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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Alliance for Education

Helping every child in Seattle Public Schools achieve academic success

85.44

509 Olive Way Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 343-0449   Web Site
EIN: 91-1508191

Board Leadership
Sarah B. Yates
Chair

CEO
Lisa Chick
CEO & President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.44
  Financial 90.02
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, Alliance for Education works to help every child in Seattle Public Schools achieve academic success. We pursue this mission by securing seed capital for innovations in learning and by fostering city-wide support for excellence in schools. We act as a constructive partner to Seattle Public Schools. We champion change and help drive effective strategies that will increase student achievement. Like a venture capital firm that invests in start-up companies, we are focused on innovations that will help students learn and grow. By engaging the greater community in a thoughtful process, we create opportunities to inspire, inform, listen to, and learn from the collective wisdom of Seattle residents.

Founded in 1995, Alliance for Education works to help every child in Seattle Public Schools achieve academic success. We pursue this mission by securing seed capital for innovations in learning and by fostering city-wide support for excellence in schools. We act as a constructive partner to Seattle Public Schools. We champion change and help drive effective strategies that will increase student achievement. Like a venture capital firm that invests in start-up companies, we are focused on innovations that will help students learn and grow. By engaging the greater community in a thoughtful process, we create opportunities to inspire, inform, listen to, and learn from the collective wisdom of Seattle residents.

Financial

90.02

Accountability & Transparency

82.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
78.0%
  Administrative Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 7.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Education (WA) 85.44
American Indian Services (UT) 96.00
Catholic Education Arizona (AZ) 85.06
Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 95.34
Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education (SCOPE) (NY) 92.15

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,564,600
   Federated Campaigns $281,665
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $442,491
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,288,756
   Program Service Revenue $251,596
Total Primary Revenue $4,540,352
   Other Revenue $305,326
TOTAL REVENUE $4,845,678
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,725,488
   Administrative Expenses $723,570
   Fundraising Expenses $291,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,740,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $105,283
   
Net Assets $12,400,601

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
Educational Investments and Strategic Support $3,039,336 81.6%
Affiliated School Activities $686,152 18.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 85.44
2018-12 09/01/2020 87.19
2017-12 05/01/2019 86.99
2016-12 07/01/2018 85.18
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.51
2015-12 07/01/2017 90.99
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.89
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.06
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.13
2011-12 06/01/2013 82.03
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.84
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.91
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 98.35
2008-12 05/01/2010 80.57
2007-12 04/01/2009 71.58
2006-12 04/01/2008 78.15
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.25
2004-12 01/01/2006 83.17
2003-06 08/01/2004 88.29
2002-06 06/09/2003 86.43

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1508191
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR EDUCATION
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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 August, 1996
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
$216,334 4.56% Lisa Chick CEO & President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Education (WA) 85.44
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 98.06
Futures in Education (NY) 86.19
Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara (CA) 91.16
National Medical Fellowships (NY) 88.43

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for Education
509 Olive Way
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 343-0449
fax: (206) 343-0455
EIN: 91-1508191

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Board Leadership

Sarah B. Yates
Chair

CEO

Lisa Chick
CEO & President

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