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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation

three stars

85.81

P.O. Box 1316 San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (925) 380-6342   Web Site
EIN: 20-8139201

Board Leadership
Michael Conklin
Chairman

CEO
Michael Conklin
Chairman & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.81 three stars
  Financial 86.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation is to provide severely wounded post-9/11 veterans with comprehensive personal support and financial assistance as they complete their higher education and achieve success in their post-military careers. Currently three programs cover much of the support “gaps” encountered by these injured veterans including housing and living subsidies, financial coaching and mentoring, career transition assistance, networking opportunities, and more.

The mission of Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation is to provide severely wounded post-9/11 veterans with comprehensive personal support and financial assistance as they complete their higher education and achieve success in their post-military careers. Currently three programs cover much of the support “gaps” encountered by these injured veterans including housing and living subsidies, financial coaching and mentoring, career transition assistance, networking opportunities, and more.

Financial

three stars

86.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
80.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.00
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation (CA) 85.81 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,310,920
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $215,453
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,526,373
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,526,373
   Other Revenue $45,686
TOTAL REVENUE $2,572,059
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,064,603
   Administrative Expenses $290,721
   Fundraising Expenses $384,939
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,740,263
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-168,204
   
Net Assets $5,112,666

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
Sentinel Placement $2,064,603 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 85.81 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 91.27 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 85.85 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 20-8139201
Name in IRS Master File SENTINELS OF FREEDOM SCHOLARSHIPFOUNDATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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 March, 2007
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
$136,054 4.96% Michael Conklin Chairman & CEO

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Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation (CA) 85.81 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation
P.O. Box 1316
San Ramon, CA 94583
tel: (925) 380-6342
fax: (925) 867-1078
EIN: 20-8139201

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Board Leadership

Michael Conklin
Chairman

CEO

Michael Conklin
Chairman & CEO

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