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SPARK

Supporting Partnerships and Resources for Kids

three stars

80.58

14715 Bristow Road Manassas, VA 20112
tel: (703) 791-8001   Web Site
EIN: 54-1498824

Board Leadership
Dawn Davis
President

CEO
Sharon Henry
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.58 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Supporting Partnerships and Resources for Kids (SPARK) is to engage community partners to fund and promote initiatives that enhance educational excellence We bolster student achievement through the Innovative Grants program and other special projects. We encourage family involvement in education through the "SchoolFusion" online parent communication system. We create meaningful dialogue between the schools and the community. We work towards uniting community resources to invest in public schools.

The mission of Supporting Partnerships and Resources for Kids (SPARK) is to engage community partners to fund and promote initiatives that enhance educational excellence We bolster student achievement through the Innovative Grants program and other special projects. We encourage family involvement in education through the "SchoolFusion" online parent communication system. We create meaningful dialogue between the schools and the community. We work towards uniting community resources to invest in public schools.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
94.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth 27.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 40.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPARK on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SPARK on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPARK (VA) 80.58 three stars
Anita Borg Institute (CA) 92.39 four stars
Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 90.34 four stars
Academy of Achievement (DC) 85.55 three stars
School for Advanced Research (NM) 85.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,665,311
   Federated Campaigns $22,113
   Membership Dues $29,000
   Fundraising Events $18,340
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,734,764
   Program Service Revenue $108,110
Total Primary Revenue $5,842,874
   Other Revenue $77,872
TOTAL REVENUE $5,920,746
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,393,775
   Administrative Expenses $117,866
   Fundraising Expenses $92,021
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,603,662
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $317,084
   
Net Assets $1,038,915

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
Educational Services and Facilities $4,570,358 84.7%
Robotics, Engineering, Science and Advanced Mathematics Training $716,959 13.3%
Direct Grants for Faculty Members $106,458 2.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 80.58 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 78.96 two stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 80.18 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 78.96 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 79.64 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 79.97 two 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 54-1498824
Name in IRS Master File PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 January, 1989
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Sharon Henry Executive Director $112,764

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SPARK (VA) 80.58 three stars
Robert Toigo Foundation (CA) 94.81 four stars
MassBioEd (MA) 87.92 three stars
Teaching Matters (NY) 91.06 four stars
Cleveland Leadership Center (OH) 85.66 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

SPARK
14715 Bristow Road
Manassas, VA 20112
tel: (703) 791-8001
EIN: 54-1498824

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 389
Manassa, VA 20108

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Board Leadership

Dawn Davis
President

CEO

Sharon Henry
Executive Director

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