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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

College Bound, MO

Preparation. Placement. Persistence to degree completion.

four stars

93.78

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

Board Leadership
Carol Staenberg
Chair

CEO
Scott Baier
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.78 four stars
  Financial 96.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

Financial

four stars

96.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.76
  Program Expenses Growth 18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Bound, MO (MO) 93.78 four stars
AIM for Seva (PA) 95.47 four stars
Global Kids (NY) 89.78 three stars
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 90.76 four stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 90.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,547,259
   Federated Campaigns $75,251
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $575,333
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $395,536
Total Contributions $2,593,379
   Program Service Revenue $28,545
Total Primary Revenue $2,621,924
   Other Revenue $40,690
TOTAL REVENUE $2,662,614
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,009,830
   Administrative Expenses $241,320
   Fundraising Expenses $255,767
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,506,917
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $155,697
   
Net Assets $3,766,252

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 $985,768 49.0%
Complete U $438,143 21.8%
Bridgit2College $379,437 18.9%

Ratings History
College Bound, MO has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$116,603 4.65% Scott Baier Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Bound, MO (MO) 93.78 four stars
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 90.76 four stars
Tenacity (MA) 92.55 four stars
Freedom School Partners (NC) 87.34 three stars
Global Kids (NY) 89.78 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

Carol Staenberg
Chair

CEO

Scott Baier
Executive Director

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