Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Educational First Steps

One Childhood, One Chance

four stars

92.83

2815 Gaston Avenue Dallas, TX 75226
tel: (214) 824-7940   Web Site
EIN: 75-2334053

Board Leadership
Brett Kirstein
Chair

CEO
John R. Breitfeller
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.83 four stars
  Financial 92.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

92.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
76.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.80
  Program Expenses Growth 16.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational First Steps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational First Steps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,023,201
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $355,312
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,378,513
   Program Service Revenue $18,790
Total Primary Revenue $4,397,303
   Other Revenue $121,419
TOTAL REVENUE $4,518,722
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,538,451
   Administrative Expenses $356,580
   Fundraising Expenses $391,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,286,169
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,232,553
   
Net Assets $7,792,213

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,743 3.27% John R. Breitfeller Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1990, Educational First Steps (EFS) improves the quality and availability of early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children. Early childhood is a uniquely powerful time to build the social and academic foundation for success in the lives of our most at risk children. EFS transforms existing daycare centers in our most vulnerable neighborhoods into nationally accredited preschools with certified teaching professionals

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Educational First Steps (TX) 92.83 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Educational First Steps
2815 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75226
tel: (214) 824-7940
fax: (214) 824-7428
EIN: 75-2334053

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Board Leadership

Brett Kirstein
Chair

CEO

John R. Breitfeller
Executive Director

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