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Rochester Area Foundation

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Rochester Area Foundation is a community foundation based in Rochester, MN that was founded in 1944. As of 2019 they had $5.4 million in revenue and $33 million in assets.

To strengthen community philanthropy by promoting responsible and informed giving and to assist donors in meeting their charitable objectives.

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Program areas at Rochester Area Foundation

Rochester area foundation (raf) currently serves emerging charitable projects with fiscal sponsorship arrangements as they develop innovative responses to unmet community needs. Fiscally sponsored projects can accept tax-deductible donations from individuals and grantmakers while focusing on program work and fundraising.raf provides financial infrastructure, regulatory oversight, and grants and donor management. Shared administrative costs across multiple projects and discounts on training lead to overall cost savings and experienced rochester area foundation staff are available for advice and encouragement. Grants were provided to support early care and education of children ages 0-5; gang intervention planning, minority teacher recruitment, financial literacy counseling, and starter homes for working families.

Form 990s for Rochester Area Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 14, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 24, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 20, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Oct 6, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Rochester Area Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,909,971
Program services$26,892
Investment income and dividends$494,646
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-23,116
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$50,581
Net income from fundraising events$28,312
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$5,487,286

Vendors for Rochester Area Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Foundant TechnologiesSoftware2020-06-16
██████Fundraising software2020-06-16
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-16
█████████Content management system software2020-06-16
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
███ ██ ███Tax accounting2018-10-05

Personnel at Rochester Area Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jennifer WoodfordPresident / Executive Director$64,414July 16, 2020
Karel WeigelInterim Executive Director$57,769July 16, 2020
██████ ████Jeremy Emmi Community Impact Officer and Interim Coalition for Rochester Area Housing Director-July 16, 2020
██████ ██████Administrative Services Manager-July 16, 2020
██████ ████First Homes Program Manager-July 16, 2020
██████ █████Secretary$0July 16, 2020
████ ███████Treasurer$0July 16, 2020
████ ███Chair$0July 16, 2020
███ ███████First Vice Chair$0July 16, 2020
█████ ███████Chair$0Dec. 31, 2016
...and six more key personnel

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