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Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Fun Time Early Childhood Academy

To provide education and care for the children of low-income working families

four stars

91.45

102 12th Street North Naples, FL 34102
tel: (239) 261-8284   Web Site
EIN: 59-1039978

Board Leadership
Rusty Troth
Chair

CEO
Barbara Tyrrell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 94.99 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

94.99

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.29
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fun Time Early Childhood Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Fun Time Early Childhood Academy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fun Time Early Childhood Academy (FL) 91.45 four stars
Educational First Steps (TX) 92.83 four stars
Opportunity, Inc. of Palm Beach County (FL) 93.95 four stars
Mothers' Club Family Learning Center (CA) 88.66 three stars
Children's Literacy Initiative (PA) 89.86 three stars

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The mission of Fun Time is to provide safe, quality, affordable education and care for children of low-income working families and to prepare the children for kindergarten, ready to read and ready to learn. Fun Time provides a comprehensive early childhood learning environment. It is guided by The Florida School Readiness Performance Standards and Head Start Performance Standards. The children are taught by teachers with early childhood education and credentialed staff members. The research-based Creative Curriculum provides a framework and a focus on the interest areas in all classrooms as well as supporting the teachers in providing an emergent curriculum. Fun Time offers an academic content in the curriculum for all children 2-5 years old while recognizing the importance that children learn through play.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $680,913
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $340,140
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $87,873
Total Contributions $1,108,926
   Program Service Revenue $485,854
Total Primary Revenue $1,594,780
   Other Revenue $1,183
TOTAL REVENUE $1,595,963
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,262,870
   Administrative Expenses $100,583
   Fundraising Expenses $70,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,433,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $162,403
   
Net Assets $4,498,424

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
Early Childhood Learning Environment $1,262,870 100.0%

Ratings History
Fun Time Early Childhood Academy has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.63 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 89.33 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.12 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 92.17 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 90.20 four 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 59-1039978
Name in IRS Master File FUN TIME EARLY CHILDHOOD ACADEMY INC
NTEE Code P33
NTEE Classification Child Day Care
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (32) Nursery school
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1964
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,346 4.27% Barbara Tyrrell Executive Director

The mission of Fun Time is to provide safe, quality, affordable education and care for children of low-income working families and to prepare the children for kindergarten, ready to read and ready to learn. Fun Time provides a comprehensive early childhood learning environment. It is guided by The Florida School Readiness Performance Standards and Head Start Performance Standards. The children are taught by teachers with early childhood education and credentialed staff members. The research-based Creative Curriculum provides a framework and a focus on the interest areas in all classrooms as well as supporting the teachers in providing an emergent curriculum. Fun Time offers an academic content in the curriculum for all children 2-5 years old while recognizing the importance that children learn through play.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Fun Time Early Childhood Academy (FL) 91.45 four stars
Literacy, Inc. (NY) 91.23 four stars
Reach Out and Read (MA) 89.18 three stars
Educational First Steps (TX) 92.83 four stars
Mothers' Club Family Learning Center (CA) 88.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Fun Time Early Childhood Academy
102 12th Street North
Naples, FL 34102
tel: (239) 261-8284
fax: (239) 261-4015
EIN: 59-1039978

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Board Leadership

Rusty Troth
Chair

CEO

Barbara Tyrrell
Executive Director

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