Denver Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colorado (CO)

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Denver Dumb Friends League
Employer Identification Number (EIN)840405254
Name of OrganizationDenver Dumb Friends League
Address2080 S Quebec St, Denver, CO 80231-3204
SubsectionOrganization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Ruling Date07/1942
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes
OrganizationAssociation
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period06/2014
Assets$50,000,000 to greater
Income$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$73,525,703
Amount of Income$22,710,226
Form 990 Revenue Amount$16,926,863
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Animal-Related: Animal Protection and Welfare


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Amount of income in 2014: $22,710,226
This organization: 

 $22,710,226
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $272,296

Assets in 2014: $73,525,703
Denver Dumb Friends League: 

 $73,525,703
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $399,378

Expenses in 2014: $16,329,169
This organization: 

 $16,329,169
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $240,705

Income to expenses ratio in 2014: 1.4
This organization: 

 1.4
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.1

Expenses allocated to program services in 2007: 76.2%
Denver Dumb Friends League: 

 76.2%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 82.6%

Number of employees in 2014: 261
This organization: 

 261
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 13

Employees paid over $100,000 in 2014: 1.5%
Denver Dumb Friends League: 

 1.5%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 0.0%

Grants share in income in 2014: 74.0%
This organization: 

 74.0%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 63.9%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2014

