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Catholic Education Arizona

Helping deserving students attend Catholic schools and better their lives

three stars

85.06

5353 North 16th Street Suite 330
Phoenix, AZ 85016
tel: (602) 218-6542   Web Site
EIN: 86-0937587

Board Leadership
Melissa Fees
Chair

CEO
Nancy Padberg
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.06 three stars
  Financial 78.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Catholic Education Arizona (CEA) exists solely to help deserving students attend Catholic schools and better their lives. Through these endeavors and your tax credit redirect dollars, we are all transforming culture. Catholic Education Arizona is the biggest provider of scholarship funds to private schools. Founded in 1998, CEA provides scholarships to students at 40 Phoenix Diocese schools (K-12) through tax credits. Without spending a penny, donors can join 14,000 others who channel more than $12 million each year to local students.

Catholic Education Arizona (CEA) exists solely to help deserving students attend Catholic schools and better their lives. Through these endeavors and your tax credit redirect dollars, we are all transforming culture. Catholic Education Arizona is the biggest provider of scholarship funds to private schools. Founded in 1998, CEA provides scholarships to students at 40 Phoenix Diocese schools (K-12) through tax credits. Without spending a penny, donors can join 14,000 others who channel more than $12 million each year to local students.

Financial

two stars

78.88

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 82.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Education Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Education Arizona on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Catholic Education Arizona (AZ) 85.06 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $20,763,545
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $20,763,545
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $20,763,545
   Other Revenue $143,691
TOTAL REVENUE $20,907,236
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,401,246
   Administrative Expenses $751,106
   Fundraising Expenses $424,273
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,576,625
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-669,389
   
Net Assets $4,275,709

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 12/23/2020 85.06 three stars
2018-06 04/01/2020 85.66 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 83.46 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 86.79 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.39 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.94 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 92.28 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 79.92 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2013 85.06 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 86-0937587
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC EDUCATION ARIZONA
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Church 170(b)(1)(A)(i)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (religious organization)
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Nancy Padberg CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$101,322 0.46% Maureen Adams Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Education Arizona (AZ) 85.06 three stars
Mitchell Institute (ME) 95.81 four stars
Student Sponsor Partners (NY) 89.85 three stars
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara (CA) 91.16 four stars
The Albert Baker Fund (CA) 85.51 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Education Arizona
5353 North 16th Street
Suite 330
Phoenix, AZ 85016
tel: (602) 218-6542
fax: (602) 218-6623
EIN: 86-0937587

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Board Leadership

Melissa Fees
Chair

CEO

Nancy Padberg
President, CEO

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