Education : Early Childhood Programs and Services

Crayons to Classrooms

Serving Teachers of Students in Need for 10 Years

four stars

97.63

1750 Woodman Drive Dayton, OH 45420
tel: (937) 528-6400   Web Site
EIN: 26-1594574

Board Leadership
Michael Greitzer
Board Chair

CEO
Steve Rubenstein
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.63 four stars
  Financial 96.66 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 2007, Crayons to Classrooms seeks to enhance the readiness to learn of all students in the Greater Dayton, Ohio region by providing them school supplies that are essential to academic success. Dayton Crayons to Classrooms (DC2C) is a free store for teachers from under-funded preK-12 schools that serve students living in poverty. In partnership with local businesses, individual donors, and community volunteers, DC2C lifts at-risk student's level and love of learning by collecting and distributing donated supplies and surplus products for use in the classroom. Crayons to Classrooms' service area encompasses Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties.

Established in 2007, Crayons to Classrooms seeks to enhance the readiness to learn of all students in the Greater Dayton, Ohio region by providing them school supplies that are essential to academic success. Dayton Crayons to Classrooms (DC2C) is a free store for teachers from under-funded preK-12 schools that serve students living in poverty. In partnership with local businesses, individual donors, and community volunteers, DC2C lifts at-risk student's level and love of learning by collecting and distributing donated supplies and surplus products for use in the classroom. Crayons to Classrooms' service area encompasses Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
7,552
Number of schools served.
110
Number of new teachers served.
457
Number of students served.
41,158
Number of teacher shopping visits.
2,843
Total dollar value of school supplies distributed.
2,643,790
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

96.66

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crayons to Classrooms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Crayons to Classrooms on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,730,593
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,730,593
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,730,593
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $3,730,593
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,148,620
   Administrative Expenses $94,210
   Fundraising Expenses $124,699
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,367,529
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $363,064
   
Net Assets $5,465,059

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,794 2.42% Steve Rubenstein Executive Director

Mission

Established in 2007, Crayons to Classrooms seeks to enhance the readiness to learn of all students in the Greater Dayton, Ohio region by providing them school supplies that are essential to academic success. Dayton Crayons to Classrooms (DC2C) is a free store for teachers from under-funded preK-12 schools that serve students living in poverty. In partnership with local businesses, individual donors, and community volunteers, DC2C lifts at-risk student's level and love of learning by collecting and distributing donated supplies and surplus products for use in the classroom. Crayons to Classrooms' service area encompasses Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties.

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Crayons to Classrooms (OH) 97.63 four stars
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DonorsChoose (NY) 96.66 four stars
RAFT (CA) 85.03 three stars
AchieveMpls (MN) 91.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Crayons to Classrooms
1750 Woodman Drive
Dayton, OH 45420
tel: (937) 528-6400
EIN: 26-1594574

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Board Leadership

Michael Greitzer
Board Chair

CEO

Steve Rubenstein
Executive Director