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Horizons for Youth

Scholarship. Mentoring. Community.

three stars

87.22

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

Board Leadership
John Gallo
Board Chair

CEO
Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.22 three stars
  Financial 81.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

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Financial

three stars

81.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.70
  Program Expenses Growth 15.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons for Youth (IL) 87.22 three stars
American Indian Services (UT) 90.24 four stars
UNCF (DC) 92.00 four stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 93.57 four stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 85.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,659,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,692
Total Contributions $2,668,795
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,668,795
   Other Revenue $807,861
TOTAL REVENUE $3,476,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,953,600
   Administrative Expenses $143,532
   Fundraising Expenses $547,907
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,645,039
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $831,617
   
Net Assets $2,321,519

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
Big Sibling Program $1,137,727 58.2%
Scholarships $815,873 41.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • 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
$165,000 6.23% Audrey George CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Horizons for Youth (IL) 87.22 three stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 90.73 four stars
Columbus Citizens Foundation (NY) 85.20 three stars
Catholic Schools Foundation (MA) 96.08 four stars
The Lyford Cay Foundation (NY) 85.66 three 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

John Gallo
Board Chair

CEO

Audrey George
Chief Executive Officer

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