Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals in Boston, Massachusetts (MA)

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Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals
Employer Identification Number (EIN)042103597
Name of OrganizationMassachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals
Address350 S Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02130-4803
SubsectionOrganization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Ruling Date11/1934
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
OrganizationCorporation
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2013
Assets$50,000,000 to greater
Income$50,000,000 to greater
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$111,011,153
Amount of Income$102,303,335
Form 990 Revenue Amount$51,393,113
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Animal-Related: Animal Protection and Welfare


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Amount of income in 2013: $102,303,335
Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals: 

 $102,303,335
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $272,296

Assets in 2013: $111,011,153
This organization: 

 $111,011,153
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $399,378

Expenses in 2013: $45,264,645
This organization: 

 $45,264,645
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $240,705

Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 2.3
Massachusetts Society For The Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals: 

 2.3
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.1

Expenses allocated to program services in 2007: 88.6%
This organization: 

 88.6%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 82.6%

Number of employees in 2013: 557
This organization: 

 557
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 13

Employees paid over $100,000 in 2013: 9.9%
This organization: 

 9.9%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 0.0%

Grants share in income in 2013: 29.9%
This organization: 

 29.9%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 63.9%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Assets at the end of 2013

Functional expenses for 2013

Support schedule

Checklist
20122013
Is the organization described in section 501(c)(3) or 4947(a)(1) (other than a private foundation)?YesYes
Is the organization required to complete Schedule B, Schedule of Contributors?YesYes
Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign activities on behalf of or in opposition to candidates for public office?NoNo
Did the organization engage in lobbying activities, or have a section 501(h) election in effect during the tax year?YesYes
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?NoNo
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?NoNo
Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas, or historic structures?YesNo
Did the organization maintain collections of works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets?NoNo
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?NoNo
Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets in temporarily restricted endowments, permanent endowments, or quasi-endowments?YesYes
Did the organization report an amount for land, buildings, and equipment?YesYes
Did the organization report an amount for investments-other securities that is 5% or more of its total assets?YesYes
Did the organization report an amount for investments-program related that is 5% or more of its total assets?NoNo
Did the organization report an amount for other assets that is 5% or more of its total assets?NoNo
Did the organization report an amount for other liabilities?YesYes
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)?YesYes
Did the organization obtain separate, independent audited financial statements for the tax year?YesYes
Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year?NoNo
Is the organization a school described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)?NoNo
Did the organization maintain an office, employees, or agents outside of the United States?NoNo
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?YesYes
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to or for any foreign organization?YesYes
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of aggregate grants or other assistance to or for foreign individuals?NoNo
Did the organization report a total of more than $15,000 of expenses for professional fundraising services?YesYes
Did the organization report more than $15,000 total of fundraising event gross income and contributions?YesYes
Did the organization report more than $15,000 of gross income from gaming activities?YesYes
Did the organization operate one or more hospital facilities?NoNo
Did the organization attach a copy of its audited financial statements?NoNo
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to any domestic organization or domestic government?YesYes
Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants or other assistance to or for domestic individuals?NoYes
Did the organization answer 'Yes' about compensation of the organization's current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees?YesYes
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?NoNo
Did the organization invest any proceeds of tax-exempt bonds beyond a temporary period exception?NoNo
Did the organization maintain an escrow account other than a refunding escrow at any time during the year to defease any tax-exempt bonds?NoNo
