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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

88.81

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 88.81 three stars
  Financial 88.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

88.64

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.4%
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) 88.81 three stars
Women's Bean Project (CO) 85.75 three stars
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) (NY) 85.06 three stars
Bottomless Closet (NY) 88.89 three stars
WHW (CA) 90.82 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,992,239
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,877,513
Total Contributions $24,869,752
   Program Service Revenue $11,405,759
Total Primary Revenue $36,275,511
   Other Revenue $1,005,272
TOTAL REVENUE $37,280,783
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,695,268
   Administrative Expenses $7,733,342
   Fundraising Expenses $622,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $40,051,430
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,770,647
   
Net Assets $33,687,400

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 Educational Pathways for Youth $15,887,466 50.1%
Building Economic Opportunity $10,854,218 34.2%
National Advocacy $4,427,590 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 02/01/2020 88.81 three stars
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, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$375,100 0.93% Maria K. Flynn President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jobs for the Future (MA) 88.81 three stars
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The HOPE Program (NY) 90.36 four stars
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Twin Cities R!SE (MN) 86.03 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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