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Special Olympics Kansas

Together, we will achieve.

three stars

82.33

5280 Foxridge Drive Mission, KS 66202
tel: (913) 236-9290   Web Site
EIN: 48-0890981

Board Leadership
Alan Henderson
Chairperson

CEO
John Lair
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.33 three stars
  Financial 76.02 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Kansas (SOKS) began in 1970, and has grown to include more than 124 local programs and teams across the state. Today Special Olympics Kansas touches the lives of 5,580 athletes who train and compete year-round in 21 sports. In addition, free health screenings and wellness programs are available to all SOKS athletes, and to all individuals with intellectual disabilities in four regional centers across the state. Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.

Special Olympics Kansas (SOKS) began in 1970, and has grown to include more than 124 local programs and teams across the state. Today Special Olympics Kansas touches the lives of 5,580 athletes who train and compete year-round in 21 sports. In addition, free health screenings and wellness programs are available to all SOKS athletes, and to all individuals with intellectual disabilities in four regional centers across the state. Special Olympics Kansas is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports competitions, health and nutrition programs and leadership development. Offering year-round initiatives to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics Kansas is a platform for acceptance and inclusion as well as one of the largest advocates for healthy lifestyles in the state, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or cultural differences.

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Financial

two stars

76.02

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
71.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Kansas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Kansas (KS) 82.33 three stars
Special Olympics Massachusetts (MA) 89.06 three stars
Special Olympics Montana (MT) 92.83 four stars
Special Olympics Chicago (IL) 88.34 three stars
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 91.26 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,979,734
   Federated Campaigns $21,180
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $267,298
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,268,212
   Program Service Revenue $88,102
Total Primary Revenue $2,356,314
   Other Revenue $94,499
TOTAL REVENUE $2,450,813
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $1,432,629
   Administrative Expenses $233,775
   Fundraising Expenses $452,823
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,119,227
   
Payments to Affiliates $54,412
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $331,586
   
Net Assets $2,100,114

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
Athletic Events $1,440,961 99.3%
Healthy Athletes $10,293 0.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 82.33 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 82.84 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 85.01 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 86.47 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.18 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 80.78 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 80.58 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 80.07 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.22 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 77.67 two stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 82.55 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 77.98 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 73.71 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 63.75 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 67.24 one star
2007-12 08/01/2009 69.01 one star
2006-12 07/01/2008 70.76 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 65.21 one star
2004-12 03/01/2006 62.36 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 48-0890981
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS KANSAS INC
NTEE Code N72
NTEE Classification Special Olympics
NTEE Type Recreation, Sports, Leisure, Athletics
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(298) Training in sports
(301) Fundraising athletic or sports event
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, 1980
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,390 6.34% John Lair President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Kansas (KS) 82.33 three stars
Special Olympics Oklahoma (OK) 90.94 four stars
Special Olympics Nebraska (NE) 87.03 three stars
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 91.28 four stars
Special Olympics New York (NY) 86.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Kansas
5280 Foxridge Drive
Mission, KS 66202
tel: (913) 236-9290
fax: (913) 236-9771
EIN: 48-0890981

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Board Leadership

Alan Henderson
Chairperson

CEO

John Lair
President, CEO

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