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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust

Every Child is a Seed of Hope

four stars

92.22

1300 South Steele Street Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127   Web Site
EIN: 84-1437053

Board Leadership
John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO
Jay Clark
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust is to make the tremendous benefits of Catholic education available to economically disadvantaged children. Through tuition assistance grants, scholarships, vouchers, operating support, and grants for programs and technology, Seeds of Hope supports the Catholic elementary and high schools serving a low-income, high-minority population concentrated in the inner city of Denver.

The mission of Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust is to make the tremendous benefits of Catholic education available to economically disadvantaged children. Through tuition assistance grants, scholarships, vouchers, operating support, and grants for programs and technology, Seeds of Hope supports the Catholic elementary and high schools serving a low-income, high-minority population concentrated in the inner city of Denver.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 10.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 92.22 four stars
National Medical Fellowships (NY) 89.53 three stars
Central Scholarship (MD) 96.95 four stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,397,290
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $561,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,958,720
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,958,720
   Other Revenue $91,336
TOTAL REVENUE $2,050,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,103,915
   Administrative Expenses $131,088
   Fundraising Expenses $132,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,367,910
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-317,854
   
Net Assets $10,788,363

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
Grants to Catholic Schools $2,103,915 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 92.22 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 87.70 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 84.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 80.24 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 87.49 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 79.40 two 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 84-1437053
Name in IRS Master File SEEDS OF HOPE CHARITABLE TRUST
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
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 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 (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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jay Clark Executive Director $3,000
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Natalie Mesko Former Executive Director --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 92.22 four stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 96.35 four stars
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, North America (NY) 90.17 four stars
The College Crusade of Rhode Island (RI) 89.11 three stars
Point Foundation (CA) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust
1300 South Steele Street
Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127
EIN: 84-1437053

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Board Leadership

John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO

Jay Clark
Executive Director

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