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Leadership Memphis

Preparing and mobilizing leaders to work for the good of the whole community.

three stars

89.80

240 Madison Ave Suite 601
Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 278-0016   Web Site
EIN: 62-1043517

Board Leadership
Reginald Porter, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO
David Williams
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.80 three stars
  Financial 90.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Leadership Memphis develops community change agents, connects them with others who have a passion to serve, and empowers them with information and opportunities to make a difference. The organization has four programs -- Executive, Criminal/Juvenile Justice, FastTrack, and Grassroots -- that develops community leaders at every level from seasoned professionals and emerging talent to front-line leaders. Leadership Memphis hosts four signature events annually designed to create stronger connections between our alumni, sponsors, community partners and other business and community leaders in support of our vision, mission and goals. Our action initiatives are Memphis Talent Dividend, Graduate Memphis, Imagine Memphis, and SUCCESS High Schools. These initiatives are undertaken to help enhance our city economically and socially by increasing the number of adults who have college degrees and to ensure that high school graduates further their education and training beyond high school.

Leadership Memphis develops community change agents, connects them with others who have a passion to serve, and empowers them with information and opportunities to make a difference. The organization has four programs -- Executive, Criminal/Juvenile Justice, FastTrack, and Grassroots -- that develops community leaders at every level from seasoned professionals and emerging talent to front-line leaders. Leadership Memphis hosts four signature events annually designed to create stronger connections between our alumni, sponsors, community partners and other business and community leaders in support of our vision, mission and goals. Our action initiatives are Memphis Talent Dividend, Graduate Memphis, Imagine Memphis, and SUCCESS High Schools. These initiatives are undertaken to help enhance our city economically and socially by increasing the number of adults who have college degrees and to ensure that high school graduates further their education and training beyond high school.

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Financial

four stars

90.67

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth 3.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leadership Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leadership Memphis on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Leadership Memphis (TN) 89.80 three stars
Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (CA) 87.73 three stars
Phillips Brook House Association (MA) 89.38 three stars
Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (KY) 96.63 four stars
Citizens Committee for New York City (NY) 93.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $940,954
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $220,540
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,161,494
   Program Service Revenue $372,994
Total Primary Revenue $1,534,488
   Other Revenue $36,786
TOTAL REVENUE $1,571,274
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,158,414
   Administrative Expenses $256,564
   Fundraising Expenses $111,940
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,526,918
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $44,356
   
Net Assets $1,906,508

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
Community Leadership Programs $812,980 70.2%
Graduate Memphis $191,346 16.5%
Volunteer Memphis $154,088 13.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 89.80 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 92.02 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 92.01 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 90.95 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 62-1043517
Name in IRS Master File LEADERSHIP MEMPHIS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 January, 1979
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
$130,000 8.51% David R. Williams President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Leadership Memphis (TN) 89.80 three stars
Robin Hood Foundation (NY) 92.38 four stars
Enlace Chicago (IL) 88.22 three stars
Hispanics in Philanthropy (CA) 87.37 three stars
Metanoia (SC) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Leadership Memphis
240 Madison Ave
Suite 601
Memphis, TN 38103
tel: (901) 278-0016
fax: (901) 278-4868
EIN: 62-1043517

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Board Leadership

Reginald Porter, Jr.
Board Chair

CEO

David Williams
President, CEO

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