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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

RiverQuest

Developing critical thinking skills and promoting awareness of our river ecosystems

three stars

87.45

507 Glen Arden Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15208
tel: (412) 327-4593   Web Site
EIN: 25-1669347

Board Leadership
James C. Roddey
President

CEO
Jeffrey Jordan & Shayna Pitt
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.45 three stars
  Financial 89.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

89.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.59
  Program Expenses Growth -15.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by RiverQuest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by RiverQuest on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
RiverQuest (PA) 87.45 three stars
Pro Kids Golf Academy (CA) 88.42 three stars
Ocean Discovery Institute (CA) 90.28 four stars
NYC Outward Bound Schools (NY) 93.89 four stars
Walking Mountains Science Center (CO) 96.60 four stars

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RiverQuest is a non-profit educational organization that operates a river learning center for students, teachers and the community of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh Voyager, Inc. was founded in 1991. The agency began working with students in 1995, and in 2006 began working under the name RiverQuest. RiverQuest provides exceptional river-based educational adventure programs for students, teachers and community. Programs utilize hands-on approaches and technology to further the development of critical thinking skills, technological literacy and environmental awareness. The mission of RiverQuest is to engage students and people of all ages in hands-on science learning experiences that develop critical thinking skills and promote awareness of our river ecosystems.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $358,714
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $358,714
   Program Service Revenue $769
Total Primary Revenue $359,483
   Other Revenue $361
TOTAL REVENUE $359,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $520,306
   Administrative Expenses $115,510
   Fundraising Expenses $27,595
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $663,411
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-303,567
   
Net Assets $2,453,109

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 87.45 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.83 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.61 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 92.18 four 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 25-1669347
Name in IRS Master File PITTSBURGH VOYAGER
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 October, 1992
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
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$88,769 13.38% Shayna Pitt Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$75,707 11.41% Jeffrey Jordan Co-Executive Director

RiverQuest is a non-profit educational organization that operates a river learning center for students, teachers and the community of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh Voyager, Inc. was founded in 1991. The agency began working with students in 1995, and in 2006 began working under the name RiverQuest. RiverQuest provides exceptional river-based educational adventure programs for students, teachers and community. Programs utilize hands-on approaches and technology to further the development of critical thinking skills, technological literacy and environmental awareness. The mission of RiverQuest is to engage students and people of all ages in hands-on science learning experiences that develop critical thinking skills and promote awareness of our river ecosystems.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
RiverQuest (PA) 87.45 three stars
Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center (TIOBEC) (MA) 90.90 four stars
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education (UT) 92.10 four stars
Pro Kids Golf Academy (CA) 88.42 three stars
Sea Education Association (MA) 86.99 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

RiverQuest
507 Glen Arden Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
tel: (412) 327-4593
EIN: 25-1669347

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Board Leadership

James C. Roddey
President

CEO

Jeffrey Jordan & Shayna Pitt
Co-Executive Directors

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