Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Step Up For Students

Every child deserves a chance to succeed.

four stars

96.66

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 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of students enrolled
99,500
This impact information is current as of September 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
98.9%
  Administrative Expenses 0.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.91
  Program Expenses Growth 21.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.8%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $705,681,555
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $705,681,555
   Program Service Revenue $976,220
Total Primary Revenue $706,657,775
   Other Revenue $1,003,409
TOTAL REVENUE $707,661,184
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $668,235,653
   Administrative Expenses $3,918,934
   Fundraising Expenses $2,449,330
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $674,603,917
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $33,057,267
   
Net Assets $513,703,627

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$282,023 0.04% Doug Tuthill President, CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Step Up For Students (FL) 96.66 four stars
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (DC) 86.36 three stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 90.00 four stars
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 86.80 three stars
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation (CA) 85.85 three 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