EIN 61-6053466

Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
15
Year formed
1967
Most recent tax filings
2020-06
NTEE code, primary
Description
Blue Grass Community Foundation offers you a convenient, simple way to organize your charitable giving so that you can make strategic, informed decisions about where and when you give.

Program areas at BGCF

Grantmaking the Community Foundation made over 3,000 grants this fiscal year impacting more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations and over 120 scholarship recipients. All grants were made exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, literary or educational purposes. The Community Foundation currently administers more than 800 charitable funds established to support charitable causes that are important to our donors and their communities.
Community engagement the Community Foundation leads and convenes on key Community issues and projects. We partner with national funders, state and city government and local residents to make our region the most generous, vibrant and engaged place it can be. Examples of our Community engagement efforts include "lexington black prosperity initiative", "goodgiving challenge and "bgcf 365". To learn more about these programs and other leadership and engagement efforts please visit www.bgcf.org/engage.

Form 990s for BGCF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2018-062019-11-15990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-31990View PDF
2015-062016-07-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Donahue Family FoundationCharitable Support$1,050,923
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...and 15 more grants received

Grants made by BGCF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Foundation For Appalachian KentuckyTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$1,500,000
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...and 252 more grants made

Financials for BGCF

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,159,035
Program services$1,440,122
Investment income and dividends$3,284,344
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,167,711
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$24,051,212

Personnel at BGCF

NameTitleCompensation
Lisa AdkinsPresident + Chief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer$189,375
Brian DineenSenior Vice President , Finance + Administration / Senior Vice President , Finance and Administration Director$102,775
Scott FitzpatrickVice President , Advancement Direct: 859.721.2341
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 Subscribe to viewGeneral Counsel + Director of Planned Giving / Gift Planning Officer and Deputy Counsel Director
...and 15 more key personnel

Organizations like BGCF

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Community Foundation of North Central MassachusettsFitchburg, MA$8,610,197
Greater Manhattan Community FoundationManhattan, KS$26,593,847
The Community Foundation of SarasotaSarasota, FL$59,062,479
Permian Basin Area FoundationMidland, TX$30,792,491
The Dallas FoundationDallas, TX$97,887,988
Berrien Community FoundationSt Joseph, MI$14,621,747
Aspen Community Foundation (ACF)Basalt, CO$11,093,732
Arkansas Community FoundationLittle Rock, AR$36,585,354
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (OACF)Oshkosh, WI$10,624,958
Lancaster County Community FoundationLancaster, PA$19,909,236
Community Foundation for MississippiJackson, MS$13,569,875
Community Foundation of Warren CountyWarren, PA$6,891,736
Los Altos Community FoundationLos Altos, CA$11,171,672
Community Foundation of Mahoning ValleyYoungstown, OH$6,252,530
Topeka Community FoundationTopeka, KS$17,365,724
Southwest Community Foundation (DJCF)Dallas, TX$32,744,626
Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF)Lawrenceville, NJ$20,224,203
Heritage Fund The Community Foundation of Bartholomew CountyColumbus, IN$6,858,136
Paso Del Norte Community FoundationEl Paso, TX$16,138,405
Maine Community FoundationEllsworth, ME$41,862,877
Greater Salina Community FoundationSalina, KS$20,416,513
North Georgia Community Foundation (NGCF)Gainesville, GA$18,797,303
The Troy FoundationTroy, OH$14,423,459
Black Hills Area Community FoundationRapid City, SD$10,020,946
The Community FoundationRichmond, VA$65,892,800
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$24,051,212
2020
Yearly growth
-4%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$20,947,075
2020
Yearly growth
49.1%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$132,271,880
2020
Yearly growth
-4.1%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
15
2020
Yearly growth
25%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
499 East High Street No 112
Lexington, KY 40507
Metro area
Lexington-Fayette, KY
Website URL
bgcf.org/ 
Phone
(859) 225-3343
Facebook page
bgcf.org 
Twitter profile
@bgcf 
IRS details
EIN
61-6053466
Fiscal year end
June
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1967
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T31: Community Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent