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The Immokalee Foundation

Education. Empowerment. Hope.

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four stars

93.67

2375 Tamiami Trail N Suite 308
Naples, FL 34103
tel: (239) 430-9122   Web Site
EIN: 65-0315664

Board Leadership
Steve Pryor
Chair, Board of Directors

CEO
Noemi Y. Perez
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.67 four stars
  Financial 94.44 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1991, The Immokalee Foundation has committed itself to building pathways to success for the children of Immokalee. The Immokalee Foundation's programs range from early childhood literacy education to college preparatory and advanced vocational training.

The Immokalee Foundation is devoted to improving the lives of Immokalee's next generation by emphasizing education, vocation and life skills through programs that provide students with opportunities to grow, learn, and advance to educational and professional heights that they never dreamed possible, leading to economic independence.

The Immokalee Foundation serves more than 1,400 Immokalee children each year, which serves to break the cycle of poverty within their 1,100+ families. The Immokalee Foundation's students achieve a stellar 100% high school graduation rate, 100% college/vocational school admission rate, and 91% post-secondary graduation rate.

Since 1991, The Immokalee Foundation has committed itself to building pathways to success for the children of Immokalee. The Immokalee Foundation's programs range from early childhood literacy education to college preparatory and advanced vocational training.

The Immokalee Foundation is devoted to improving the lives of Immokalee's next generation by emphasizing education, vocation and life skills through programs that provide students with opportunities to grow, learn, and advance to educational and professional heights that they never dreamed possible, leading to economic independence.

The Immokalee Foundation serves more than 1,400 Immokalee children each year, which serves to break the cycle of poverty within their 1,100+ families. The Immokalee Foundation's students achieve a stellar 100% high school graduation rate, 100% college/vocational school admission rate, and 91% post-secondary graduation rate.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of mentors recruited
109
Percentage of students graduating from high school.
100
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

94.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.57
  Program Expenses Growth 16.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Immokalee Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Immokalee Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Immokalee Foundation (FL) 93.67 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,528,539
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $559,034
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,087,573
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,087,573
   Other Revenue $-78,396
TOTAL REVENUE $6,009,177
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,393,246
   Administrative Expenses $259,008
   Fundraising Expenses $492,373
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,144,627
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,864,550
   
Net Assets $12,246,638

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
Career Development and Leadership Activities $1,196,179 50.0%
Post Secondary $825,136 34.5%
Take Stock in Children Scholarships $371,931 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 12/21/2018 93.67 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 86.67 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.16 four stars
2015-03 09/01/2017 90.54 four stars
2014-03 08/01/2016 89.87 three stars
2014-03 07/01/2016 88.40 three stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 85.33 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 02/01/2016 87.05 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 65-0315664
Name in IRS Master File THE IMMOKALEE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 June, 1992
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$135,150 4.29% Steven Kissinger Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Immokalee Foundation (FL) 93.67 four stars
HEAF (NY) 85.05 three stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 93.98 four stars
Communities In Schools of Georgia (GA) 85.34 three stars
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 89.33 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Immokalee Foundation
2375 Tamiami Trail N
Suite 308
Naples, FL 34103
tel: (239) 430-9122
fax: (239) 262-7701
EIN: 65-0315664

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Board Leadership

Steve Pryor
Chair, Board of Directors

CEO

Noemi Y. Perez
Executive Director

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