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Point Foundation
5055 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 501
Los Angeles, CA 90036
tel: (866) 337-6468
fax: (866) 397-6468
EIN: 84-1582086

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 60108
Los Angeles, CA 90060

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Board Leadership

Kevin Chase and James Cummings
Co-Chairs

CEO

Jorge Valencia
Executive Director & CEO


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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Point Foundation

The National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund

 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.42 4 stars
  Financial 92.11 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 4 stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Point Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 06/2015)

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,699,398
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $631,009
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,330,407
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,330,407
   Other Revenue $574,868
TOTAL REVENUE $6,905,275
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,187,529
   Administrative Expenses $449,891
   Fundraising Expenses $613,846
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,251,266
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,654,009
   
Net Assets $10,255,566

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 06/2015)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$298,500 7.02% Jorge Valencia Executive Director, CEO

Mission

Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential - despite the obstacles often put before them - to make a significant impact on society. Since its inception in 2001, Point Foundation has invested more than $15 million in the education and support of over 220 outstanding Point Scholars. Point achieves its mission through scholarship grants, leadership training and individual mentoring programs. Point's work is vital because nearly one-third of LGBTQ students drop out of high school to escape the violence, harassment, and isolation they face there - a dropout rate nearly three times the national average - and, as a result, are twice as likely to report they are not planning to pursue a higher education.

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