Assets at the end of 2014

Functional expenses for 2014

Support schedule

Checklist
201220132014
Is the organization described in section 501(c)(3) or 4947(a)(1) (other than a private foundation)?YesYesYes
Is the organization required to complete Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors?YesYesYes
Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign activities on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for public office?NoNoNo
Did the organization engage in lobbying activities, or have a section 501(h) election in effect during the tax year?YesYesYes
Is the organization a section 501(c)(4), 501(c)(5), or 501(c)(6) organization that receives membership dues, assessments, or similar amounts as defined in Revenue Procedure 98-19?NoNoNo
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds or any similar funds or accounts for which donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts?NoNoNo
Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures?NoNoNo
Did the organization maintain collections of works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets?NoNoNo
Did the organization report an amount for escrow or custodial account liability; serve as a custodian or provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?NoNoNo
Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in temporarily restricted endowments, permanent endowments, or quasi-endowments?NoYesYes
Did the organization report an amount for land, buildings, and equipment?YesYesYes
Did the organization report an amount for investments-other securities that is 5% or more of its total assets?YesYesYes
Did the organization report an amount for investments-program related that is 5% or more of its total assets?NoNoNo
Did the organization report an amount for other assets that is 5% or more of its total assets?NoNoNo
Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities?NoNoNo
Did the organization's separate or consolidated financial statements for the tax year include a footnote that addresses the organization's liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48 (ASC 740)?YesYesYes
Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year?NoNoNo
Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year?YesYesYes
Is the organization a school described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)?NoNoNo
Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States?NoNoNo
Did the organization have aggregate revenues or expenses of more than $10,000 from grantmaking, fundraising, business, investment, and program service activities outside the United States, or aggregate foreign investments valued at $100,000 or more?YesYesYes
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to or for any foreign organization?NoNoNo
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of aggregate grants or other assistance to or for foreign individuals?NoNoNo
Did the organization report a total of more than $15,000 of expenses for professional fundraising services?YesYesYes
Did the organization report more than $15,000 total of fundraising event gross income and contributions?YesYesYes
Did the organization report more than $15,000 of gross income from gaming activities?NoNoNo
Did the organization operate one or more hospital facilities?NoNoNo
Did the organization attach a copy of its audited financial statements?NoNoNo
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to any domestic organization or domestic government?YesYesYes
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to or for domestic individuals?NoNoNo
Did the organization answer 'Yes' about compensation of the organization's current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees?YesYesYes
Did the organization have a tax-exempt bond issue with an outstanding principal amount of more than $100,000 as of the last day of the year, that was issued after December 31, 2002?NoNoNo
Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception?NoNoNo
Did the organization maintain an escrow account other than a refunding escrow at any time during the year to defease any tax-exempt bonds?NoNoNo
Did the organization act as an 'on behalf of' issuer for bonds outstanding at any time during the year?NoNoNo
Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person during the year?NoNoNo
Is the organization aware that it engaged in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person in a prior year, and that the transaction has not been reported on any of the organization's prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNoNo
Did the organization report any amount for receivables from or payables to any current or former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, highest compensated employees, or disqualified persons?NoNoNo
Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor or employee thereof, a grant selection committee member, or to a 35% controlled entity or family member of any of these persons?NoNoNo
Was the organization a party to a business transaction with one of the following parties
A current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee?NoNoNo
A family member of a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee?NoNoNo
An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee (or a family member thereof) was an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner?NoNoNo
Did the organization receive more than $25,000 in non-cash contributions?YesYesYes
Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions?NoNoNo
Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations?NoNoNo
Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets?NoNoNo
Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301.7701-2 and 301.7701-3?NoYesYes
Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity?YesYesYes
Did the organization have a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?YesYesYes
Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt non-charitable related organization?NoNoNo
Did the organization conduct more than 5% of its activities through an entity that is not a related organization and that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes?NoNoNo
Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance
201220132014
The number reported in Box 3 of Form 1096264035
The number of Forms W-2G000
Did the organization comply with backup withholding rules for reportable payments to vendors and reportable gaming (gambling) winnings to prize winners?NoYesYes
