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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

Palo Alto Partners in Education

Our education foundation

three stars

89.61

25 Churchill Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94306
tel: (650) 329-3990   Web Site
EIN: 77-0186364

Board Leadership
Kamal Ardeshna
President

CEO
Linda Lyon
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.61 three stars
  Financial 85.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) raises money from parents and the community to provide all Palo Alto Unified School District students an educational experience beyond what is possible with public funding. They aim to strengthen students' K-12 experience by supporting staff and innovative projects. PiE wholly focuses on fundraising to enhance educational excellence and is the embodiment of the community's value for education; the foundation represents a commitment to youth and an excellent public education.

Palo Alto Partners in Education (PiE) raises money from parents and the community to provide all Palo Alto Unified School District students an educational experience beyond what is possible with public funding. They aim to strengthen students' K-12 experience by supporting staff and innovative projects. PiE wholly focuses on fundraising to enhance educational excellence and is the embodiment of the community's value for education; the foundation represents a commitment to youth and an excellent public education.

Results Information

Reported Results
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Total in 2016
Number of Instructional Aide hours provided.
49,280
Percentage of Elementary Art program funded.
100
Number of electives available at Middle Schools.
16
Number of additional counseling hours provided at Middle Schools.
2,150
Number of additional support staff available to High School students including teacher advisors, counselors and mentors.
58
Number of additional electives available at High Schools.
8
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Financial

three stars

85.32

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.10
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Palo Alto Partners in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Palo Alto Partners in Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 89.61 three stars
American Friends of IDC (NY) 86.56 three stars
Home School Foundation (VA) 91.90 four stars
Garden of Dreams Foundation (NY) 88.54 three stars
West Point Association of Graduates (NY) 93.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,909,963
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,909,963
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,909,963
   Other Revenue $14,365
TOTAL REVENUE $5,924,328
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,606,939
   Administrative Expenses $85,843
   Fundraising Expenses $240,757
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,933,539
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-9,211
   
Net Assets $613,453

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
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.61 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 91.24 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.17 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.96 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 90.23 four stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.34 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 92.44 four stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 90.36 four 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 77-0186364
Name in IRS Master File PALO ALTO PARTNERS IN EDUCATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 July, 1988
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,750 2.16% Linda Lyon Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 89.61 three stars
American Friends of IDC (NY) 86.56 three stars
Grand Island Public Schools Foundation (NE) 93.17 four stars
Rosenberg Fund for Children (MA) 92.10 four stars
Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (CA) 97.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Palo Alto Partners in Education
25 Churchill Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
tel: (650) 329-3990
fax: (650) 329-3723
EIN: 77-0186364

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Board Leadership

Kamal Ardeshna
President

CEO

Linda Lyon
Executive Director

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