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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund

Providing educational scholarships

four stars

94.74

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 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
92.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 11.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
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) 94.74 four stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 92.17 four stars
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 100.00 four stars
Institute for Quality Education (IN) 86.44 three stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 85.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,853,394
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,525
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,857,919
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,857,919
   Other Revenue $-8,687
TOTAL REVENUE $6,849,232
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,889,357
   Administrative Expenses $236,650
   Fundraising Expenses $223,343
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,349,350
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $499,882
   
Net Assets $2,969,675

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 $5,809,293 98.6%
Grants $80,064 1.4%

Ratings History
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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

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
$91,554 1.44% Mark D. Moerkerke President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 94.74 four stars
Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (AZ) 91.05 four stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 89.91 three stars
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (DC) 89.92 three stars
American Technion Society (NY) 92.44 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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