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Education : Education Policy and Reform

National College Access Network

Building connections, Advancing equity. Promoting success.

four stars

91.45

1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 347-4848   Web Site
EIN: 31-1793562

Board Leadership
Marlene Ibsen
President

CEO
Kim Cook
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, the mission of the National College Access Network (NCAN) is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams. NCAN provides member organizations with professional development, networking, benchmarking, and news from the field so they can deliver these services more effectively and to more students. Resources include conferences, webinars, and online tools such as guidebooks and manuals as well periodic re-grants to implement new initiatives.

Founded in 1995, the mission of the National College Access Network (NCAN) is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams. NCAN provides member organizations with professional development, networking, benchmarking, and news from the field so they can deliver these services more effectively and to more students. Resources include conferences, webinars, and online tools such as guidebooks and manuals as well periodic re-grants to implement new initiatives.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 27.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National College Access Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National College Access Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National College Access Network (DC) 91.45 four stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 88.22 three stars
Children Now (CA) 92.02 four stars
Center for Education Reform (DC) 88.69 three stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 95.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,081,599
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,081,599
   Program Service Revenue $1,253,591
Total Primary Revenue $8,335,190
   Other Revenue $17,405
TOTAL REVENUE $8,352,595
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,800,924
   Administrative Expenses $442,384
   Fundraising Expenses $88,956
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,332,264
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,020,331
   
Net Assets $5,617,529

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 91.45 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 88.22 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 88.22 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 82.25 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.57 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.96 three stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 89.81 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 31-1793562
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COLLEGE ACCESS NETWORK INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 2002
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
$172,157 3.22% Kimberly Cook Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National College Access Network (DC) 91.45 four stars
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 97.17 four stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 86.56 three stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.00 three stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National College Access Network
1001 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 347-4848
fax: (844) 324-0809
EIN: 31-1793562

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Board Leadership

Marlene Ibsen
President

CEO

Kim Cook
Executive Director

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