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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Step Up For Students

Every child deserves a chance to succeed.

four stars

98.23

P.O. Box 54429 Jacksonville, FL 32245
tel: (877) 735-7837   Web Site
EIN: 59-3649371

Board Leadership
John Kirtley
Chairman

CEO
Doug Tuthill
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Step Up For Students empowers parents to pursue and engage in the most appropriate learning options for their children, with an emphasis on families who lack the financial resources to access these options. By pursuing this mission, we help public education fulfill the promise of equal opportunity.

Step Up For Students empowers parents to pursue and engage in the most appropriate learning options for their children, with an emphasis on families who lack the financial resources to access these options. By pursuing this mission, we help public education fulfill the promise of equal opportunity.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
98.9%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.03
  Program Expenses Growth 25.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Step Up For Students on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Step Up For Students on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Step Up For Students (FL) 98.23 four stars
The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund (MA) 87.21 three stars
Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 89.39 three stars
Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County (FL) 97.22 four stars
10,000 Degrees (CA) 90.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $533,245,078
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $533,245,078
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $533,245,078
   Other Revenue $388,518
TOTAL REVENUE $533,633,596
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $562,199,462
   Administrative Expenses $3,694,165
   Fundraising Expenses $2,139,326
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $568,032,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-34,399,357
   
Net Assets $480,646,360

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
Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program $541,915,225 96.4%
The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship Fund $12,492,497 2.2%
Research on Student Outcomes $5,112,954 0.9%
Personal Learning Scholarship $2,678,786 0.5%

Ratings History
Step Up For Students has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 98.23 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 99.92 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 99.92 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 99.92 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 99.88 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 98.12 four stars
2010-06 10/01/2011 81.19 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.42 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.44 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 97.29 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 97.32 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 97.32 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2008 99.73 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 59-3649371
Name in IRS Master File STEP UP FOR STUDENTS INC
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 July, 2000
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$263,061 0.04% Doug Tuthill President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Step Up For Students (FL) 98.23 four stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars
The College Crusade of Rhode Island (RI) 89.11 three stars
Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (IL) 90.96 four stars
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 94.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Step Up For Students
P.O. Box 54429
Jacksonville, FL 32245
tel: (877) 735-7837
EIN: 59-3649371

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Board Leadership

John Kirtley
Chairman

CEO

Doug Tuthill
President

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