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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

LEAP

Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc.

four stars

91.45

31 Jefferson Street New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 773-0770   Web Site
EIN: 22-2906547

Board Leadership
Ann Baker Pepe
Chair

CEO
Henry Fernandez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 88.59 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1992, LEAP works to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who implement year-round, community and school-based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods. LEAP reaches into neighborhoods that are laden with a shortage of positive resources, and we empower the children and youth of these communities to be positive resources themselves. The very essence of LEAP stands for the primary components of a developing student's life: Leadership, Education, Athletics, and Partnerships.

Founded in 1992, LEAP works to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who implement year-round, community and school-based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods. LEAP reaches into neighborhoods that are laden with a shortage of positive resources, and we empower the children and youth of these communities to be positive resources themselves. The very essence of LEAP stands for the primary components of a developing student's life: Leadership, Education, Athletics, and Partnerships.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of participants engaged in programs
1,015
Number of children in LEAP's summer literacy program
491
Number of youth receiving services (e.g., groups, skills and job training, etc.) with youths living in their community
250
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.59

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LEAP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by LEAP on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LEAP (CT) 91.45 four stars
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 93.55 four stars
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NY) 85.27 three stars
First Graduate (CA) 90.80 four stars
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 85.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,317,731
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $486,850
Total Contributions $1,804,581
   Program Service Revenue $22,773
Total Primary Revenue $1,827,354
   Other Revenue $10,203
TOTAL REVENUE $1,837,557
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,785,083
   Administrative Expenses $324,848
   Fundraising Expenses $221,598
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,331,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-493,972
   
Net Assets $1,615,472

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
LEAP has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 12/21/2018 91.45 four stars
2016-08 07/01/2018 93.20 four stars
2015-08 06/01/2017 89.86 three stars
2015-08 02/01/2017 89.07 three stars
2014-08 10/01/2016 86.09 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 84.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 77.17 two stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 77.21 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 22-2906547
Name in IRS Master File LEADERSHIP EDUCATION AND ATHLETICS IN PARTNERSHIP INC
NTEE Code B80
NTEE Classification Student Services, Organizations of Students
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$72,000 3.08% Henry Fernandez Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
LEAP (CT) 91.45 four stars
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 91.45 four stars
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 89.33 three stars
Youth Policy Institute (CA) 86.84 three stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 90.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

LEAP
31 Jefferson Street
New Haven, CT 06511
tel: (203) 773-0770
fax: (203) 773-1695
EIN: 22-2906547

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Board Leadership

Ann Baker Pepe
Chair

CEO

Henry Fernandez
Executive Director

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