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United States Luge Association

Providing for the achievement of excellence in the sport of luge

two stars

78.22

57 Church Street Lake Placid, NY 12946
tel: (518) 523-2071   Web Site
EIN: 14-1638206

Board Leadership
Erin Warren
President

CEO
Jim Leahy
CEO, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.22 two stars
  Financial 73.10 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chartered in 1979, the United States Luge Association (USLA) - also known as USA Luge - is an Olympic class member organization of the United States Olympic Committee and is the National Governing Body for the sport of luge in the United States. It is our mission to provide for the achievement of excellence in the sport of luge, with the highest degree of sportsmanship, honor, dedication and victory as the standard. It is the responsibility of USA Luge to prepare, train and equip the United States National Luge Team for international and Olympic competition, as well as promote the growth of the sport nationwide.

Chartered in 1979, the United States Luge Association (USLA) - also known as USA Luge - is an Olympic class member organization of the United States Olympic Committee and is the National Governing Body for the sport of luge in the United States. It is our mission to provide for the achievement of excellence in the sport of luge, with the highest degree of sportsmanship, honor, dedication and victory as the standard. It is the responsibility of USA Luge to prepare, train and equip the United States National Luge Team for international and Olympic competition, as well as promote the growth of the sport nationwide.

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Financial

two stars

73.10

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
69.6%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United States Luge Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by United States Luge Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United States Luge Association (NY) 78.22 two stars
Nantucket Community Sailing (MA) 92.12 four stars
USTA Foundation (NY) 96.66 four stars
United States Equestrian Team Foundation (NJ) 90.80 four stars
National Rowing Foundation (CT) 85.76 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,089,474
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $35,015
   Fundraising Events $6,362
   Related Organizations $75,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,205,851
   Program Service Revenue $493,136
Total Primary Revenue $2,698,987
   Other Revenue $380,843
TOTAL REVENUE $3,079,830
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,320,607
   Administrative Expenses $252,363
   Fundraising Expenses $612,740
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,185,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-105,880
   
Net Assets $1,497,698

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
National Teams $1,881,543 81.1%
Athlete Development $315,016 13.6%
Recruitment $123,436 5.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 09/03/2019 78.22 two stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 80.32 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2017 85.11 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2017 85.11 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 83.63 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 78.46 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 74.86 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 75.94 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 75.89 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 70.40 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 63.19 one star
2007-06 06/01/2008 82.05 three stars
2006-06 06/01/2007 73.83 two stars
2005-06 06/01/2006 67.08 one star
2004-06 11/01/2005 60.74 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 14-1638206
Name in IRS Master File UNITED STATES LUGE ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (300) Amateur athletic association
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 May, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,894 4.20% Jim Leahy Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
United States Luge Association (NY) 78.22 two stars
United States Olympic Committee (CO) 92.04 four stars
Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel (PA) 87.01 three stars
Adaptive Sports Foundation (NY) 88.84 three stars
US Bobsled and Skeleton Federation (NY) 94.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

United States Luge Association
57 Church Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946
tel: (518) 523-2071
fax: (518) 523-4106
EIN: 14-1638206

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Board Leadership

Erin Warren
President

CEO

Jim Leahy
CEO, Executive Director

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