Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Evans Scholars Foundation

Sending caddies to college since 1930.

four stars

90.98

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 90.98 four stars
  Financial 87.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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 10,800 caddies, both men and women, have graduated from the program. This year more than 985 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 $120,000 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 10,800 caddies, both men and women, have graduated from the program. This year more than 985 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 $120,000 each year.

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Financial

three stars

87.25

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,997,203
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $280,241
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $36,277,444
   Program Service Revenue $2,724,311
Total Primary Revenue $39,001,755
   Other Revenue $4,224,091
TOTAL REVENUE $43,225,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,048,723
   Administrative Expenses $2,793,027
   Fundraising Expenses $4,856,833
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,698,583
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,527,263
   
Net Assets $69,048,400

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$601,397 1.89% John M. Kaczkowski President & CEO $66,822

Mission

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 10,800 caddies, both men and women, have graduated from the program. This year more than 985 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 $120,000 each year.

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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