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Georgia Center for Opportunity

We Remove Barriers to Opportunity

four stars

92.24

333 Research Court Suite 210
Norcross, GA 30092
tel: (770) 242-0001   Web Site
EIN: 58-1928520

Board Leadership
Giulio Gianturco
Chairman

CEO
Randy Hicks
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Georgia Center for Opportunity is an independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing opportunity and improving the quality of life for all Georgians. Our mission is to remove barriers to opportunity.

Our vision is for Georgia to be a place where all have a real chance to prosper. We believe everyone should have the chance to succeed through talent and hard work, regardless of the circumstances of their birth. Georgia Center for Opportunity's overarching goal is to move individuals from dependency to self-sufficiency.

Georgia Center for Opportunity is an independent, non-partisan organization dedicated to increasing opportunity and improving the quality of life for all Georgians. Our mission is to remove barriers to opportunity.

Our vision is for Georgia to be a place where all have a real chance to prosper. We believe everyone should have the chance to succeed through talent and hard work, regardless of the circumstances of their birth. Georgia Center for Opportunity's overarching goal is to move individuals from dependency to self-sufficiency.

Results Information

Reported Results
Total in 2016
Number of overall donors
200
Number of mentors recruited
10
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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Center for Opportunity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Georgia Center for Opportunity on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 92.24 four stars
RESULTS Educational Fund (DC) 92.82 four stars
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (DC) 90.53 four stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 90.25 four stars
CLASP (DC) 94.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,110,911
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,110,911
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,110,911
   Other Revenue $66
TOTAL REVENUE $2,110,977
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,372,272
   Administrative Expenses $145,821
   Fundraising Expenses $122,733
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,640,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $470,151
   
Net Assets $1,007,505

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 92.24 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.06 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 83.10 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.93 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 78.70 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 80.93 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 58-1928520
Name in IRS Master File GEORGIA CENTER FOR OPPORTUNITY INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
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 November, 1982
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, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,734 8.82% Randy Hicks President/CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 92.24 four stars
Foundation for Defense of Democracies (DC) 89.22 three stars
Food and Water Watch (DC) 88.81 three stars
Ethics and Public Policy Center (DC) 87.90 three stars
American Academy of Arts and Sciences (MA) 91.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Georgia Center for Opportunity
333 Research Court
Suite 210
Norcross, GA 30092
tel: (770) 242-0001
fax: (770) 242-0501
EIN: 58-1928520

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Board Leadership

Giulio Gianturco
Chairman

CEO

Randy Hicks
President, CEO

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