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
2020-06-01
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
2020-062021-05-18990View PDF
2019-062020-09-03990View PDF
2018-062019-11-15990View PDF
2017-062018-04-10990View PDF
2016-062017-07-31990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

Who funds Blue Grass Community Foundation (BGCF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Donahue Family FoundationCharitable Support$1,050,923
 View purchase optionsCoronavirus Respnse Fund for Community$286,482
 View purchase optionsUnrestricted General Support$271,269
...and 14 more grants received

Grants made by BGCF

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Foundation For Appalachian KentuckyTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$1,500,000
Town Branch ParkTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$1,485,290
University of Kentucky Markey Cancer FoundationTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$256,670
 View purchase optionsTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$242,203
 View purchase optionsTo Further the Exempt Purpose of the Organization$221,040
...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$195,844
Brian DineenSenior Vice President , Finance + Administration / Vice President of Finance and Administra$110,223
Scott FitzpatrickVice President , Advancement Direct: 859.721.2341
 View purchase optionsDirector of Community Advancement / Director and Regional Initiatives Director
 View purchase optionsGeneral Counsel + Director of Planned Giving / Gift Planning Officer and Deputy Counsel Director
...and 17 more key personnel

Organizations like BGCF

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Community Foundation of North Central MassachusettsFitchburg, MA$8,610,197
The Dallas FoundationDallas, TX$97,887,988
The Community Foundation of SarasotaSarasota, FL$59,062,479
Greater Manhattan Community FoundationManhattan, KS$26,593,847
Los Altos Community FoundationLos Altos, CA$11,171,672
Berrien Community FoundationSaint Joseph, MI$18,065,878
Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (OACF)Oshkosh, WI$10,624,958
Community Foundation for MississippiJackson, MS$13,569,875
Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO)Springfield, MO$59,095,239
Arkansas Community FoundationLittle Rock, AR$36,585,354
Aspen Community Foundation (ACF)Basalt, CO$11,093,732
Community Foundation of Warren CountyWarren, PA$6,891,736
Stark Community FoundationCanton, OH$26,273,736
Coastal Community FoundationN Charleston, SC$49,232,303
The Greater Kanawha Valley FoundationCharleston, WV$15,850,017
Douglas County Community FoundationLawrence, KS$10,084,444
Community Foundation of Elkhart County (CFEC)Elkhart, IN$47,812,553
Fairfield County FoundationLancaster, OH$7,743,046
Mid-Shore Community FoundationEaston, MD$12,327,953
Community Foundation of Jackson HoleJackson, WY$33,731,724
Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF)Lincoln, NE$36,819,625
Cape Cod FoundationSouth Yarmouth, MA$12,539,129
The Indianapolis FoundationIndianapolis, IN$29,549,115
Gulf Coast Community FoundationVenice, FL$69,155,332
Community Foundation for the Alleghenies (CFA)Johnstown, PA$15,083,795
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 St 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