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Jones Valley Teaching Farm

Encouraging students to act as critical thinkers, problem solvers, and change agents

two stars

77.44

701 25th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203
tel: (205) 453-7268   Web Site
EIN: 52-2359003

Board Leadership
Trey Echols
Board President

CEO
Amanda Storey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.44 two stars
  Financial 89.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jones Valley Teaching Farm's mission is encouraging students to act as critical thinkers, problem solvers, and change agents in their communities. We accomplish this mission by partnering with schools to provide students with innovative and rigorous hands-on food and nutrition education. We believe that our city's greatest resources are inside our schools and that education must connect discoveries in the classroom to action in the community.

Jones Valley Teaching Farm's mission is encouraging students to act as critical thinkers, problem solvers, and change agents in their communities. We accomplish this mission by partnering with schools to provide students with innovative and rigorous hands-on food and nutrition education. We believe that our city's greatest resources are inside our schools and that education must connect discoveries in the classroom to action in the community.

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Financial

three stars

89.18

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
73.4%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 18.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jones Valley Teaching Farm on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jones Valley Teaching Farm on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jones Valley Teaching Farm (AL) 77.44 two stars
Junior Achievement of Dallas (TX) 88.98 three stars
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (MI) 94.94 four stars
Junior Achievement of Washington (WA) 86.48 three stars
Young Women's Preparatory Network (TX) 90.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $359,360
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $208,856
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $183,699
Total Contributions $751,915
   Program Service Revenue $36,296
Total Primary Revenue $788,211
   Other Revenue $285,410
TOTAL REVENUE $1,073,621
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $900,586
   Administrative Expenses $202,535
   Fundraising Expenses $166,406
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,269,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-195,906
   
Net Assets $1,460,132

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
Good School Food Program $900,586 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 77.44 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 78.74 two stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 75.95 two 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 52-2359003
Name in IRS Master File JONES VALLEY URBAN FARM
NTEE Code J22
NTEE Classification Vocational Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
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 July, 2002
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
$100,000 7.87% Amanda Storey Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jones Valley Teaching Farm (AL) 77.44 two stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 93.86 four stars
Junior Achievement of Oklahoma (OK) 88.40 three stars
National Archery in the Schools Program (WI) 89.87 three stars
Junior Achievement of South Dakota (SD) 89.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jones Valley Teaching Farm
701 25th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
tel: (205) 453-7268
EIN: 52-2359003

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Board Leadership

Trey Echols
Board President

CEO

Amanda Storey
Executive Director

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