The number of employees reported on Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, filed for the calendar year ending with or within the year covered by this return252265261
Did the organization file all required federal employment tax returns?YesYesYes
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?NoNoNo
Has it filed a Form 990-T for this year?NoNoNo
At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in, or a signature or other authority over, a financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial account)?NoNoNo
Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year?NoNoNo
Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNoNo
Did the organization file Form 8886-T?NoNoNo
Does the organization have annual gross receipts that are normally greater than $100,000, and did the organization solicit any contributions that were not tax deductible as charitable contributions?NoNoNo
Did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible?NoNoNo
Did the organization receive a payment in excess of $75 made partly as a contribution and partly for goods and services provided to the payor?YesYesYes
Did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided?YesYesYes
Did the organization sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property for which it was required to file Form 8282?NoNoNo
Did the organization receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract?NoNoNo
Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract?NoNoNo
If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required?NoNoNo
If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C?YesYesNo
Did a donor advised fund maintained by the sponsoring organization have excess business holdings at any time during the year?NoNoNo
Did the sponsoring organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?NoNoNo
Did the sponsoring organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?NoNoNo
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0$0$0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0$0$0
Gross income from other sources$0$0$0
Is the organization filing Form 990 in lieu of Form 1041?NoNoNo
The amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the year$0$0$0
Is the organization licensed to issue qualified health plans in more than one state?NoNoNo
The amount of reserves the organization is required to maintain by the states in which the organization is licensed to issue qualified health plans$0$0$0
The amount of reserves on hand$0$0$0
Did the organization receive any payments for indoor tanning services during the tax year?NoNoNo
Has it filed a Form 720 to report these payments?NoNoNo
Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors
201220132014
Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees
Total reportable compensation from the organization$632,457$784,399$639,952
Total reportable compensation from related organizations$0$0$31,227
Total estimated amount of other compensation from the organization and related organizations$48,913$61,131$49,361
Total number of individuals who received more than $100,000 of reportable compensation from the organization453
Total number of independent contractors who received more than $100,000 of compensation from the organization001
Statement of Revenue
201220132014
Total revenue$19,518,005$15,812,781$16,926,863
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$15,349,147$12,673,883$12,519,329
Program Service Revenue$1,901,549$1,646,480$1,608,133
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services $1,585,642$1,409,784$1,327,263
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services $224,377$143,165$147,344
Pet Care (except Veterinary) Services $81,660$77,400$67,162
900099$9,870$9,102$50,432
900099$0$7,029$15,932
All other program service revenue$0$0$0
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$642,001$634,819$644,458
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0$0$0
Royalties$32,064$13,785$16,238
Net rental income$0$2,500$0
Net gain/loss from sales of assets other than inventory$1,020,222$420,679$1,609,228
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$15,505,760 / $15,200$6,214,188 / $846,975$6,886,924 / $93,692
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$14,500,738 / $0$5,742,575 / $897,909$5,296,960 / $74,428
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$1,005,022 / $15,200$471,613 / $-50,934$1,589,964 / $19,264
Net income/loss from fundraising events$336,666$200,844$310,538
Gross income from fundraising events$550,819$454,395$586,068
Less: direct expenses$214,153$253,551$275,530
Net income/loss from gaming activities$0$0$0
Net income/loss from sales of inventory$174,825$158,296$129,385
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$324,218$324,136$265,830
Less: cost of goods sold$149,393$165,840$136,445
Miscellaneous Revenue$61,531$61,495$89,554
900099$33,931$54,000$54,000
900099$27,600$7,495$35,554
All other revenue$0$0$0
Statement of Functional Expenses
201220132014
Total functional expenses$14,977,858$15,813,265$16,329,169
Grants and other assistance to domestic organizations and domestic governments$260,700$310,185$413,850
Grants and other assistance to domestic individuals$0$0$0
Grants and other assistance to foreign organizations, foreign governments, and foreign individuals$0$0$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0$0$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$430,888$409,558$465,768
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0$0$0
Other salaries and wages$6,584,801$7,253,993$7,459,871
Pension plan accruals and contributions$165,738$158,280$159,546
Other employee benefits$701,545$774,713$828,390
Payroll taxes$494,293$545,148$564,511
Fees for services (non-employees)
Management$0$0$0
Legal$17,599$47,467$28,757
Accounting$47,300$30,337$38,054
Lobbying$28,861$28,862$57,680
Professional fundraising services$83,871$89,812$99,898
Investment management fees$185,357$185,527$284,711
Other$774,009$488,408$519,917
Advertising and promotion$410,372$403,232$398,434
Office expenses$1,947,656$2,206,831$2,007,763
Information technology$184,241$204,363$255,480
Royalties$0$0$0
Occupancy$620,988$536,351$475,705
Travel$148,136$144,450$139,822
Payments of travel or entertainment expenses for any federal, state, or local public officials$0$0$0
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$19,982$17,996$43,466
Interest$0$0$0
