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Education : Special Education

Sisu of Georgia

Serving northeast Georgia children since 1985

four stars

90.58

2360 Murphy Boulevard P.O. Box 5758
Gainesville, GA 30504
tel: (770) 535-8372   Web Site
EIN: 58-1622732

Board Leadership
Jenny Floyd
Chair

CEO
Jamle Reynolds
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.58 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, Challenged Child and Friends offers a tailored and integrated experience where children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities learn and grow in a full inclusion program with children who have typical development. Our "whole person" program utilizes the coordinated efforts of a professional team with diverse qualifications and experience. In our classroom program, children receive early education intervention with differentiated teaching. Additionally, speech, occupational and physical therapy services are offered in a variety of models that include direct treatment and collaboration with teaching staff. Students benefit from skilled nursing staff as well as family support services from a licensed social worker.

Founded in 1985, Challenged Child and Friends offers a tailored and integrated experience where children with a variety of developmental delays and disabilities learn and grow in a full inclusion program with children who have typical development. Our "whole person" program utilizes the coordinated efforts of a professional team with diverse qualifications and experience. In our classroom program, children receive early education intervention with differentiated teaching. Additionally, speech, occupational and physical therapy services are offered in a variety of models that include direct treatment and collaboration with teaching staff. Students benefit from skilled nursing staff as well as family support services from a licensed social worker.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sisu of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sisu of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education (MA) 85.18 three stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 96.79 four stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $715,517
   Federated Campaigns $148,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $74,225
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $85,430
Total Contributions $1,023,172
   Program Service Revenue $1,291,447
Total Primary Revenue $2,314,619
   Other Revenue $91,654
TOTAL REVENUE $2,406,273
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,117,514
   Administrative Expenses $140,496
   Fundraising Expenses $126,288
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,384,298
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $21,975
   
Net Assets $1,520,173

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
2019-05 03/01/2020 90.58 four stars
2018-05 04/01/2019 80.16 three stars
2017-05 05/01/2018 85.38 three stars
2016-05 08/01/2017 85.38 three stars
2015-05 07/01/2016 85.38 three stars
2014-05 06/01/2016 88.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-05 08/01/2015 85.07 three stars
2012-07 02/01/2015 90.84 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 58-1622732
Name in IRS Master File SISU OF GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
(166) Mental health care
(31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, 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 June, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
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  • May, 2019
  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,000 3.56% Jamie Reynolds Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Little Light House (OK) 96.33 four stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.42 three stars
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 93.16 four stars
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 93.70 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Sisu of Georgia
2360 Murphy Boulevard
P.O. Box 5758
Gainesville, GA 30504
tel: (770) 535-8372
fax: (770) 535-0252
EIN: 58-1622732

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Board Leadership

Jenny Floyd
Chair

CEO

Jamle Reynolds
Executive Director

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