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Education Pioneers

Extraordinary change requires extraordinary people.

two stars

70.05

360 22nd Street Suite 220
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 893-4374   Web Site
EIN: 77-0602311

Board Leadership
Gale Mondry
Chair

CEO
Melissa Wu
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.05 two stars
  Financial 59.11 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

By placing thousands of leaders into organizations and positions where they can make a meaningful difference, Education Pioneers is poised to change the lives of millions of students. With your support, we can get there. As a national nonprofit organization, Education Pioneers relies on a combination of philanthropy and program fees to operate our current programs and expand our work.

By placing thousands of leaders into organizations and positions where they can make a meaningful difference, Education Pioneers is poised to change the lives of millions of students. With your support, we can get there. As a national nonprofit organization, Education Pioneers relies on a combination of philanthropy and program fees to operate our current programs and expand our work.

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Financial

one star

59.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
66.4%
  Administrative Expenses 24.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 107.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Pioneers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Pioneers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Pioneers (CA) 70.05 two stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 88.22 three stars
The Parent-Child Home Program (NY) 94.74 four stars
Afterschool Alliance (DC) 91.45 four stars
Center for Inspired Teaching (DC) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,290,229
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $31,904
Total Contributions $4,322,133
   Program Service Revenue $1,473,007
Total Primary Revenue $5,795,140
   Other Revenue $29,687
TOTAL REVENUE $5,824,827
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,851,977
   Administrative Expenses $1,628,316
   Fundraising Expenses $691,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,172,200
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,347,373
   
Net Assets $-132,909

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Education Pioneers Summer Track Fellowship $4,916,401 84.0%
Education Pioneers Alumni Services $547,725 9.4%
Emerging Human Capital Leaders Initiative (EHCLI) $387,851 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 70.05 two stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 72.24 two stars
2016-09 05/01/2018 74.32 two stars
2015-09 08/01/2017 81.54 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 77-0602311
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATION PIONEERS INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,914 1.94% Melissa Wu Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$172,231 2.10% Robert Scott Morgan Founder, Former CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Pioneers (CA) 70.05 two stars
New Visions for Public Schools (NY) 96.64 four stars
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 89.05 three stars
National College Access Network (DC) 91.45 four stars
Jacksonville Public Education Fund (FL) 87.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Education Pioneers
360 22nd Street
Suite 220
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 893-4374
fax: (510) 338-6517
EIN: 77-0602311

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Board Leadership

Gale Mondry
Chair

CEO

Melissa Wu
Chief Executive Officer

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