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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Downtown Cleveland Alliance

Building a dynamic downtown

three stars

86.33

1010 Eurclid Avenue Third Floor
Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 736-7799   Web Site
EIN: 34-1775903

Board Leadership
TJ Asher
Chair

CEO
Joe Marinucci
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.33 three stars
  Financial 87.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Downtown Cleveland Alliance is dedicated to building a dynamic downtown. It is committed to making downtown Cleveland the most compelling place to live, work, play and visit in the region. Downtown Cleveland Alliance, working hand in hand with downtown property owners, creates forums for communication and involvement by a diverse group of downtown stakeholders, including local development corporations, city and county governments, civic and arts organizations, residents, young professionals and business stakeholders. By facilitating the collaboration of these groups, DCA strives to enhance the quality of life in the urban core by implementing initiatives like the Clean & Safe Program, economic development assistance, marketing & special events, advocacy and strategic projects.

Downtown Cleveland Alliance is dedicated to building a dynamic downtown. It is committed to making downtown Cleveland the most compelling place to live, work, play and visit in the region. Downtown Cleveland Alliance, working hand in hand with downtown property owners, creates forums for communication and involvement by a diverse group of downtown stakeholders, including local development corporations, city and county governments, civic and arts organizations, residents, young professionals and business stakeholders. By facilitating the collaboration of these groups, DCA strives to enhance the quality of life in the urban core by implementing initiatives like the Clean & Safe Program, economic development assistance, marketing & special events, advocacy and strategic projects.

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Financial

three stars

87.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
87.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Downtown Cleveland Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Downtown Cleveland Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 86.33 three stars
Initiative for A Competitive Inner City (MA) 97.05 four stars
MEDA (MN) 88.55 three stars
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (NY) 89.97 three stars
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (KY) 96.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,890,952
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $162,800
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $198,617
Total Contributions $6,252,369
   Program Service Revenue $994,229
Total Primary Revenue $7,246,598
   Other Revenue $201,073
TOTAL REVENUE $7,447,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,286,881
   Administrative Expenses $551,875
   Fundraising Expenses $316,860
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,155,616
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $292,055
   
Net Assets $2,925,819

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
Downtown Ambassador Program (Clean & Safe) $2,747,125 43.7%
Holiday Lighting Ceremony (Winterfest) $105,433 1.7%
Sparx Program $81,969 1.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 86.33 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 81.88 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 81.95 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.45 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 84.72 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.67 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 84.90 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 85.05 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 84.72 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.37 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 34-1775903
Name in IRS Master File DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND ALLIANCE
NTEE Code S20
NTEE Classification Community, Neighborhood Development, Improvement (General)
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
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, 1994
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
$257,592 3.59% Joseph A. Marinucci President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 86.33 three stars
Neighborhood Development Center (MN) 88.85 three stars
Eastern Market Corporation (MI) 89.99 three stars
Brighton Park Neighborhood Council (IL) 90.58 four stars
Jewish National Fund, United States (NY) 94.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Downtown Cleveland Alliance
1010 Eurclid Avenue
Third Floor
Cleveland, OH 44115
tel: (216) 736-7799
fax: (216) 920-7798
EIN: 34-1775903

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Board Leadership

TJ Asher
Chair

CEO

Joe Marinucci
President & CEO

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