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Organization DBA CRI
Former Names --
Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years Yes

Summary

Mission StatementMORE »

Rowing changes lives. At Community Rowing Inc. (CRI) we are dedicated to fostering a community that is both welcoming and supportive. Under the banner of Rowing for All we make rowing accessible without regard to individual ability, background or experience. We seek to raise the standard of rowing programs through internal excellence and to share our knowledge and expertise with others for the advancement of the sport at all levels. 

Mission Statement

Rowing changes lives. At Community Rowing Inc. (CRI) we are dedicated to fostering a community that is both welcoming and supportive. Under the banner of Rowing for All we make rowing accessible without regard to individual ability, background or experience. We seek to raise the standard of rowing programs through internal excellence and to share our knowledge and expertise with others for the advancement of the sport at all levels. 


FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year Nov 01, 2015 to Oct 31, 2016
Projected Income $4,410,551.00
Projected Expense $4,315,541.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Boys Row Boston
  • G-ROW (Girls-Row) BOSTON
  • Middle School Indoor Rowing Program
  • Military Veterans Rowing
  • Para Rowing

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Overview

Mission Statement

Rowing changes lives. At Community Rowing Inc. (CRI) we are dedicated to fostering a community that is both welcoming and supportive. Under the banner of Rowing for All we make rowing accessible without regard to individual ability, background or experience. We seek to raise the standard of rowing programs through internal excellence and to share our knowledge and expertise with others for the advancement of the sport at all levels. 


Background Statement

CRI was founded in 1985 by a group of Olympic and world-class rowers who wanted to widen the circle of rowing and secure public access for the sport along the Charles River. Today we are the largest non-profit rowing organization in the world with an annual operating budget of $5.2 million and programs that serve more than forty different groups including military veterans, individuals with cognitive and physical disabilities, and people from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. Of the 5,000 youth and adults who row at CRI each year, we reach over 1,200 individuals in free outreach programs for underserved populations.  

In 2006, after 20 years of operating from a seasonal facility, CRI launched a $16 million capital campaign to build a year-round boathouse of its own. The campaign experienced extraordinary support and in October 2008, CRI opened the doors to its new Harry Parker Boathouse. The final boathouse boathouse construction loan was paid off in 2014.

The impact of the new facility has been enormous. The recipient of several prestigious architectural honors, including the “Most Beautiful Building in Boston” award by the Boston Society of Architects, the Harry Parker Boathouse is already a landmark on the river and in the city itself. From well before dawn until after the sun goes down, there is always action at CRI. A visitor might see throngs of teenagers eagerly warming up for their afternoon row; paralyzed adults using their legs for the first time to propel specialized rowing machines; a group of shy high school boys from the Boston public schools going out on the river for the first time; G-ROW girls studying in their classroom overlooking the Charles; or administrative offices bustling with staff and volunteers.

At the root of all of this is a deep commitment, both on the water and off, from people who have been changed by rowing and who believe in the sport’s capacity to improve lives and enhance communities.


Impact Statement

Though the City of Boston has made significant strides towards improving the health status of many residents, there continue to be several groups that have not benefited equally from our progress and who bear a severe and disproportionate burden of diseases. At Community Rowing, we believe that all of our City’s residents should have equal access to safe, high quality vigorous exercise. We promote diversity in the sport of rowing through our programs, which introduce avenues for athletic development and personal growth for both youth and adults.

With 9,000 rowers, we are the largest and most successful public access rowing organization in the world. Our outreach programs are the backbone of our organization and exemplify our mission of ‘Rowing for All.’ We use a “high challenge/high support” programming model and make a conscious effort to break down any barriers to participation that might arise. Each year, we are proud to reach over 5,500 individuals with our free outreach programs for urban youth, military veterans, and individuals with cognitive and physical disabilities.

Major accomplishment over the last five years include:

1. In 2016, CRI offered 375,000 programming hours to more than 9,000 participants.

2. Over the last 5 years, CRI has introduced more than 10,000 Boston Public School youth to the sport of rowing in our Let’s Row Boston program.

