Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation

Helping Denver's at-risk youth

four stars

92.22

1836 Grant Street Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 861-5005   Web Site
EIN: 74-2497109

Board Leadership
Doug Andrews
Chair

CEO
Stephanie Costner
Interim President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Colorado I Have a Dream® Foundation (CIHADF) helps Denver's most at-risk youth achieve their dreams through an award-winning, 12-year program of mentoring, academic assistance, life-skills development, cultural enrichment and partial scholarships for higher education. The seeds of failure take root on our inner city streets: poverty, drugs, violence, hunger, crime, underperforming schools, language barriers, whole neighborhoods disenfranchised. Through it all, or perhaps in spite of it, our children dream.

The Colorado I Have a Dream® Foundation (CIHADF) helps Denver's most at-risk youth achieve their dreams through an award-winning, 12-year program of mentoring, academic assistance, life-skills development, cultural enrichment and partial scholarships for higher education. The seeds of failure take root on our inner city streets: poverty, drugs, violence, hunger, crime, underperforming schools, language barriers, whole neighborhoods disenfranchised. Through it all, or perhaps in spite of it, our children dream.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 14.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,124,587
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $180,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $60,000
Total Contributions $1,364,587
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,364,587
   Other Revenue $182,309
TOTAL REVENUE $1,546,896
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,477,439
   Administrative Expenses $119,384
   Fundraising Expenses $96,937
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,693,760
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-146,864
   
Net Assets $1,774,673

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,250 8.45% Rachel Gazdick President & CEO

Mission

The Colorado I Have a Dream® Foundation (CIHADF) helps Denver's most at-risk youth achieve their dreams through an award-winning, 12-year program of mentoring, academic assistance, life-skills development, cultural enrichment and partial scholarships for higher education. The seeds of failure take root on our inner city streets: poverty, drugs, violence, hunger, crime, underperforming schools, language barriers, whole neighborhoods disenfranchised. Through it all, or perhaps in spite of it, our children dream.

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Charity Contact Info

The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation
1836 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 861-5005
fax: (303) 861-5008
EIN: 74-2497109

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Board Leadership

Doug Andrews
Chair

CEO

Stephanie Costner
Interim President