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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

PeaceJam

Nobel peace prize winners mentoring youth to change the world

four stars

91.91

11200 Ralstone Road Arvada, CO 80004
tel: (303) 455-2099   Web Site
EIN: 84-1349666

Board Leadership
Monica Willard
President

CEO
Kate Cumbo
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.91 four stars
  Financial 88.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The PeaceJam Foundation is an international organization whose mission statement is "to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody." The PeaceJam program was launched in February 1996 by co-founders Dawn Engle and Ivan Suvanjieff to provide the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates with a programmatic vehicle to use in working together to teach youth the art of peace. This foundation supports young people working for change through peaceful acts, giving them a platform by which they can be heard.

The PeaceJam Foundation is an international organization whose mission statement is "to create young leaders committed to positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world through the inspiration of Nobel Peace Laureates who pass on the spirit, skills, and wisdom they embody." The PeaceJam program was launched in February 1996 by co-founders Dawn Engle and Ivan Suvanjieff to provide the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates with a programmatic vehicle to use in working together to teach youth the art of peace. This foundation supports young people working for change through peaceful acts, giving them a platform by which they can be heard.

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Financial

three stars

88.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PeaceJam on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PeaceJam on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PeaceJam (CO) 91.91 four stars
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Bright Prospect (CA) 91.02 four stars
A Child's Place (NC) 85.40 three stars
BestPrep (MN) 86.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,414,813
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,414,813
   Program Service Revenue $889,016
Total Primary Revenue $2,303,829
   Other Revenue $29,645
TOTAL REVENUE $2,333,474
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,022,670
   Administrative Expenses $132,320
   Fundraising Expenses $85,265
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,240,255
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $93,219
   
Net Assets $1,161,688

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
International Education $2,022,670 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 91.91 four stars
2018-12 11/01/2020 69.39 one star
2018-12 10/01/2020 61.80 one star

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

EIN 84-1349666
Name in IRS Master File PEACEJAM FOUNDATION
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(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 September, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,804 2.75% Kate Cumbo Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PeaceJam (CO) 91.91 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

PeaceJam
11200 Ralstone Road
Arvada, CO 80004
tel: (303) 455-2099
EIN: 84-1349666

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Board Leadership

Monica Willard
President

CEO

Kate Cumbo
Executive Director

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