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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Evans Scholars Foundation

Sending caddies to college since 1930.

four stars

92.20

One Briar Road Golf, IL 60029
tel: (847) 724-4600   Web Site
EIN: 36-2518129

Board Leadership
Francis W. Morley
Chairman

CEO
John Kaczkowski
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.20 four stars
  Financial 88.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1930, the Evans Scholars Foundation (ESF) provides full tuition and housing grants to deserving caddies. The fellowship was established by and named for Charles "Chick" Evans, Jr. More than 10,000 caddies, both men and women, have graduated from the program. This year more than 965 deserving caddies attend college on tuition and housing grants from the Evans Scholars Foundation. To qualify, caddies must be nominated by their club and meet four requirements: have a strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need, and outstanding character. Their tuition and housing grants are renewable for up to four years, representing a value of more than $100,000 each year.

Founded in 1930, the Evans Scholars Foundation (ESF) provides full tuition and housing grants to deserving caddies. The fellowship was established by and named for Charles "Chick" Evans, Jr. More than 10,000 caddies, both men and women, have graduated from the program. This year more than 965 deserving caddies attend college on tuition and housing grants from the Evans Scholars Foundation. To qualify, caddies must be nominated by their club and meet four requirements: have a strong caddie record, excellent academics, demonstrated financial need, and outstanding character. Their tuition and housing grants are renewable for up to four years, representing a value of more than $100,000 each year.

Financial

three stars

88.98

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.58
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Evans Scholars Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Evans Scholars Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Evans Scholars Foundation (IL) 92.20 four stars
American Indian Services (UT) 90.24 four stars
American Indian College Fund (CO) 88.36 three stars
Page Education Foundation (MN) 88.72 three stars
Foster Care to Success (OH) 85.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,471,102
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $27,471,102
   Program Service Revenue $1,525,500
Total Primary Revenue $28,996,602
   Other Revenue $3,661,700
TOTAL REVENUE $32,658,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,068,134
   Administrative Expenses $2,277,149
   Fundraising Expenses $4,094,828
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,440,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,218,191
   
Net Assets $129,147,190

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
Scholarships $19,068,134 100.0%

Ratings History
Evans Scholars Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.20 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.60 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.14 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 87.97 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.45 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 91.19 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 92.97 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.84 four stars
2009-12 02/01/2012 94.60 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.92 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 87.93 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 88.07 three stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 89.98 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 85.51 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 86.48 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 89.36 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 84.70 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 89.09 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 95.13 four 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 36-2518129
Name in IRS Master File EVANS SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name EVANS SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
Ruling Date September, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$523,112 2.05% John Kaczkowski President & CEO $58,124

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Evans Scholars Foundation (IL) 92.20 four stars
Futures in Education (NY) 88.22 three stars
UNCF (DC) 92.00 four stars
Jackie Robinson Foundation (NY) 86.86 three stars
Central Scholarship (MD) 96.95 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Evans Scholars Foundation
One Briar Road
Golf, IL 60029
tel: (847) 724-4600
fax: (847) 724-7133
EIN: 36-2518129

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Board Leadership

Francis W. Morley
Chairman

CEO

John Kaczkowski
President, CEO

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