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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust

Cultivating minds and hearts for Christ

four stars

98.23

1300 South Steele Street Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127   Web Site
EIN: 82-1844617

Board Leadership
John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO
Jay Clark
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 using data provided by the charity on a consolidated pro forma 990 which was verified against 990s received from the IRS.

The mission of Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust is to make the tremendous benefits of Catholic education available to economically disadvantaged children. Through tuition assistance grants, Seeds of Hope supports low-income families wishing to attain a faith-based Catholic education for their children.

The mission of Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust is to make the tremendous benefits of Catholic education available to economically disadvantaged children. Through tuition assistance grants, Seeds of Hope supports low-income families wishing to attain a faith-based Catholic education for their children.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Average grant amount
1,810
Total number of grants awarded
855
Total dollar amount of grants awarded
1,764,000
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

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 98.23 four stars
Page Education Foundation (MN) 91.60 four stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 88.22 three stars
Mitchell Institute (ME) 94.01 four stars
Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc. (FL) 87.07 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,115,001
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $471,719
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,586,720
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,586,720
   Other Revenue $42,216
TOTAL REVENUE $2,628,936
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,601,314
   Administrative Expenses $144,487
   Fundraising Expenses $297,431
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,043,232
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-414,296
   
Net Assets $10,561,725

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
Catholic Education Support $2,601,314 100.0%

Ratings History
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 05/01/2020 98.23 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 100.00 four 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 82-1844617
Name in IRS Master File SEEDS OF HOPE OF NORTHERN COLORADO INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (31) Special school for the blind, handicapped, etc
(150) Hospital
(120) Publishing 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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS
Ruling Date March, 1946
Filing Requirement 990 - Not required to file (religious organization)
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$124,574 4.09% Jay Clark Executive Director $8,131

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 98.23 four stars
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 97.74 four stars
Simon Youth Foundation (IN) 88.20 three stars
Folds of Honor (OK) 98.23 four stars
Tri-County Scholarship Fund (NJ) 95.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust
1300 South Steele Street
Denver , CO 80210
tel: (303) 715-3127
EIN: 82-1844617

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Board Leadership

John Zimmerman
Chair

CEO

Jay Clark
Executive Director

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