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CFES Brilliant Pathways

Helping K-12 underserved students from rural and urban communities become college and career ready

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three stars

86.42

P.O. Box 247 2303 Main Street
Essex, NY 12936
tel: (518) 963-4500   Web Site
EIN: 22-3159630

Board Leadership
Ernie Stretton
Chairman

CEO
Rick Dalton
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.42 three stars
  Financial 88.01 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CFES Brilliant Pathways is a global leader helping K-12 students from low-income rural and urban communities become college and career ready. CFES currently supports 25,000 students through partnerships with 200 rural and urban K-12 schools in 30 states and Ireland. College For Every Student engages its Scholars (students in the CFES Program) in three high-impact core practices – Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College and Career – that raise aspirations and develop grit, resilience, commitment and other Essential Skills that advance social and educational uplift.

CFES Brilliant Pathways is a global leader helping K-12 students from low-income rural and urban communities become college and career ready. CFES currently supports 25,000 students through partnerships with 200 rural and urban K-12 schools in 30 states and Ireland. College For Every Student engages its Scholars (students in the CFES Program) in three high-impact core practices – Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College and Career – that raise aspirations and develop grit, resilience, commitment and other Essential Skills that advance social and educational uplift.

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Financial

three stars

88.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.76
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CFES Brilliant Pathways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CFES Brilliant Pathways on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CFES Brilliant Pathways (NY) 86.42 three stars
College Bound, MO (MO) 86.38 three stars
National Guard Youth Foundation (DC) 87.45 three stars
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 95.73 four stars
Venture Philanthropy Partners (DC) 89.86 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,085,875
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,085,875
   Program Service Revenue $43,802
Total Primary Revenue $4,129,677
   Other Revenue $185,138
TOTAL REVENUE $4,314,815
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,358,995
   Administrative Expenses $212,569
   Fundraising Expenses $317,544
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,889,108
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,425,707
   
Net Assets $8,551,985

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 86.42 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.83 three stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 81.75 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2017 83.73 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 22-3159630
Name in IRS Master File COLLEGE FOR EVERY STUDENT INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 December, 1996
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
$199,000 6.88% Herbert F. Dalton Jr. President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CFES Brilliant Pathways (NY) 86.42 three stars
Project SUCCESS (MN) 88.68 three stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 87.50 three stars
Let's Get Ready (NY) 92.03 four stars
Grace Place for Children and Families (FL) 95.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CFES Brilliant Pathways
P.O. Box 247
2303 Main Street
Essex, NY 12936
tel: (518) 963-4500
fax: (518) 963-4553
EIN: 22-3159630

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Board Leadership

Ernie Stretton
Chairman

CEO

Rick Dalton
President, CEO

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