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Jobs for the Future

Working to ensure that all lower-income young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in our economy

four stars

91.35

88 Broad Street 8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 728-4446   Web Site
EIN: 06-1164568

Board Leadership
Guy L. Patton
Chair

CEO
Maria Flynn
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.35 four stars
  Financial 94.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1986, Jobs for the Future works to ensure that all underprepared young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in our economy by creating solutions that catalyze change in our education and workforce delivery systems. Working with our partners, JFF designs and drives the adoption of innovative and scalable education and career training models and systems that lead from college readiness to career advancement. We also develop and advocate for the federal and state policies needed to support these solutions.

Founded in 1986, Jobs for the Future works to ensure that all underprepared young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in our economy by creating solutions that catalyze change in our education and workforce delivery systems. Working with our partners, JFF designs and drives the adoption of innovative and scalable education and career training models and systems that lead from college readiness to career advancement. We also develop and advocate for the federal and state policies needed to support these solutions.

Financial

four stars

94.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jobs for the Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jobs for the Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Jobs for the Future (MA) 91.35 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,588,996
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,089,225
Total Contributions $39,678,221
   Program Service Revenue $13,683,372
Total Primary Revenue $53,361,593
   Other Revenue $485,639
TOTAL REVENUE $53,847,232
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,302,381
   Administrative Expenses $5,711,447
   Fundraising Expenses $455,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $43,468,931
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,378,301
   
Net Assets $36,425,374

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
Building Economic Opportunity $19,811,521 53.1%
Building Educational Pathways for Youth $12,097,791 32.4%
National Advocacy $5,393,069 14.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 02/01/2019 91.35 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 89.22 three stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 86.31 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.66 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 89.02 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 87.37 three stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 91.72 four stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 91.21 four stars
2010-09 12/01/2011 89.84 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 87.24 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 06/01/2011 85.70 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 06-1164568
Name in IRS Master File JOBS FOR THE FUTURE INC
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 (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
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 June, 1986
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
$261,312 0.60% Maria K. Flynn Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$448,326 1.03% Gina E. Burkhardt Former President, CEO
$246,034 0.56% Marlene B. Seltzer Interim President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs for the Future (MA) 91.35 four stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 85.90 three stars
Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MD) 87.58 three stars
Capital IDEA (TX) 89.99 three stars
Dress for Success Worldwide (NY) 91.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jobs for the Future
88 Broad Street
8th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 728-4446
fax: (617) 728-4857
EIN: 06-1164568

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Board Leadership

Guy L. Patton
Chair

CEO

Maria Flynn
Chief Executive Officer

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