3. In 2016 CRI hosted the largest and most diverse middle school rowing event in the history of our sport.

4. Since 1998, 100% of Row Boston participants have graduated from high school and 99% have gone on to a 4-year college or university.

5. CRI is a Gold Level Paralympic Sports Club and in 2016, hosted the selection and training camp for the US Paralympic Legs Trunks and Arms Four with coxswain that won a silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

Program goals for the current year include:

1. Provide numerous high quality rowing programs that align with our mission and core values. Through these programs we will server more than 9,000 individuals including 1,000 military veterans and service members, 5,000 Boston Public School youth, and 500 individuals with disabilities.

2. Regularly and effectively attract new participants, especially those who live in our community, are not currently involved with rowing, and need access to safe and meaningful physical activity options.

3. Maintain strong finances so that we can continue to provide aid for those who need it and continue to ensure that money is not a barrier to participation in the sport.


Needs Statement

CRI is proud to offer nearly $1m annually in life-changing programs for over 5,500 urban youth, military veterans, and individuals with disabilities. These programs are offered free of charge to participants, and are made possible through the generous support of individuals, foundations, corporations, and the CRI Scholarship Fund.

 Following are our top five needs:

1) Continue to expand our Let’s Row Boston Middle School Indoor Rowing Program in an effort to mitigate the obesity epidemic in the Boston public schools and to help introduce these youth to a non-traditional sport option. Each additional school Boston costs us $7,500. 

2) Invest in data/outcome measurement tools and strategies to document results for all of CRI's outreach programs, including Let’s Row Boston, Para Rowing and Military Veterans Rowing. Cost = $35,000. 

3) Invest in a transportation consultant to help us determine the best possible way to get youth from schools all across the City of Boston to our boathouse so that they can participate in our Row Boston program. Cost = $15,000

4) Invest in a communications and design expert that can help us better share our mission with local community. We hope that this person will help us highlight our amazing accomplishments and help us attract additional participants to our programs. Cost = $70,000
 
5) Invest in strategic planning and management training to determine how best to 1) share the incredible resource of our boathouse with the community; 2) reach the people who will benefit most from the health and social benefits of rowing; and 3) expand on a regional and national level. Cost = $30,000.

CEO Statement

With 1,000+ rowers getting on the water every day at CRI, there are hundreds of stories we have to tell.  The recovering heart attack patient who, isolated and depressed at home, started rowing in rehab and found connection and joy at the boathouse. The 13 year old girl who, suffering from obesity, started rowing  at CRI through our partnership with Children's Hospital.  Within three months of learning to row she could go shopping in the same stores as her friends for the first time in her life.  The teenage boy who learned how to be a committed member of a team that will carry him into college and beyond.
 
With the amazing help of wildly talented volunteers and visionaries, we made videos, took amazing pictures, and built a new website to share what happens at CRI.  We developed e-news blasts for parents, we put up posters, we Tweeted.  In fact, we tried for the first time to tell our story to the world.  
 
Why?  We really believe that CRI is ground zero for positive cultural change.  We have unique tools to bring people together, to create health, to share a model of behavior that captures the best version of ourselves.  
 
Rowers are healthy, connected people who know how to cooperate, to be productive members of society.  We want to share this inspiring message with the world.
 
Thank you for your extraordinary support, your passion and your investment in our community.  We're just getting started!
 
- Bruce Smith, Executive Director 
 
 
 
 

Board Chair Statement

Rowing is a sport that changes lives.  2016 was a successful year.  Community Rowing is strong.  Our programs are thriving, financial support is healthy, and our reputation as a place of innovation and excellence continues to grow.
 
What we have accomplished together is simply astounding.  We are who we are because of people like you who believe in our mission and engage in our rowing community.  
 
It is a true honor to serve as the Board President of CRI.  2016 was especially gratifying to me.  2017 will prove to be absolutely groundbreaking for Community Rowing as we bring in an entirely new fleet of boats, ensuring an equal and gratifying rowing experience for all.  Thank you for being with us on this incredible journey!
 
