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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Fundraising)

APS Education Foundation

Seeking to make a real difference in the lives of students and teachers of APS

75.89

6400 Uptown Boulevard, NE Suite 630 East
Albuquerque, NM 87110
tel: (505) 880-3740   Web Site
EIN: 85-0434438

Board Leadership
Jeff Lunsford
President

CEO
Phill Casaus
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.89
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

66.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.33
  Program Expenses Growth 99.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by APS Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by APS Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
APS Education Foundation (NM) 75.89
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (NY) 90.61
CEDARS (NE) 87.24
Highland Park Education Foundation (TX) 90.57
Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation (MA) 89.94

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The APS Education Foundation promotes private support of the Albuquerque Public School district and its students. In partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools, we promote and garner financial and in-kind resources to provide students with the opportunity to succeed. We also mobilize resources and develop community partnerships to support excellence in APS.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,760,794
   Federated Campaigns $156,848
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,917,642
   Program Service Revenue $192,746
Total Primary Revenue $3,110,388
   Other Revenue $112,184
TOTAL REVENUE $3,222,572
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,953,764
   Administrative Expenses $49,396
   Fundraising Expenses $20,795
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,023,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $198,617
   
Net Assets $6,966,471

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
Fund Distribution to Albuquerque Public Schools $2,953,764 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-06 06/01/2016 75.89
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 75.95
2013-06 12/01/2014 83.50

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 85-0434438
Name in IRS Master File ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
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
(922) Endowment fund or financial services
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 May, 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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$123,228 4.07% Phill Casaus Executive Director

The APS Education Foundation promotes private support of the Albuquerque Public School district and its students. In partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools, we promote and garner financial and in-kind resources to provide students with the opportunity to succeed. We also mobilize resources and develop community partnerships to support excellence in APS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
APS Education Foundation (NM) 75.89
Uncommon Schools (NY) 90.58
Big Shoulders Fund (IL) 92.22
Fabretto Children's Foundation (VA) 88.85
State University College at Oneonta Foundation Corporation (NY) 91.51

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Charity Contact Info

APS Education Foundation
6400 Uptown Boulevard, NE
Suite 630 East
Albuquerque, NM 87110
tel: (505) 880-3740
fax: (505) 872-8864
EIN: 85-0434438

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 25704
Albuquerque, NM 87125

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Board Leadership

Jeff Lunsford
President

CEO

Phill Casaus
Executive Director

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