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0
Depreciation, depletion, and amortization$879,724$1,053,507$1,099,108
Insurance$80,569$141,585$155,369
Other expenses$273,755$288,223$305,869
Other expenses$244,863$223,081$292,063
Other expenses$137,481$125,991$124,773
Other expenses$132,913$107,308$106,126
Other expenses$122,216$38,057$4,238
Balance Sheet
201220132014
Total assets$63,113,876$67,790,436$73,525,703
Cash - non-interest-bearing$2,675,068$2,601,492$2,850,640
Savings and temporary cash investments$14,642$10,594$26,288
Pledges and grants receivable, net$410,181$456,040$60,410
Accounts receivable, net$52,603$44,692$35,134
Loans and other receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees$0$0$0
Loans and other receivables from other disqualified persons, persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B), and contributing employers and sponsoring organizations of section 501(c)(9) voluntary employees' beneficiary organizations$0$0$0
Notes and loans receivable, net$0$184,885$173,596
Inventories for sale or use$42,747$45,217$35,136
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$220,610$273,943$245,755
Land, buildings, and equipment: cost or other basis$16,503,467$16,245,822$15,549,377
Investments - publicly traded securities$25,129,982$27,096,570$31,099,793
Investments - other securities$17,861,312$20,385,864$22,983,371
Investments - program-related$0$0$0
Intangible assets$0$0$0
Other assets$203,264$445,317$466,203
Total liabilities$1,608,780$1,527,176$1,579,726
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$1,608,780$1,527,176$1,579,726
Grants payable$0$0$0
Deferred revenue$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0$0$0
Escrow or custodial account liability$0$0$0
Loans and other payables to current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, highest compensated employees, and disqualified persons$0$0$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0$0$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0$0$0
Other liabilities (including federal income tax, payables to related third parties, and other liabilities)$0$0$0
Total net assets or fund balances$61,505,096$66,263,260$71,945,977
Unrestricted net assets$61,027,446$65,509,423$71,165,027
Temporarily restricted net assets$274,386$325,981$321,928
Permanently restricted net assets$203,264$427,856$459,022
Capital stock or trust principal, or current funds$0$0$0
Paid-in or capital surplus, or land, building, or equipment fund$0$0$0
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0$0$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2014)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2010 - 2014)
2010 - 2014 Total
Public Support$53,065,974
Subtotal Support$69,063,849
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$69,063,849
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) that exceeds 2% of the total support$15,997,875
Total Support$73,347,401
Public Support$69,063,849
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$3,057,505
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$1,119,301
Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets$106,746
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$11,143,592
Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$13,795,826$8,517,398$5,796,803$11,687,768$9,087,544$10,852,109$11,942,407$14,123,636
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$10,480,503$6,519,172$5,265,079$8,615,846$5,942,094$7,060,940$8,642,655$10,932,631
Contributions to donor advised funds$0$0
Direct public support$10,364,530$6,471,368$5,191,959$8,543,855$5,860,982$6,926,107$8,495,635$10,803,438
Indirect public support$115,973$47,804$73,120$71,991$81,112$134,833$147,020$129,193
Government contributions (grants)$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$1,394,065$1,620,054$1,613,283$1,360,865$1,635,438$1,609,271$1,534,232$1,949,640
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$0$0$0$0$3,909$7,285$6,490$15,563
Dividends and interest from securities$982,476$583,548$361,049$320,740$439,325$388,006$632,188$621,475
Net rental income or (loss)$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross rents$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Less: rental expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other investment income$0$0$0$0$27,789$0$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$934,204$-250,355$-1,502,567$1,253,465$848,606$1,481,157$914,623$402,668
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$14,509,027$40,722,731$15,769,907$22,238,595$5,357,952$7,754,367$6,383,376$8,574,932
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$13,574,823$40,973,086$17,272,474$20,985,130$4,509,346$6,273,210$5,468,753$8,172,264
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$4,578$44,979$59,959$136,852$173,924$270,210$49,776$46,877
Gross revenue$152,760$197,460$218,142$256,220$276,187$378,476$300,912$291,461
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$148,182$152,481$158,183$119,368$102,263$108,266$251,136$244,584
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$0$0$0$0$0$0$139,066$129,476
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$0$0$0$0$0$0$302,693$297,873
Less: cost of goods sold$0$0$0$0$0$0$163,627$168,397
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$16,459$35,240$23,377$25,306
Total expenses$6,979,734$7,162,400$7,577,803$8,296,692$8,943,938$9,459,107$10,077,628$11,639,791
Program services$5,642,325$5,742,776$6,154,064$6,649,070$6,908,710$7,417,157$7,743,239$8,868,385
Management and general$594,927$626,692$606,379$779,595$958,078$843,086$941,112$1,003,270
Fundraising$742,482$792,932$817,360$868,027$1,077,150$1,198,864$1,393,277$1,768,136
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$33,336,504$33,536,568$33,577,475$38,230,984$39,916,165$43,247,381$49,212,597$47,266,692
Excess or (deficit) for the year$6,816,092$1,354,998$-1,781,000$3,391,076$143,606$1,393,002$1,864,779$2,483,845
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$28,639,618$33,336,504$33,536,568$33,577,475$38,230,984$39,916,165$43,247,381$49,212,597
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$-2,119,206$-1,154,934$1,821,907$1,262,433$1,541,575$1,938,214$4,100,437$-4,429,750
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2007)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$11,639,791$8,868,385$1,003,270$1,768,136
Grants paid from donor advised funds$0
Other grants and allocations$20,000
