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Students Rising Above

Impacting the future through the cultivation of extraordinary youth

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four stars

91.04

P.O. Box 29174 San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 333-4222   Web Site
EIN: 81-0615887

Board Leadership
Mike Loughlin Mike Loughlin
Board Chair

CEO
Mike Loughlin
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.04 four stars
  Financial 89.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Students Rising Above community is dedicated to impacting the future through the cultivation of extraordinary youth. SRA invests in low-income, first generation college students who have demonstrated a deep commitment to education and strength of character while overcoming tremendous odds of poverty, homelessness, and neglect. We help each student to realize his or her potential by guiding and supporting them through college graduation, and into the workforce. Our graduates are breaking the cycle of poverty within their own families, serving their communities, providing a new generation of employees and leaders from diverse backgrounds, and accelerating positive change.

The Students Rising Above community is dedicated to impacting the future through the cultivation of extraordinary youth. SRA invests in low-income, first generation college students who have demonstrated a deep commitment to education and strength of character while overcoming tremendous odds of poverty, homelessness, and neglect. We help each student to realize his or her potential by guiding and supporting them through college graduation, and into the workforce. Our graduates are breaking the cycle of poverty within their own families, serving their communities, providing a new generation of employees and leaders from diverse backgrounds, and accelerating positive change.

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Financial

three stars

89.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.71
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students Rising Above on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students Rising Above on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students Rising Above (CA) 91.04 four stars
Put On The BRAKES, B.R.A.K.E.S. (NC) 85.55 three stars
Chicago Scholars Foundation (IL) 92.55 four stars
Year Up (MA) 90.18 four stars
PUENTE Learning Center (CA) 86.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,463,654
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $604,368
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,068,022
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,068,022
   Other Revenue $594,394
TOTAL REVENUE $4,662,416
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,225,888
   Administrative Expenses $460,413
   Fundraising Expenses $410,629
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,096,930
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $565,486
   
Net Assets $7,045,971

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
Student Program $3,225,888 100.0%

Ratings History
Students Rising Above has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 91.04 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.42 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 90.36 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 81-0615887
Name in IRS Master File FOUNDATION FOR STUDENTS RISING ABOVE
NTEE Code T30
NTEE Classification Public Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
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, 2003
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$179,167 4.37% Carolina Martin Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$187,775 4.58% Barb Hendricks Deputy Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students Rising Above (CA) 91.04 four stars
Teach For America (NY) 87.77 three stars
Put On The BRAKES, B.R.A.K.E.S. (NC) 85.55 three stars
One Million Degrees (IL) 87.16 three stars
AAUW - American Association of University Women (DC) 85.88 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Students Rising Above
P.O. Box 29174
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 333-4222
EIN: 81-0615887

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Board Leadership

Mike Loughlin Mike Loughlin
Board Chair

CEO

Mike Loughlin
Interim Executive Director

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