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Special Olympics Georgia

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four stars

95.55

6046 Financial Drive Norcross, GA 30071
tel: (770) 414-9390   Web Site
EIN: 23-7201676

Board Leadership
Porter Lummus
Chairperson

CEO
Georgia Milton-Sheats
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.55 four stars
  Financial 98.14 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 94.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Our goal is to help bring persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected, and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens. When we achieve this goal through our sports program, we demonstrate that Special Olympics has a unique value: to show the world that every person counts and that every person can be something good when we work together. Special Olympics Georgia invests in people with intellectual disabilities, helping them to develop athletic skills, while also promoting the abilities of the athletes off the field.

Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Our goal is to help bring persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society under conditions whereby they are accepted, respected, and given the chance to become useful and productive citizens. When we achieve this goal through our sports program, we demonstrate that Special Olympics has a unique value: to show the world that every person counts and that every person can be something good when we work together. Special Olympics Georgia invests in people with intellectual disabilities, helping them to develop athletic skills, while also promoting the abilities of the athletes off the field.

Financial

four stars

98.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

94.00

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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.15
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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SMS text surveys, Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
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It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 95.55 four stars
Special Olympics Missouri (MO) 89.54 three stars
Special Olympics Tennessee (TN) 91.26 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 89.62 three stars
Special Olympics Utah (UT) 93.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,723,890
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $230,223
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,954,113
   Program Service Revenue $281,677
Total Primary Revenue $4,235,790
   Other Revenue $638,935
TOTAL REVENUE $4,874,725
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,601,737
   Administrative Expenses $425,411
   Fundraising Expenses $398,078
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,425,226
   
Payments to Affiliates $75,564
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $449,499
   
Net Assets $21,543,513

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 & Athletic Competition $3,601,737 100.0%

Ratings History
Special Olympics Georgia has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 95.55 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.28 four stars
2016-12 12/21/2018 87.01 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.26 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.17 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 88.56 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 83.21 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 85.81 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 84.59 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 79.54 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 77.21 two stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 81.95 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 80.26 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 83.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 81.52 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.96 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 72.05 two stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 65.62 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 63.94 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 23-7201676
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS GEORGIA INC
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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(317) Other sports or athletic activities
(349) Other youth organization or activities
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, 1977
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$281,791 6.36% Georgia Milton-Sheats Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics Georgia (GA) 95.55 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 89.62 three stars
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 95.87 four stars
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 90.11 four stars
Special Olympics Utah (UT) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics Georgia
6046 Financial Drive
Norcross, GA 30071
tel: (770) 414-9390
fax: (404) 393-2929
EIN: 23-7201676

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Board Leadership

Porter Lummus
Chairperson

CEO

Georgia Milton-Sheats
Chief Executive Officer

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