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Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Spread the Word Nevada

Changing lives, one book at a time

four stars

100.00

1065 American Pacific Drive Suite 160
Henderson, NV 89074
tel: (702) 564-7809   Web Site
EIN: 22-3829041

Board Leadership
Jean LaPlaca
Chair

CEO
Lisa Habighorst
Executive Director, Co-Founder

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2001, Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada's at-risk, low income communities. Through community collaboration, mentorship and family partnership programs, Spread the Word Nevada fosters reading and language development opportunities ultimately leading to brighter academic and economic futures for these children. We are dedicated to changing the lives of our at-risk children, one book at a time.

Founded in 2001, Spread the Word Nevada is dedicated to advancing early childhood literacy by placing books into the hands and homes of children within Southern Nevada's at-risk, low income communities. Through community collaboration, mentorship and family partnership programs, Spread the Word Nevada fosters reading and language development opportunities ultimately leading to brighter academic and economic futures for these children. We are dedicated to changing the lives of our at-risk children, one book at a time.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 28.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Spread the Word Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Spread the Word Nevada on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 100.00 four stars
'Aha Pūnana Leo (HI) 86.46 three stars
SMART (OR) 85.06 three stars
Reach Out and Read of Greater New York (NY) 86.23 three stars
Readworks (NY) 95.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,585,968
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $212,386
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,798,354
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,798,354
   Other Revenue $4,765
TOTAL REVENUE $3,803,119
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,173,387
   Administrative Expenses $165,252
   Fundraising Expenses $239,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,578,144
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $224,975
   
Net Assets $2,837,503

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
Kids to Kids $2,298,764 72.4%
Breakfast with Books $456,384 14.4%
Books & Buddies $251,113 7.9%

Ratings History
Spread the Word Nevada has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 05/01/2018 100.00 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 97.82 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 95.00 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 88.05 three stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 85.74 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2014 94.87 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 83.04 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 22-3829041
Name in IRS Master File SPREAD THE WORD NEVADA
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
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 December, 2001
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
$104,973 2.93% Lisa Habighorst Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 100.00 four stars
Book Trust (CO) 89.78 three stars
Better Basics (AL) 92.38 four stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 93.50 four stars
Make Way for Books (AZ) 91.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Spread the Word Nevada
1065 American Pacific Drive
Suite 160
Henderson, NV 89074
tel: (702) 564-7809
EIN: 22-3829041

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Board Leadership

Jean LaPlaca
Chair

CEO

Lisa Habighorst
Executive Director, Co-Founder

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