Did the organization act as an 'on behalf of' issuer for bonds outstanding at any time during the year?NoNo
Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person during the year?NoNo
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?NoNo
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?NoNo
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?NoNo
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?NoNo
A family member of a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee?NoNo
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?NoNo
Did the organization receive more than $25,000 in non-cash contributions?YesYes
Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified conservation contributions?NoNo
Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve and cease operations?NoNo
Did the organization sell, exchange, dispose of, or transfer more than 25% of its net assets?NoNo
Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301.7701-2 and 301.7701-3?NoNo
Was the organization related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity?YesYes
Did the organization have a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?NoNo
Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt non-charitable related organization?NoNo
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?NoNo
Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance
201120122013
The number reported in Box 3 of Form 10965856
The number of Forms W-2G00
Did the organization comply with backup withholding rules for reportable payments to vendors and reportable gaming (gambling) winnings to prize winners?YesYes
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 return559557
Did the organization file all required federal employment tax returns?YesYes
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?NoNo
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)?NoNo
Was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction at any time during the tax year?NoNo
Did any taxable party notify the organization that it was or is a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Did the organization file Form 8886-T?NoNo
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?NoNo
Did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible?NoNo
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?YesYes
Did the organization notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided?YesYes
Did the organization sell, exchange, or otherwise dispose of tangible personal property for which it was required to file Form 8282?YesNo
Did the organization receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract?NoNo
Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract?NoNo
If the organization received a contribution of qualified intellectual property, did the organization file Form 8899 as required?NoNo
If the organization received a contribution of cars, boats, airplanes, or other vehicles, did the organization file a Form 1098-C?YesYes
Did a donor advised fund maintained by the sponsoring organization have excess business holdings at any time during the year?NoNo
Did the sponsoring organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?NoNo
Did the sponsoring organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?NoNo
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?NoNo
The amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the year$0$0
Is the organization licensed to issue qualified health plans in more than one state?NoNo
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
The amount of reserves on hand$0$0
Did the organization receive any payments for indoor tanning services during the tax year?NoNo
Has it filed a Form 720 to report these payments?NoNo
Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors
20122013
Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, and Highest Compensated Employees
Total reportable compensation from the organization$2,511,455$2,689,888
Total reportable compensation from related organizations$0$0
Total estimated amount of other compensation from the organization and related organizations$799,074$783,257
Total number of individuals who received more than $100,000 of reportable compensation from the organization4348
Total number of independent contractors who received more than $100,000 of compensation from the organization97
Statement of Revenue
201120122013
Total revenue$44,295,275$54,599,420$51,393,113
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$12,856,392$16,535,619$15,371,116
Program Service Revenue$27,944,189$29,108,100$30,600,779
900099$29,108,100$30,600,779
All other program service revenue$0$0
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$1,572,911$1,604,711$1,654,734
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0$0$0
Royalties$0$0$0
Net rental income$0$0$0
Net gain/loss from sales of assets other than inventory$484,371$5,855,750$2,539,567
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$42,290,168 / $956,744$39,426,929 / $6,518,887$53,094,316 / $6,604
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$41,932,480 / $830,061$38,691,553 / $1,398,513$50,552,645 / $8,708
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$357,688 / $126,683$735,376 / $5,120,374$2,541,671 / $-2,104
Net income/loss from fundraising events$-54,361$30,699$10,209
Gross income from fundraising events$221,826$295,585$358,863
Less: direct expenses$276,187$264,886$348,654
Net income/loss from gaming activities$24,996$123,054$33,213
