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Community Shares of Colorado

Colorado's Community Giving Fund

three stars

89.02

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

Board Leadership
Stephen Meswarb
Board President

CEO
Erin Atwell
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
91.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth 17.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 89.0%
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) 89.02 three stars
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 95.43 four stars
Philanthropy Ohio (OH) 86.20 three stars
St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County (WA) 85.01 three stars
Jubilee REACH (WA) 87.50 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $126,176
   Federated Campaigns $2,475,852
   Membership Dues $95,790
   Fundraising Events $38,673
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,736,491
   Program Service Revenue $205,234
Total Primary Revenue $2,941,725
   Other Revenue $1,519
TOTAL REVENUE $2,943,244
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,677,204
   Administrative Expenses $111,301
   Fundraising Expenses $98,839
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,887,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $55,900
   
Net Assets $230,766

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 $2,373,118 88.6%
Building Community $82,444 3.1%
Nonprofit Sustainability $77,164 2.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$66,267 2.29% Erin Atwell Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$91,806 3.17% Alyssa Kopf Former Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 89.02 three stars
Beverly Bootstrap (MA) 87.94 three stars
Community Service Society of New York (NY) 91.58 four stars
Progressive Agriculture Foundation (AL) 89.39 three stars
OneFamily (NJ) 92.38 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

Stephen Meswarb
Board President

CEO

Erin Atwell
Chief Executive Officer

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