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Community Shares of Minnesota

Charity is good. Change is better.

three stars

85.74

570 Asbury Street Suite 208
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 647-0440   Web Site
EIN: 41-1334642

Board Leadership
Bob Nechal
Board Chair

CEO
Maureen Hartung
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.74 three stars
  Financial 81.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

81.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
95.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.6%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 85.74 three stars
St. Joseph Center (CA) 95.75 four stars
ECHO (Everyone Cooperating to Help Others) (WI) 92.87 four stars
Northwest Assistance Ministries (TX) 90.50 four stars
Caritas of Austin (TX) 93.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $284,197
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $348,719
Total Contributions $632,916
   Program Service Revenue $602,193
Total Primary Revenue $1,235,109
   Other Revenue $3,625
TOTAL REVENUE $1,238,734
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,150,707
   Administrative Expenses $29,738
   Fundraising Expenses $21,628
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,202,073
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $36,661
   
Net Assets $701,610

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 $712,473 61.9%
Combined Federal Campaign $397,682 34.6%
Fiscal Management Campaign $40,552 3.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.74 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 92.08 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.29 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.19 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.30 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 84.32 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.15 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 77.49 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 83.51 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 86.81 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.64 three stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 84.20 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 86.28 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 92.43 four 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 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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$64,890 5.39% Maureen Hartung Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Shares of Minnesota (MN) 85.74 three stars
Guadalupe Center (FL) 95.08 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Cincinnati (OH) 97.04 four stars
Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (NC) 91.16 four stars
Ecumenical Hunger Program (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Shares of Minnesota
570 Asbury Street
Suite 208
St. Paul, MN 55104
tel: (651) 647-0440
fax: (651) 647-0446
EIN: 41-1334642

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Board Leadership

Bob Nechal
Board Chair

CEO

Maureen Hartung
Executive Director

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