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    Per Scholas
    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    Per Scholas

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    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    804 East 138th Street
    2nd FloorBronx NY 10454

    Bronx NY | IRS ruling year: 1995 | EIN: 04-3252955  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
     
    Organization Mission
    Per Scholas' mission is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for tech careers and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses. A thriving workfor ... (More)
     

    Rating Information

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    Great

    This charity's score is 97%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 35% Accountability & Finance, 44% Impact & Measurement, 9% Leadership & Adaptability, 12% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

    Historical Ratings
    Charity Navigator's ratings previously did not consider Leadership & Adaptability, Culture & Community, or Impact & Measurement. The historic rating mainly reflects a version of today’s Accountability and Finance score. More information on our previous rating methodologies can be found on our rating methodology page.
     
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    4/1/2022
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    6/1/2021
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    This organization received multiple star ratings within this fiscal year, due to an update to its Accountability and Transparency data and/or the receipt of an amended Form 990.
    2/1/2020
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    12/1/2018
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    Rating Report

    Impact & Measurement
    Score

    100

    This beacon estimates the actual impact a charity has on the lives of those it serves, and determines whether it is making good use of donor resources to achieve that impact.

    Assessments

    Impact

    100 out of 100 points

    100% of Impact & Measurement score
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    Impact Evaluation
    100 out of 100 points
     
    Impact Statement
    This program increased the income of beneficiaries by more than $1.50 for every $1 spent.
    Program Context
    WorkAdvance: Per Scholas provides free, high-quality job training and support services to talented young people. Per Scholas then partners with large I.T. employers to place graduates in jobs.
    Data Time Period
    6/1/11 to 6/30/14
    Benchmark for Scoring
    Impact score of this program is based on the incremental cost to provide an increase in income for beneficiaries. If the program is found to provide an increase in income greater than $1.50 for every $1 spent, it is deemed highly cost-effective. If the program provides an increase in income greater than $0.85 for every $1 spent, it is considered cost-effective. If the nonprofit doesn't meet this benchmark for cost-effectiveness, it earns a score of 65. This program increased the income of beneficiaries by more than $1.50 for every $1 spent.
    Methodology
    Analysis conducted in 2018 by Charity Navigator's acquired branch, ImpactMatters, using data from solicited nonprofits and publically available data from the IRS.
    Data Source
    Outcome data collected through the research organization M.D.R.C for a study funded by the Social Innovation Fund. M.D.R.C. conducted the evaluation, collecting baseline data and three year follow-up data through surveying, administrative data and other sources. Cost information for this program was collected from nonprofit reporting and form 990 data from the IRS.

    Measurement

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    0% of Impact & Measurement score
    Program Planning and Design
     
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    Program Development
     
    This section assesses the consideration of stakeholders in program objectives and activities.
    Data Collection and Analysis
     
    This section assesses the best practices used in collecting and analyzing program data.
    Reporting and Distribution of Results
     
    This section assesses reporting and disseminating program results.
    Use of Results
     
    This section assesses the use of results to guide learning.
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