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Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust

Every Child is a Seed of Hope

three stars

87.70

3801 East Florida Avenue Suite 909
Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127   Web Site
EIN: 84-1437053

Board Leadership
John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO
Natalie Mesko
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.70 three stars
  Financial 89.69 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.69

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 5.3%
  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) 87.70 three stars
10,000 Degrees (CA) 92.29 four stars
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 88.14 three stars
Special Operations Warrior Foundation (FL) 96.46 four stars
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 93.91 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,297,109
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $545,805
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,842,914
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,842,914
   Other Revenue $74,985
TOTAL REVENUE $1,917,899
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,830,002
   Administrative Expenses $98,458
   Fundraising Expenses $193,274
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,121,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-203,835
   
Net Assets $10,292,607

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 $1,830,002 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Natalie Mesko Executive Director

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 87.70 three stars
Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 91.16 four stars
I Have A Dream Foundation - Los Angeles (CA) 93.34 four stars
Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (AZ) 91.45 four stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 91.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust
3801 East Florida Avenue
Suite 909
Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127
EIN: 84-1437053

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Board Leadership

John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO

Natalie Mesko
Executive Director

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