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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...http://www.jstart.org

    ...308 CONGRESS ST 6TH FL
    Boston MA 02210-1015

    617-542-5867


    Boston MA | IRS ruling year: 1995 | EIN: 04-3262046  

     

    Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart delivers a research-based and cost-effective program by training college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success.

    Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network.

     


    Rating Information

    Good


    This charity's score is 88%, earning it a Three-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: 90% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Jumpstart is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

     

    Accountability & Finance

     

    Jumpstart has earned a 86% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    Governance
    Policies
    Transparency

    Financial Metrics
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    ...Partial Credit
      
    ...No Credit
      
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 23.00% - 5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.51 years - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.11 - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 10.19% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 12.20% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 77.50% - 7.85/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 6.79% - 6.79/10 pts

    Unscored Information

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    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
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    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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