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Special Olympics

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

Special Olympics is a sports competition based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1968. As of 2019 they had $135 million in revenue and $103 million in assets.

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitn...

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Program areas at Special Olympics

Program assistance (health)our vision is to create a world where people with and without intellectual disabilities (id) have the same opportunities to be healthy. When people with id have access to health services, they also have more opportunities for education, employment, sports, and other pathways to reach full participation in society. Our goal is to improve access to quality health care for 11 million people with id by 2020.special Olympics health, made possible by the golisano foundation and in the united states by the centers for disease control and prevention, began in 1997 with healthy athletes. Since then, we have provided millions of free health screenings and empowered athletes to become wellness leaders in their communities. Special Olympics also works directly with international organizations and ministries of health to create sustainable health services fully inclusive of people with 2018, Special Olympics made stunning leaps in making health inclusive of ...

Sports training and competition:in 2018, Special Olympics' global push for unity, health and fitness had impact far beyond this year's 50th anniversary. In fact, the talents and skills of people with intellectual disabilities (id) were opening hearts and minds all year long, thanks to more than 106,300 competitions held worldwide during this record-breaking year. Under the patronage of his highness sheikh mohamed bin zayed al nahyan, crown prince of abu dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the uae armed forces, the ix mena games were held in abu dhabi from 14-23 march with the participation of 32 countries with a total of 10,032 registered delegates and 10,609 volunteers, 5,102 registered family membersas the global leader in inclusive sports, Special Olympics also marked a significant unified sports milestone: as of 2018, we have brought together 6,389,191 teammates with and without id in 244 programs in 193 countries around the world - ...

Public education and communicationspecial Olympics is transforming lives and creating communities of acceptance, inclusion and respect - from the youngest age. Our ambitious goal: to build the first truly unified generation through sports - and end injustice, intolerance and inactivity for people with intellectual disabilities everywhere! If you grow up in an inclusive community, you will want to live in - and build - an inclusive world. This is how we are creating the best possible future for all. All around the world, we are challenging young people to get off the sidelines, embrace inclusion and promote equality in their schools and communities. Our youth activation program - unified schools - is now offered in more than 107,700 schools worldwide, including 7,683 in the u.s. This represents enormous growth in 2018, as we empower millions more young people to unite and change the game for everyone. Why are unified programs ...

Form 990s for Special Olympics

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 31, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 20, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 14, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Sep 29, 2015990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Special Olympics

Total grants, contributions, etc.$126,016,795
Program services$7,819,306
Investment income and dividends$411,581
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$671,519
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-26,725
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$706,938
Total revenues$135,599,414

Vendors for Special Olympics

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Metropolitan Life Insurance CompanyInsurance2019-12-31
████████████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
████ █████████ ███████ ██ █████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
████████ ████████ ████ █████████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ █████ ███Insurance agent or broker$6762019-12-31
███ ██ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-10-31
████ █████ ███████See Part Iv; Advocacy software$590,6722019-09-06
██████Fundraising software2019-09-06
...and 18 more vendors

Personnel at Special Olympics

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mary DavisChief Executive Officer$453,564Aug. 16, 2020
Michael C. MeenanSenior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer-July 11, 2019
█████ █████Chief Marketing and Development Officer$280,331Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ████ ███████Chief Brand and Communications Officer / Chief Marketing Officer$151,062Oct. 4, 2018
███████ ███████Chief Information Officer$244,894Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ████████Chief , Human Resources Officer$219,553Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███Chief Program Operations$270,484Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Chief of Games and Competition$194,588Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███ ███████Vice President - Operations-Sept. 24, 2018
██████ ██████Senior Vice President , Information Technology$152,446Sept. 24, 2018
...and 28 more key personnel

Peer sports competitions

1United States Olympic Committee (USOC)501(c)(3)$322 millionColorado Springs, CO
2International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)501(c)(3)$84 millionWashington, DC
3International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)501(c)(3)$145 millionWashington, DC
4International Republican Institute (IRI)501(c)(3)$76 millionWashington, DC
5Paralyzed Veterans of America501(c)(3)$112 millionWashington, DC
6Democracy Fund501(c)(3)$73 millionWashington, DC
7New Venture Fund501(c)(3)$405 millionWashington, DC
8Meridian International Center501(c)(3)$41 millionWashington, DC
9University of Louisville Athletic Association501(c)(3)$108 millionLouisville, KY
10Council of Chief State School Officers501(c)(3)$45 millionWashington, DC
11Amideast (AMIDEAST)501(c)(3)$65 millionWashington, DC
12Pan American Development Foundation501(c)(3)$68 millionWashington, DC
13Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)501(c)(3)$34 millionWashington, DC
14American Councils for International Education501(c)(3)$77 millionWashington, DC
15Judicial Watch501(c)(3)$71 millionWashington, DC
16DKT International (DKT)501(c)(3)$190 millionWashington, DC
17AARP Foundation501(c)(3)$282 millionWashington, DC
18World Wildlife Fund (WWF)501(c)(3)$256 millionWashington, DC
19Newseum501(c)(3)$54 millionWashington, DC
20American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA)501(c)(3)$69 millionWashington, DC
21United Negro College Fundation (UNCF)501(c)(3)$89 millionWashington, DC
22Pact501(c)(3)$123 millionWashington, DC
23Truth Initiative501(c)(3)$98 millionWashington, DC
24National Endowment for Democracy501(c)(3)$188 millionWashington, DC
25Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS)501(c)(3)$84 millionWashington, DC