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Breakthrough Collaborative

Students teaching students

three stars

80.34

P.O. Box 71420 Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 442-0600   Web Site
EIN: 94-3140620

Board Leadership
Neil Webber
Chair

CEO
Elissa Vanaver
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.34 three stars
  Financial 73.38 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Breakthrough Collaborative launches motivated middle-school students on the path to college and prepares older students for careers in education. A national nonprofit, Breakthrough Collaborative is devoted to preparing high-achieving middle-school students, most of whom are of color and from low-income families, to enter and succeed in college-preparatory high school programs. Breakthrough also recruits and trains outstanding high school and college students to become Breakthrough teachers and build an interest in careers as educators. Breakthrough students develop as highly motivated academic achievers who believe passionately in their ability to go to college. Breakthrough affiliates are in 24 cities across the U.S. and in Hong Kong.

Breakthrough Collaborative launches motivated middle-school students on the path to college and prepares older students for careers in education. A national nonprofit, Breakthrough Collaborative is devoted to preparing high-achieving middle-school students, most of whom are of color and from low-income families, to enter and succeed in college-preparatory high school programs. Breakthrough also recruits and trains outstanding high school and college students to become Breakthrough teachers and build an interest in careers as educators. Breakthrough students develop as highly motivated academic achievers who believe passionately in their ability to go to college. Breakthrough affiliates are in 24 cities across the U.S. and in Hong Kong.

Financial

two stars

73.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

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)
70.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth -11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breakthrough Collaborative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Breakthrough Collaborative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breakthrough Collaborative (CA) 80.34 three stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 95.05 four stars
New Teacher Center (CA) 86.58 three stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,255,905
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $275,278
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $127,081
Total Contributions $1,658,264
   Program Service Revenue $141,000
Total Primary Revenue $1,799,264
   Other Revenue $-39,991
TOTAL REVENUE $1,759,273
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,316,787
   Administrative Expenses $234,156
   Fundraising Expenses $339,881
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,890,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-131,551
   
Net Assets $1,883,353

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 80.34 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 81.28 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2019 81.78 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 81.58 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.08 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.14 three stars
2014-06 07/01/2016 85.53 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.58 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.58 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 78.08 two stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 85.45 three stars
2011-06 04/01/2013 88.17 three 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 94-3140620
Name in IRS Master File THE BREAKTHROUGH COLLABORATIVE INC
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 December, 1991
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
$158,168 8.36% Elissa Vanaver Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Breakthrough Collaborative (CA) 80.34 three stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.99 four stars
National College Attainment Center (DC) 91.45 four stars
Jacksonville Public Education Fund (FL) 88.39 three stars
Campaign for College Opportunity (CA) 86.10 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Breakthrough Collaborative
P.O. Box 71420
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 442-0600
EIN: 94-3140620

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Board Leadership

Neil Webber
Chair

CEO

Elissa Vanaver
Chief Executive Officer

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