Financial and Legal Information
As a public charity, Rochester Area Community Foundation makes a point of operating in an open manner that welcomes scrutiny. We take our obligation to donors, community groups, and the public very seriously. Accordingly, our federal tax returns, audited financial statements, and other related documents are posted on our website and are on file with the New York State Attorney General.
We are also pleased to offer our Consolidated Financial Statements, which include the independent auditor’s report from Bonadio & Co., LLP.
Individual Form 990s and Tax Determination Letters
Annually in November, we file an individual Form 990 with the IRS for Rochester Area Community Foundation, Rochester Area Community Foundation Depository, Inc., Rochester Area Foundation, Rochester Area Community Foundation Initiatives, Inc., and Feinbloom Supporting Foundation.
Each organization’s separately filed IRS Federal Form 990 and Tax Determination Letter are available below and updated annually.
- Rochester Area Community Foundation: Form 990 | 501(c)3 | 509(a)1
- Charitable Checking AccountSM: Form 990 | 501(c)3 | 509(a)1
- Rochester Area Foundation: Form 990 | 501(c)3 and 509(a)1
- Rochester Area Community Foundation Initiatives, Inc: Form 990 | 501(c)3 and 509(a)1
- Feinbloom Supporting Foundation: Form 990 | 501(c)3 and 509(a)1
- Sands Family Supporting Foundation: Form 990 | 501(c)3
For More Information
If you have any questions regarding the information included in any of these returns, reports or letters, or wish to receive information from prior fiscal years, please email Amy Vars, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, or call her at 585.271.4100.
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