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Point Foundation
5055 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 501
Los Angeles, CA 90036
tel: (866) 337-6468
fax: (866) 397-6468
EIN: 84-1582086

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 60108
Los Angeles, CA 90060

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Board Leadership

Kevin Chase and James Cummings


Jorge Valencia
Executive Director & CEO

Give From Your Donor Advised Fund

Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Point Foundation

The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 91.97 4 stars
  Financial 89.38 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 16.8%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,054,935
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $549,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,604,916
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,604,916
   Other Revenue $189,417
TOTAL REVENUE $3,794,333
   Program Expenses $3,006,121
   Administrative Expenses $368,452
   Fundraising Expenses $601,257
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-181,497
Net Assets $8,109,401

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$276,500 6.95% Jorge Valencia Executive Director, CEO


Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society. Since its inception in 2001, Point Foundation has invested more than $15 million in the education and support of over 220 outstanding Point Scholars. Point achieves its mission through scholarship grants, leadership training and individual mentoring programs. Point's work is vital because nearly one-third of LGBTQ students drop out of high school to escape the violence, harassment, and isolation they face there - a dropout rate nearly three times the national average - and, as a result, are twice as likely to report they are not planning to pursue a higher education.

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