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    City Year
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    Impact & Measurement
    Accountability & Finance
    Culture & Community
    Leadership & Adaptability

    City Year

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    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    287 Columbus Avenue
    Boston MA 02116

    Boston MA | IRS ruling year: 1988 | EIN: 22-2882549  
    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
    City Year's mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. City Year helps students and schools succeed. Divers ... (More)
     

    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 100%, earning it a Four-Star rating.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores, weighted as follows: 41% Accountability & Finance, 51% Impact & Measurement, 8% 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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    Review Before ProceedingConfirmed Delinquency

    This organization appears on the most recent listing of nonprofits that are delinquent with California state registrations


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    Please Note: In compliance with California Assembly Bill 488, we have disabled donations to this charity on our platform at this time.

    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
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    Impact Statement
    This program provided additional learning for around 40% of the average expenditure in U.S. schools to provide the same educational outcomes.
    Program Context
    Whole School Whole Child program: City Year aims to improve the graduation rates of students by training 18-25 year olds to serve as near-peer mentors in schools. Through its Whole School Whole Child model, corps members work to build relationships with students and serve as both in-class aids and after-school tutors.
    Data Time Period
    7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018
    Benchmark for Scoring
    Impact score of this program is based on the incremental cost to provide students with two additional months of learning in math and four additional months of learning in science. If the program provides this additional learning 75% of the average cost to achieve the same outcomes at public and private schools in the U.S., the program is deemed highly cost-effective and earns a score of 100. If the program provides these outcomes between 75% and 125% the average cost of U.S. schools, the program is considered cost-effective and earns a score of 80. If the program spends more than 125% the average cost, it earns a score of 65. This program provided additional learning for around 40% of the average expenditure in U.S. schools to provide the same educational outcomes.
    Methodology
    Analysis conducted in 2019 by Charity Navigator's acquired branch, ImpactMatters, using data from solicited nonprofits and publically available data from the IRS.
    Data Source
    Outcome and cost data collected via publicly available reports and financial statements.

    Measurement

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    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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