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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation

Creating community ownership in the success of every child.

98.23

431 West Main Street Suite E
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
tel: (405) 604-5977   Web Site
EIN: 73-1222182

Board Leadership
Brent Hensley
Chairman

CEO
Mary Mélon-Tully
President and CEO

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to advance excellence, advocate for equity and build strong community support for Oklahoma City Public Schools. There are many challenges that face OKCPS and the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation is committed to providing hope and opportunity for every single child. With your support, The Foundation is able to train bilingual teachers, match donations made to DonorsChoose.org, manage the Partners In Action initiative that connects community partners with local schools and a host of other efforts that are making a real difference in the lives of our students.

Our mission is to advance excellence, advocate for equity and build strong community support for Oklahoma City Public Schools. There are many challenges that face OKCPS and the Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation is committed to providing hope and opportunity for every single child. With your support, The Foundation is able to train bilingual teachers, match donations made to DonorsChoose.org, manage the Partners In Action initiative that connects community partners with local schools and a host of other efforts that are making a real difference in the lives of our students.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
93.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 37.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation (OK) 98.23
Fabretto Children's Foundation (IL) 93.10
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 99.82
Schoolseed Foundation (TN) 87.07
Israel Scholarship Education Foundation (NY) 86.29

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,833,919
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $150,257
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,984,176
   Program Service Revenue $7,665
Total Primary Revenue $2,991,841
   Other Revenue $83,924
TOTAL REVENUE $3,075,765
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,435,709
   Administrative Expenses $80,180
   Fundraising Expenses $89,656
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,605,545
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $470,220
   
Net Assets $3,685,646

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
Donors Choose $1,703,319 69.9%
Our Best Investment Campaign $437,743 18.0%
Bilingual Teacher Pipeline Project $241,662 9.9%

Ratings History
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 98.23
2018-12 05/01/2020 98.23
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.16
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.39
2015-06 11/01/2016 89.39
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.43

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

EIN 73-1222182
Name in IRS Master File OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,400 5.88% Mary Melon President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation (OK) 98.23
JELF - Jewish Educational Loan Fund (GA) 92.19
Home School Foundation (VA) 91.32
Grand Island Public Schools Foundation (NE) 93.32
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 90.11

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Charity Contact Info

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation
431 West Main Street
Suite E
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
tel: (405) 604-5977
EIN: 73-1222182

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Board Leadership

Brent Hensley
Chairman

CEO

Mary Mélon-Tully
President and CEO

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