Specific assistance to individuals$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc.$668,256$368,499$155,452$144,305
Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc.$0$0$0$0
Compensation and other distributions, not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)$0$0$0$0
Salaries and wages of employees not included above$5,118,478$4,437,445$233,105$447,928
Pension plan contributions not included above$199,056$166,821$13,541$18,694
Employee benefits not included above$479,352$421,445$32,780$25,127
Payroll taxes$405,524$335,872$27,240$42,412
Professional fundraising fees$31,114$0$0$31,114
Accounting fees$24,650$0$24,650$0
Legal fees$32,997$18,768$10,647$3,582
Supplies$967,682$885,554$29,315$52,813
Telephone$66,535$54,840$7,800$3,895
Postage and shipping$234,808$41,467$8,661$184,680
Occupancy$504,742$492,343$4,547$7,852
Equipment rental and maintenance$102,304$79,684$17,083$5,537
Printing and publications$472,568$71,499$27,620$373,449
Travel$93,632$74,512$10,253$8,867
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$59,796$35,755$11,803$12,238
Interest$8,454$0$8,454$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$737,710$710,274$9,684$17,752
Other expenses not covered above$1,412,133$653,607$370,635$387,891
Balance Sheets
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total assets$34,062,194$34,237,582$36,486,111$41,056,675$41,613,332$44,678,531$50,530,641$48,423,331
Cash - non-interest-bearing$207,853$217,576$167,382$113,801$165,917$209,852$422,376$280,521
Savings and temporary cash investments$269,290$497,240$51,465$423,018$373,847$422,722$681,984$428,910
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$432,492$429,392$437,513$445,029$35,087$29,988$16,642$20,312
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$3,048,027$2,489,275$2,038,204$2,816,356$2,073,368$1,219,570$795,149$517,838
Grants receivable$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)$0$0
Other notes and loans receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Inventories for sale or use$9,121$15,754$9,509$26,703$32,073$45,101$46,995$55,680
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$35,461$19,063$129,857$189$34,735$54,060$167,328$96,751
Investments - publicly-traded securities$26,331,045$26,405,123
Investments - other securities$27,183,616$24,774,438$21,827,307$23,906,352$26,207,041$30,439,893$9,713,507$8,287,241
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investments - other$0$0$0$0$0$0$613,373$718,235
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$2,876,334$5,794,844$11,787,832$13,295,793$12,669,437$12,243,126$11,735,631$11,612,720
Other assets, including program-related investments$0$0$37,042$29,434$21,827$14,219$6,611$0
Total liabilities$725,690$701,014$2,908,636$2,825,691$1,697,167$1,431,150$1,318,044$1,156,639
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$628,654$701,014$1,388,636$629,717$728,970$812,789$949,137$1,156,639
Grants payable$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Deferred revenue$97,036$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0$0$1,520,000$2,195,974$968,197$618,361$368,907$0
Mortgages and other notes payable$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other liabilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$34,062,194$34,237,582$36,486,111$41,056,675$41,613,332$44,678,531$50,530,641$48,423,331
Total net assets or fund balances$33,336,504$33,536,568$33,577,475$38,230,984$39,916,165$43,247,381$49,212,597$47,266,692
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$13,795,826$8,517,398$5,796,803$11,687,768$9,087,544$10,852,109$11,942,407$14,123,636
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$11,824,802$7,514,945$7,776,893$13,069,569$10,410,948$12,578,057$15,891,605$9,768,840
Other expenses$-1,971,024$-1,002,453$1,980,090$1,381,801$1,549,395$1,992,174$4,310,758$-4,152,661
Net unrealized gains on investments$-2,119,206$-1,154,934$1,821,907$1,262,433$1,541,575$1,938,214$4,100,437$-4,419,071
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$7,820$53,960$46,694$108,692
Recoveries of prior year grants$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$148,182$152,481$158,183$119,368$0$0$163,627$157,718
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$225,991$266,226$361,560$202,135
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$361,560$202,135
Other$0$0$0$0$225,991$266,228$0$0
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total expenses$6,979,734$7,162,400$7,577,803$8,296,692$8,943,938$9,459,107$10,077,628$11,639,791
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$7,127,916$7,314,881$7,735,986$8,416,060$8,725,767$9,246,841$9,926,389$11,714,745
Other revenue$148,182$152,481$158,183$119,368$7,820$53,960$210,321$277,089
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$7,820$53,960$46,694$108,692
Prior year adjustments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Losses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$148,182$152,481$158,183$119,368$0$0$163,627$168,397
Other expenses$0$0$0$0$225,991$266,226$361,560$202,135
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$361,560$202,135
Other$0$0$0$0$225,991$266,226$0$0
Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees
Average hours per week devoted to positionCompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensation plansExpense account and other allowances
50$243,216$40,885$3,960
50$117,727$17,011$0
50$111,856$11,956$0
50$109,956$11,689$0
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings27
Are any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, related to each other through family or business relationships?No
Do any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, receive compensation from any other organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to the organization?No
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?Yes
Other Information
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return, and has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year?No
Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year?No
Is the organization related (other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization) through common membership, governing bodies, trustees, officers, etc., to any other exempt or nonexempt organization?No
Direct and indirect political expenditures$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members?
Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less?
Dues, assessments, and similar amounts from members$0