- Lila McCain, President 
 
 

Geographic Area Served

GREATER BOSTON REGION, MA
Over 9,000 people – 50% youth and 50% adults – row at Community Rowing or are served through our Middle School Indoor Rowing Programs each year. Almost one-fourth of CRI participants live in the City of Boston, and the remainder live in surrounding communities.

Organization Categories

  1. Recreation & Sports - Physical Fitness/Community Recreational Facilities
  2. Youth Development - Youth Development Programs
  3. Human Services -

Independent research has been conducted on this organization's theory of change or on the effectiveness of this organization's program(s)

Under Development

Programs

Boys Row Boston

 

Launched in 2011, Boys Row Boston provides competitive rowing, team-building, and academic support to Boston Public high school boys. Boys Row offers a healthy, competitive outlet for boys in a struggling school system and allows them to make positive connections with their peers and adult role models. The program also encourages these young men to grow stronger physically and emotionally, and helps them focus on academics and a future that includes new opportunities for college and careers.

Budget  $200,000.00
Category  Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Population Served Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Males
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Examples of Program Success 



G-ROW (Girls-Row) BOSTON

Girls Row Boston is a high dosage rowing and academic achievement program. By providing positive female role models, sensitive coaching, and supporting relevant social and academic activities, G-ROW creates a safe space for adolescent girls to develop a strong self-image, form healthy relationships, and build the interest, skills, and character necessary to make positive life choices. Practices take place five days per week throughout the school year and include after school tutoring and academic support, rowing and fitness instruction, nutrition education, local and regional racing opportunities, and mentoring and leadership development opportunities. The fall and spring seasons are spent rowing outdoors on the Charles River, while youth train indoors on rowing machines in the winter and take swim lessons at the local pool.  

Budget  $200,000.00
Category  Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Population Served Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent Adolescents Only (13-19 years) Females
Program Short-Term Success 

Our program activities are centered around three internal tracks: physical health, academic success, and leadership/personal development. Short-term goals include the following:

• Girls graduate from high school on time

• Girls are accepted and enroll in four-year college

• Girls increase their physical activity, as reported on a questionnaire administered pre- and post- program

• • Girls increase fitness, as measured on monthly “erg tests” (timed pieces on the rowing machine)

• Girls report increased personal assets, a stronger sense of self, self-identify as an athlete, emotional connectedness with peers, coaches, tutors and volunteers, as measured from pre and post program qualitative surveys
Program Long-Term Success  The mission of Girls Row Boston is to bring the physical, psychological and social rewards of rowing to girls who may not otherwise have access to the sport.
Program Success Monitored By  Each year, the girls participate in pre- and post- program surveys that measure social outcomes such as confidence, perception of competence, and trusting relationships with coaches and teammates. We measure the success of the program not only with these metrics, but also by the positive behavioral changes we see in these youth including increased physical fitness, body awareness, and healthy behaviors; good study habits and an appreciation for the importance of learning; a stronger sense of self – a new identity as a rower, an athlete, and a scholar; and emotional connectedness with peers, coaches, tutors, and volunteers.
Examples of Program Success 

Since 1998, 100% of G-ROW participants have graduated from high school, and 99% have gone on to four-year colleges. Our goal continues to be 100% college enrollment and graduation for our graduates.


Middle School Indoor Rowing Program

CRI’s Middle School Indoor Rowing Program (MSIRP) works in partnership with the Boston Public Schools to engage youth in vigorous physical activity and introduce them to the sport of rowing right in their own schools and neighborhoods. We provide indoor rowing machines, a fun and meaningful curriculum, and coaches to more than 40 schools across the City. By breaking down the traditional barriers to participation, we serve a wide range of hard to reach target groups, including inner-city youth, youth who are not drawn to traditional sports, those who may not have access to safe and meaningful physical activity options outside of school, and youth with physical and intellectual disabilities. 

Budget  $305,000.00
Category  Recreation & Sports, General/Other Physical Fitness
Population Served Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) At-Risk Populations
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Program Long-Term Success 
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Examples of Program Success  Since it’s inception in 2012, the Middle School Indoor Rowing Program has quadrupled in size and is on track to reach over 5,000 youth in the 2016-17 academic year. We also just hosted the largest and most diverse middle school regatta in the history of our sport with more than 1,000 youth participants. 

