THE FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY BETTERMENT

Address
PO BOX 358
ARNOLD, MD 21012
Contact
Website: http://www.communitybetterment.org
Phone: +1 (410) 394-9868
Nonprofit
NTEE: S30 - Economic Development
EIN: 31-1724638

Mission

THE FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY BETTERMENT IS A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ENGAGING INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES IN COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT BY CREATING AN IMMEDIATE, POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT SHARE OUR PHILANTHROPIC VISION, BUT WHO CURRENTLY LACK THE MEANS TO SUCCEED.
 20152014201320122011
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $0.00   
Number of employees 1  2
Number of people compensated >$100k 0   
Number of volunteers 130  25
Number of highly compensated contractors 0   
Personnel
Baroody, Ted
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personTED BAROODYTED BAROODYTED BAROODYTED BAROODYTED BAROODY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Bentley, Becky
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    BECKY BENTLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Berndt, David
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDAVID BERNDTDAVID BERNDT   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Bowling, Jared
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJARED BOWLINGJARED BOWLING   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Brown, Darla
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDARLA BROWN    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Byrne, Jennifer
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    JENNIFER RANKIN BYRNE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Campbell, Kristin
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  KRISTIN CAMPBELLKRISTIN CAMPBELLKRISTIN CAMPBELL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Chamberlain, Julie
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJULIE CHAMBERLAINJULIE CHAMBERLAINJULIE CHAMBERLAINJULIE CHAMBERLAINJULIE CHAMBERLAIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Curley, Brendan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personBRENDAN CURLEYBRENDAN CURLEYBRENDAN CURLEYBRENDAN CURLEYBRENDAN CURLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Curley, Shannon
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    SHANNON CURLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Deuble, Max
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person MAX DEUBLEMAX DEUBLEMAX DEUBLE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Deuble, Maxwell
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    MAXWELL DEUBLE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Fitzgerald, Ken
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    KEN FITZGERALD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Garlock, Trevor
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person TREVOR GARLOCK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Hammond, R
TitleTREASURER DIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personR WALTER HAMMOND R WALTER HAMMONDR WALTER HAMMONDR WALTER HAMMOND JR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Hammond, Walter
Title TREASURER   
Name of key/compensated person WALTER R HAMMOND   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 5.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Johns, Bo
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person BO JOHNS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Kolb, Brant
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBRANT KOLBBRANT KOLB   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Lanza, Cara
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personCARA LANZACARA LANZA   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
McAllister, Mandy
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person MANDY MCALLISTER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Milkie, Dana
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDANA MILKIEDANA MILKIEDANA MILKIEDANA MILKIEDANA MILKIE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 5.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Milkie, Marc
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMARC MILKIEMARC MILKIEMARC MILKIEMARC MILKIEMARC MILKIE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 5.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Palmer, Chris
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person CHRIS PALMER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Pinkos, Steve
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  STEVE PINKOSSTEVE PINKOSSTEVE PINKOS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Reichert, Jennifer
Title  TREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person  JENNIFER CURLEY REICHERTJENNIFER CURLEY REICHERTJENNIFER CURLEY REICHERT
Position of compensated person
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Rodman, Alex
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    ALEX RODMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Smith, Dale
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person DALE SMITH   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Springer, Meagen
Title DIRECTOR  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person MEAGEN SPRINGER  MEAGEN SPRINGER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  True
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Tower, Shannon
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person SHANNON TOWERSHANNON TOWERSHANNON TOWER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Vernick, Elizabeth
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person ELIZABETH VERNICK   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Vlahos, Gus
Title  SECRETARYSECRETARYBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  GUS VLAHOSGUS VLAHOSGUS VLAHOS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Weisbrod, Amy
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personAMY WEISBRODAMY WEISBROD  AMY WEISBROD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00  $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00  $0.00
Young, Amy
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person AMY YOUNG   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities THE FOUNDATION FOR COMMUNITY BETTERMENT IS A NATIONAL ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO ENGAGING INDIVIDUALS OF ALL AGES IN COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT BY CREATING AN IMMEDIATE, POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS OR ORGANIZATIONS THAT SHARE OUR PHILANTHROPIC VISION, BUT WHO CURRENTLY LACK THE MEANS TO SUCCEED.  PUBLIC CHARITY
Primary exempt purposePUBLIC CHARITY PUBLIC CHARITYPUBLIC CHARITY 
Program service expenses, total$58,967.00$79,482.00$100,021.00$100,494.00$301,944.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSIST INDIVIDUALS WHO FACE CHALLENGES. THESE CHALLENGES CAN BE A RESULT OF ILLNESS, NATURAL DISASTER, FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY, AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY WHO FACE THESE SAME CHALLENGES.
Program expenses $79,482.00  $301,944.00
Grants and allocations made $79,482.00  $184,601.00
Program description SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSIST INDIVIDUALS WHO FACE CHALLENGES. THESE CHALLENGES CAN BE A RESULT OF ILLNESS, NATURAL DISASTER, FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY, AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY WHO FACE THESE SAME CHALLENGES.  SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS THAT ASSIST INDIVIDUALS WHO FACE CHALLENGES. THESE CHALLENGES CAN BE A RESULT OF ILLNESS, NATURAL DISASTER, FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY, AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES. SUPPORTING INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY WHO FACE THESE SAME CHALLENGES.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$150,635.00$226,072.00$163,328.00$193,086.00$373,421.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$126,019.00$204,384.00$149,719.00$190,860.00$364,437.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $19,300.00   
Investment income, current yr$4,410.00$5,767.00$13,609.00$2,201.00$8,984.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $204,384.00  $364,437.00
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00  $0.00
Other revenue, current yr $15,921.00  $0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $0.00   
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts $286,428.00  $373,421.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events $97,686.00   
Revenue from all other contributions $106,698.00  $364,437.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $409.00   
Net revenue from gaming (total) $8,952.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $5,767.00  $8,984.00
Net rental income$0.00$0.00  $0.00
Net income from fundraising events $6,560.00   
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $134,168.00  $365,720.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $79,482.00  $301,944.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $52,007.00  $63,606.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $2,679.00  $170.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00  $0.00
General management fees (total) $5,373.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$278,011.00$269,692.00$167,017.00$173,634.00$182,014.00
Total assets, beginning of year$269,692.00$167,017.00$173,634.00$182,014.00$166,755.00
Total liabilities$5,185.00$17,395.00$11,328.00$14,822.00$70,130.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$17,395.00$11,328.00$14,822.00$70,130.00$34,523.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $62,510.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $198,310.00  $111,884.00
Temporarily restricted net assets $53,987.00   
Net assets$272,826.00$252,297.00$155,689.00$158,812.00$111,884.00
Net assets, beginning of year $155,689.00  $132,232.00
Other liabilities $1,254.00  $69,505.00
Other assets $19,300.00  $47,776.00
Investments: publicly traded securities $96,366.00  $60,623.00
Cash: non-interest bearing $83,460.00  $62,006.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $46,506.00  $49,275.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses $91,904.00  $7,701.00
Accounts receivable, net $7,475.00  $11,609.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $581.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $16,141.00  $625.00
Total net assets or fund balances $252,297.00  $111,884.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization    $2,243.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 21  18
Number of independent voting members 21  18
Relationships among key personnel True  True
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-012011-01-01
Tax year end date2015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-012011-12-01
Has local chapters True  True
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k True  True
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990990EZ990EZ990
Reason for form submission
Address change True   
Date e-filing submitted2017-02-012015-07-092014-10-152013-07-252012-10-10
IRS schema version2015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.12011v1.2
Filing identifier201623139349200017201531739349300223201432109349200703201311289349201011201201329349302410
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