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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Horizons National

Inspiring minds, building community, transforming lives

four stars

91.79

120 Post Road West Suite 202
Westport, CT 06880
tel: (203) 594-7040   Web Site
EIN: 06-1468129

Board Leadership
Jane Stoddard Williams
Chair

CEO
Lorna Smith
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.79 four stars
  Financial 90.75 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Horizons National is a network of high-quality academic enrichment programs that provide long-term deep engagement to low-income public school students. The hands-on approach is designed to fuel a life-long passion for learning, using a blend of high-quality academics with arts, sports, cultural enrichment, and confidence-building challenges, particularly swimming.

Horizons National is a network of high-quality academic enrichment programs that provide long-term deep engagement to low-income public school students. The hands-on approach is designed to fuel a life-long passion for learning, using a blend of high-quality academics with arts, sports, cultural enrichment, and confidence-building challenges, particularly swimming.

Financial

four stars

90.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
79.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Horizons National on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Horizons National on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons National (CT) 91.79 four stars
LEAP (CT) 93.20 four stars
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 90.74 four stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 90.08 four stars
College Bound, MO (MO) 91.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,995,420
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,995,420
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,995,420
   Other Revenue $24,756
TOTAL REVENUE $4,020,176
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,410,891
   Administrative Expenses $518,606
   Fundraising Expenses $346,055
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,275,552
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-255,376
   
Net Assets $3,027,270

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
New Affiliates $3,281,310 96.2%
Leveraged Learning Initiative $129,581 3.8%

Ratings History
Horizons National has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 91.79 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 93.62 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 93.27 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 93.36 four stars
2014-12 10/01/2015 89.77 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 89.08 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.83 four stars
2012-06 04/01/2013 92.29 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 84.88 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 06-1468129
Name in IRS Master File HORIZONS NATIONAL STUDENT ENRICHMENT PROGRAM INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 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 February, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • June, 2013

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
$219,500 5.13% Lorna Smith Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons National (CT) 91.79 four stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 90.08 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 92.46 four stars
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 90.20 four stars
East Harlem Tutorial Program (NY) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Horizons National
120 Post Road West
Suite 202
Westport, CT 06880
tel: (203) 594-7040
EIN: 06-1468129

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Board Leadership

Jane Stoddard Williams
Chair

CEO

Lorna Smith
Chief Executive Officer

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