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Special Olympics Colorado

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four stars

90.78

12450 E. Arapahoe Road Suite C
Centennial, CO 80112
tel: (720) 359-3100   Web Site
EIN: 84-0713739

Board Leadership
Laurin Quiat
Chair

CEO
Megan Toohey
Interim President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.78 four stars
  Financial 87.60 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Colorado provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics Colorado held its first event at Aurora Hinkley High School in 1969. Four hundred athletes participated in a one-day track and field meet. Today, Special Olympics Colorado serves over 25,000 athletes.

Special Olympics Colorado provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics Colorado held its first event at Aurora Hinkley High School in 1969. Four hundred athletes participated in a one-day track and field meet. Today, Special Olympics Colorado serves over 25,000 athletes.

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Financial

three stars

87.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
76.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Colorado 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 Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 90.78 four stars
Special Olympics Missouri (MO) 95.10 four stars
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.72 four stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 94.32 four stars
Special Olympics Connecticut (CT) 88.63 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,966,686
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $129,260
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,095,946
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,095,946
   Other Revenue $63,262
TOTAL REVENUE $6,159,208
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $4,230,066
   Administrative Expenses $342,998
   Fundraising Expenses $892,050
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,465,114
   
Payments to Affiliates $73,082
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $694,094
   
Net Assets $3,563,740

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
Special Olympics $3,374,738 79.1%
Unified Sports $523,286 12.3%
Health Programming $371,024 8.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 90.78 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.32 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.37 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.54 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.82 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.55 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.32 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.41 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.94 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.35 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.11 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 56.31 one star
2008-12 06/01/2010 56.80 one star
2007-12 12/01/2008 56.66 one star
2006-12 02/01/2008 71.61 two stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 63.29 one star
2004-12 08/01/2005 71.28 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 65.23 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 84-0713739
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS COLORADO
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 (149) Other instruction and training
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 March, 1975
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$202,693 3.70% Mindy Watrous President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 90.78 four stars
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 94.40 four stars
Special Olympics Virginia (VA) 89.98 three stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 86.50 three stars
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 91.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Colorado
12450 E. Arapahoe Road
Suite C
Centennial, CO 80112
tel: (720) 359-3100
fax: (303) 592-1364
EIN: 84-0713739

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Board Leadership

Laurin Quiat
Chair

CEO

Megan Toohey
Interim President, CEO

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