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Pando Initiative

Connect. Engage. Thrive.

three stars

89.21

412 South Main Street Suite 212
Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (316) 973-5110   Web Site
EIN: 48-1093130

Board Leadership
Lori Thomas
Chairman

CEO
Penny Olsen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.21 three stars
  Financial 89.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We connect with students to help them engage and thrive in education and their future. The Pando Initiative has been successfully connecting with more than 200,000 students in area schools since 1990. Our core model focuses on individual students who are struggling with school and life. We position a dedicated staff member inside partner schools in Wichita, Derby and Haysville public schools.

We connect with students to help them engage and thrive in education and their future. The Pando Initiative has been successfully connecting with more than 200,000 students in area schools since 1990. Our core model focuses on individual students who are struggling with school and life. We position a dedicated staff member inside partner schools in Wichita, Derby and Haysville public schools.

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Financial

three stars

89.43

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
87.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pando Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pando Initiative on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pando Initiative (KS) 89.21 three stars
REAL School Gardens (DC) 92.14 four stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 96.61 four stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 91.45 four stars
Junior Achievement of Dallas (TX) 85.87 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $637,895
   Federated Campaigns $311,500
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $36,500
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $54,376
Total Contributions $1,040,271
   Program Service Revenue $402,284
Total Primary Revenue $1,442,555
   Other Revenue $55,561
TOTAL REVENUE $1,498,116
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,236,884
   Administrative Expenses $57,277
   Fundraising Expenses $81,335
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,375,496
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $122,620
   
Net Assets $603,031

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
Assisting Students with Tutoring, Mentoring, and Basic Needs $1,111,838 89.9%
The Reality U Program for Financial Literacy $125,046 10.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 05/01/2019 89.21 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 87.56 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 84.68 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.77 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.81 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 77.90 two stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 77.63 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 48-1093130
Name in IRS Master File THE PANDO INITIATIVE INC
NTEE Code P37
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
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 April, 1991
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
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$74,830 5.44% Nancy Hinten Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pando Initiative (KS) 89.21 three stars
Young Women's Preparatory Network (TX) 90.60 four stars
Project GRAD Los Angeles (CA) 88.22 three stars
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay (FL) 91.38 four stars
Constitutional Rights Foundation (CA) 90.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pando Initiative
412 South Main Street
Suite 212
Wichita, KS 67202
tel: (316) 973-5110
EIN: 48-1093130

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Board Leadership

Lori Thomas
Chairman

CEO

Penny Olsen
Executive Director

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