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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund

Providing educational scholarships

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three stars

88.81

6909 East Greenway Parkway Suite 240
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
tel: (480) 699-8911   Web Site
EIN: 86-0958161

Board Leadership
Mark Moerkerke
President

CEO
Mark Moerkerke
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.81 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (APESF) is a School Tuition Organization developed under the guidelines provided in the AZ Private School Tuition Tax Credit Law of 1997. APESF was founded and incorporated in 1998 to provide educational scholarships to students attending private K-12 schools in the state of Arizona. APESF directs its support toward the student only, not the school. Therefore, all scholarships are awarded to the student applicant regardless of the qualified private school they have selected to attend.

The Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (APESF) is a School Tuition Organization developed under the guidelines provided in the AZ Private School Tuition Tax Credit Law of 1997. APESF was founded and incorporated in 1998 to provide educational scholarships to students attending private K-12 schools in the state of Arizona. APESF directs its support toward the student only, not the school. Therefore, all scholarships are awarded to the student applicant regardless of the qualified private school they have selected to attend.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
92.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 22.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 88.81 three stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 87.50 three stars
Thanks USA (VA) 94.64 four stars
NBCC Foundation (NC) 87.14 three stars
I Know I Can (OH) 98.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,869,305
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,869,305
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,869,305
   Other Revenue $1,529
TOTAL REVENUE $7,870,834
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,324,170
   Administrative Expenses $278,820
   Fundraising Expenses $250,275
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,853,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $17,569
   
Net Assets $2,987,244

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
Scholarships $7,290,617 99.5%
Grants $20,322 0.3%
Student Extracurricular and Experimental Development $13,231 0.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 88.81 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 94.74 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.34 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.91 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 91.25 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.41 three stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 83.73 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 86-0958161
Name in IRS Master File ARIZONA PRIVATE EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND INC
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 July, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,763 1.18% Mark D. Moerkerke President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 88.81 three stars
The Posse Foundation (NY) 89.18 three stars
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (VA) 97.17 four stars
I Have A Dream Foundation - Los Angeles (CA) 85.94 three stars
Southern Scholarship Foundation (FL) 94.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund
6909 East Greenway Parkway
Suite 240
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
tel: (480) 699-8911
fax: (480) 646-3196
EIN: 86-0958161

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Board Leadership

Mark Moerkerke
President

CEO

Mark Moerkerke
Executive Director

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