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Special Olympics New Jersey

Genuine Jersey Pride!

four stars

93.32

1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
tel: (609) 896-8000   Web Site
EIN: 23-7448729

Board Leadership
Maria Fischer
Chairperson

CEO
Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 91.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics New Jersey 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 friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

In New Jersey, athletes participate in alpine skiing, aquatics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross-country skiing, cycling, equestrian, flag football, floor hockey, golf, gymnastics, motor activities training, powerlifting, sailing, speed skating, snow boarding, snow shoeing, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Special Olympics New Jersey 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 friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

In New Jersey, athletes participate in alpine skiing, aquatics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cross-country skiing, cycling, equestrian, flag football, floor hockey, golf, gymnastics, motor activities training, powerlifting, sailing, speed skating, snow boarding, snow shoeing, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

Financial

four stars

91.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.32 four stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 92.30 four stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.57 four stars
Special Olympics Minnesota (MN) 90.94 four stars
Special Olympics Oklahoma (OK) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,808,023
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,755,210
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $404,500
Total Contributions $7,967,733
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,967,733
   Other Revenue $436,801
TOTAL REVENUE $8,404,534
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,421,316
   Administrative Expenses $240,444
   Fundraising Expenses $958,929
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,620,689
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $783,845
   
Net Assets $13,081,920

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 $6,421,316 100.0%

Ratings History
Special Olympics New Jersey has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 93.32 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 93.09 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.19 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.89 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.53 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.53 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.87 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.98 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.83 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 83.84 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.93 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 76.90 two stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 81.47 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 70.39 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.22 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 72.66 two 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 23-7448729
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEW JERSEY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Literary Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (288) Other sports club
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 November, 1983
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,450 2.45% Heather Andersen President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.32 four stars
Special Olympics South Dakota (SD) 92.30 four stars
Special Olympics Kansas (KS) 85.01 three stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.57 four stars
Special Olympics South Carolina (SC) 88.35 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics New Jersey
1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
tel: (609) 896-8000
fax: (609) 896-8040
EIN: 23-7448729

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Board Leadership

Maria Fischer
Chairperson

CEO

Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO

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