Gross income from gaming activities$25,129$123,250$33,428
Less: direct expenses$133$196$215
Net income/loss from sales of inventory$0$0$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$1,466,777$1,341,487$1,183,495
900099$1,341,487$1,183,495
All other revenue$0$0
Statement of Functional Expenses
201120122013
Total functional expenses$44,125,087$44,329,041$45,264,645
Grants and other assistance to domestic organizations and domestic governments$33,246$50,803
Grants and other assistance to domestic individuals$0$162,042
Grants and other assistance to foreign organizations, foreign governments, and foreign individuals$47,500$51,500
Benefits paid to or for members$0$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$1,541,293$1,739,115$1,604,661
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0$0
Other salaries and wages$21,275,547$21,546,101$22,676,720
Pension plan accruals and contributions$556,611$550,453
Other employee benefits$2,592,198$3,428,603
Payroll taxes$1,547,054$1,541,050$1,603,646
Fees for services (non-employees)
Management$0$0
Legal$236,668$173,978
Accounting$91,000$108,630
Lobbying$18,000$18,000
Professional fundraising services$447,208$476,140$490,494
Investment management fees$282,782$317,444
Other$366,285$366,493
Advertising and promotion$150,400$203,453
Office expenses$6,757,234$1,706,086
Information technology$181,205$239,814
Royalties$0$0
Occupancy$2,324,265$2,226,237
Travel$203,674$209,331
Payments of travel or entertainment expenses for any federal, state, or local public officials$0$0
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$84,025$79,841
Interest$177,006$205,360
Payments to affiliates$0$0
Depreciation, depletion, and amortization$1,454,473$1,370,752
Insurance$368,559$386,874
Other expenses$1,228,199$4,403,493
Other expenses$1,046,012$835,362
Other expenses$253,879$374,585
Other expenses$179,803$328,548
Other expenses$393,611$1,091,442
Balance Sheet
201120122013
Total assets$91,529,944$102,383,199$111,011,153
Cash - non-interest-bearing$0$0
Savings and temporary cash investments$1,840,482$1,338,396
Pledges and grants receivable, net$695,344$1,858,631
Accounts receivable, net$260,402$252,380
Loans and other receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees$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
Notes and loans receivable, net$0$0
Inventories for sale or use$274,040$413,237
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$1,012,602$1,035,412
Land, buildings, and equipment: cost or other basis$26,977,891$27,226,674
Investments - publicly traded securities$58,088,686$64,510,973
Investments - other securities$12,945,617$14,022,166
Investments - program-related$0$0
Intangible assets$0$0
Other assets$288,135$353,284
Total liabilities$30,079,172$28,741,623$14,777,730
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$1,616,571$2,223,065
Grants payable$0$0
Deferred revenue$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$5,480,000$4,080,000$3,675,000
Escrow or custodial account liability$0$0
Loans and other payables to current and former officers, directors, trustees, key employees, highest compensated employees, and disqualified persons$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)$23,045,052$8,879,665
Total net assets or fund balances$61,450,772$73,641,576$96,233,423
Unrestricted net assets$28,620,655$46,597,557
Temporarily restricted net assets$7,991,222$10,916,727
Permanently restricted net assets$37,029,699$38,719,139
Capital stock or trust principal, or current funds$0$0
Paid-in or capital surplus, or land, building, or equipment fund$0$0
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0$0$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
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 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public Support$69,539,030
Subtotal Support$71,326,901
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$71,326,901
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$1,787,871
Total Support$79,059,253
Public Support$71,326,901
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$7,732,352
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets$0
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$148,615,775
Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$45,994,680$41,949,257$36,628,797$47,280,391$54,756,585$49,169,444$50,236,036$51,814,139
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$10,985,618$12,537,293$11,388,845$17,787,292$23,291,787$17,223,173$15,516,930$19,967,471
Contributions to donor advised funds$0$0
Direct public support$10,765,222$12,537,293$11,388,845$17,787,292$23,291,787$17,223,173$15,516,930$19,967,471
Indirect public support$220,396$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Government contributions (grants)$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$23,133,642$25,908,970$25,632,186$25,840,282$26,347,359$27,644,361$30,930,303$25,867,996
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Dividends and interest from securities$1,674,354$1,725,974$1,480,418$1,540,715$1,533,478$1,171,647$1,211,554$1,109,432
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$0$0$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$10,201,066$1,777,020$-2,678,322$1,162,746$1,623,509$902,688$264,288$2,718,958
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$98,855,709$85,875,479$75,886,046$63,321,960$53,226,223$53,061,135$19,268,414$70,325,185
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$88,654,643$84,098,459$78,564,368$62,159,214$51,602,714$52,158,447$19,004,126$67,606,227
