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Crayons to Computers

A free store for teachers

four stars

91.36

1350 Tennessee Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229
tel: (513) 482-3290   Web Site
EIN: 31-1507076

Board Leadership
Nick Rosian
Chair

CEO
Amy Cheney
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Crayons to Computers exists to level the playing field in the classroom by providing students in need the tools to succeed in school.

Crayons to Computers exists to level the playing field in the classroom by providing students in need the tools to succeed in school.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of clients served
18,414
Number of volunteers
2,470
Number of returning volunteers
130
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
18,000
Total dollars received in contributions
2,062,680
Estimated dollar value of clothing and household goods donations
9,000,000
This impact information is current as of October 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

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth -8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crayons to Computers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crayons to Computers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crayons to Computers (OH) 91.36 four stars
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 92.36 four stars
AchieveMpls (MN) 91.63 four stars
DonorsChoose (NY) 95.47 four stars
Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,657,825
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $86,622
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,744,447
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,744,447
   Other Revenue $420,454
TOTAL REVENUE $10,164,901
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,071,404
   Administrative Expenses $152,756
   Fundraising Expenses $322,266
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,546,426
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-381,525
   
Net Assets $12,952,507

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
Distribution of Donated School Materials $7,251,412 72.0%
Mobile Outreach $1,812,852 18.0%
Crafts With Conviction $1,007,140 10.0%

Ratings History
Crayons to Computers has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 91.36 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 90.94 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.67 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.47 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.52 three stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 87.45 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.60 four stars
2011-06 03/01/2013 92.11 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 31-1507076
Name in IRS Master File CRAYONS TO COMPUTERS INC
NTEE Code T20
NTEE Classification Private Grantmaking Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(59) Other school related activities
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 May, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$27,773 0.26% Amy Cheney President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$90,791 0.86% Susan Frankel President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crayons to Computers (OH) 91.36 four stars
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 92.38 four stars
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 96.66 four stars
AchieveMpls (MN) 91.63 four stars
Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Crayons to Computers
1350 Tennessee Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45229
tel: (513) 482-3290
fax: (513) 482-3294
EIN: 31-1507076

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Board Leadership

Nick Rosian
Chair

CEO

Amy Cheney
President and CEO

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