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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation

Giving voice to its needs.

three stars

86.01

1122 Lady Street Suite 700
Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 252-9152   Web Site
EIN: 57-0881347

Board Leadership
Ravi G. Sastry
President

CEO
Beth Dinndorf
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.01 three stars
  Financial 83.57 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The GSSM Foundation supports GSSM by giving voice to its needs, providing supplemental funds to augment its programs and informing the public of its accomplishments and contributions to the quality of life and economic prosperity of South Carolina. Its core objectives include Fundraising, Recruitment, Marketing, Advocacy, and Alumni Relations.

The GSSM Foundation supports GSSM by giving voice to its needs, providing supplemental funds to augment its programs and informing the public of its accomplishments and contributions to the quality of life and economic prosperity of South Carolina. Its core objectives include Fundraising, Recruitment, Marketing, Advocacy, and Alumni Relations.

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Financial

three stars

83.57

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.90
  Program Expenses Growth -14.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation (SC) 86.01 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $414,998
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,513
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $302,636
Total Contributions $730,147
   Program Service Revenue $11,329
Total Primary Revenue $741,476
   Other Revenue $483,570
TOTAL REVENUE $1,225,046
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,248,873
   Administrative Expenses $272,450
   Fundraising Expenses $170,381
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,691,704
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-466,658
   
Net Assets $12,099,367

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
Student Assistance and Opportunities $794,710 63.6%
Marketing Campaign $340,408 27.3%
ITEAMS $71,607 5.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.01 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.43 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 89.14 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.11 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 91.12 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 84.07 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 57-0881347
Name in IRS Master File SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNORS SCHOOL FOR SCI & MATH FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B25
NTEE Classification Secondary, High School
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 June, 1990
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, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$256,392 15.15% Kim Bowman Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Contact Info

South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation
1122 Lady Street
Suite 700
Columbia, SC 29201
tel: (803) 252-9152
fax: (803) 252-0634
EIN: 57-0881347

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Board Leadership

Ravi G. Sastry
President

CEO

Beth Dinndorf
Executive Director

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