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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$216,334 4.56% Lisa Chick CEO & President

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Education (WA) 85.44
Institute for Quality Education (IN) 86.56
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (CO) 86.62
Scholarship America (MN) 89.16
Step Up For Students (FL) 95.84

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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