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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cool Girls

Dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls

85.83

1382 Peachtree Street Northeast Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 420-4362   Web Site
EIN: 58-1958246

Board Leadership
Cherie Caldwell
Board Chair

CEO
Tanya Egins
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.83
  Financial 83.25
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cool Girls was founded by Dawn Smith in 1989 in response to the desperate plight of young girls living in the East Lake Meadows housing community. Cool Girls' community partners, mentors, and volunteer networks support girls in all aspects of their development by breaking the cycles of poverty, low self-esteem, and teen pregnancy. Our life skill programs develop girls into confident women through education and exposure to a broader world of opportunity. Cool Girls serves over 500 girls through our partnerships with Eleven Title 1 schools in DeKalb and Fulton Counties.

Cool Girls was founded by Dawn Smith in 1989 in response to the desperate plight of young girls living in the East Lake Meadows housing community. Cool Girls' community partners, mentors, and volunteer networks support girls in all aspects of their development by breaking the cycles of poverty, low self-esteem, and teen pregnancy. Our life skill programs develop girls into confident women through education and exposure to a broader world of opportunity. Cool Girls serves over 500 girls through our partnerships with Eleven Title 1 schools in DeKalb and Fulton Counties.

Financial

83.25

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cool Girls on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cool Girls on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $714,653
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $30,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $8,541
Total Contributions $753,194
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $753,194
   Other Revenue $101,069
TOTAL REVENUE $854,263
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $479,753
   Administrative Expenses $39,977
   Fundraising Expenses $99,602
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $619,332
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $234,931
   
Net Assets $778,400

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
2020-06 12/01/2021 85.83
2019-06 12/01/2020 79.98
2019-06 07/01/2020 81.32
2018-06 08/01/2019 81.76
2017-06 06/01/2018 81.93
2016-06 06/01/2017 75.41
2015-06 06/01/2016 80.58
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 74.62
2013-06 05/01/2014 82.65
2012-06 06/01/2013 84.44
2011-06 06/01/2012 85.79
2010-06 02/01/2012 85.20

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

EIN 58-1958246
Name in IRS Master File COOL GIRLS INC
NTEE Code O22
NTEE Classification Girls Clubs
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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, 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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,603 17.21% Tanya Egins Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cool Girls (GA) 85.83
Emerald Youth Foundation (TN) 91.09
Do Something (NY) 92.83
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (CA) 86.38
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula (VA) 90.62

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Charity Contact Info

Cool Girls
1382 Peachtree Street Northeast
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (404) 420-4362
fax: (404) 420-4366
EIN: 58-1958246

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Board Leadership

Cherie Caldwell
Board Chair

CEO

Tanya Egins
Executive Director

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