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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Step Up

Inspiring women to inspire girls

four stars

91.10

510 South Hewitt Street Suite 111
Los Angeles, CA 90013
tel: (201) 468-0568   Web Site
EIN: 95-4701468

Board Leadership
Maria Walker
Chair

CEO
Delores Morton
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.10 four stars
  Financial 93.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Step Up propels girls living in or going to school in under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women. Step Up believes all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Step Up creates and implements impactful after-school and mentorship programs that are open to all girls enrolled in one of our Step Up partner high schools. We bring our after-school programming, designed to empower teens to become confident, college-bound and career-focused to each campus one or two days a week for a two-hour session.

Step Up propels girls living in or going to school in under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential by empowering them to become confident, college-bound, career-focused, and ready to join the next generation of professional women. Step Up believes all girls should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Step Up creates and implements impactful after-school and mentorship programs that are open to all girls enrolled in one of our Step Up partner high schools. We bring our after-school programming, designed to empower teens to become confident, college-bound and career-focused to each campus one or two days a week for a two-hour session.

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Financial

four stars

93.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 22.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Step Up on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Step Up on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Step Up (CA) 91.10 four stars
National Association of Police Athletic/Activities League (NC) 87.97 three stars
More Than Words (MA) 93.86 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast (FL) 95.36 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington (WA) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,273,995
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,196,398
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,470,393
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,470,393
   Other Revenue $-174,450
TOTAL REVENUE $4,295,943
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,142,760
   Administrative Expenses $442,267
   Fundraising Expenses $415,275
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,000,302
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $295,641
   
Net Assets $2,930,287

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
Teen Programs $2,334,472 74.3%
Member Programs $808,288 25.7%

Ratings History
Step Up has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 91.10 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 95.14 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 96.44 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 96.03 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 95-4701468
Name in IRS Master File STEP UP WOMENS NETWORK
NTEE Code O99
NTEE Classification Youth Development N.E.C.
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1998
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$200,000 4.99% Jenni M. Luke CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Step Up (CA) 91.10 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County (FL) 96.19 four stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay (FL) 89.18 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford (CT) 86.71 three stars
Friends of Island Academy (NY) 88.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Step Up
510 South Hewitt Street
Suite 111
Los Angeles, CA 90013
tel: (201) 468-0568
EIN: 95-4701468

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Board Leadership

Maria Walker
Chair

CEO

Delores Morton
Chief Executive Officer

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