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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

three stars

86.31

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 86.31 three stars
  Financial 84.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 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

84.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 50.6%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs for the Future (MA) 86.31 three stars
Goodwill of Orange County (CA) 92.92 four stars
Capital IDEA (TX) 86.73 three stars
Per Scholas (NY) 87.76 three stars
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries (MA) 89.41 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,606,926
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,837,390
Total Contributions $34,444,316
   Program Service Revenue $6,836,903
Total Primary Revenue $41,281,219
   Other Revenue $864,719
TOTAL REVENUE $42,145,938
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $26,033,400
   Administrative Expenses $5,269,220
   Fundraising Expenses $388,203
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,690,823
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $10,455,115
   
Net Assets $34,542,434

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 $13,323,646 51.2%
Creating Successful Transitions for Youth $7,636,276 29.3%
Pathways to Postsecondary $3,060,753 11.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
Not compensated -- Gina Burkhardt President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$466,756 1.47% Marlene Seltzer Former President & CEO

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs for the Future (MA) 86.31 three stars
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York & Northern New Jersey (NY) 90.49 four stars
Capital IDEA (TX) 86.73 three stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 90.58 four stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles (CA) 87.51 three 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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