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Student Leadership Network

Equalizing Education. Achieving Success

four stars

90.07

322 8th Avenue 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 207-3221   Web Site
EIN: 06-1517218

Board Leadership
Jennifer Powers
Board Chair

CEO
Yolonda Marshall
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.07 four stars
  Financial 85.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Student Leadership Network supports three life-changing programs that empower youth from underserved communities to break the cycle of poverty through education:

- The Young Women's Leadership Schools (TYWLS), a high performing network of five all-girls NYC public schools
- CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), a comprehensive college access program for young women and men across 31 NYC public high schools, currently impacting more than 17,000 students.
- Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN), 16 sister all-girls schools throughout the United States, including schools in California, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Texas.

Since 2001, SL Network has helped more than 18,000 students to enroll in college and has helped generate more than $560 million in financial aid to enable them to persist there

Student Leadership Network supports three life-changing programs that empower youth from underserved communities to break the cycle of poverty through education:

- The Young Women's Leadership Schools (TYWLS), a high performing network of five all-girls NYC public schools
- CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), a comprehensive college access program for young women and men across 31 NYC public high schools, currently impacting more than 17,000 students.
- Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN), 16 sister all-girls schools throughout the United States, including schools in California, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Texas.

Since 2001, SL Network has helped more than 18,000 students to enroll in college and has helped generate more than $560 million in financial aid to enable them to persist there

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of seniors who pursue Post-secondary Educational opportunities
17,000
This impact information is current as of November 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

85.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Student Leadership Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Student Leadership Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Student Leadership Network (NY) 90.07 four stars
Jacksonville Public Education Fund (FL) 87.37 three stars
The NEA Foundation (DC) 90.22 four stars
Healthy Schools Campaign (IL) 89.25 three stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 87.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,223,846
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,640,251
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $134,000
Total Contributions $7,998,097
   Program Service Revenue $3,205,720
Total Primary Revenue $11,203,817
   Other Revenue $-255,891
TOTAL REVENUE $10,947,926
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,972,975
   Administrative Expenses $658,350
   Fundraising Expenses $948,415
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,579,740
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,368,186
   
Net Assets $7,234,784

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
College Bound Initiative $5,921,235 74.3%
Young Women's Leadership Schools $2,051,740 25.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 12/01/2019 90.07 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 89.68 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 92.02 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.37 four stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 92.34 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 92.09 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.60 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.82 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 93.33 four stars
2012-06 09/09/2013 93.28 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.11 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 90.75 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 92.92 four stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 95.37 four stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 92.62 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 90.20 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 88.16 three stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 85.62 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 06-1517218
Name in IRS Master File STUDENT LEADERSHIP NETWORK INC
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
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
(59) Other school related activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 September, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,198 2.29% Jemina Bernard Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Student Leadership Network (NY) 90.07 four stars
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 90.09 four stars
The NEA Foundation (DC) 90.22 four stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.00 three stars
Center for Collaborative Education (MA) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Student Leadership Network
322 8th Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 207-3221
fax: (212) 207-8814
EIN: 06-1517218

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Board Leadership

Jennifer Powers
Board Chair

CEO

Yolonda Marshall
Chief Executive Officer

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