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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Project SUCCESS

Dream, Plan, Succeed

three stars

86.87

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 86.87 three stars
  Financial 82.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four 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

82.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

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)
68.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
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) 86.87 three stars
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 95.31 four stars
East Harlem Tutorial Program (NY) 90.58 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 91.19 four stars
Communities in Schools of Richmond (VA) 90.58 four 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 $2,106,688
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,268
Total Contributions $2,112,956
   Program Service Revenue $120,021
Total Primary Revenue $2,232,977
   Other Revenue $37,661
TOTAL REVENUE $2,270,638
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,560,057
   Administrative Expenses $319,183
   Fundraising Expenses $331,185
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,210,425
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $60,213
   
Net Assets $1,518,963

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 $996,021 63.8%
Goal-Setting Workshops $436,069 28.0%
Professional Theater Experiences $127,967 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.87 three stars
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]
Ruling Date November, 1996
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$114,152 5.16% 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) 86.87 three stars
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 86.57 three stars
LINK Unlimited Scholars (IL) 86.76 three stars
New Heights Youth, Inc. (NY) 89.86 three stars
Horizons National (CT) 91.33 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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