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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Playworks

Education energized

three stars

85.13

380 Washington Street Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 893-4180   Web Site
EIN: 94-3251867

Board Leadership
Joy Weiss
Chair

CEO
Jill Vialet
President, Founder

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.13 three stars
  Financial 78.98 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Playworks believes in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. This national organization provides safe, healthy, inclusive play and physical activity to schools at recess and throughout the entire school day. Founded in 1996, Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time adults, called "coaches" to low-income, urban schools. Directly and through training others, we create a place for every kid on the playground - a place where they belong, have fun and are part of the game. Playworks creates safe, inclusive school environments that allow kids to thrive. Playworks currently serves more than 1,200 schools across the United States and reaches more than 700,000 students directly and through professional training services.

Playworks believes in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid. This national organization provides safe, healthy, inclusive play and physical activity to schools at recess and throughout the entire school day. Founded in 1996, Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time adults, called "coaches" to low-income, urban schools. Directly and through training others, we create a place for every kid on the playground - a place where they belong, have fun and are part of the game. Playworks creates safe, inclusive school environments that allow kids to thrive. Playworks currently serves more than 1,200 schools across the United States and reaches more than 700,000 students directly and through professional training services.

Financial

two stars

78.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/22/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Playworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Playworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Playworks (CA) 85.13 three stars
Junior Achievement - Rocky Mountain (CO) 88.21 three stars
The Education Fund (FL) 86.56 three stars
School on Wheels (CA) 95.47 four stars
Colorado UpLift (CO) 89.82 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,277,830
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $798,311
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,627,356
Total Contributions $33,703,497
   Program Service Revenue $15,603,395
Total Primary Revenue $49,306,892
   Other Revenue $360,116
TOTAL REVENUE $49,667,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,295,442
   Administrative Expenses $4,352,624
   Fundraising Expenses $4,740,815
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,388,881
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,278,127
   
Net Assets $24,188,083

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
School-Based Services $21,074,060 90.5%
Training Program $2,221,382 9.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/22/2017 85.13 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2017 87.08 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 85.19 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 91.14 four stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 88.56 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.55 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 95.22 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 89.91 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.06 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 95.75 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 98.04 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 90.53 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 98.27 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 91.58 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 91.49 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2005 91.53 four 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 94-3251867
Name in IRS Master File PLAYWORKS EDUCATION ENERGIZED
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(317) Other sports or athletic 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 November, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,431 0.54% Jill Vialet CEO, Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$176,498 0.54% Elizabeth Cushing COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Playworks (CA) 85.13 three stars
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.55 four stars
Junior Achievement of Central Ohio (OH) 85.71 three stars
Junior Achievement of San Diego and Imperial Counties (CA) 87.66 three stars
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (MI) 90.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Playworks
380 Washington Street
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 893-4180
fax: (510) 893-4378
EIN: 94-3251867

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Board Leadership

Joy Weiss
Chair

CEO

Jill Vialet
President, Founder

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