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Special Olympics Colorado

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three stars

85.62

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

Board Leadership
Mackenzie Beauvais-Nikl & John Shukie
Co-Chairs

CEO
Megan Scremin
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.62 three stars
  Financial 82.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

82.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Colorado on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 85.62 three stars
Special Olympics New Mexico (NM) 85.41 three stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 93.89 four stars
Special Olympics Missouri (MO) 89.54 three stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 85.51 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,024,488
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $52,924
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,077,412
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,077,412
   Other Revenue $201,533
TOTAL REVENUE $5,278,945
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,472,688
   Administrative Expenses $496,000
   Fundraising Expenses $1,199,448
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,168,136
   
Payments to Affiliates $82,396
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $110,809
   
Net Assets $3,770,858

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 $2,460,349 70.8%
Unified Sports $546,041 15.7%
Health Programming $466,298 13.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 85.62 three stars
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)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,409 2.73% Megan Scremin President and CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$147,043 2.84% Mindy Watrous Former President and CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 85.62 three stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 95.87 four stars
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 95.55 four stars
Special Olympics Maine (ME) 85.80 three stars
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 91.26 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Mackenzie Beauvais-Nikl & John Shukie
Co-Chairs

CEO

Megan Scremin
President, CEO

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