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Special Olympics North Carolina

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four stars

93.16

2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard Suite 201
Morrisville, NC 27560
tel: (800) 843-6276   Web Site
EIN: 56-1149607

Board Leadership
Phil Gruber, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
Keith L. Fishburne
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.16 four stars
  Financial 90.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them 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.

In North Carolina, the first SONC Summer Games were held in 1970 in Burlington. Currently, Special Olympics programs exist in just about every community in North Carolina reaching nearly 40,000 registered athletes.

The mission of Special Olympics North Carolina (SONC) is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them 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.

In North Carolina, the first SONC Summer Games were held in 1970 in Burlington. Currently, Special Olympics programs exist in just about every community in North Carolina reaching nearly 40,000 registered athletes.

Financial

four stars

90.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.43
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics North Carolina (NC) 93.16 four stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 85.51 three stars
Special Olympics Iowa (IA) 88.10 three stars
Special Olympics Chicago (IL) 88.34 three stars
Special Olympics New Mexico (NM) 85.41 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,240,360
   Federated Campaigns $48,922
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $860,688
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $48,079
Total Contributions $4,198,049
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,198,049
   Other Revenue $948,732
TOTAL REVENUE $5,146,781
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,150,088
   Administrative Expenses $218,771
   Fundraising Expenses $543,508
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,912,367
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $234,414
   
Net Assets $6,991,669

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
Competitions $2,832,768 68.3%
Sports Training and Competition $1,287,943 31.0%
Volunteers $29,377 0.7%

Ratings History
Special Olympics North Carolina has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 93.16 four stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 93.14 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 92.74 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.29 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 87.29 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 87.15 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.01 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 80.51 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.09 three stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 81.00 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 80.38 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 78.05 two stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 73.16 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 81.31 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.23 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 71.11 two stars
2008-12 12/15/2009 79.42 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 83.74 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 80.59 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 73.88 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 56-1149607
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS NORTH CAROLINA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (317) Other sports or athletic 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 November, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,827 3.04% Keith L. Fishburne President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics North Carolina (NC) 93.16 four stars
Special Olympics New York (NY) 87.17 three stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 85.51 three stars
Special Olympics (DC) 93.85 four stars
Special Olympics Kentucky (KY) 86.95 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics North Carolina
2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard
Suite 201
Morrisville, NC 27560
tel: (800) 843-6276
fax: (919) 719-7663
EIN: 56-1149607

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Board Leadership

Phil Gruber, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

Keith L. Fishburne
President, CEO

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