Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

Special Olympics New Jersey

Genuine Jersey Pride!

four stars

93.72

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

Board Leadership
Michaelk Ostrowsky
Chairperson

CEO
Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.72 four stars
  Financial 92.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of participants engaged in programs
26,000
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.2%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,264,026
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,075,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $333,271
Total Contributions $8,672,597
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,672,597
   Other Revenue $45,634
TOTAL REVENUE $8,718,231
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,643,757
   Administrative Expenses $246,527
   Fundraising Expenses $1,243,178
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,133,462
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $584,769
   
Net Assets $13,152,592

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$224,353 2.75% Heather Andersen President, CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics New Jersey (NJ) 93.72 four stars
Special Olympics Hawaii (HI) 92.65 four stars
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars
Special Olympics North Carolina (NC) 93.14 four stars
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 92.61 four 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

Michaelk Ostrowsky
Chairperson

CEO

Heather B. Andersen
President and CEO