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CFES Brilliant Pathways

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

three stars

87.63

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 87.63 three stars
  Financial 91.01 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

91.01

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.41
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.9%
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) 87.63 three stars
AIM for Seva (PA) 90.55 four stars
Rocking the Boat (NY) 88.39 three stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 85.74 three stars
LEAP (CT) 86.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,792,087
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $534,911
Total Contributions $3,326,998
   Program Service Revenue $82,935
Total Primary Revenue $3,409,933
   Other Revenue $179,173
TOTAL REVENUE $3,589,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,929,599
   Administrative Expenses $229,631
   Fundraising Expenses $394,332
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,553,562
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,544
   
Net Assets $8,054,575

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
2019-06 12/23/2020 87.63 three stars
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$199,000 5.60% Herbert F. Dalton Jr. President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CFES Brilliant Pathways (NY) 87.63 three stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 85.74 three stars
Optimist International Foundation (MO) 90.60 four stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 94.53 four stars
Horizons National (CT) 93.68 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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