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Special Olympics Tennessee

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three stars

87.92

461 Craighead Street Nashville, TN 37204
tel: (800) 383-8502   Web Site
EIN: 23-7348136

Board Leadership
Donna Destefano
Chairman

CEO
Adam Germek
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.92 three stars
  Financial 86.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1974, Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) provides 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. SOTN strives to empower the people we serve by helping them to realize their full potential and develop skills through year-round sports training and competition. Special Olympics Tennessee conducts 17 different sports throughout the year and supports 32 area programs that include all Tennessee counties.

Founded in 1974, Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) provides 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. SOTN strives to empower the people we serve by helping them to realize their full potential and develop skills through year-round sports training and competition. Special Olympics Tennessee conducts 17 different sports throughout the year and supports 32 area programs that include all Tennessee counties.

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Financial

three stars

86.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.13
  Program Expenses Growth 3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Tennessee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 87.92 three stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 87.44 three stars
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 92.70 four stars
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.72 four stars
Special Olympics New York (NY) 85.96 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,129,246
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,129,246
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,129,246
   Other Revenue $685,072
TOTAL REVENUE $1,814,318
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,525,022
   Administrative Expenses $55,877
   Fundraising Expenses $265,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,846,433
   
Payments to Affiliates $42,769
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-32,115
   
Net Assets $3,783,424

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
Training & Competition $1,525,022 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 87.92 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 85.72 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 82.80 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 77.54 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 75.91 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 72.72 two stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.05 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 81.97 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 77.91 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 81.59 three stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 80.14 three stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 76.20 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 82.57 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 84.73 three stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 79.80 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 23-7348136
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS TENNESSEE 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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(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 January, 1974
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$73,536 3.98% Alan L. Bolick President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 87.92 three stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 87.44 three stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 89.32 three stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 91.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Tennessee
461 Craighead Street
Nashville, TN 37204
tel: (800) 383-8502
fax: (615) 327-1465
EIN: 23-7348136

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Board Leadership

Donna Destefano
Chairman

CEO

Adam Germek
President

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