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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$140,795 4.71% Ted Christians Chief Executive Officer

Mission

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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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