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Cooperative for Education

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94.69

2300 Montana Avenue Suite 301
Cincinnati, OH 45211
tel: (513) 661-7000   Web Site
EIN: 31-1545464

Board Leadership
Ed McCarter
Chair

CEO
Joe Berninger
Co-Founder/ Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cooperative for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cooperative for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cooperative for Education (OH) 94.69
The Armenian EyeCare Project (CA) 94.44
Ezra International (FL) 91.54
Children's HeartLink (MN) 89.22
Focus Humanitarian Assistance USA (TX) 96.66

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Cooperative for Education's mission is to help Guatemalan schoolchildren break the cycle of poverty through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by implementing sustainable textbook, computer, reading, and scholarship programs in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,609,050
   Federated Campaigns $7,320
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $143,863
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,760,233
   Program Service Revenue $659,118
Total Primary Revenue $2,419,351
   Other Revenue $25,825
TOTAL REVENUE $2,445,176
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,494,251
   Administrative Expenses $170,544
   Fundraising Expenses $167,136
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,831,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-386,755
   
Net Assets $2,406,789

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
Computer Center Program $614,456 24.6%
Textbook Cooperative Program $604,616 24.2%
Bridges Program $595,734 23.9%

Ratings History
Cooperative for Education has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.69
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 94.38
2013-12 06/01/2015 99.08
2013-12 05/01/2015 97.02
2012-12 10/01/2013 96.85
2011-12 08/01/2013 89.32
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.44

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

EIN 31-1545464
Name in IRS Master File COOPERATIVE FOR EDUCATION
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$92,500 3.26% Jeffrey Berninger President
Other Salaries of Note
$92,500 3.26% Joseph Berninger Vice President

Cooperative for Education's mission is to help Guatemalan schoolchildren break the cycle of poverty through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by implementing sustainable textbook, computer, reading, and scholarship programs in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cooperative for Education (OH) 94.69
Global Health Ministries (MN) 94.90
Carolina for Kibera (NC) 92.08
Hope for Haiti's Children (OH) 94.69
Living Goods (CA) 86.28

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Charity Contact Info

Cooperative for Education
2300 Montana Avenue
Suite 301
Cincinnati, OH 45211
tel: (513) 661-7000
EIN: 31-1545464

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Board Leadership

Ed McCarter
Chair

CEO

Joe Berninger
Co-Founder/ Executive Director

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