Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Spread the Word Nevada

Changing lives, one book at a time

four stars

95.54

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

Board Leadership
Chad Leavitt
Chair

CEO
Lisa Habighorst
Executive Director, Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.54 four stars
  Financial 95.13 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

95.13

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 5.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,832,607
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $349,372
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,181,979
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,181,979
   Other Revenue $47,850
TOTAL REVENUE $4,229,829
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,711,097
   Administrative Expenses $222,173
   Fundraising Expenses $438,634
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,371,904
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $857,925
   
Net Assets $3,733,340

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,302 3.47% Lisa Habighorst Executive Director

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 95.54 four stars
Read Alliance (NY) 88.11 three stars
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 91.04 four stars
Developments in Literacy (CA) 86.54 three stars
Readworks (NY) 92.74 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

Chad Leavitt
Chair

CEO

Lisa Habighorst
Executive Director, Co-Founder