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Horizons for Youth

Scholarship. Mentoring. Community.

three stars

84.96

703 West Monroe Street Chicago, IL 60661
tel: (312) 627-9031   Web Site
EIN: 36-3796784

Board Leadership
Greg Dingens
Board Chair

CEO
Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.96 three stars
  Financial 79.12 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Horizons for Youth is the only scholarship organization offering comprehensive support services such as tutoring and mentoring to students as early as kindergarten and continuing through high school graduation. With a 99% high school graduation rate and 80% college attendance rate, our program is a proven model for academic achievement and personal growth. We provide children from low-resource areas the opportunity for a quality education and the support services to take full advantage of it. Our participants are Chicago residents with limited income and who have at least one child in grades K-3. We select families after a thorough interview process that confirms a strong foundation at home and a commitment to making the most of education.

Horizons for Youth is the only scholarship organization offering comprehensive support services such as tutoring and mentoring to students as early as kindergarten and continuing through high school graduation. With a 99% high school graduation rate and 80% college attendance rate, our program is a proven model for academic achievement and personal growth. We provide children from low-resource areas the opportunity for a quality education and the support services to take full advantage of it. Our participants are Chicago residents with limited income and who have at least one child in grades K-3. We select families after a thorough interview process that confirms a strong foundation at home and a commitment to making the most of education.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Hours of mentoring
15,180
Hours of tutoring administered
3,200
Number of students receiving homework help
100
Number of youth who plan to attend post-secondary education
17
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
18
Number of students who perform at average or above on standardized testing
243
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

79.12

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Horizons for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Horizons for Youth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons for Youth (IL) 84.96 three stars
I Know I Can (OH) 95.00 four stars
American Technion Society (NY) 86.64 three stars
The Albert Baker Fund (CA) 85.23 three stars
The Posse Foundation (NY) 88.93 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,980,733
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $320,224
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $11,838
Total Contributions $2,312,795
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,312,795
   Other Revenue $23,306
TOTAL REVENUE $2,336,101
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,118,392
   Administrative Expenses $227,312
   Fundraising Expenses $531,120
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,876,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-540,723
   
Net Assets $1,799,713

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 84.96 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 87.22 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 85.07 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 84.70 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 87.07 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.52 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 84.64 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 85.09 three stars
2011-06 08/01/2012 83.30 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 36-3796784
Name in IRS Master File HORIZONS FOR YOUTH
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 (40) Scholarships (other)
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 November, 1992
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$165,000 5.73% Audrey George CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons for Youth (IL) 84.96 three stars
Student Sponsor Partners (NY) 92.91 four stars
Burger King McLamore Foundation (FL) 94.34 four stars
The College Crusade of Rhode Island (RI) 91.23 four stars
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 98.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Horizons for Youth
703 West Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60661
tel: (312) 627-9031
fax: (312) 627-9033
EIN: 36-3796784

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Board Leadership

Greg Dingens
Board Chair

CEO

Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer

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