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Education Pioneers

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72.61

177 Huntington Avenue Suite 1703-14991
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (510) 893-4374   Web Site
EIN: 77-0602311

Board Leadership
Jim Bildner
Chair

CEO
Melissa Wu
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.61
  Financial 62.87
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

By placing thousands of leaders into organizations and positions where they can make a meaningful difference, Education Pioneers is poised to change the lives of millions of students. With your support, we can get there. As a national nonprofit organization, Education Pioneers relies on a combination of philanthropy and program fees to operate our current programs and expand our work.

By placing thousands of leaders into organizations and positions where they can make a meaningful difference, Education Pioneers is poised to change the lives of millions of students. With your support, we can get there. As a national nonprofit organization, Education Pioneers relies on a combination of philanthropy and program fees to operate our current programs and expand our work.

Financial

62.87

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
68.8%
  Administrative Expenses 22.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -22.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 69.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Pioneers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Pioneers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Pioneers (MA) 72.61
Research for Action (PA) 87.41
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 91.06
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 90.71
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 87.39

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,652,550
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $29,209
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $147,601
Total Contributions $3,829,360
   Program Service Revenue $408,375
Total Primary Revenue $4,237,735
   Other Revenue $4,657
TOTAL REVENUE $4,242,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,484,334
   Administrative Expenses $606,709
   Fundraising Expenses $435,058
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,526,101
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $716,291
   
Net Assets $583,382

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
Education Pioneers Summer Fellowship $2,437,834 98.1%
Emerging Human Capital Leaders Initiative (EHCLI) $25,382 1.0%
Education Pioneers Alumni Services $21,118 0.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 11/01/2020 72.61
2018-09 07/01/2019 70.05
2017-09 02/01/2019 72.24
2016-09 05/01/2018 74.32
2015-09 08/01/2017 81.54

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

EIN 77-0602311
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATION PIONEERS INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational 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, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$190,084 5.39% Melissa Wu Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Pioneers (MA) 72.61
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 91.69
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 96.63

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Charity Contact Info

Education Pioneers
177 Huntington Avenue
Suite 1703-14991
Boston, MA 02115
tel: (510) 893-4374
fax: (510) 338-6517
EIN: 77-0602311

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Board Leadership

Jim Bildner
Chair

CEO

Melissa Wu
Chief Executive Officer

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