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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Issaquah Schools Foundation

Helping students succeed

79.06

4225 West Lake Sammamish Parkway SE Bellevue, WA 98008
tel: (425) 391-8557   Web Site
EIN: 94-3050254

Board Leadership
Jenell Tamaela
President

CEO
Cornell Atwater
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.06
  Financial 70.40
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, in cooperation with the Issaquah School District, the Issaquah Schools Foundation drives resources to help all students achieve the promise of their academic potential. We strive to be the unifying organization that enables the Issaquah School District to provide access to exceptional opportunities district-wide that ignite learning, improve educational outcomes and prepare all students to be confident, competent and engaged citizens.

Founded in 1987, in cooperation with the Issaquah School District, the Issaquah Schools Foundation drives resources to help all students achieve the promise of their academic potential. We strive to be the unifying organization that enables the Issaquah School District to provide access to exceptional opportunities district-wide that ignite learning, improve educational outcomes and prepare all students to be confident, competent and engaged citizens.

Financial

70.40

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth -6.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Issaquah Schools Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Issaquah Schools Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Issaquah Schools Foundation (WA) 79.06
Basic Fund (CA) 96.02
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 91.16
The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation (FL) 92.20
Kiddo!, the Mill Valley Schools Community Foundation (CA) 91.94

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $837,612
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $567,854
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $182,186
Total Contributions $1,587,652
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,587,652
   Other Revenue $-81,736
TOTAL REVENUE $1,505,916
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $993,188
   Administrative Expenses $236,992
   Fundraising Expenses $214,783
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,444,963
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $60,953
   
Net Assets $1,577,001

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 05/01/2021 79.06
2018-08 12/01/2020 81.17
2018-08 09/03/2019 80.96
2017-08 12/01/2018 86.14
2016-08 12/22/2017 83.02
2015-08 09/01/2017 80.55
2015-08 02/01/2017 80.77
2014-08 06/01/2016 75.13
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 75.27
2013-08 11/01/2014 79.71

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

EIN 94-3050254
Name in IRS Master File ISSAQUAH SCHOOLS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 June, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Cornell Atwater Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$109,876 7.60% Elizabeth Swanson Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Issaquah Schools Foundation (WA) 79.06
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 89.65
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 91.16
Boston Arts Academy Foundation (MA) 86.61
Kiddo!, the Mill Valley Schools Community Foundation (CA) 91.94

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Charity Contact Info

Issaquah Schools Foundation
4225 West Lake Sammamish Parkway SE
Bellevue, WA 98008
tel: (425) 391-8557
EIN: 94-3050254

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 835
Issaquah, WA 98027

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Board Leadership

Jenell Tamaela
President

CEO

Cornell Atwater
Executive Director

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