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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Umoja Student Development Corporation

Equipping young people to succeed in college

four stars

90.76

954 West Washington Boulevard Suite 225
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (773) 312-3898   Web Site
EIN: 36-4263664

Board Leadership
John Heiberger
President

CEO
Ted Chirstians
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.76 four stars
  Financial 86.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

86.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 90.76 four stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 87.65 three stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.38 four stars
LEAP (CT) 89.07 three stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 91.19 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,573,942
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $156,879
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $342,315
Total Contributions $2,073,136
   Program Service Revenue $527,069
Total Primary Revenue $2,600,205
   Other Revenue $1,047
TOTAL REVENUE $2,601,252
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,976,391
   Administrative Expenses $251,812
   Fundraising Expenses $212,800
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,441,003
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $160,249
   
Net Assets $2,127,278

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
College & Career Readiness Program $926,317 46.9%
Restorative Justice Model $631,950 32.0%
Professional Development Training $207,280 10.5%

Ratings History
Umoja Student Development Corporation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,735 4.86% Ted Christians Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 90.76 four stars
Global Kids (NY) 89.78 three stars
Let's Get Ready (NY) 91.51 four stars
Project SUCCESS (MN) 86.29 three stars
CollegeBound Foundation (MD) 87.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Umoja Student Development Corporation
954 West Washington Boulevard
Suite 225
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (773) 312-3898
fax: (773) 496-1606
EIN: 36-4263664

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Board Leadership

John Heiberger
President

CEO

Ted Chirstians
Chief Executive Officer

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