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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc.

three stars

87.07

651 Danville Drive Suite 101
Orlando, FL 32825
tel: (407) 362-7900   Web Site
EIN: 59-2448775

Board Leadership
Curt Brown
Chairman

CEO
Caroline Schumacher
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.07 three stars
  Financial 89.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The prestigious Astronaut Scholarship, founded in 1984, is known nationwide for being among the largest merit-based monetary scholarships awarded to undergraduate STEM juniors and seniors. ASF has a life-long relationship with each Astronaut Scholar and provides them with mentors, professional and personal development and networking with astronauts, C-suite level executives and industry leaders to help advance their careers.

The prestigious Astronaut Scholarship, founded in 1984, is known nationwide for being among the largest merit-based monetary scholarships awarded to undergraduate STEM juniors and seniors. ASF has a life-long relationship with each Astronaut Scholar and provides them with mentors, professional and personal development and networking with astronauts, C-suite level executives and industry leaders to help advance their careers.

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Financial

three stars

89.55

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.93
  Program Expenses Growth 14.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc. (FL) 87.07 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,050,839
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $238,580
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,289,419
   Program Service Revenue $259,006
Total Primary Revenue $1,548,425
   Other Revenue $254,808
TOTAL REVENUE $1,803,233
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,230,431
   Administrative Expenses $239,826
   Fundraising Expenses $186,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,656,989
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $146,244
   
Net Assets $9,731,143

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
2018-12 11/01/2019 87.07 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 59-2448775
Name in IRS Master File ASTRONAUT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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 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 January, 1985
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
$131,922 7.96% Tammy Sudler President, CEO

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Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc. (FL) 87.07 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Inc.
651 Danville Drive
Suite 101
Orlando, FL 32825
tel: (407) 362-7900
EIN: 59-2448775

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Board Leadership

Curt Brown
Chairman

CEO

Caroline Schumacher
President, CEO

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