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$0$0$0$0$0$63,404$1,155$83,907
Gross revenue$0$0$0$0$0$63,404$1,155$83,907
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Less: cost of goods sold$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$0$805,670$949,356$1,960,452$2,164,171$2,311,806$2,066,375
Total expenses$40,798,930$45,756,078$44,229,077$45,892,911$50,153,371$50,340,579$51,744,525$50,518,242
Program services$34,643,623$38,842,526$38,145,452$38,970,230$42,421,116$43,602,266$46,788,581$44,752,540
Management and general$3,987,346$4,199,974$4,183,910$4,193,877$4,251,085$4,442,876$3,233,207$3,577,792
Fundraising$2,167,961$2,713,578$1,899,715$2,728,804$3,481,170$2,295,437$1,722,737$2,187,910
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$101,248,731$89,778,151$74,672,798$82,601,433$87,297,529$85,928,817$87,923,641$83,573,430
Excess or (deficit) for the year$5,195,750$-3,806,821$-7,600,280$1,387,480$4,603,214$-1,171,135$-1,508,489$1,295,897
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$90,130,035$101,248,731$89,778,151$74,672,798$82,601,433$87,297,529$85,928,817$87,923,641
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$5,922,946$-7,663,759$-7,505,073$6,541,155$92,882$-197,577$3,503,313$-5,646,108
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2007)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$50,518,242$44,752,540$3,577,792$2,187,910
Grants paid from donor advised funds$0
Other grants and allocations$0
Specific assistance to individuals$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc.$1,668,808$916,421$549,507$202,880
Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc.$194,279$0$194,279$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$25,211,303$23,830,910$817,203$563,190
Pension plan contributions not included above$881,675$765,876$92,023$23,776
Employee benefits not included above$4,632,584$4,454,962$63,687$113,935
Payroll taxes$1,871,983$1,635,484$181,474$55,025
Professional fundraising fees$798,805$0$0$798,805
Accounting fees$93,551$0$93,551$0
Legal fees$374,417$174,615$181,462$18,340
Supplies$4,688,916$4,566,607$102,698$19,611
Telephone$300,561$219,397$76,950$4,214
Postage and shipping$251,084$163,909$15,321$71,854
Occupancy$0$0$0$0
Equipment rental and maintenance$638,796$365,623$229,171$44,002
Printing and publications$672,641$646,120$5,526$20,995
Travel$299,794$260,292$32,511$6,991
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$52,444$35,572$13,473$3,399
Interest$296,408$0$296,408$0
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$2,165,102$2,159,243$5,859$0
Other expenses not covered above$5,425,091$4,557,509$626,689$240,893
Balance Sheets
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total assets$120,004,036$108,923,450$93,770,712$102,084,430$109,147,615$109,586,290$109,516,300$107,942,376
Cash - non-interest-bearing$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Savings and temporary cash investments$2,762,158$1,382,838$5,851,468$10,473,107$8,631,185$5,696,436$1,856,900$926,149
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$1,663,928$1,231,016$1,018,520$762,314$4,091,047$3,313,368$706,866$1,509,273
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$1,377,335$4,198,861$1,921,039$2,675,862$3,904,125$3,085,480$1,860,576$2,184,647
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$472,088$538,051$535,110$397,495$367,809$357,893$282,373$204,786
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$5,105,605$5,699,188$5,315,784$4,543,903$3,904,675$5,015,353$535,707$931,310
Investments - publicly-traded securities$49,660,928$50,509,734
Investments - other securities$72,948,748$62,843,951$49,290,158$52,134,704$49,621,130$46,568,603$0$0
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0$20,782,491$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investments - other$13,482,960$12,149,825$10,564,003$11,837,818$12,114,132$12,745,358$13,478,277$14,038,941
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$21,990,004$0$19,169,659$19,161,848$26,415,084$32,658,229$39,644,477$32,929,071
Other assets, including program-related investments$201,210$97,229$104,971$97,379$98,428$145,570$1,490,196$4,708,465
Total liabilities$18,755,305$19,145,299$19,097,914$19,482,997$21,850,086$23,657,473$21,592,659$24,368,946
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$2,320,145$2,211,399$2,428,978$2,372,643$3,189,539$7,261,456$6,324,172$9,891,848
Grants payable$0$0$0$0$0$2,535,748$2,180,789$1,743,642
Deferred revenue$32,009$33,259$33,259$4,865$0$0$0$0
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$11,170,000$10,495,000$10,240,000$9,975,000$9,700,000$8,610,000$8,310,000$7,995,000
Mortgages and other notes payable$5,233,151$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other liabilities$0$6,405,641$6,395,677$7,130,489$8,960,547$5,250,269$4,777,698$4,738,456
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$120,004,036$108,923,450$93,770,712$102,084,430$109,147,615$109,586,290$109,516,300$107,942,376
Total net assets or fund balances$101,248,731$89,778,151$74,672,798$82,601,433$87,297,529$85,928,817$87,923,641$83,573,430
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$45,994,680$41,949,257$36,628,797$47,280,391$54,756,585$49,169,444$50,236,036$51,814,139
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$35,310,275$36,652,968$38,943,077$40,897,567$50,378,342$46,662,651$49,404,758$50,010,600
Other expenses$3,151,672$3,098,871$1,692,989$1,687,977$1,709,870$1,649,483$1,595,736$2,328,403
