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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

National Guard Youth Foundation

Providing a pathway to a better future

four stars

91.72

One Massacuhusetts Ave NW Suite 880
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 684-5437   Web Site
EIN: 54-1940978

Board Leadership
Errol Schwartz
Chairman

CEO
Brig. Gen. Allyson Solomon, USAF (Ret)
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.72 four stars
  Financial 89.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) supports and advocates on behalf of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, jointly funded by the federal and state governments, that provides a 17-month rigorous educational program, including a 22-week long residential phase, for high school dropouts. Participants receive academic training leading to credit recovery, a GED, or a high school diploma as well as extensive training in leadership and life skills. The Foundation contributes to the Program by, among many things, raising national awareness of the dropout crisis, advocating to the state and federal governments on behalf of the Program, soliciting corporate partners to enhance the quality of the Program, providing scholarships to Program graduates, and helping develop programs such as STEM training to strengthen the academic phase of the Program.

The National Guard Youth Foundation (NGYF) supports and advocates on behalf of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program, jointly funded by the federal and state governments, that provides a 17-month rigorous educational program, including a 22-week long residential phase, for high school dropouts. Participants receive academic training leading to credit recovery, a GED, or a high school diploma as well as extensive training in leadership and life skills. The Foundation contributes to the Program by, among many things, raising national awareness of the dropout crisis, advocating to the state and federal governments on behalf of the Program, soliciting corporate partners to enhance the quality of the Program, providing scholarships to Program graduates, and helping develop programs such as STEM training to strengthen the academic phase of the Program.

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Financial

three stars

89.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.32
  Program Expenses Growth -14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Guard Youth Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Guard Youth Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Guard Youth Foundation (DC) 91.72 four stars
The Fund for American Studies (DC) 86.50 three stars
Communities In Schools of Georgia (GA) 85.34 three stars
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 89.11 three stars
iMentor (NY) 90.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $822,432
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $822,432
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $822,432
   Other Revenue $12,630
TOTAL REVENUE $835,062
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $633,613
   Administrative Expenses $90,499
   Fundraising Expenses $20,598
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $744,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $90,352
   
Net Assets $1,140,872

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
Career Development and Workforce Activities $462,728 73.0%
Awareness and Advocacy $147,344 23.3%
Alumni Relations $21,824 3.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 91.72 four stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 87.45 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 79.95 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 70.45 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 76.71 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 80.25 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 77.72 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.91 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 54-1940978
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable 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 June, 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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,674 11.90% Allyson Solomon President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Guard Youth Foundation (DC) 91.72 four stars
826 Valencia (CA) 88.94 three stars
Optimist International Foundation (MO) 95.38 four stars
The Fund for American Studies (DC) 86.50 three stars
Breakthrough, Central Texas (TX) 90.21 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Guard Youth Foundation
One Massacuhusetts Ave
NW Suite 880
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 684-5437
EIN: 54-1940978

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Board Leadership

Errol Schwartz
Chairman

CEO

Brig. Gen. Allyson Solomon, USAF (Ret)
President

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