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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cookie Cart

Baking bright futures

three stars

88.38

1119 West Broadway Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 521-0855   Web Site
EIN: 41-1866804

Board Leadership
Charles Broadnax
Chair

CEO
Matt Halley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.38 three stars
  Financial 84.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cookie Cart provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery. Cookie Cart programming aims to support participating youth in gaining or strengthening resources, skills or knowledge in five key outcome areas: employment readiness skills, interpersonal skills, future goal orientation, critical thinking skills, and connection to new communities.

Cookie Cart provides teens 15 to 18 years old with lasting and meaningful work, life and leadership skills through experience and training in an urban nonprofit bakery. Cookie Cart programming aims to support participating youth in gaining or strengthening resources, skills or knowledge in five key outcome areas: employment readiness skills, interpersonal skills, future goal orientation, critical thinking skills, and connection to new communities.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of participants engaged in programs
225
This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

84.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
73.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.14
  Program Expenses Growth 17.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cookie Cart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cookie Cart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Cookie Cart (MN) 88.38 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,036,772
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $137,400
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,174,172
   Program Service Revenue $638,670
Total Primary Revenue $2,812,842
   Other Revenue $95,522
TOTAL REVENUE $2,908,364
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,891,452
   Administrative Expenses $168,996
   Fundraising Expenses $398,591
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,459,039
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $449,325
   
Net Assets $4,436,192

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
Bakery Program $1,891,452 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 88.38 three stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 86.99 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 90.07 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 86.66 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 41-1866804
Name in IRS Master File COOKIE CART
NTEE Code O53
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Business
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(349) Other youth organization or activities
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 May, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,429 5.14% Matt Halley Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cookie Cart (MN) 88.38 three stars
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Friends of the Children NY (NY) 86.21 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Cookie Cart
1119 West Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 521-0855
EIN: 41-1866804

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Board Leadership

Charles Broadnax
Chair

CEO

Matt Halley
Executive Director

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