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Special Olympics Connecticut

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three stars

87.93

2666 State Street Suite 1
Hamden, CT 06517
tel: (800) 443-6105   Web Site
EIN: 23-7099756

Board Leadership
Craig Edmondson
Board Chair

CEO
Robert Doherty
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.93 three stars
  Financial 83.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1969, Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) has provided year-round sports training and athletic competition for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. SOCT provides many vital programs, including the Unified Sports Program; the Connecticut Association of Schools/Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference partnership; the Masters Sports Program for athletes 40 and older; and the Officials Program for Athletes. SOCT serves 8,984 athletes throughout the state. In order to provide the most inclusive and meaningful school and community based sports training and competition for its 5,292 athletes with intellectual disabilities, SOCT opens its doors and offers the opportunity to an additional 3,692 athletes who train and compete as partners alongside their peers with intellectual disabilities.

Since 1969, Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) has provided year-round sports training and athletic competition for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. SOCT provides many vital programs, including the Unified Sports Program; the Connecticut Association of Schools/Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference partnership; the Masters Sports Program for athletes 40 and older; and the Officials Program for Athletes. SOCT serves 8,984 athletes throughout the state. In order to provide the most inclusive and meaningful school and community based sports training and competition for its 5,292 athletes with intellectual disabilities, SOCT opens its doors and offers the opportunity to an additional 3,692 athletes who train and compete as partners alongside their peers with intellectual disabilities.

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Financial

three stars

83.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
72.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Connecticut on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Connecticut (CT) 87.93 three stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 88.10 three stars
Special Olympics Indiana (IN) 90.61 four stars
Special Olympics Montana (MT) 96.16 four stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 92.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,711,682
   Federated Campaigns $93,900
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $108,406
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $451,362
Total Contributions $3,365,350
   Program Service Revenue $219,564
Total Primary Revenue $3,584,914
   Other Revenue $1,536,887
TOTAL REVENUE $5,121,801
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,754,509
   Administrative Expenses $516,741
   Fundraising Expenses $730,457
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,001,707
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,094
   
Net Assets $8,944,550

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
Sports Training and Athletic Competition $2,569,961 68.4%
Summer Games $532,389 14.2%
Winter Games $453,545 12.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 87.93 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.52 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 81.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.75 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.78 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 77.06 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 76.42 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 81.13 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 85.58 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.21 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 80.32 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 57.35 one star
2007-12 08/01/2009 73.72 two stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 62.34 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 70.97 two stars
2004-12 06/01/2006 74.07 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 82.48 three 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 23-7099756
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS CONNECTICUT INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(319) Other social activities
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, 1987
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$164,009 3.27% Robert E. Doherty Jr. President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Connecticut (CT) 87.93 three stars
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 92.61 four stars
Special Olympics Indiana (IN) 90.61 four stars
Special Olympics Michigan (MI) 92.70 four stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 93.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Connecticut
2666 State Street
Suite 1
Hamden, CT 06517
tel: (800) 443-6105
fax: (203) 230-1202
EIN: 23-7099756

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Board Leadership

Craig Edmondson
Board Chair

CEO

Robert Doherty
President

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