Military Veterans Rowing

Since 2010, CRI has provided free programs that work to enhance the quality of life for Active Duty Service Members, Veterans, Service-disabled Veterans and family members by helping them achieve a sense of independence and belonging.  Over the years the program has expanded to include 10 sessions/week, allowing us to serve hundreds of service members and veterans with all types of disabilities, including both physical and “hidden” disabilities such as TBI and PTSD. We create a safe and inclusive environment that allows service members to connect with one another by providing structure and building camaraderie amongst participants.

Budget  $175,000.00
Category  Recreation & Sports, General/Other Recreation & Sports, General/Other
Population Served Veterans People/Families with of People with Psychological Disabilities People/Families with of People with Physical Disabilities
Program Short-Term Success 


Program Long-Term Success 


Program Success Monitored By 


Examples of Program Success 

Dallas is a Marine who saw active combat in Iraq. He came to the Veterans Rowing Program in a non-ambulatory wheelchair. Dallas survived two closed head injuries from IED blasts and a gunshot wound. He experienced a massive life-threatening stroke, leaving him with hemi paresis, impaired communication, impaired memory, and seizures. He lives with traumatic brain injury and visual impairment. 

When Dallas first started rowing in August 2011, he had limited mobility and it took 3-4 people to transfer him from the chair to the boat. By the end of October, Dallas was strong enough to get himself in and out of the boat with minimal assistance of two people. 

This winter, Dallas rowed more than ONE MILLION meters on the rowing machine in one month. He now walks into the building and up two levels of stairs using only a cane. He continues to get stronger and is beginning to use all four extremities. Dallas recognizes his success and he is proud of all he has accomplished in a very short time.

Para Rowing

By combining the social and emotional benefits of a cohesive team experience with the dramatic physical benefits of rowing, CRI's Para Rowing program meets a real need in the Greater Boston community and serves as a model for other inclusive sport programs nationwide. Our Para Rowing Program aims to enhance the quality of life for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities by giving them the opportunity to fully participate in the sport of rowing. Our program not only improves physical fitness and overall health but also provides opportunities for individuals to engage in competitive events and helps them build a sense of connectedness through teamwork and support. Participants learn the basics of rowing indoors on rowing machines, and then progress through a series of increasingly challenging boats as they gain confidence and comfort on the water. 

Budget  $182,000.00
Category  Recreation & Sports, General/Other Physical Fitness
Population Served People/Families with of People with Disabilities People/Families with People of Developmental Disabilities People/Families with of People with Physical Disabilities
Program Short-Term Success 


Program Long-Term Success 


Program Success Monitored By  --
Examples of Program Success 

Several physically disabled rowers describe the feeling of total freedom and effortlessness that rowing brings them. One rower who struggles to coordinate his left and right sides says that rowing feels “almost like flying.” The mother of a young woman in the program describes her learning disabled daughter as “always wound up, not emotional, everything is always in black and white.” But she says that rowing “brings a balance” to her daughter, that she has a “peaceful aura” after rowing that eludes her in other areas of her life. 

The mother of a young man with dwarfism says that “adaptive rowing is the first extracurricular that [my son] picked up easily where he received legitimate, positive feedback and he was propelled to keep going.”  A therapist tells us that he never thought his client would be able to function in a team setting and that what has happened at CRI is “nothing short of amazing.”


CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Management


CEO/Executive Director Mr. Bruce H. Smith
CEO Term Start May 2008
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience

Bruce Smith is a US National Team Coach and a graduate of McGill University and the University of Chicago. As the President of the Chicago Rowing Foundation, Bruce established the Lincoln Park Juniors (LPJ) rowing program. Using an innovative strategy to aggregate resources across socio-economically diverse populations of youth, under Bruce’s leadership the LPJ program served more than 200 young people every year, one third of whom participated for free and were recruited from at risk urban communities.  In addition to new programming, Bruce developed and programmed two new rowing facilities on the Chicago River, the first public access facilities to be constructed on this intensive urban environment in more than a hundred years.  The number of youth and adults served by the facilities now numbers in the thousands annually. 

