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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Umoja Student Development Corporation

Equipping young people to succeed in college

four stars

93.55

910 West Van Buren Street Suite 710
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (773) 312-3898   Web Site
EIN: 36-4263664

Board Leadership
John Heiberger
President

CEO
Kara Allen Soldati
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.55 four stars
  Financial 94.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Umoja equips young people to succeed in college and confidently claim their future. We do this by building a web of dynamic relationships that brings together schools, families and community partners to bridge the gap between the talents and ambitions of low-income youth and the resources they need to thrive. Umoja believes that education is the great equalizer. If we as a community are serious about Chicago standing as a competitive global city, then we must be equally serious about educating each and every one of our young people in every Chicago neighborhood.

Umoja equips young people to succeed in college and confidently claim their future. We do this by building a web of dynamic relationships that brings together schools, families and community partners to bridge the gap between the talents and ambitions of low-income youth and the resources they need to thrive. Umoja believes that education is the great equalizer. If we as a community are serious about Chicago standing as a competitive global city, then we must be equally serious about educating each and every one of our young people in every Chicago neighborhood.

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Financial

four stars

94.17

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Umoja Student Development Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Umoja Student Development Corporation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 93.55 four stars
New Heights Youth, Inc. (NY) 85.38 three stars
The Immokalee Foundation (FL) 93.67 four stars
College Bound, MO (MO) 86.38 three stars
Global Kids (NY) 92.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,057,901
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $181,699
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $185,169
Total Contributions $2,424,769
   Program Service Revenue $740,976
Total Primary Revenue $3,165,745
   Other Revenue $5,924
TOTAL REVENUE $3,171,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,537,209
   Administrative Expenses $209,683
   Fundraising Expenses $242,203
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,989,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $182,574
   
Net Assets $2,671,566

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
Restorative Justice Model $1,083,297 42.7%
College & Career Readiness Program $890,742 35.1%
Professional Development Training $467,505 18.4%

Ratings History
Umoja Student Development Corporation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 93.55 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.18 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2017 90.76 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 91.50 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.47 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 36-4263664
Name in IRS Master File UMOJA STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
NTEE Code B30
NTEE Classification Vocational, Technical Schools
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 July, 1999
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
$140,795 4.71% Ted Christians Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 93.55 four stars
Citizen Schools (MA) 85.00 three stars
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 88.91 three stars
REACH Prep (CT) 90.71 four stars
Communities In Schools of Nevada (NV) 91.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Umoja Student Development Corporation
910 West Van Buren Street
Suite 710
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (773) 312-3898
fax: (773) 496-1606
EIN: 36-4263664

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Board Leadership

John Heiberger
President

CEO

Kara Allen Soldati
Chief Executive Officer

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