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making change

Transforming checkouts into charitable acts

four stars

93.98

105 East Moreno Avenue Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
tel: (719) 337-8946   Web Site
EIN: 48-1003869

Board Leadership
Larry McCurry
Chairman

CEO
David McConnell
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.98 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth 8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by making change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by making change on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
making change (CO) 93.98 four stars
Meals-on-Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties (TX) 89.14 three stars
ICM Food & Clothing Bank (AZ) 94.28 four stars
Food & Friends (DC) 88.80 three stars
Sustainable Food Center (TX) 92.21 four stars

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making change promotes human dignity, wellness and self-sufficient communities. We do this by enabling retailers to provide support to non-profit agencies whose missions are to promote health, education and community spirit. We accomplish this through cause marketing promotions, special events, in-store point-of-purchase campaigns, and fundraising support.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,849,550
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,849,550
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,849,550
   Other Revenue $5,902
TOTAL REVENUE $4,855,452
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,725,346
   Administrative Expenses $473,882
   Fundraising Expenses $344,131
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,543,359
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-687,907
   
Net Assets $903,165

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
In-Store Point-of-Purchase Campaigns $4,725,346 100.0%

Ratings History
making change has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 03/01/2017 93.98 four stars
2015-09 09/01/2016 90.58 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 93.30 four stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 89.84 three stars
2012-09 09/01/2013 88.81 three stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 85.35 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 82.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-09 07/28/2011 81.41 three stars
2009-09 10/01/2010 73.24 two stars
2008-09 10/01/2009 74.22 two stars
2006-09 05/01/2007 88.31 three stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 85.87 three stars
2004-09 09/01/2005 73.97 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 48-1003869
Name in IRS Master File MAKING CHANGE
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 February, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$30,000 0.54% Larry McCurry Interim President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$388,438 7.00% Denis R. Zegar Former President/CEO

making change promotes human dignity, wellness and self-sufficient communities. We do this by enabling retailers to provide support to non-profit agencies whose missions are to promote health, education and community spirit. We accomplish this through cause marketing promotions, special events, in-store point-of-purchase campaigns, and fundraising support.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
making change (CO) 93.98 four stars
Citymeals-on-Wheels (NY) 94.88 four stars
Meals on Wheels of the Monterey Peninsula (CA) 90.21 four stars
House of Bread (OH) 92.02 four stars
Second Helpings (IN) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

making change
105 East Moreno Avenue
Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
tel: (719) 337-8946
EIN: 48-1003869

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Board Leadership

Larry McCurry
Chairman

CEO

David McConnell
President & CEO

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