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Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Inspire Brands Foundation

Nourishing strong futures

95.47

3 Glenlake Parkway 14th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30328
tel: (678) 514-6918   Web Site
EIN: 58-1692997

Board Leadership
Chris Fuller
Chairman

CEO
Paul Brown
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47
  Financial 95.00
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Inspire Brands Foundation, the independent charitable arm of Inspire Brands, helps nourish strong futures through strategic national and community partnerships. Across the country, the Inspire Brands Foundation does business as the Arby's Foundation, the Buffalo Wild Wings Foundation and the Sonic Foundation, respectively. Since its inception in 2018, the Inspire Brands Foundation and its subsidiaries have contributed more than $10 million to youth-related causes in the U.S. The Inspire Brands Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Inspire Brands Foundation, the independent charitable arm of Inspire Brands, helps nourish strong futures through strategic national and community partnerships. Across the country, the Inspire Brands Foundation does business as the Arby's Foundation, the Buffalo Wild Wings Foundation and the Sonic Foundation, respectively. Since its inception in 2018, the Inspire Brands Foundation and its subsidiaries have contributed more than $10 million to youth-related causes in the U.S. The Inspire Brands Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Financial

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 08/03/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 27.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inspire Brands Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inspire Brands Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inspire Brands Foundation (GA) 95.47
Teammates for Kids Foundation (CO) 96.04
Arizona Helping Hands (AZ) 98.23
Kids House of Seminole, Inc. (FL) 86.88
Eastside Baby Corner (WA) 87.97

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,932,579
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,346,575
   Related Organizations $405,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,684,154
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $10,684,154
   Other Revenue $119,114
TOTAL REVENUE $10,803,268
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,421,663
   Administrative Expenses $595,845
   Fundraising Expenses $916,669
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,934,177
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-130,909
   
Net Assets $7,726,800

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
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Contributions $2,861,172 30.4%
Share Our Strength Contributions $1,032,050 11.0%
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Mentor Support $250,000 2.7%

Ratings History
Inspire Brands Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 08/03/2021 95.47
2018-12 04/01/2020 98.21
2017-12 05/01/2019 94.58
2016-12 12/01/2018 94.28
2015-12 06/01/2017 96.39
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.25
2013-12 08/01/2015 82.24
2013-12 04/01/2015 78.09
2012-12 03/01/2014 78.98
2011-12 10/01/2012 59.92
2010-12 04/01/2012 64.56
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.16
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 82.32
2007-12 11/01/2008 81.69
2006-12 12/01/2007 63.12
2005-12 03/01/2007 77.95
2004-12 11/01/2005 81.91

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

EIN 58-1692997
Name in IRS Master File INSPIRE BRANDS FOUNDATION 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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(603) Non-financial services of facilities 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 September, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$184,535 1.68% Stuart Brown Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inspire Brands Foundation (GA) 95.47
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Home of the Innocents (KY) 90.37
Center for Developmental Services (SC) 92.92

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Charity Contact Info

Inspire Brands Foundation
3 Glenlake Parkway
14th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30328
tel: (678) 514-6918
EIN: 58-1692997

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Board Leadership

Chris Fuller
Chairman

CEO

Paul Brown
Executive Director

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