International : Development and Relief Services

Cooperative for Education

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four stars

91.38

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

Board Leadership
Paul Porcino
Chair

CEO
Joe Berninger
Co-Founder/ Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.38 four stars
  Financial 87.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cooperative for Education's mission is to help Guatemalan schoolchildren break the cycle of poverty through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by implementing a sustainable Textbook Program, Computer Program, Spark Reading Program, and Rise Youth Development Program in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.

Cooperative for Education's mission is to help Guatemalan schoolchildren break the cycle of poverty through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by implementing a sustainable Textbook Program, Computer Program, Spark Reading Program, and Rise Youth Development Program in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
95% of computer graduates have gone on to find employment or further their education.
95
53 Percent less time teachers spend dictating/writing on the chalkboard than they did before receiving textbooks
53
Eighty percent of scholarship students who enter our diversificado Rise Program graduate from diversificado.
80
This impact information is current as of July 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

three stars

87.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2018 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.3%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,547,112
   Federated Campaigns $3,706
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $120,118
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,670,936
   Program Service Revenue $397,944
Total Primary Revenue $3,068,880
   Other Revenue $33,561
TOTAL REVENUE $3,102,441
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,039,476
   Administrative Expenses $171,980
   Fundraising Expenses $297,795
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,509,251
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-406,810
   
Net Assets $3,048,934

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,900 3.01% Joseph Berninger Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$115,734 3.29% Jeffrey Berninger Former Executive Director

Mission

Cooperative for Education's mission is to help Guatemalan schoolchildren break the cycle of poverty through education. CoEd accomplishes this mission by implementing a sustainable Textbook Program, Computer Program, Spark Reading Program, and Rise Youth Development Program in impoverished schools. Through these programs, CoEd strives to address the root causes of poverty in Guatemala, rather than merely treating its symptoms.

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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

Paul Porcino
Chair

CEO

Joe Berninger
Co-Founder/ Executive Director