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Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan

Empowering young people to own their economic success

four stars

94.55

577 East Larned Street Detroit, MI 48226
tel: (313) 962-2550   Web Site
EIN: 38-1348535

Board Leadership
Rod Wright
Chair

CEO
Jason D. Lee
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.55 four stars
  Financial 92.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JASEM) provides critical educational programs to students in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Shiawassee, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Chartered in 1949, JA has linked students, volunteers and supporters for over 60 years touching the lives of more than 1.5 million young people. JASEM is based in Detroit and reaches K-12 students with proven, quality educational programs that provide an understanding of financial concepts, a vision of economic opportunity, and a reason to stay in school. Inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, JASEM programs are critical to students in the most under-served communities.

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JASEM) provides critical educational programs to students in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Saint Clair, Shiawassee, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Chartered in 1949, JA has linked students, volunteers and supporters for over 60 years touching the lives of more than 1.5 million young people. JASEM is based in Detroit and reaches K-12 students with proven, quality educational programs that provide an understanding of financial concepts, a vision of economic opportunity, and a reason to stay in school. Inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy, JASEM programs are critical to students in the most under-served communities.

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Financial

four stars

92.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 2.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.27
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 94.55 four stars
Playworks (CA) 85.37 three stars
Junior Achievement of Utah (UT) 85.42 three stars
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 89.91 three stars
The SEED Foundation (DC) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,258,020
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $73,976
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,000
Total Contributions $1,341,996
   Program Service Revenue $30,108
Total Primary Revenue $1,372,104
   Other Revenue $398,341
TOTAL REVENUE $1,770,445
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,486,425
   Administrative Expenses $34,233
   Fundraising Expenses $224,482
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,745,140
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $25,305
   
Net Assets $3,562,756

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
Traditional Programs $1,001,142 67.4%
JA Finance Park $485,283 32.6%

Ratings History
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 94.55 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.86 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 91.45 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 90.55 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.81 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 89.15 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 82.78 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 38-1348535
Name in IRS Master File JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT USA
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
Not compensated -- Kandace Jones President
Other Salaries of Note
$170,377 9.76% Margaret Trimer-Hartley Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 94.55 four stars
Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 86.40 three stars
National Archery in the Schools Program (WI) 89.89 three stars
Junior Achievement of Dallas (TX) 92.20 four stars
Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc. (NC) 93.15 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan
577 East Larned Street
Detroit, MI 48226
tel: (313) 962-2550
EIN: 38-1348535

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Board Leadership

Rod Wright
Chair

CEO

Jason D. Lee
President, CEO

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