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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Project SUCCESS

Dream, Plan, Succeed

three stars

86.29

One Groveland Terrace Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
tel: (612) 874-7710   Web Site
EIN: 41-1837278

Board Leadership
Ann Ruschy
Chair

CEO
Adrienne Diercks
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.29 three stars
  Financial 81.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

81.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
66.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project SUCCESS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project SUCCESS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project SUCCESS (MN) 86.29 three stars
Philadelphia Futures (PA) 91.23 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.38 four stars
REACH Prep (CT) 86.20 three stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 88.99 three stars

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Project SUCCESS motivates and inspires young people to dream about the future, helps them take steps to get there and gives them the tools they need to achieve their goals. We have a comprehensive curriculum delivered each month in a student's English classroom that provides time, space and support for students to reflect. We invite students and families to see professional theater. We host college tours, and provide students with support with their post-secondary plans. Each summer, we take middle school students on an immersive, seven day adventure in the wilderness, where they have opportunities to gain new skills, experience, and support.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,528,934
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $10,150
Total Contributions $1,539,084
   Program Service Revenue $180,095
Total Primary Revenue $1,719,179
   Other Revenue $35,107
TOTAL REVENUE $1,754,286
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,478,683
   Administrative Expenses $331,840
   Fundraising Expenses $278,492
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,089,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-334,729
   
Net Assets $1,458,750

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
Experiential Learning Opportunities $858,070 58.0%
Goal-Setting Workshops $362,937 24.5%
Professional Theater Experiences $257,676 17.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.29 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 83.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 84.95 three stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.80 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 81.64 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 41-1837278
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT SUCCESS-STUDENTS UNDERTAKING CREATIVE CONTROL
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(59) Other school related activities
(149) Other instruction and training
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]
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$121,355 5.80% Adrienne Diercks Executive Director

Project SUCCESS motivates and inspires young people to dream about the future, helps them take steps to get there and gives them the tools they need to achieve their goals. We have a comprehensive curriculum delivered each month in a student's English classroom that provides time, space and support for students to reflect. We invite students and families to see professional theater. We host college tours, and provide students with support with their post-secondary plans. Each summer, we take middle school students on an immersive, seven day adventure in the wilderness, where they have opportunities to gain new skills, experience, and support.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project SUCCESS (MN) 86.29 three stars
Communities In Schools of Georgia (GA) 88.57 three stars
Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (VA) 89.27 three stars
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 91.50 four stars
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 94.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Project SUCCESS
One Groveland Terrace
Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403
tel: (612) 874-7710
fax: (612) 377-3540
EIN: 41-1837278

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Board Leadership

Ann Ruschy
Chair

CEO

Adrienne Diercks
Executive Director

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