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Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

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four stars

90.34

2570 Boulevard of the Generals Suite 124
Norristown, PA 19403
tel: (610) 630-9450   Web Site
EIN: 23-2078543

Board Leadership
Jim Wenner
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Matthew B. Aaron
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.34 four stars
  Financial 88.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (SOPA) became an official chapter of Special Olympics, Inc. in 1970. SOPA provides year-round athletic training and athletic competition in over 20 Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities and provides them with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Over 20,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities participate in over 300 local, sectional, and state events. Athletes range in age from eight to 80 and are of all ability levels.

Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (SOPA) became an official chapter of Special Olympics, Inc. in 1970. SOPA provides year-round athletic training and athletic competition in over 20 Olympic-type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities and provides them with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. Over 20,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities participate in over 300 local, sectional, and state events. Athletes range in age from eight to 80 and are of all ability levels.

Financial

three stars

88.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics of Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Special Olympics of Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars
Special Olympics Connecticut (CT) 87.93 three stars
Special Olympics Texas (TX) 86.84 three stars
Special Olympics Hawaii (HI) 92.65 four stars
Special Olympics Oklahoma (OK) 90.94 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,179,541
   Federated Campaigns $143,643
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,304,168
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,627,352
   Program Service Revenue $2,882
Total Primary Revenue $7,630,234
   Other Revenue $-252,845
TOTAL REVENUE $7,377,389
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,819,320
   Administrative Expenses $720,010
   Fundraising Expenses $905,629
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,444,959
   
Payments to Affiliates $121,438
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-67,570
   
Net Assets $9,222,377

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 90.34 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.57 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 87.71 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.60 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 79.62 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 77.10 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.04 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.54 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 73.28 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 60.48 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 70.95 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 75.00 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 76.53 two stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 71.46 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2005 71.94 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 23-2078543
Name in IRS Master File SPECIAL OLYMPICS PENNSYLVANIA 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 (317) Other sports or athletic activities
(298) Training in sports
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 June, 1979
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$191,078 2.56% Matthew B. Aaron President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Special Olympics of Pennsylvania (PA) 90.34 four stars
Special Olympics Delaware (DE) 88.10 three stars
Special Olympics Maryland (MD) 89.88 three stars
Special Olympics North Carolina (NC) 92.74 four stars
Special Olympics Florida (FL) 92.61 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
2570 Boulevard of the Generals
Suite 124
Norristown, PA 19403
tel: (610) 630-9450
fax: (610) 630-9456
EIN: 23-2078543

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Board Leadership

Jim Wenner
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Matthew B. Aaron
President, CEO

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