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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

Special Olympics New Jersey

Genuine Jersey Pride!

92.34

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

Board Leadership
Michael Ostrowsky
Chairperson

CEO
Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.34
  Financial 89.94
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

89.94

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
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) 92.34
Special Olympics Idaho (ID) 85.52
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 88.95
Special Olympics Illinois (IL) 90.71
Special Olympics Montana (MT) 91.81

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,948,848
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,089,316
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $303,534
Total Contributions $8,341,698
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,341,698
   Other Revenue $-76,357
TOTAL REVENUE $8,265,341
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,731,017
   Administrative Expenses $247,710
   Fundraising Expenses $1,017,464
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,996,191
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $269,150
   
Net Assets $14,381,742

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 $6,731,017 100.0%

Ratings History
Special Olympics New Jersey has received 10 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 92.34
2018-12 11/01/2019 93.72
2017-12 11/01/2018 93.32
2016-12 12/01/2017 93.09
2015-12 02/01/2017 93.19
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.06
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.89
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.53
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.53
2011-12 04/01/2013 92.87
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.98
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.83
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 83.84
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.93
2007-12 07/01/2009 76.90
2006-12 05/01/2008 81.47
2005-12 11/01/2006 70.39
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.22
2003-12 06/01/2005 72.66

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$235,169 2.94% Heather Andersen President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 92.34
Special Olympics Iowa (IA) 88.10
Special Olympics Chicago (IL) 87.80
Special Olympics Arizona (AZ) 93.43
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 88.95

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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

Michael Ostrowsky
Chairperson

CEO

Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO

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