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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

Special Olympics Colorado

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87.58

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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.58
  Financial 82.91
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 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

82.91

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Colorado (CO) 87.58
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 88.95
Special Olympics Maine (ME) 88.40
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 93.89
Special Olympics Oklahoma (OK) 90.24

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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 08/03/2021 87.58
2019-12 06/01/2021 85.62
2018-12 12/01/2019 90.78
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.32
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.37
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.54
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.82
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 83.55
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.32
2012-12 12/01/2013 85.41
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.94
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.35
2009-12 09/20/2011 69.11
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 56.31
2008-12 06/01/2010 56.80
2007-12 12/01/2008 56.66
2006-12 02/01/2008 71.61
2005-12 04/01/2007 63.29
2004-12 08/01/2005 71.28
2003-12 03/01/2005 65.23

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) 87.58
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 97.15
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 90.71
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 91.05
Special Olympics Montana (MT) 91.81

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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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