As the Executive Director of Community Rowing since 2008, Bruce has quadrupled operating income from $900,000 to more than $4 million dollars, increased participation across all programs by more than 100%, and created several innovative initiatives to transform CRI into the largest and most effective rowing club in the United States.  In addition to programming increases, during the worst economic downturn in five generations, Bruce completed a capital campaign to raise $16 million for the Harry Parker Boathouse and closed the campaign in two years, a full year ahead of schedule. 

Bruce also founded the Institute for Rowing Leadership at Community Rowing ([email protected]), the country’s first masters-level program designed to bring the sport of coaching to a new level of professional development. With more than 150,000 rowers in the United States, the sport needs well rounded coaches and leaders, and the IRL provides a year-long education program to develop that leadership. Bruce was named "Administrator of the Year" in 2010 by Rowing News Magazine.
Co-CEO --
Co-CEO Term Start June 2008
Co-CEO Email [email protected]
Co-CEO Experience --

Former CEOs and Terms

Name Start End
Ms. Alyson Magian Jan 1998 May 2008

Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Mr. Ted Benford Director of Operations --
Ms. Elizabeth Diamond Director of Development --
Mr. Matthew Lehrer Director of Coaching Education --
Ms. Ellen Minzner Director of Outreach

Ellen is a two-time World Champion rower who has been coaching on the high school, collegiate, masters and elite levels for over 20 years.  She recently completed a degree in Urban Planning at Tufts University, with a thesis on the Role of Youth Sport in Community Development.  As manager for the Community Development Department for the City of Lawrence, she oversaw the citywide Parks Improvement Plan, and facilitated federal funding for a number of local non-profits.  From there she served as the Executive Director for the local boating program, providing free access to rowing and sailing for all low-income youth. She is currently a presenter for the Positive Coaching Alliance, and oversees CRI’s outreach programs for urban youth, military veterans, and people with disabilities.  

Mr. Matt Rostron Director of Systems and Growth --
Mr. David Snowdon Director of Facilities --

Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
Gold Level USOC Paralympic Sports Club United States Olympic Committee 2015
"Rings of Gold" Award United States Olympic Committee 2012
Club of the Year US Rowing 2012
Administrator of the Year -- Bruce Smith, Executive Director Rowing News Magazine 2011
Paralympic Sports Club US Olympic Committee 2010
Club of the Year US Rowing Association 2009
Most Beautiful New Building in Boston Boston Society of Architects 2009

Affiliations

Affiliation Year
Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization (i.e. Girl Scouts of the USA, American Red Cross, etc.) - Affiliate/chapter --
Member of state association of nonprofits? Yes
Name of state association --

External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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Collaborations

International Olympic Committee (IOC)
The World Rowing Federation (FISA)
Agitos Foundation
United States Olympic Committee (USOC)
USRowing
United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA)
Concept2
Boston Public Schools
The Boston Foundation Physical Activity Partners
Madison Park Community Center
Disability Task Force
Ramapo for Children
Partners for Youth with Disabilities
Bedford VA & Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
Brockton Regional Veterans Support Council
Cerebral Palsy of Massachusetts
Hanscom Air Force Base
Boston Children's Home
Spaulding Rehabilitation Center
Team RWB 
United States Olympic Committee
USO New England
VA Boston Health Care System 

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 35
Number of Part Time Staff 70
Number of Volunteers 600
Number of Contract Staff 3
Staff Retention Rate % 90%

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 2
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 2
Caucasian: 80
Hispanic/Latino: 5
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 1
Other (if specified): Indian
Gender Female: 37
Male: 55
Not Specified 0

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 5
Management Succession Plan Under Development
Business Continuity of Operations Plan No
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Exempt
State Registration Yes

