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Communities In Schools National Office
2345 Crystal Drive
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (703) 519-8999
fax: (703) 519-7537
EIN: 58-1289174

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Board Leadership

Elaine Wynn


Daniel Cardinali

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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Communities In Schools National Office

When it comes to making sure children get exactly what they need to succeed in school and in life, we never give up.

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 94.34 4 stars
  Financial 100.00 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 4 stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.16
  Program Expenses Growth 21.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools National Office on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 09/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,846,779
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,040,385
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,723,737
Total Contributions $22,610,901
   Program Service Revenue $64,780
Total Primary Revenue $22,675,681
   Other Revenue $-216,864
TOTAL REVENUE $22,458,817
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $23,645,187
   Administrative Expenses $2,379,968
   Fundraising Expenses $2,312,168
Payments to Affiliates $11,184,169
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,878,506
Net Assets $52,489,212

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$368,708 1.30% Daniel J. Cardinali President
Other Salaries of Note
$176,900 0.62% William Milliken Founder


For more than 30 years, Communities In Schools has been helping students achieve in school, graduate and go on to bright futures. Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. We believe that it's relationships--not programs--that change children, and so our organization focuses on the power of a caring and connected adult. Our unique model positions site coordinators inside schools to assess students' needs and provide resources to help them succeed in the classroom and in life. We partner with local businesses, social service agencies, health care providers and volunteers. Whether it's food, school supplies, health care, counseling, academic assistance or a positive role model, Communities In Schools is there to help.

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