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Jobs For America's Graduates

Dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk

three stars

86.42

1729 King Street Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 684-9479   Web Site
EIN: 52-1194546

Board Leadership
Eric Holcomb
Chairman

CEO
Kenneth M. Smith
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.42 three stars
  Financial 97.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk. In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results - helping nearly three-quarters of a million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities. The JAG National Network will make a measurable difference in the outcomes of public education and workforce development systems at the national, state and local level. We will strive to increase opportunity and reduce poverty and unemployment by fostering A Nation Without Dropouts.

Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) is a state-based national organization dedicated to preventing dropouts among young people who are most at-risk. In more than three decades of operation, JAG has delivered consistent, compelling results - helping nearly three-quarters of a million young people stay in school through graduation, pursue postsecondary education and secure quality entry-level jobs leading to career advancement opportunities. The JAG National Network will make a measurable difference in the outcomes of public education and workforce development systems at the national, state and local level. We will strive to increase opportunity and reduce poverty and unemployment by fostering A Nation Without Dropouts.

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Financial

four stars

97.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jobs For America's Graduates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jobs For America's Graduates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs For America's Graduates (VA) 86.42 three stars
Academy of Achievement (DC) 85.55 three stars
The Trinity Forum (DC) 86.40 three stars
SEG Foundation (OK) 85.10 three stars
Second Chance (MD) 88.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,206,526
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $374,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $15,000
Total Contributions $4,595,901
   Program Service Revenue $1,634,521
Total Primary Revenue $6,230,422
   Other Revenue $-13,555
TOTAL REVENUE $6,216,867
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,419,572
   Administrative Expenses $640,077
   Fundraising Expenses $60,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,120,136
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,096,731
   
Net Assets $5,815,781

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
Work Transition Program $3,419,572 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 86.42 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.00 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 85.84 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.95 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 77.97 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 74.77 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 77.82 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 83.45 three stars
2010-12 11/06/2012 80.40 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 52-1194546
Name in IRS Master File JOBS FOR AMERICAS GRADUATES INC
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(568) Vocational counseling
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Kenneth Smith President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs For America's Graduates (VA) 86.42 three stars
The Chicago Public Education Fund (IL) 97.13 four stars
Robert Toigo Foundation (CA) 95.26 four stars
School for Advanced Research (NM) 85.27 three stars
Getting Out and Staying Out (NY) 91.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jobs For America's Graduates
1729 King Street
Suite 100
Alexandria, VA 22314
tel: (703) 684-9479
fax: (703) 684-9489
EIN: 52-1194546

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Board Leadership

Eric Holcomb
Chairman

CEO

Kenneth M. Smith
President

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