Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Empowering young people to own their economic success

three stars

89.92

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

Board Leadership
Kevin B. Clark
Chair

CEO
Edward J. Grenier III
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.92 three stars
  Financial 87.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

87.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.55
  Program Expenses Growth 6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,224,089
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,159,808
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $80,000
Total Contributions $3,463,897
   Program Service Revenue $557,474
Total Primary Revenue $4,021,371
   Other Revenue $167,163
TOTAL REVENUE $4,188,534
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,021,380
   Administrative Expenses $309,239
   Fundraising Expenses $664,289
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,994,908
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $193,626
   
Net Assets $13,599,329

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$287,838 7.20% Edward Grenier President, CEO

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (DC) 89.92 three stars
LA Promise Fund (CA) 93.56 four stars
Junior Achievement of Arizona (AZ) 86.31 three stars
Junior Achievement USA (CO) 87.15 three stars
Junior Achievement of Georgia (GA) 96.61 four 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

Kevin B. Clark
Chair

CEO

Edward J. Grenier III
President, CEO