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Crayons to Computers

A free store for teachers

four stars

91.67

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

Board Leadership
Erin Wisecup
Chair

CEO
Susan Frankel
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.67 four stars
  Financial 91.36 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.36

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
97.1%
  Administrative Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
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) 91.67 four stars
AchieveMpls (MN) 96.66 four stars
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 93.98 four stars
Classroom Central (NC) 90.71 four stars
RAFT (CA) 90.11 four stars

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Crayons to Computers (C2C) was chartered in 1996 to serve the educational and imaginative needs of children in the greater Cincinnati area. C2C distributes donated, value purchased, and created product through our teacher's free store. Full-time certified teachers from public, parochial, or private schools may shop for free if a high percentage of their students participate in the free or reduced price lunch program. C2C serves 245 eligible schools in 16 counties of Greater Cincinnati. C2C distributed $11.5 million worth of free school supplies to local classrooms through 18,971 teacher visits during the 2009-2010 school year.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,104,603
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $52,550
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,157,153
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,157,153
   Other Revenue $129,125
TOTAL REVENUE $12,286,278
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,936,828
   Administrative Expenses $121,991
   Fundraising Expenses $274,838
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,333,657
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,047,379
   
Net Assets $13,418,287

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 $12,867,949 99.5%
Mobile Outreach $45,117 0.3%
Crafts With Conviction $23,762 0.2%

Ratings History
Crayons to Computers has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,757 0.71% Susan Frankel President, CEO

Crayons to Computers (C2C) was chartered in 1996 to serve the educational and imaginative needs of children in the greater Cincinnati area. C2C distributes donated, value purchased, and created product through our teacher's free store. Full-time certified teachers from public, parochial, or private schools may shop for free if a high percentage of their students participate in the free or reduced price lunch program. C2C serves 245 eligible schools in 16 counties of Greater Cincinnati. C2C distributed $11.5 million worth of free school supplies to local classrooms through 18,971 teacher visits during the 2009-2010 school year.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Crayons to Computers (OH) 91.67 four stars
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 96.48 four stars
DonorsChoose.org (NY) 96.66 four stars
Classroom Central (NC) 90.71 four stars
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 96.46 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

Erin Wisecup
Chair

CEO

Susan Frankel
President and CEO

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