a camp setting. Camp Courageous of Iowa provides this needed service to all. The camp provides opportunities for social and personal growth within a supportive environment. Campers learn to try a variety of creative and challenging activities and experience success. Campers develop enhanced self-esteem which carries over to work, home, or school environments.

Camp Courageous of Iowa was founded in 1972 for the sole purpose of establishing a camp for the disabled. Today the camp is open year-round, has over 150 acres of land with 14 buildings, and annually serves nearly 5,000 campers, ranging in age from 1 to 105. Individuals with disabilities, as well as their families, should experience year-round recreational and respite care activities in a camp setting. Camp Courageous of Iowa provides this needed service to all. The camp provides opportunities for social and personal growth within a supportive environment. Campers learn to try a variety of creative and challenging activities and experience success. Campers develop enhanced self-esteem which carries over to work, home, or school environments.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 24.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Courageous of Iowa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Camp Courageous of Iowa on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 92.02 four stars
Camp Sunshine (GA) 95.95 four stars
Smile-A-Mile (AL) 90.61 four stars
The Hole in the Wall Gang Fund (CT) 87.74 three stars
Children's Association for Maximum Potential (TX) 86.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,681,940
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $24,913
   Related Organizations $1,748,118
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,454,971
   Program Service Revenue $1,242,673
Total Primary Revenue $7,697,644
   Other Revenue $201,687
TOTAL REVENUE $7,899,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,269,708
   Administrative Expenses $538,362
   Fundraising Expenses $116,339
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,924,409
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-25,078
   
Net Assets $14,061,724

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
Care for Handicapped Individuals $7,269,708 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 92.02 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 88.75 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 88.22 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 88.22 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 90.09 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 92.20 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 90.08 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.19 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.26 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.61 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 97.91 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 88.79 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 87.16 three stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 92.66 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 93.75 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 84.53 three stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 90.47 four stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 98.20 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 23-7210932
Name in IRS Master File CAMP COURAGEOUS OF IOWA
NTEE Code P82
NTEE Classification Developmentally Disabled Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (325) Camp
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 May, 1973
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$280,357 3.53% Charles Becker Executive Director $181,982

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Camp Courageous of Iowa (IA) 92.02 four stars
Camp Aranzazu (TX) 92.10 four stars
Camp Sunshine, Maine (ME) 96.72 four stars
Camp Summit (TX) 95.57 four stars
Camp John Marc (TX) 95.90 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Camp Courageous of Iowa
12007 190th Street
P.O. Box 418
Monticello, IA 52310
tel: (319) 465-5916
fax: (319) 465-5919
EIN: 23-7210932

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Board Leadership

Jim Zimmerman
President

CEO

Charlie Becker
Executive Director

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