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Human Services : Social Services (Grantmaking)

Community Shares of Colorado

Colorado's Community Giving Fund

three stars

82.09

789 Sherman Street Suite 230
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 861-7507   Web Site
EIN: 74-2401941

Board Leadership
Carolyne Schultz Ash
Board President

CEO
Erin Atwell
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.09 three stars
  Financial 75.00 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, Community Shares of Colorado (CSC) connects Coloradans to the charities and causes they care about most. We help maximize the combined strength of more than 170 local workplaces, 150 Colorado nonprofits, 7,000 donors and other key community partners. Community Shares provides funding, raises awareness, and marshals resources for our 115 member nonprofit agencies working to provide local solutions in our communities. These organizations address human and health services, animal welfare, supporting the arts, women's issues, social change and the environment.

Founded in 1986, Community Shares of Colorado (CSC) connects Coloradans to the charities and causes they care about most. We help maximize the combined strength of more than 170 local workplaces, 150 Colorado nonprofits, 7,000 donors and other key community partners. Community Shares provides funding, raises awareness, and marshals resources for our 115 member nonprofit agencies working to provide local solutions in our communities. These organizations address human and health services, animal welfare, supporting the arts, women's issues, social change and the environment.

Financial

two stars

75.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 86.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Shares of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Shares of Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 82.09 three stars
Impact America (AL) 85.98 three stars
Washington Women in Need (WA) 90.16 four stars
Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IL) 91.45 four stars
New American Pathways (GA) 86.39 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $134,982
   Federated Campaigns $2,503,829
   Membership Dues $97,198
   Fundraising Events $34,776
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,770,785
   Program Service Revenue $188,120
Total Primary Revenue $2,958,905
   Other Revenue $1,076
TOTAL REVENUE $2,959,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,555,462
   Administrative Expenses $127,506
   Fundraising Expenses $158,865
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,841,833
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $118,148
   
Net Assets $345,001

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
Community Giving Campaign $2,306,428 90.3%
Building Community Program $70,355 2.8%
Nonprofit Sustainability $67,621 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 82.09 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 86.84 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 87.97 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 89.02 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.79 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 05/01/2015 93.98 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 89.29 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 93.79 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 92.09 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.14 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 88.09 three stars
2009-06 11/24/2010 74.49 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 78.75 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 78.45 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 88.64 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 90.19 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 88.54 three stars
2003-06 01/05/2005 85.66 three 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 74-2401941
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY SHARES OF COLORADO INC
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 April, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,097 2.85% Erin Atwell Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 82.09 three stars
Hispanic Federation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Texas Muslim Women's Foundation (TX) 91.23 four stars
Women's Way (PA) 91.35 four stars
Conexión Américas (TN) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Shares of Colorado
789 Sherman Street
Suite 230
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 861-7507
fax: (303) 861-8354
EIN: 74-2401941

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Board Leadership

Carolyne Schultz Ash
Board President

CEO

Erin Atwell
Chief Executive Officer

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