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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

three stars

88.14

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 88.14 three stars
  Financial 83.72 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

83.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.05
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
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.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,215,809
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,261,900
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,477,709
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,477,709
   Other Revenue $287,351
TOTAL REVENUE $5,765,060
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,639,029
   Administrative Expenses $390,224
   Fundraising Expenses $741,912
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,771,165
   
Payments to Affiliates $146,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,105
   
Net Assets $18,761,451

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 Grade Programs $2,252,062 48.5%
JA Biztown and JA Finance Park $912,243 19.7%
Middle Grade Programs $830,435 17.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 88.14 three stars
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
$249,241 4.31% Michael Frohna President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 88.14 three stars
Reading Assist Institute (DE) 90.58 four stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars
Junior Achievement of Arizona (AZ) 89.62 three stars
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 89.05 three 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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