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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Cookie Cart

Baking bright futures

four stars

90.07

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

Board Leadership
Charles Broadnax
Chair

CEO
Matt Haley
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.07 four stars
  Financial 86.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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.

Financial

three stars

86.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.09
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
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) 90.07 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,719,111
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $212,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,931,541
   Program Service Revenue $500,603
Total Primary Revenue $3,432,144
   Other Revenue $-9,058
TOTAL REVENUE $3,423,086
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,259,128
   Administrative Expenses $147,775
   Fundraising Expenses $367,772
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,774,675
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,648,411
   
Net Assets $3,433,585

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 $1,259,128 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$117,269 6.60% Matt Halley Executive Director

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Cookie Cart (MN) 90.07 four 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 Haley
Executive Director

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