Education : Education Policy and Reform

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 2019
Number of seniors who pursue Post-secondary Educational opportunities
2,556
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$220,198 2.29% Jemina Bernard Executive Director

Mission

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

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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