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Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Empowering young people to own their economic success

four stars

91.99

919 18th Street, NW Suite 901
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 296-1200   Web Site
EIN: 54-0788947

Board Leadership
John A. Stalfort
Chair

CEO
Edward J. Grenier III
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.99 four stars
  Financial 91.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington empowers young people to own their economic success. From kindergarten through twelfth grade, Junior Achievement's programs provide financial literacy education experiences to students that are both unique and exciting, yet fully correlate with the requisite Standards of Learning. Learning about economics - whether it is a concept as simple as "wants and needs" or as complex as "modern international trade" - is a valuable and enriching experience for students. The JA lessons are taught by adult role models from the local community, including businesspeople, parents, and university students. We recruit volunteers throughout Greater Washington to educate children using both JA's professionally developed, time-proven curriculum, as well as the volunteer's own experiences from the professional world. All JA programs focus on the key content areas of entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy.

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington empowers young people to own their economic success. From kindergarten through twelfth grade, Junior Achievement's programs provide financial literacy education experiences to students that are both unique and exciting, yet fully correlate with the requisite Standards of Learning. Learning about economics - whether it is a concept as simple as "wants and needs" or as complex as "modern international trade" - is a valuable and enriching experience for students. The JA lessons are taught by adult role models from the local community, including businesspeople, parents, and university students. We recruit volunteers throughout Greater Washington to educate children using both JA's professionally developed, time-proven curriculum, as well as the volunteer's own experiences from the professional world. All JA programs focus on the key content areas of entrepreneurship, work readiness, and financial literacy.

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Financial

four stars

91.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.78
  Program Expenses Growth 12.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Greater Washington on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (DC) 91.99 four stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 88.19 three stars
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 89.00 three stars
School on Wheels (CA) 95.47 four stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 96.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,863,343
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,033,741
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,897,084
   Program Service Revenue $547,382
Total Primary Revenue $4,444,466
   Other Revenue $222,299
TOTAL REVENUE $4,666,765
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,051,319
   Administrative Expenses $215,666
   Fundraising Expenses $593,196
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,860,181
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $806,584
   
Net Assets $13,405,472

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
Financial Literacy & Entrepreneurship Curriculum $3,051,319 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 03/01/2018 91.99 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 93.29 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.88 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.60 four stars
2013-06 04/01/2015 94.52 four stars
2012-06 05/01/2014 88.51 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 54-0788947
Name in IRS Master File JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF GREATER WASHINGTON
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
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$291,770 7.55% Edward Grenier President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (DC) 91.99 four stars
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 94.40 four stars
Sonoma Valley Education Foundation (CA) 86.46 three stars
BUILD (Businesses United in Investing, Lending & Development) (CA) 87.93 three stars
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana (KY) 86.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington
919 18th Street, NW
Suite 901
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 296-1200
EIN: 54-0788947

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Board Leadership

John A. Stalfort
Chair

CEO

Edward J. Grenier III
President, CEO

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