EIN 51-0176029

Special Olympics Iowa

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Special Olympics Iowa provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. They also offer physical fitness programs, teach the importance of good health, and introduce team sports adapted for all ability levels. In addition, they have a Healthy Athletes program to help athletes improve their overall well-being through clinics held in welcoming environments. They are located in Grimes, IA.
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Program areas at Special Olympics Iowa

Games and competition provides olympic style training and competition in twenty-three different sports throught the year for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Healthy athletes is a program designed to help Special Olympics athletes improve their health and fitness. This can lead to a better sports experience and improved well-being. Athletes receive a variety of health services through clinics conducted in welcoming environments at Special Olympics competitions.
Unified champion schools brings together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities through education, sports, and youth leadership to provide them with the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to create and sustain school communities that promote acceptance and respect.
Young athletes play days are an introduction to Special Olympics. Children participate in eleven different activities, representing eleven different sports offered by Special Olympics. The program helps increase the young children's strength and coordination for sports while introducing them to group play, cooperation, and awareness of rules.motor activity training introduce team sports adapted for the severe and profound as well as those who are unable to participate in the traditional Special Olympics programs. Activities, such as bocce, ramp bowling, balloon volleyball, team basketball, basketball shoot, batting, ball darts, golf, shot put, race walk, and wall pass are modified to allow youth and adults to participate in a team or as an individual. Volunteers and switch activated equipment are on site to assist the athletes as they participate in each event.athlete leadership provides an education program to train individuals with intellectual disabilities in literacy, leadership, and speaking skills.

Who funds Special Olympics Iowa

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Special OlympicsProgram Assistance$760,376
The Principal Charity ClassicGeneral Operations$37,265
Knights of Columbus - Iowa State CouncilCampaign for Individuals With Disabilities$25,000
...and 31 more grants received totalling $954,399

Personnel at Special Olympics Iowa

John KlieglPresident and Chief Executive Officer$130,778
Stuart SteffyVice President of Development Donations Memorial Gifts Planned Giving
Tracy McCormickDirector of Finance Accounting Operations Centralized Accounting
Karen WhitmanDirector of Marketing and Communication Media Relations Public Relations Marketing
Bryan CoffeyDirector of Unified Programs
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for Special Olympics Iowa

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,592,463
Program services$119,628
Investment income and dividends$29,128
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$19,346
Net income from fundraising events$-80,908
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,679,657

Form 990s for Special Olympics Iowa

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-06-22990View PDF
2020-122021-09-13990View PDF
2019-122021-02-17990View PDF
2018-122019-11-01990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

Organizations like Special Olympics Iowa

Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI)Mount Pleasant, MI$10,928,476
Team Summit ColoradoFrisco, CO$4,001,469
Special Olympics New MexicoAlbuquerque, NM$2,392,359
Special Olympics TennesseeNashville, TN$2,676,734
Special Olympics New HampshireConcord, NH$1,862,031
Special Olympics OklahomaTulsa, OK$2,440,684
Special Olympics AlaskaAnchorage, AK$1,851,761
Special Olympics TexasSan Antonio, TX$11,162,538
Special Olympics WisconsinMadison, WI$4,079,724
Special Olympics Oregon (SOOR)Beaverton, OR$3,018,917
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 3 new grant, including a grant for $9,666 from American Online Giving Foundation
January 2, 2024
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $760,376 from Special Olympics
October 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from Knights of Columbus - Iowa State Council
August 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
July 23, 2023
Received grants
Identified 15 new grant, including a grant for $641,871 from Special Olympics
Nonprofit Types
Sports competitionsSports organizationsCharities
Human servicesSports
Fundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsAccepts online donations
General information
551 Se Dovetail Rd PO Box 620
Grimes, IA 50111
Metro area
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA
Polk County, IA
Website URL
(515) 986-5520
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N70: Amateur Sports Competitions
NAICS code, primary
713990: Amateur Sports, Youth Sports, and Recreational Services
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