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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Students Rising Above

Impacting the future through the cultivation of extraordinary youth

three stars

88.98

PO Box 192492 San Francisco, CA 94119
tel: (415) 333-4222   Web Site
EIN: 81-0615887

Board Leadership
Mike Loughlin Mike Loughlin
Board Chair

CEO
Elizabeth Jordan Devaney
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.98 three stars
  Financial 86.08 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

86.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
75.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.50
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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) 88.98 three stars
Educando by Worldfund (DC) 91.26 four stars
Teach For America (NY) 88.05 three stars
One Million Degrees (IL) 90.46 four stars
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) (NY) 97.86 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,921,585
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $635,541
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,557,126
   Program Service Revenue $92,786
Total Primary Revenue $3,649,912
   Other Revenue $183,589
TOTAL REVENUE $3,833,501
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,132,503
   Administrative Expenses $835,981
   Fundraising Expenses $451,616
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,420,100
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-586,599
   
Net Assets $6,421,170

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 $3,132,503 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 88.98 three stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Mike Loughlin Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$217,500 4.92% Carolina Martin Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students Rising Above (CA) 88.98 three stars
The Opportunity Network (NY) 93.10 four stars
GreatSchools (CA) 86.76 three stars
Educando by Worldfund (DC) 91.26 four stars
Year Up (MA) 91.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Students Rising Above
PO Box 192492
San Francisco, CA 94119
tel: (415) 333-4222
EIN: 81-0615887

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Board Leadership

Mike Loughlin Mike Loughlin
Board Chair

CEO

Elizabeth Jordan Devaney
Chief Executive Officer

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