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Chapman School of Seamanship

Learn at the Helm

three stars

82.83

4343 S.E. St. Lucie Blvd. Stuart, FL 34997
tel: (800) 225-2841   Web Site
EIN: 59-1416396

Board Leadership
F. Shields McManus
Chairman

CEO
Jennifer Castle Field
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.83 three stars
  Financial 84.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Chapman School of Seamanship works to meet the changing and expanding educational and training needs of professional mariners and other marine industry specialists as well as serious recreational boating men and women. The School's location of less than 90 nautical miles from the Bahamas, which also allows convenient access to some of the best cruising waters in the Caribbean for our Offshore Training Programs. The School continues to focus on its mission of providing the highest quality boating education in a "Learn at the Helm" approach for both the novice and experienced, professional and recreational boater.

The Chapman School of Seamanship works to meet the changing and expanding educational and training needs of professional mariners and other marine industry specialists as well as serious recreational boating men and women. The School's location of less than 90 nautical miles from the Bahamas, which also allows convenient access to some of the best cruising waters in the Caribbean for our Offshore Training Programs. The School continues to focus on its mission of providing the highest quality boating education in a "Learn at the Helm" approach for both the novice and experienced, professional and recreational boater.

Financial

three stars

84.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

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)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chapman School of Seamanship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Chapman School of Seamanship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chapman School of Seamanship (FL) 82.83 three stars
Wilderness Inquiry (MN) 97.30 four stars
NYC Outward Bound Schools (NY) 90.12 four stars
Shake-A-Leg Miami (FL) 86.19 three stars
IslandWood (WA) 88.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,092,325
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,092,325
   Program Service Revenue $1,071,176
Total Primary Revenue $2,163,501
   Other Revenue $112,579
TOTAL REVENUE $2,276,080
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,719,588
   Administrative Expenses $189,047
   Fundraising Expenses $110,562
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,019,197
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $256,883
   
Net Assets $4,670,227

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
Teaching Program $1,719,588 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 07/01/2019 82.83 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 76.20 two stars
2016-09 12/22/2017 80.48 three stars
2016-09 06/01/2017 78.68 two stars
2015-09 12/21/2016 81.73 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 80.12 three stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 77.83 two stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 78.67 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 75.21 two stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 71.65 two stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 73.68 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 59-1416396
Name in IRS Master File CHARLES F CHAPMAN SCHOOL OF SEAMANSHIP INC
NTEE Code U21
NTEE Classification Marine Science and Oceanography
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 November, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,000 7.42% Jennifer C. Field President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Chapman School of Seamanship (FL) 82.83 three stars
Wilderness Inquiry (MN) 97.30 four stars
Sea Education Association (MA) 87.47 three stars
Pro Kids Golf Academy (CA) 88.40 three stars
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 87.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Chapman School of Seamanship
4343 S.E. St. Lucie Blvd.
Stuart, FL 34997
tel: (800) 225-2841
fax: (772) 283-2019
EIN: 59-1416396

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Board Leadership

F. Shields McManus
Chairman

CEO

Jennifer Castle Field
President

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