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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

Inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy

four stars

92.25

11111 West Liberty Drive Milwaukee, WI 53224
tel: (414) 577-3800   Web Site
EIN: 39-0826295

Board Leadership
Kara Kaiser
Chair

CEO
Michael Frohna
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.25 four stars
  Financial 89.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

At Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA), we give young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Our corporate and community volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. JA programs empower students to make a connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world - enhancing the relevance of their classroom learning and increasing their understanding of the value of staying in school.

At Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA), we give young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Our corporate and community volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. JA programs empower students to make a connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world - enhancing the relevance of their classroom learning and increasing their understanding of the value of staying in school.

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Financial

three stars

89.80

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.32
  Program Expenses Growth -3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Wisconsin on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.25 four stars
National Archery in the Schools Program (WI) 89.89 three stars
Pando Initiative (KS) 90.25 four stars
The SEED Foundation (DC) 88.22 three stars
Project GRAD Los Angeles (CA) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,861,426
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,496,679
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,358,105
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,358,105
   Other Revenue $716,986
TOTAL REVENUE $5,075,091
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,118,159
   Administrative Expenses $283,635
   Fundraising Expenses $490,588
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,892,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $141,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $182,709
   
Net Assets $18,857,564

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
Elementary School Programs $1,942,708 47.2%
JA Biztown and JA Finance Park $890,435 21.6%
Middle Grade Programs $713,936 17.3%

Ratings History
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 92.25 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 87.46 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 88.19 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.59 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2016 86.92 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.15 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 81.50 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 86.06 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 84.98 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 39-0826295
Name in IRS Master File JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WISCONSIN INC
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT USA
Ruling Date May, 1994
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,836 1.38% Michael Frohna President
Other Salaries of Note
$151,233 3.09% Tim Greinert Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.25 four stars
Project GRAD Los Angeles (CA) 86.84 three stars
Junior Achievement of New Jersey (NJ) 85.54 three stars
Healthcorps (NY) 88.86 three stars
Junior Achievement of Dallas (TX) 91.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin
11111 West Liberty Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53224
tel: (414) 577-3800
EIN: 39-0826295

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Board Leadership

Kara Kaiser
Chair

CEO

Michael Frohna
President

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