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The Ingenuity Project

Energies combine, potentials emerge

three stars

88.10

1400 West Cold Spring Lane Room 337
Baltimore, MD 21209
tel: (410) 662-8665   Web Site
EIN: 52-1942495

Board Leadership
Ben Yuhas
Chair

CEO
Lisette Morris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.10 three stars
  Financial 87.27 three 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 mission of the Ingenuity Project is to prepare highly capable and motivated Baltimore students to achieve at nationally competitive levels in mathematics and science. The goal is to give city students the classroom advantages that wealthier county and private schools offer their populations with the expectation that Ingenuity students will take advanced placement courses in high school, attend college, and ultimately be prepared to become leaders in their chosen professions.

The mission of the Ingenuity Project is to prepare highly capable and motivated Baltimore students to achieve at nationally competitive levels in mathematics and science. The goal is to give city students the classroom advantages that wealthier county and private schools offer their populations with the expectation that Ingenuity students will take advanced placement courses in high school, attend college, and ultimately be prepared to become leaders in their chosen professions.

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Financial

three stars

87.27

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)
80.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ingenuity Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ingenuity Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Ingenuity Project (MD) 88.10 three stars
FIRST (NH) 94.98 four stars
Project Lead The Way (IN) 86.69 three stars
Society for Science & the Public (DC) 97.23 four stars
ORT America (NY) 92.02 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,643,155
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,643,155
   Program Service Revenue $23,810
Total Primary Revenue $1,666,965
   Other Revenue $29,787
TOTAL REVENUE $1,696,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,084,560
   Administrative Expenses $173,698
   Fundraising Expenses $76,187
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,334,445
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $362,307
   
Net Assets $785,036

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
Advanced Math and Science Classes $1,084,560 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.10 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 81.65 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 79.97 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 79.44 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 77.06 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 73.38 two stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 76.56 two 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 52-1942495
Name in IRS Master File INGENUITY PROJECT INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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 October, 1995
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$119,276 8.93% Lisette Morris Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Ingenuity Project (MD) 88.10 three stars
Society for Science & the Public (DC) 97.23 four stars
NAF (NY) 93.92 four stars
Silicon Valley Education Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars
FIRST (NH) 94.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Ingenuity Project
1400 West Cold Spring Lane
Room 337
Baltimore, MD 21209
tel: (410) 662-8665
fax: (410) 662-8674
EIN: 52-1942495

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Board Leadership

Ben Yuhas
Chair

CEO

Lisette Morris
Executive Director

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