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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Reading Partners

Helping children become lifelong readers

three stars

89.16

180 Grand Avenue Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 444-9800   Web Site
EIN: 77-0568469

Board Leadership
Susan Hayes
Board Chair

CEO
Jessica Vibberts
Interim Chief Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.16 three stars
  Financial 85.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

85.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 57.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Reading Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Reading Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Reading Partners (CA) 89.16 three stars
Developments in Literacy (CA) 98.23 four stars
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 95.89 four stars
Open Books (IL) 90.71 four stars
Read Alliance (NY) 85.46 three stars

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Founded in 1999, the mission of Reading Partners is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners is dedicated to transforming struggling young readers into confident readers who are excited about learning. We do this by focusing on children from low-income communities; giving one-on-one instruction at the student's reading level; recruiting and training community volunteers to work with children; partnering with high-need elementary schools to offer free services on the school campus; and providing a way for volunteers to give a small amount of their time to make a huge difference in a child's life.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,075,136
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $252,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,941,652
Total Contributions $20,268,997
   Program Service Revenue $3,309,533
Total Primary Revenue $23,578,530
   Other Revenue $14,019
TOTAL REVENUE $23,592,549
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,742,195
   Administrative Expenses $2,154,363
   Fundraising Expenses $2,349,180
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,245,738
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,346,811
   
Net Assets $8,011,427

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
Literacy Intervention Program $15,742,195 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 89.16 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.35 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 90.82 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 93.03 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 91.49 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 88.47 three stars
2011-07 07/01/2012 94.37 four stars
2010-07 11/01/2011 95.84 four stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 92.70 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 06/01/2011 90.48 four 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 77-0568469
Name in IRS Master File READING PARTNERS
NTEE Code B92
NTEE Classification Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational 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 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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • July, 2011

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
$196,191 0.96% Michael Lombardo Chief Executive Officer

Founded in 1999, the mission of Reading Partners is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results. Reading Partners is dedicated to transforming struggling young readers into confident readers who are excited about learning. We do this by focusing on children from low-income communities; giving one-on-one instruction at the student's reading level; recruiting and training community volunteers to work with children; partnering with high-need elementary schools to offer free services on the school campus; and providing a way for volunteers to give a small amount of their time to make a huge difference in a child's life.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Reading Partners (CA) 89.16 three stars
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 95.00 four stars
First Book (DC) 94.59 four stars
Reading In Motion (IL) 86.07 three stars
Developments in Literacy (CA) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Reading Partners
180 Grand Avenue
Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 444-9800
EIN: 77-0568469

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Board Leadership

Susan Hayes
Board Chair

CEO

Jessica Vibberts
Interim Chief Executive Director

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