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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc.

Arizona's Premier STO

93.19

15900 N 78th Street, Suite 210 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
tel: (480) 699-8911   Web Site
EIN: 86-0958161

Board Leadership
Barrie Petty
President

CEO
Barrie Petty
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.19
  Financial 91.24
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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.

Financial

91.24

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.47
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc. (AZ) 93.19
Futures in Education (NY) 86.19
Catholic Schools Foundation (MA) 96.66
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP) (VA) 100.00
National Medical Fellowships (NY) 88.43

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,563,696
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,563,696
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,563,696
   Other Revenue $45,791
TOTAL REVENUE $7,609,487
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,063,685
   Administrative Expenses $373,392
   Fundraising Expenses $195,333
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,632,410
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-22,923
   
Net Assets $3,788,839

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 $7,046,826 99.8%
Student Extracurricular and Experimental Development $9,859 0.1%
Grants $7,000 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-06 12/23/2021 93.19
2020-06 12/01/2021 82.59
2019-06 09/01/2020 96.66
2018-06 06/01/2019 88.81
2017-06 06/01/2018 94.74
2016-06 09/01/2017 98.23
2016-06 08/01/2017 84.34
2015-06 07/01/2016 93.91
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.45
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 91.25
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.41
2012-06 04/01/2014 83.73

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
(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
$105,559 1.38% Mark D. Moerkerke President, Executive Direct

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc. (AZ) 93.19
American Indian College Fund (CO) 86.49
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 88.62
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (CA) 92.92
Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis (MO) 100.00

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Charity Contact Info

Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund, Inc.
15900 N 78th Street, Suite 210
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
tel: (480) 699-8911
fax: (480) 646-3196
EIN: 86-0958161

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Board Leadership

Barrie Petty
President

CEO

Barrie Petty
Executive Director

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