About Special Olympics Louisiana
Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is committed to efficiency and transparency. We communicate with our supporters, donors, and prospective donors by email, postal mail, phone, and other means, both to request contributions to our cause and to educate the public about Special Olympics Louisiana’s year-round sport and health programs, volunteer opportunities, and Unified events in the communities we serve. These efforts help advance our mission to change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities and to transform lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. As a result, in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, SOLA allocates a portion of our fundraising costs to program services. Special Olympics Louisiana is recognized as a tax-exempt non-profit under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Special Olympics Identification Number (EIN) is 72-0706608. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible. As a nonprofit organization exempt from federal taxation, we ensure our donors’ money is spent as efficiently and effectively as possible.
We are committed to efficiency and transparency. Our efforts help advance our mission to change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities and to transform lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere.
- Articles of Incorporation
- Corporate Bylaws
- Official General Rules
- Sport Rules Article 1
- Conflict of Interest Policy
Below are financial reports that provide the public with information about Special Olympics Louisiana. See how we are ensuring that funds and resources are being used to fulfill our mission.
Our annual report provides information on our mission and history and summarizes our achievements in the past year.
A financial audit is an independent third-part examination of our financial statements.
A Form 990 report allows the Internal Revenue Service and the general public to evaluate a not-for-profit’s operations, including information on our mission, programs, assets, and liabilities.
As Special Olympics Louisiana launches into its next 50 years, we are looking to the future to further advance the mission of Special Olympics. Our 2021-2024 Strategic Plan reflects our shared core values and will pave the way for success for our current and future athletes!