Optimist International in Santa Rosa, California (CA)

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Optimist International
Employer Identification Number (EIN)946086315
Name of OrganizationOptimist International
In Care of NameThomas T Behnke II
Address7011a Erland Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
ActivitiesFraternity or sorority
SubsectionCivic League, Social Welfare Organization
Ruling Date03/1956
DeductibilityContributions are not deductible
FoundationAll organizations except 501(c)(3)
Tax Period2010
Filing Requirement990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $25,000 per year
Asset Amount$33,973
Amount of Income$16,622
Form 990 Revenue Amount$16,622
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Community Improvement, Capacity Building: Men's Service Clubs

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Amount of income in 2010: $16,622
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Assets in 2010: $33,973
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Expenses in 2002: $8,912
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Income to expenses ratio in 2002: 1.9
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Grants share in income in 2002: 0.0%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2002

Assets at end of 2002

Expenses for 2002

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$13,655$9,969$16,622
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$0$82$0
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$210$1,086$269
Membership dues and assessments$836$148$921
Investment income$113$0$74
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$0$0$0
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$0$0$0
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$0$0$0
Gross revenue$0$0$0
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$0$0$0
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$12,496$8,653$15,358
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$34,680$31,445$40,643
Less: cost of goods sold$22,184$22,792$25,285
Other revenue$0$0$0
Total expenses$10,527$14,769$8,912
Grants and similar amounts paid$0$0$0
Benefits paid to or for members$1,521$3,395$1,378
Salaries, other compensation, and employee benefits$0$0$0
Professional fees and other payments to independent contractors$265$10$10
Occupancy, rent, utilities, and maintenance$0$0$0
Printing, publications, postage, and shipping$686$1,139$634
Other expenses$8,055$10,225$6,890
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$31,063$26,263$33,973
Excess or (deficit) for the year$3,128$-4,800$7,710
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$27,935$31,063$26,263
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0
Balance Sheets
Total assets$31,063$26,263$33,973
Cash, savings, and investments$29,306$24,506$32,216
Land and buildings$0$0$0
Other assets$1,757$1,757$1,757
Total liabilities$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$31,063$26,263$33,973
Other Information
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return, and has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year?No
Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year?No
Direct and indirect political expenditures$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4911$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4912$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4955$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year?No
Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958$0
Amount of tax above, reimbursed by the organization$0
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2002)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
Total number of other employees paid over $50,0000
Statements About Activities (for 2002)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$0
Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures?
Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds?
Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?
Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?
The total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year
The aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year
The total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included above) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts
The aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included above at the end of the tax year
Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status
The organization is not a private foundation because it is
Support Schedule
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$0$0$0
Membership fees received$0$0$0
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the organization's charitable, etc., purpose$0$0$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, amounts received from payments on securities loans (section 512(a)(5)), rents, royalties, and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975$0$0$0
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$0$0$0
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$0$0$0
The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit without charge. Do not include the value of services or facilities generally furnished to the public without charge$0$0$0
Other income$0$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2002)
Total exempt purpose expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying)$0
Other exempt purpose expenditures$0
Lobbying nontaxable amount$0
Grassroots nontaxable amount$0
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North Dakota3
New Hampshire2
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20 biggest affiliated organizations
AffiliationNameAddressStateEstablishedTotal Income
SubordinateOptimist International, 33095 Oc Of Carroll County-Freedom5910 Forest Ct, Sykesville, MD 21784-6713MD1966-02$543,611
SubordinateOptimist International, 04444 Opti Club Of Portland InPO BOX 1244, Portland, IN 47371-3244IN1958-07$133,633
SubordinateOptimist International, 35027 Oc Of Brookings Sd416 17th Ave, Brookings, SD 57006-2333SD1958-07$109,504
SubordinateOptimist International, 10058 Optimist Club Of Minden NePO BOX 276, Minden, NE 68959-0276NE1958-07$52,318
SubordinateOptimist International, 41022 Oc Of Coronado CaPO BOX 180251, Coronado, CA 92178-0251CA1971-02$50,331
SubordinateOptimist International, Roseville Optimist Club27848 Eastwick Sq, Roseville, MI 48066MI1958-07$38,294
SubordinateOptimist International1521 Edith Blvd Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87102-1611NM1958-07$36,500
SubordinateThe Optimist Club Of Poplar Bluff1650 W Harper St, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901MO1958-07$26,879
SubordinateOptimist International7011a Erland Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404CA1956-03$16,622
CentralOptimist International, Coldwater Optimist Club436 Peyton Road, Coldwater, MS 38618MS1958-07$5,062,674
SubordinateOptimist Club Of Sacramento-Country Club Ca An Affiliate Of Optotimists Intnl3600 American River Dr No 210, Sacramento, CA 95864CA1968-10$3,089,199
SubordinateOptimist International, 3513 Oc Of St Cloud MnPO BOX 942, Saint Cloud, MN 56302-0942MN1958-07$2,769,723
SubordinateOptimist International, 03165 Louisville-Hikes Point Ky2115 Bruce Ave, Louisville, KY 40218-2632KY1958-07$2,457,168
SubordinateOptimist International, 10053 Oc Of Lexington Ne210 S Sheridan Ave Unit 2, Sheridan, WY 82801-4893WY1958-07$2,290,425
SubordinateOptimist International, Morehead Optimist Club6950 Us Hwy 60 West, Morehead, KY 40351KY1966-02$2,279,877
SubordinateOptimist International, 03007 Catlettsburg-Boyd KyPO BOX 2258, Ashland, KY 41105-2258KY1958-07$2,079,818
SubordinateOptimist International, 38265 Optimist Club Of Lubbock TxPO BOX 765, Lubbock, TX 79408-0765TX1958-07$1,182,078
SubordinateOptimist International, 39140 Opti Club Of Gretna-West Bank2448 Cumberland Ct, New Orleans, LA 70131-1945LA1966-02$1,022,119
SubordinateOptimist International, 06140 Opti Club Of Waco-Northwest TPO BOX 7164, Waco, TX 76714-7164TX1960-01$984,185
SubordinateOptimist International, 35100 Oc Of Luverne Mn115 E Fairway Dr, Luverne, MN 56156-1148MN1958-07$896,553
Number of affiliated organizations
North Carolina147
North Dakota18
New Hampshire4
New Jersey26
New Mexico31
New York37
South Carolina41
South Dakota24
West Virginia11

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