EIN 84-1526586

Shining Stars Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
6
City
Aspen
Year formed
2001
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
To provide year-round services centered around unique recreational and social activities, including: adaptive skiing/snowboarding, outdoor education, adventure sports, music, cultural and community events, animal based therapy, and more.

Program areas at Shining Stars Foundation

Family Services: We provide 35 single day events and overnight programs for children battling a life-threatening illness and their entire family (including parents and siblings) in 2019. Activities included sporting events, theater performances, concerts and outdoor activities like swimming, hiking, climbing, boating, fishing and more. This included one of our largest annual programs, the Grand County Family Adventure, which is a five-day family camp for 200+ participants.
Awareness and Education Services: We educated the public about the challenges faced by kids with cancer through regular booths and presentations at community events. We also engaged students as volunteers with the Foundation in a variety of projects and leadership roles, as well as provided educational workshops in schools. We reached 912 students and 2,246 community members in 2019.
Child Services: We hosted two week long adventure camps just for the child battling cancer or other life-threatening illness. Programs included (1)Aspen Winter Games, an adaptive ski/snowboard program for 250+ participants AND (2)Aspen Summer Adventure, a summer camp program with a variety of outdoor adventures and cultural experiences for 50+ participants. We provided a full team of doctors and nurses to care for each child at these overnight programs, making these life-changing services accessible to children no matter their illness or physical challenges.

Form 990s for Shining Stars Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122020-09-14990View PDF
2018-122019-09-14990View PDF
2017-122018-08-22990View PDF
2017-062018-03-14990View PDF
2016-062017-04-10990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Shining Stars Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Network for GoodUnrestricted$34,544
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...and 16 more grants received

Financials for Shining Stars Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$593,008
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$8,034
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$351,277
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,000
Total revenues$958,319

Personnel at Shining Stars Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Kathy GingeryExec Dir. / Chief Executive Officer$85,000

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$958,319
2019
Yearly growth
21.9%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$772,016
2019
Yearly growth
8.2%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$871,994
2019
Yearly growth
7.2%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
6
2019
Yearly growth
20%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
PO Box 1308
Aspen, CO 81612
Website URL
shiningstarsfoundation.org/ 
Phone
(970) 925-7827
Facebook page
ShiningStarsFoundation 
Twitter profile
@theshiningstars 
IRS details
EIN
84-1526586
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2001
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
E86: Patient Services
NAICS code, primary
813212: Health and Disease Research Fundraising Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent