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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Let's Get Ready

Students helping students to and through college

three stars

82.92

50 Broadway 25th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (646) 808-2760   Web Site
EIN: 31-1698832

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Waters
Chair

CEO
Lena Eberhart
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.92 three stars
  Financial 77.22 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Let's Get Ready provides high school students from historically under-served communities and first-generation-to-college students with free SAT preparation, admission counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students who also serve as role models and mentors.

Let's Get Ready envisions a future in which students from all socioeconomic backgrounds have the support they need to attain a college education.

Let's Get Ready provides high school students from historically under-served communities and first-generation-to-college students with free SAT preparation, admission counseling and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. Services are provided by volunteer college students who also serve as role models and mentors.

Let's Get Ready envisions a future in which students from all socioeconomic backgrounds have the support they need to attain a college education.

Financial

two stars

77.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Let's Get Ready on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Let's Get Ready on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Let's Get Ready (NY) 82.92 three stars
Denver Kids, Inc. (CO) 85.02 three stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 94.53 four stars
AMIT CHILDREN, INC (NY) 87.29 three stars
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (NY) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,986,676
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,181,659
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,168,335
   Program Service Revenue $286,150
Total Primary Revenue $3,454,485
   Other Revenue $-21,349
TOTAL REVENUE $3,433,136
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,618,152
   Administrative Expenses $444,761
   Fundraising Expenses $836,566
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,899,479
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-466,343
   
Net Assets $1,312,949

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 12/01/2020 82.92 three stars
2018-08 02/01/2020 90.17 four stars
2018-08 12/01/2019 82.90 three stars
2017-08 11/01/2018 92.03 four stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 91.62 four stars
2016-08 11/01/2017 86.78 three stars
2015-08 07/01/2016 91.51 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 88.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 02/01/2016 91.27 four 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 31-1698832
Name in IRS Master File LETS GET READY INC
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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, 2000
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
$115,928 2.97% Lena Eberhart Interim Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$185,729 4.76% Kathrine Mott Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Let's Get Ready (NY) 82.92 three stars
AIM for Seva (PA) 90.98 four stars
Multiplying Good (NY) 87.20 three stars
Partnership with Children (NY) 88.72 three stars
Pratham USA (TX) 92.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Let's Get Ready
50 Broadway
25th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (646) 808-2760
fax: (646) 808-2770
EIN: 31-1698832

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Waters
Chair

CEO

Lena Eberhart
Chief Executive Officer

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