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Collision Repair Education Foundation

Fueling the future of the collision industry by enriching opportunities for students in collision education.

four stars

92.54

5125 Trillium Boulevard Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
tel: (888) 722-3787   Web Site
EIN: 36-3768028

Board Leadership
Jeanne Silver
Chair

CEO
Clark Plucinski
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.54 four stars
  Financial 90.25 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1990, the Collision Repair Education Foundation secures donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. The ultimate goal of the Collision Repair Education Foundation is to create a future in which every entry-level technician hired will have graduated with the necessary skills and understanding of new technology to be well-trained, productive, and efficient employees from day one on the job.

Founded in 1990, the Collision Repair Education Foundation secures donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. The ultimate goal of the Collision Repair Education Foundation is to create a future in which every entry-level technician hired will have graduated with the necessary skills and understanding of new technology to be well-trained, productive, and efficient employees from day one on the job.

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Financial

four stars

90.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 4.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Collision Repair Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Collision Repair Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Collision Repair Education Foundation (IL) 92.54 four stars
The Education Foundation of Collier County (FL) 98.14 four stars
Academy of Achievement (DC) 85.55 three stars
Getting Out and Staying Out (NY) 91.27 four stars
Anita Borg Institute (CA) 92.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,113,880
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $921,214
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,035,094
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,035,094
   Other Revenue $-341,220
TOTAL REVENUE $11,693,874
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,440,991
   Administrative Expenses $605,961
   Fundraising Expenses $517,609
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,564,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $129,313
   
Net Assets $2,734,953

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
Grants to Support Collision Repair Schools $10,440,991 100.0%

Ratings History
Collision Repair Education Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 92.54 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.70 four stars
2016-12 08/01/2017 88.98 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 90.58 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 90.31 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.30 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 93.54 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 36-3768028
Name in IRS Master File I CAR EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code S02
NTEE Classification Management & Technical Assistance
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing 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 August, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,219 2.02% Clark Plucinski Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Collision Repair Education Foundation (IL) 92.54 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Collision Repair Education Foundation
5125 Trillium Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60192
tel: (888) 722-3787
fax: (847) 590-1215
EIN: 36-3768028

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Board Leadership

Jeanne Silver
Chair

CEO

Clark Plucinski
Executive Director

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