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Stand for Children Leadership Center

Helping all children get the education and support they need to thrive

four stars

91.69

2121 SW Broadway Suite 111
Portland, OR 97201
tel: (800) 663-4032   Web Site
EIN: 52-1957214

Board Leadership
Juan Sepulveda
Chair

CEO
Jonah Edelman
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.69 four stars
  Financial 88.95 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Stand for Children Leadership Center is a leadership development and training organization. We train ordinary people to be effective citizen leaders capable of solving problems facing children, both locally and statewide, by convincing elected officials and voters to invest in and reform vital children's programs. Our highly trained staff provide parents and others concerned about children's issues with tools to achieve long-lasting improvements for children by joining together in a unified, grassroots voice.

Stand for Children Leadership Center is a leadership development and training organization. We train ordinary people to be effective citizen leaders capable of solving problems facing children, both locally and statewide, by convincing elected officials and voters to invest in and reform vital children's programs. Our highly trained staff provide parents and others concerned about children's issues with tools to achieve long-lasting improvements for children by joining together in a unified, grassroots voice.

Financial

three stars

88.95

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 21.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.14
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stand for Children Leadership Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Stand for Children Leadership Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings or town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc) advisory committees
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 91.69 four stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84 three stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92 four stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,114,804
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $196,030
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,310,834
   Program Service Revenue $422,130
Total Primary Revenue $16,732,964
   Other Revenue $367,399
TOTAL REVENUE $17,100,363
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,894,171
   Administrative Expenses $3,613,462
   Fundraising Expenses $890,157
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,397,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-297,427
   
Net Assets $19,112,874

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
National Services $9,151,305 71.0%
National Center for High School Success $1,338,233 10.4%
Louisiana Program $1,277,382 9.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 11/01/2020 91.69 four stars
2018-08 07/01/2019 87.32 three stars
2017-08 08/01/2018 90.22 four stars
2016-08 09/01/2017 83.66 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.84 three stars
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.52 three stars
2013-12 09/01/2015 90.75 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 79.42 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.44 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 94.39 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.96 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.17 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 93.36 four stars
2008-12 11/01/2010 96.51 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 52-1957214
Name in IRS Master File STAND FOR CHILDREN LEADERSHIP CENTER
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
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
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 February, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,858 1.06% Jonah Edelman Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$305,304 1.75% Pamela Welch COO/CFO
$283,005 1.62% Emily Phan Chief Technology Officer
$248,966 1.43% Shannon Campion Chief of State Operations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 91.69 four stars
The Southern Education Foundation (GA) 92.55 four stars
Teach Plus Incorporated (MA) 86.60 three stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 90.71 four stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Stand for Children Leadership Center
2121 SW Broadway
Suite 111
Portland, OR 97201
tel: (800) 663-4032
fax: (503) 963-9517
EIN: 52-1957214

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Board Leadership

Juan Sepulveda
Chair

CEO

Jonah Edelman
Chief Executive Officer

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