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Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Establishing Social And Emotional Learning (SEL) As An Essential Part Of Education

three stars

88.63

815 West Van Buren Street Suite 210
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 226-3770   Web Site
EIN: 20-5884201

Board Leadership
Timothy P. Shriver
Board Chair

CEO
Karen Niemi
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.63 three stars
  Financial 88.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is the nation's leading organization advancing the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice, and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring and contributing members of society.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) is the nation's leading organization advancing the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. Our mission is to help make evidence-based social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school. Through research, practice, and policy, CASEL collaborates to ensure all students become knowledgeable, responsible, caring and contributing members of society.

Financial

three stars

88.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 22.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 38.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 88.63 three stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars
American Federation for Children Growth Fund (DC) 86.19 three stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 90.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,005,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $42,218
Total Contributions $7,047,839
   Program Service Revenue $2,545,314
Total Primary Revenue $9,593,153
   Other Revenue $23,744
TOTAL REVENUE $9,616,897
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,418,336
   Administrative Expenses $2,251,906
   Fundraising Expenses $266,338
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,936,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-319,683
   
Net Assets $4,471,221

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
School District Level Support For Social And Emotional Learning $4,763,008 64.2%
Research $1,626,530 21.9%
Policy Advocacy $1,028,798 13.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 88.63 three stars
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.09 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 88.56 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 82.62 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 85.36 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 20-5884201
Name in IRS Master File COLLABORATIVE FOR ACADEMIC SOCIALAND EMOTIONAL LEARNING - CASEL
NTEE Code O05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
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 September, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$281,723 2.83% Karen Niemi Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 88.63 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars
EdChoice (IN) 92.02 four stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
815 West Van Buren Street
Suite 210
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 226-3770
fax: (312) 226-3777
EIN: 20-5884201

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Board Leadership

Timothy P. Shriver
Board Chair

CEO

Karen Niemi
President & CEO

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