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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Advancing higher education for Hispanic Americans

three stars

89.06

1411 West 190th Street Suite 700
Gardena, CA 90248
tel: (877) 473-4636   Web Site
EIN: 52-1051044

Board Leadership
Gene Camarena
Chair

CEO
Fidel A. Vargas
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.06 three stars
  Financial 84.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services. HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) provides scholarships to Latino students, as well as related support services. HSF seeks to give students all the tools they need to apply to college, do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.

Financial

three stars

84.83

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hispanic Scholarship Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hispanic Scholarship Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (CA) 89.06 three stars
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 100.00 four stars
Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (IL) 90.96 four stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 96.35 four stars
Horizons for Youth (IL) 87.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $46,757,382
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,531,103
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $48,288,485
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $48,288,485
   Other Revenue $-456,888
TOTAL REVENUE $47,831,597
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $44,378,149
   Administrative Expenses $3,109,872
   Fundraising Expenses $1,048,224
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $48,536,245
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-704,648
   
Net Assets $31,693,604

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
Scholarship Programs $39,940,333 90.0%
College Programs $2,218,908 5.0%
Outreach Programs $2,218,908 5.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 06/01/2018 89.06 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 91.78 four stars
2015-03 03/01/2017 90.81 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 88.20 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 08/01/2015 89.85 three stars
2013-03 02/01/2014 90.87 four stars
2012-03 09/01/2013 91.68 four stars
2011-03 09/01/2012 88.14 three stars
2011-03 06/01/2012 86.71 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 89.47 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-03 05/01/2011 80.34 three stars
2008-03 07/01/2009 81.61 three stars
2007-03 08/01/2008 80.79 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 88.65 three stars
2005-03 04/01/2006 90.85 four stars
2004-03 04/01/2005 95.09 four stars
2003-03 05/01/2004 96.38 four stars
2002-03 04/15/2003 99.11 four stars
2001-03 10/15/2002 99.32 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 52-1051044
Name in IRS Master File HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 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 January, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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
$382,900 0.78% Fidel A. Vargas President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (CA) 89.06 three stars
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Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (VA) 92.38 four stars
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 95.38 four stars
Foster Care to Success (OH) 85.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
1411 West 190th Street
Suite 700
Gardena, CA 90248
tel: (877) 473-4636
fax: (310) 349-3328
EIN: 52-1051044

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Board Leadership

Gene Camarena
Chair

CEO

Fidel A. Vargas
President & CEO

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