Risk Management Provisions

Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Accident and Injury Coverage
Automobile Insurance
Automobile Insurance and Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Blanket Personal Property
Boiler and Machinery
Commercial General Insurance
Commercial General Liability and D and O and Umbrella or Excess and Automobile and Professional
Crime Coverage
Directors and Officers Policy
Disability Insurance
Employee Dishonesty
General Property Coverage
Improper Sexual Conduct/Sexual Abuse
Life Insurance
Medical Health Insurance
Special Event Liability
Umbrella or Excess Insurance
Water Craft and Aircraft
Workers Compensation and Employers' Liability

Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? Yes
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually

Governance


Board Chair Ms. Lila McCain
Board Chair Company Affiliation American Student Assistance
Board Chair Term Dec 2010 -
Board Co-Chair --
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term -

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Mr. Howard Anderson Harvard Business School Voting
Ms. Marion Dancy Communications and Marketing Consultant Voting
Ms. Laura Davis Biotech Consultant Voting
Mr. Jamie Hintlian Aspen Technology Pharmaceuticals Voting
Mr. Anton Hoffman Veteran, US Marines - Global Enterprise Services, EMC Voting
Mr. Denis Holler The MENTOR Network Voting
Ms. Tamsin Kaplan Davis, Malm, and D'Agostine Voting
Ms. Priscilla Lowell R & P Lowell Architects Voting
Mr. Stephen Maire Goetz/Aragon/Arrant Voting
Ms. Cameran Mason Wellesley College Voting
Ms. Erin McKenna Boston Biomedical Innovation Center Voting
Ms. Olivia Tapia Boston Public Schools Voting

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Advisory Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 10
Hispanic/Latino: 1
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 3
Other (if specified): Physically Disabled, Military Veteran, LGBTQ
Gender Female: 8
Male: 6
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 2
Board Term Limits --
Board Meeting Attendance % 83%
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 93%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 100%
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes

Standing Committees

  • Board Governance
  • Building
  • Communications / Promotion / Publicity / Public Relations
  • Compensation
  • Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
  • Investment
  • Membership

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Financials


Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2014 (%)

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Revenue $5,681,734 $5,343,980 $4,410,551
Total Expenses $5,884,930 $5,052,420 $4,315,541

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
-- -- $641,317
Government Contributions $0 $0 $0
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    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified -- -- --
Individual Contributions $1,771,661 $1,910,945 $565,150
Indirect Public Support -- -- --
Earned Revenue $3,298,009 $2,890,768 $2,632,486
Investment Income, Net of Losses $36,717 $33,884 $71,831
Membership Dues $327,690 $281,545 $223,335
Special Events $85,825 $107,577 $110,957
Revenue In-Kind $142,906 $93,261 $113,917
Other $18,926 $26,000 $51,558

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Program Expense $4,476,202 $3,396,492 $2,911,547
Administration Expense $1,082,678 $1,107,027 $967,543
Fundraising Expense $326,050 $548,901 $436,451
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 0.97 1.06 1.02
Program Expense/Total Expenses 76% 67% 67%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 18% 27% 33%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Total Assets $16,554,272 $16,909,325 $15,370,902
Current Assets $2,270,119 $2,010,141 $1,102,290
Long-Term Liabilities $3,012,569 $3,308,893 $2,232,905
Current Liabilities $715,140 $570,673 $399,798
Total Net Assets $12,826,563 $13,029,759 $12,738,199

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
1st (Source and Amount) -- --
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2nd (Source and Amount) -- --
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3rd (Source and Amount) -- --
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Financial Planning

Endowment Value $808,000.00
Spending Policy Percentage
Percentage(If selected) 4.0%
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund Yes
How many months does reserve cover? 3.00

Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? Yes
Capital Campaign Purpose Raising funds for downpayment of new boat fleet.
Campaign Goal $300,000.00
Capital Campaign Dates Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount $125,000.00
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? No

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 3.17 3.52 2.76

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 18% 20% 15%

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

Excess of revenues over expenses in 2009 and 2010 reflects capital campaign income for the construction of the Harry Parker Boathouse.

Foundation Comments

Financial summary data in the charts and graphs above are per the organization's audited financials. Contributions from foundations and corporations are listed under individuals as the breakdown was not available.

Impact

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