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Community Shares of Minnesota

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90.29

1619 Dayton Avenue Suite 323
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 647-0440   Web Site
EIN: 41-1334642

Board Leadership
Leo Reid
Board Chair

CEO
Maureen Hartung
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.29
  Financial 86.28
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

86.28

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
93.9%
  Administrative Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 53.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Shares of Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Shares of Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 90.29
Irish International Immigrant Center (MA) 85.23
Allen Community Outreach (TX) 96.30
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad (MD) 91.44
Father Fred Foundation (MI) 90.94

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Community Shares of Minnesota (formerly Community Solutions Fund) is a community-based fund for social justice. We bring people and resources together to create strong, healthy communities and a more equitable Minnesota. Community Shares of Minnesota is a workplace giving organization that turns up the heat. On discrimination. On situations that reinforce poverty. On attitudes that look the other way at inequality. And by turning up the heat with smart and effective solutions - led by the very communities that are often held down - we're creating a world where a single working parent has access to both good and affordable childcare. Where entire neighborhoods can have a voice in policy decisions that affect their daily lives. A place where charities become less necessary.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $250,992
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $392,820
Total Contributions $643,812
   Program Service Revenue $569,092
Total Primary Revenue $1,212,904
   Other Revenue $7,154
TOTAL REVENUE $1,220,058
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,120,803
   Administrative Expenses $37,644
   Fundraising Expenses $27,379
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,185,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $34,232
   
Net Assets $738,068

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
Workplace Giving Campaigns $823,027 73.4%
Combined Federal Campaign $246,442 22.0%
Fiscal Management Campaign $51,334 4.6%

Ratings History
Community Shares of Minnesota has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.29
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.19
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.30
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.32
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.15
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.41
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 77.49
2008-12 07/01/2010 83.51
2007-12 04/01/2009 86.81
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.64
2005-12 04/01/2007 84.20
2004-12 05/01/2006 86.28
2003-12 04/01/2005 92.43

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

EIN 41-1334642
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY SHARES OF MINNESOTA
NTEE Code S80
NTEE Classification Community Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(927) Fundraising
(149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 October, 1980
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$47,219 3.98% Maureen Hartung Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$57,947 4.88% Matt Hunter Former Executive Director

Community Shares of Minnesota (formerly Community Solutions Fund) is a community-based fund for social justice. We bring people and resources together to create strong, healthy communities and a more equitable Minnesota. Community Shares of Minnesota is a workplace giving organization that turns up the heat. On discrimination. On situations that reinforce poverty. On attitudes that look the other way at inequality. And by turning up the heat with smart and effective solutions - led by the very communities that are often held down - we're creating a world where a single working parent has access to both good and affordable childcare. Where entire neighborhoods can have a voice in policy decisions that affect their daily lives. A place where charities become less necessary.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 90.29
New Hope Ministries (PA) 89.24
Barnabas Center (FL) 100.00
Place of Forsyth County (GA) 87.25
Community Shares of Colorado (CO) 89.02

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Charity Contact Info

Community Shares of Minnesota
1619 Dayton Avenue
Suite 323
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 647-0440
fax: (651) 647-0446
EIN: 41-1334642

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Board Leadership

Leo Reid
Board Chair

CEO

Maureen Hartung
Executive Director

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