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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

College Bound, MO

Preparation. Placement. Persistence to degree completion.

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three stars

86.38

110 North Jefferson St. Lousis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 361-4441   Web Site
EIN: 20-4768985

Board Leadership
Chuck Carpenter
Chair

CEO
Scott Baier
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.38 three stars
  Financial 82.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

College Bound provides promising students from under-resourced backgrounds with the academic enrichment, workforce development, social supports, and life skills needed to apply, matriculate, and succeed in four year colleges and careers. In 2006, two school districts approved the CB program, and 36 students placed their hopes for a better future in College Bound. The organization has grown to serve a projected 1,700 students (2012-13 school year) and their families through a variety of programs, including full scale implementation to 9th graders in four partner schools, and a comprehensive program that begins in 10th grade and serves students until they graduate from college. College Bound students come from 39 area high schools and are attending 70 colleges and universities nationwide.

College Bound provides promising students from under-resourced backgrounds with the academic enrichment, workforce development, social supports, and life skills needed to apply, matriculate, and succeed in four year colleges and careers. In 2006, two school districts approved the CB program, and 36 students placed their hopes for a better future in College Bound. The organization has grown to serve a projected 1,700 students (2012-13 school year) and their families through a variety of programs, including full scale implementation to 9th graders in four partner schools, and a comprehensive program that begins in 10th grade and serves students until they graduate from college. College Bound students come from 39 area high schools and are attending 70 colleges and universities nationwide.

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Financial

three stars

82.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.54
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by College Bound, MO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by College Bound, MO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Bound, MO (MO) 86.38 three stars
AIM for Seva (PA) 92.92 four stars
East Harlem Tutorial Program (NY) 92.30 four stars
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BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 88.19 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $929,936
   Federated Campaigns $73,963
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $813,397
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $271,914
Total Contributions $2,089,210
   Program Service Revenue $8,131
Total Primary Revenue $2,097,341
   Other Revenue $74,189
TOTAL REVENUE $2,171,530
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,921,475
   Administrative Expenses $270,878
   Fundraising Expenses $251,268
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,443,621
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-272,091
   
Net Assets $3,850,182

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
To and Through $977,729 50.9%
Complete U $500,183 26.0%
Bridgit2College $313,439 16.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 86.38 three stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 91.73 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 93.78 four stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 92.89 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 20-4768985
Name in IRS Master File A MILLION STARS INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable 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 June, 2006
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$120,546 4.93% Scott Baier Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Bound, MO (MO) 86.38 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

College Bound, MO
110 North Jefferson
St. Lousis, MO 63103
tel: (314) 361-4441
fax: (314) 436-9210
EIN: 20-4768985

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Board Leadership

Chuck Carpenter
Chair

CEO

Scott Baier
Executive Director

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