Net unrealized gains on investments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Recoveries of prior year grants$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$3,151,672$3,098,871$1,692,989$1,687,977$1,709,870$1,649,483$1,595,736$2,328,403
Other revenue$13,836,077$8,395,160$-621,291$8,070,801$6,088,113$4,156,276$2,427,014$4,131,942
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$11,875,420$8,395,160$-621,291$8,070,801$6,088,113$4,156,276$2,427,014$4,131,942
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total expenses$40,798,930$45,756,078$44,229,077$45,892,911$50,153,371$50,340,579$51,744,525$50,518,242
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$39,642,677$44,081,835$43,301,358$44,031,251$47,959,166$47,380,645$50,500,544$46,456,832
Other revenue$0$0$0$0$0$0$329,268$0
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Prior year adjustments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Losses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$0$0$0$0$0$0$329,268$0
Other expenses$1,156,253$1,674,243$927,719$1,861,660$2,194,205$2,959,934$1,573,249$4,061,410
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$1,156,253$1,674,243$927,719$1,861,660$2,194,205$2,959,934$1,573,249$4,061,410
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
40$261,996$78,599$0
40$235,731$90,527$0
40$165,941$49,782$0
40$189,490$56,847$0
40$40,385$12,115$0
40$156,062$46,818$0
40$133,484$40,045$0
40$85,374$25,612$0
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings16
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?Yes
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?Yes
Former Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees That Received Compensation or Other Benefits
Loans and AdvancesCompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensation plansExpense account and other allowances
$0$0$13,153$0
$0$0$32,395$0
$0$0$58,672$0
$0$0$77,567$0
$0$0$6,192$0
$0$0$6,298$0
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?Yes
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, 2006663
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$3,912,297$27,934,371
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$25,867,996
Program service revenue 2000000$000$0$0
Program service revenue 3000000$000$0$0
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$0
Membership dues and assessments000000$000$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$000$0$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)$1,109,432$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))$2,718,958$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$0Income from an activity that is not regularly carried on (section 512(a)(1))$83,907$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$000$0$0
Other revenue000000$000$0$2,066,375
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
$180,300$54,090$0
$176,171$52,851$0
$175,413$52,624$0
$174,836$52,451$0
$170,000$51,000$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,000119
Statements About Activities (for 2007)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$155,498
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$30,065,676$35,793,614$40,172,237$39,307,119$46,117,645$53,133,076$48,266,756$49,971,748
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$8,188,630$10,985,618$12,537,293$11,388,845$17,787,292$23,291,787$17,223,173$15,516,930
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$19,690,602$23,133,642$25,908,970$25,632,186$25,840,282$26,347,359$29,871,936$33,243,264
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$1,612,590$1,674,354$1,725,974$1,480,418$1,540,715$1,533,478$1,171,647$1,211,554
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$573,854$0$0$805,670$949,356$1,960,452$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2007)
Total exempt purpose expenditures$50,518,242
Total lobbying expenditures$155,498
Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)$79,924
Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying)$75,574
Other exempt purpose expenditures$50,362,744
Lobbying nontaxable amount$1,000,000
Grassroots nontaxable amount$250,000
Unrelated Trade or Business Income (for 2008)
IncomeExpensesNet
Total$0$0$0
Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances$0$0$0
Cost of goods sold$0$0$0
Gross profit$0$0$0
Capital gain net income$0$0$0
Net gain$0$0$0
Capital loss deduction for trusts$0$0$0
Income (loss) from partnerships and S corporations$0$0$0
Rent income$0$0$0
Unrelated debt-financed income$0$0$0
Interest, annuities, royalties, and rents from controlled organizations$0$0$0
Investment income of a section 501(c)(7), (9), or (17) organization$0$0$0
Exploited exempt activity income$0$0$0
Advertising income$0$0$0
Other income$0$0$0
Deductions Not Taken Elsewhere (for 2008)
Total deductions$0
Compensation of officers, directors, and trustees$0
Salaries and wages$0
Repairs and maintenance$0
Bad debts$0
Interest$0
Taxes and licenses$0
Charitable contributions$0
Depreciation$0
Depletion$0
Contributions to deferred compensation plans$0
Employee benefit programs$0
Excess exempt expenses$0
Excess readership costs$0
Other deductions$0
Unrelated business taxable income$0
Unrelated business taxable income before net operating loss deduction$0
Net operating loss deduction$0
Unrelated business taxable income before specific deduction$0
Specific deduction$1,000
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Alaska7
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
Total2,531

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