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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Akilah Institute for Women

Educating and empowering women

81.65

3690 W Gandy Boulevard #510
Tampa, FL 33611
tel: (917) 719-3110   Web Site
EIN: 26-0770655

Board Leadership
Jean Mulroy
Board Chair

CEO
Karen Sherman
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.65
  Financial 78.84
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Akilah Institute for Women offers a unique model of market-relevant education that enables young women to achieve economic independence and obtain leadership roles in the workplace and in society. Akilah aims to build future generations of women leaders and professionals in East Africa through the development of a network of campuses. Akilah Institute for Women attracts and welcomes bright, motivated women from diverse countries throughout the East African Region and beyond. Students from Uganda, Burundi, and Kenya have joined our Institute, and the number of international students continues to rise.

Akilah Institute for Women offers a unique model of market-relevant education that enables young women to achieve economic independence and obtain leadership roles in the workplace and in society. Akilah aims to build future generations of women leaders and professionals in East Africa through the development of a network of campuses. Akilah Institute for Women attracts and welcomes bright, motivated women from diverse countries throughout the East African Region and beyond. Students from Uganda, Burundi, and Kenya have joined our Institute, and the number of international students continues to rise.

Financial

78.84

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
82.8%
  Administrative Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 35.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Akilah Institute for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Akilah Institute for Women on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Akilah Institute for Women (FL) 81.65
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,095,036
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,095,036
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,095,036
   Other Revenue $275,018
TOTAL REVENUE $3,370,054
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,375,258
   Administrative Expenses $40,493
   Fundraising Expenses $623,624
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,039,375
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $330,679
   
Net Assets $1,250,660

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
Operate Akilah Institute for Women $2,375,258 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-08 12/01/2020 81.65
2018-08 12/01/2019 85.00
2017-08 12/21/2018 78.99
2015-12 11/01/2017 83.35

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

EIN 26-0770655
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT AKILAH INC
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Karen Sherman President $146,458

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Akilah Institute for Women (FL) 81.65
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Charity Contact Info

Akilah Institute for Women
3690 W Gandy Boulevard
#510
Tampa, FL 33611
tel: (917) 719-3110
EIN: 26-0770655

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Board Leadership

Jean Mulroy
Board Chair

CEO

Karen Sherman
President

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