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Human Services : Social Services

Prison Entrepreneurship Program

Transforming Lives. Restoring Families. Rebuilding Communities.

four stars

93.82

P.O. Box 926274 Houston, TX 77292
tel: (832) 767-0928   Web Site
EIN: 20-1384253

Board Leadership
Pat Gotcher
Chairman

CEO
Bryan Kelley
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.82 four stars
  Financial 96.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Prison Entrepreneurship Program is dedicated to delivering the nation's best outcomes in the prison re-entry field. We provide unparalleled resources and real-world values-based business skills to inmates so that once they are back in society they have the tools, skills and support structure to pursue healthy, fulfilling and productive lives. PEP clients are immersed in a proven program comprised of one-on-one training with executive volunteers, business plan mentoring with seasoned professionals and a highly competitive business plan competition.

Prison Entrepreneurship Program is dedicated to delivering the nation's best outcomes in the prison re-entry field. We provide unparalleled resources and real-world values-based business skills to inmates so that once they are back in society they have the tools, skills and support structure to pursue healthy, fulfilling and productive lives. PEP clients are immersed in a proven program comprised of one-on-one training with executive volunteers, business plan mentoring with seasoned professionals and a highly competitive business plan competition.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of program graduates
353
Number of businesses developed
391
Average hourly wage of clients who became employed after job skills training
13
This impact information is current as of November 2019, 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

96.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.21
  Program Expenses Growth 14.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prison Entrepreneurship Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prison Entrepreneurship Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prison Entrepreneurship Program (TX) 93.82 four stars
Delancey Street Foundation (CA) 85.38 three stars
Nontraditional Employment for Women (NY) 86.96 three stars
The Career Wardrobe (PA) 90.94 four stars
San Diego Second Chance Program (CA) 90.08 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,257,185
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,257,185
   Program Service Revenue $226,093
Total Primary Revenue $2,483,278
   Other Revenue $35,977
TOTAL REVENUE $2,519,255
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,193,973
   Administrative Expenses $237,879
   Fundraising Expenses $273,640
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,705,492
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-186,237
   
Net Assets $2,983,172

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
Prison Entrepreneurship Program $1,831,013 83.5%
Housing $362,960 16.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2019 93.82 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 20-1384253
Name in IRS Master File PRISON ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,868 6.57% Albert Smith CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prison Entrepreneurship Program (TX) 93.82 four stars
Jobs for the Future (MA) 91.35 four stars
Urban Alliance (DC) 93.91 four stars
Goodwill Industries of Houston (TX) 87.28 three stars
FareStart (WA) 92.91 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Prison Entrepreneurship Program
P.O. Box 926274
Houston, TX 77292
tel: (832) 767-0928
EIN: 20-1384253

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Board Leadership

Pat Gotcher
Chairman

CEO

Bryan Kelley
CEO

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