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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.

95.31

2345 Crystal Drive Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 247-4543   Web Site
EIN: 58-1289174

Board Leadership
Elaine Wynn
Chair

CEO
Steven McCullough
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.31
  Financial 94.71
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.71

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools National Office on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools National Office on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 95.31
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 88.73
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 92.65
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 85.75
Legal Outreach (NY) 89.34

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,114,706
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $200,420
Total Contributions $19,315,126
   Program Service Revenue $69,490
Total Primary Revenue $19,384,616
   Other Revenue $1,112,512
TOTAL REVENUE $20,497,128
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,642,302
   Administrative Expenses $729,846
   Fundraising Expenses $2,191,734
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $21,563,882
   
Payments to Affiliates $8,259,363
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,066,754
   
Net Assets $49,716,621

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
Network Operations $14,572,272 78.2%
Public Awareness and Communication $2,731,492 14.6%
Advocacy $1,338,538 7.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 10/01/2016 95.31
2014-09 06/01/2016 94.34
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/01/2015 90.94
2013-09 12/01/2014 99.00
2012-09 10/01/2013 97.26
2011-09 12/01/2012 97.07
2010-09 12/23/2011 97.43
2009-09 09/20/2011 94.30
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 09/01/2010 94.99
2008-09 10/01/2009 84.54
2007-09 03/01/2009 93.63
2006-09 02/01/2008 95.27

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

EIN 58-1289174
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
(408) Community service organization
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 May, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$407,435 1.88% Daniel J. Cardinali President

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 95.31
LINK Unlimited Scholars (IL) 86.76
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 89.66
Rocking the Boat (NY) 92.70
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 94.13

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Charity Contact Info

Communities In Schools National Office
2345 Crystal Drive
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (800) 247-4543
EIN: 58-1289174

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Board Leadership

Elaine Wynn
Chair

CEO

Steven McCullough
President

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