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CollegeBound Foundation

To college. Through college

four stars

90.37

300 Water Street Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (410) 783-2905   Web Site
EIN: 52-1598921

Board Leadership
Alicia Wilson
Board Chair

CEO
Cassie Motz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.37 four stars
  Financial 91.98 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CollegeBound works exclusively in Baltimore City public schools to encourage and enable students to pursue a postsecondary education. A secondary goal is to improve the social and economic fabric of the community through an educated workforce. CollegeBound's nationally recognized college advising model has transformed the lives of thousands of high school students. Alumni of the CollegeBound program credit the High School Specialists and the highly individualized college advising program with their success.

CollegeBound works exclusively in Baltimore City public schools to encourage and enable students to pursue a postsecondary education. A secondary goal is to improve the social and economic fabric of the community through an educated workforce. CollegeBound's nationally recognized college advising model has transformed the lives of thousands of high school students. Alumni of the CollegeBound program credit the High School Specialists and the highly individualized college advising program with their success.

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Financial

four stars

91.98

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 9.07
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CollegeBound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CollegeBound Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 90.37 four stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 93.98 four stars
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 90.41 four stars
First Graduate (CA) 90.80 four stars
Higher Achievement (DC) 86.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,354,668
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,032,686
Total Contributions $2,387,354
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,387,354
   Other Revenue $2,537,183
TOTAL REVENUE $4,924,537
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,173,403
   Administrative Expenses $312,472
   Fundraising Expenses $225,904
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,711,779
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,212,758
   
Net Assets $31,602,463

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
Student Counseling and College Advising $2,172,726 68.5%
Student Scholarships and Grants $1,000,677 31.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 90.37 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 85.81 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 86.57 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 87.03 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 83.26 three stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 81.32 three 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 52-1598921
Name in IRS Master File COLLEGEBOUND FOUNDATION INC
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 (43) Other student aid
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 March, 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
$176,415 4.75% Catherine Motz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 90.37 four stars
A Child's Place (NC) 91.00 four stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 90.53 four stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 93.92 four stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CollegeBound Foundation
300 Water Street
Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21202
tel: (410) 783-2905
fax: (410) 727-5786
EIN: 52-1598921

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Board Leadership

Alicia Wilson
Board Chair

CEO

Cassie Motz
Executive Director

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