Section 162(e) lobbying and political expenditures$0
Aggregate nondeductible amount of section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices$0
Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures$0
Does the organization elect to pay the section 6033(e) tax on the amount above?
If section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount above to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the following tax year?
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?No
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4911$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4912$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4955$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year?No
Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958$0
Amount of tax above, reimbursed by the organization$0
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?No
Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract?No
Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year?No
Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2006169
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2007)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Total$0$1,086,583$2,104,422
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$1,603,486
Program service revenue 2000000$000$0$226,985
Program service revenue 3000000$000$0$3,560
Program service revenue 4000000$000$0$0
Program service revenue 5000000$000$0$0
Medicare/Medicaid payments000000$000$0$0
Fees and contracts from government agencies000000$000$0$115,609
Membership dues and assessments000000$000$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$0Dividends, interest, payments with respect to securities loans, annuities, income from notional principal contracts, loan commitment fees, and other substantially similar income from ordinary and routine investments excluded by section 512(b)(1)$15,563$0
Dividends and interest from securities000000$0Dividends, interest, payments with respect to securities loans, annuities, income from notional principal contracts, loan commitment fees, and other substantially similar income from ordinary and routine investments excluded by section 512(b)(1)$621,475$0
Net rental income or (loss) from real estate
debt-financed property000000$000$0$0
not debt-financed property000000$000$0$0
Net rental income or (loss) from personal property000000$000$0$0
Other investment income000000$000$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory000000$0Gain (or loss, to the extent allowed) from the sale of investments and other non-inventory property and from certain property acquired from financial institutions that are in conservatorship or receivership (sections 512(b)(5) and 512(b)(16)(A))$402,668$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$0Income from an activity that is not regularly carried on (section 512(a)(1))$46,877$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$000$0$129,476
Other revenue000000$000$0$25,306
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2007)
EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entityPercentage of ownership interestTotal incomeEnd-of-year assets
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2007)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
$81,890$9,792$0
$78,917$9,707$0
$81,153$4,827$0
$66,984$8,796$0
$65,476$575$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,00014
Statements About Activities (for 2007)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$34,719
Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures?No
Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?No
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds?No
Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?No
Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?No
The total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
The aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
The total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included above) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts$0
The aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included above at the end of the tax year$0
Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status
The organization is not a private foundation because it isOrganization that receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public
Support Schedule
19992000200120022003200420052006
Total$6,287,936$12,861,622$8,358,382$7,900,503$9,768,003$9,494,131$10,302,875$11,266,930
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$4,026,561$10,480,503$6,519,172$5,719,509$7,825,599$7,123,210$7,914,738$8,453,692
Membership fees received$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the organization's charitable, etc., purpose$1,263,394$1,394,065$1,255,662$1,819,945$1,621,664$1,899,898$1,992,846$2,174,560
Gross income from interest, dividends, amounts received from payments on securities loans (section 512(a)(5)), rents, royalties, and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975$830,312$982,476$583,548$361,049$320,740$471,023$395,291$638,678
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit without charge. Do not include the value of services or facilities generally furnished to the public without charge$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other income$167,669$4,578$0$0$0$0$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2007)
Total exempt purpose expenditures$9,871,655
Total lobbying expenditures$34,719
Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)$27,701
Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying)$7,018
Other exempt purpose expenditures$9,836,936
Lobbying nontaxable amount$643,583
Grassroots nontaxable amount$160,896
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Alabama34
Arkansas22
Arizona37
California274
Colorado47
Connecticut38
District of Columbia7
Delaware5
Florida153
Georgia70
Hawaii4
Iowa27
Idaho20
Illinois89
Indiana72
Kansas27
Kentucky35
Louisiana18
Massachusetts73
Maryland49
Maine31
Michigan79
Minnesota49
Missouri48
Mississippi15
Montana12
North Carolina85
North Dakota7
Nebraska10
New Hampshire23
New Jersey68
New Mexico24
Nevada15
New York170
Ohio108
Oklahoma25
Oregon37
Pennsylvania104
Rhode Island12
South Carolina36
South Dakota6
Tennessee53
Texas147
Utah14
Virginia87
Vermont10
Washington55
Wisconsin63
West Virginia20
Wyoming7
International3
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