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Summer Search

Helping Young People Soar.

three stars

82.27

101 Howard Street Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94105
tel: (415) 362-5225   Web Site
EIN: 68-0200138

Board Leadership
Jim Milligan
Chair

CEO
Marc Spencer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.27 three stars
  Financial 74.93 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Summer Search is a national youth development nonprofit organization. We work with low-income high school students to transform what they believe is possible for themselves. We help students develop the skills and character traits they need to become college-educated leaders who give back to their families and communities.

Our mission is to help low-income teenagers transform what they believe is possible for themselves and develop the skills they need to become college-educated leaders who give back to their families and communities.

Summer Search is a national youth development nonprofit organization. We work with low-income high school students to transform what they believe is possible for themselves. We help students develop the skills and character traits they need to become college-educated leaders who give back to their families and communities.

Our mission is to help low-income teenagers transform what they believe is possible for themselves and develop the skills they need to become college-educated leaders who give back to their families and communities.

Financial

two stars

74.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
64.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 5.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Summer Search on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Summer Search on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Summer Search (CA) 82.27 three stars
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 88.81 three stars
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 89.47 three stars
Philadelphia Futures (PA) 91.49 four stars
Higher Achievement (DC) 88.67 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,835,836
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $5,234,141
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,069,977
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,069,977
   Other Revenue $356,226
TOTAL REVENUE $19,426,203
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,309,166
   Administrative Expenses $2,346,617
   Fundraising Expenses $4,016,666
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,672,449
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $753,754
   
Net Assets $12,389,435

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
Summer Program and Mentoring $8,542,223 69.4%
Staff Training and Development $2,306,843 18.7%
College Counseling $550,456 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 09/01/2017 82.27 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 83.52 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 86.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 85.66 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 87.71 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 88.01 three stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 92.87 four stars
2010-09 11/01/2011 91.06 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 92.24 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 12/22/2010 89.79 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 68-0200138
Name in IRS Master File SUMMER SEARCH
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 January, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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
$215,000 1.15% Amy H. Saxton Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Summer Search (CA) 82.27 three stars
Horizons National (CT) 91.79 four stars
Optimist International Foundation (MO) 90.41 four stars
Legal Outreach (NY) 87.22 three stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 88.19 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Summer Search
101 Howard Street
Suite 250
San Francisco, CA 94105
tel: (415) 362-5225
fax: (415) 362-5274
EIN: 68-0200138

Mail donations to:
Department 34425
P.O. Box 39000
San Francisco, CA 94139

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Board Leadership

Jim Milligan
Chair

CEO

Marc Spencer
Chief Executive Officer

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