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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Alternatives in Action

Where youth choose to lead

three stars

89.86

3666 Grand Avenue Suite A
Oakland, CA 94610
tel: (510) 285-6290   Web Site
EIN: 94-3210413

Board Leadership
Rita Trumbo
President

CEO
Patricia Murillo
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.12
  Program Expenses Growth 21.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alternatives in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alternatives in Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alternatives in Action (CA) 89.86 three stars
Street School (OK) 96.99 four stars
Sacred Heart Nativity School (CA) 88.72 three stars
Glenwood Academy (IL) 90.26 four stars
Marian Middle School (MO) 89.28 three stars

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Alternatives in Action inspires Bay Area youth to realize their leadership potential and prepares them for college, career, and community life through dynamic educational, skill-building, and real world experiences. Our schools, programs, and partnerships provide innovative opportunities and support that help children and youth succeed and ultimately become contributing adults. We envision generations of young adults inspired and prepared to take meaningful action that positively transforms their lives and their communities.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,868,754
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,637,860
Total Contributions $4,506,614
   Program Service Revenue $369,943
Total Primary Revenue $4,876,557
   Other Revenue $1,017
TOTAL REVENUE $4,877,574
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,197,084
   Administrative Expenses $134,049
   Fundraising Expenses $206,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,537,639
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $339,935
   
Net Assets $480,493

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
Community Programs $2,606,586 62.1%
Bay Area School of Enterprise $1,590,498 37.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 04/01/2017 89.86 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 94-3210413
Name in IRS Master File ALTERNATIVES IN ACTION
NTEE Code S43
NTEE Classification Management Services for Small Business, Entrepreneurs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (404) Community promotion
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$103,515 2.28% Patricia Murillo Executive Director

Alternatives in Action inspires Bay Area youth to realize their leadership potential and prepares them for college, career, and community life through dynamic educational, skill-building, and real world experiences. Our schools, programs, and partnerships provide innovative opportunities and support that help children and youth succeed and ultimately become contributing adults. We envision generations of young adults inspired and prepared to take meaningful action that positively transforms their lives and their communities.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alternatives in Action (CA) 89.86 three stars
Gesu School (PA) 87.18 three stars
Marian Middle School (MO) 89.28 three stars
Sacred Heart Nativity School (CA) 88.72 three stars
Open School (OR) 90.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alternatives in Action
3666 Grand Avenue
Suite A
Oakland, CA 94610
tel: (510) 285-6290
fax: (510) 285-6294
EIN: 94-3210413

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Board Leadership

Rita Trumbo
President

CEO

Patricia Murillo
Executive Director

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