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Project GRAD Los Angeles

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three stars

88.22

10200 Sepulveda Boulevard Suite 255
Mission Hills, CA 91345
tel: (818) 760-4695   Web Site
EIN: 95-4724314

Board Leadership
Martha Diaz-Aszkenazy
Chair

CEO
Ford Roosevelt
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.22 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Project GRAD Los Angeles is an exemplary college readiness and success organization that works to raise the college graduation rate in a high-need region of Los Angeles by helping students and families navigate the path to and through college. We believe that the transformative power of a college education ignites the full potential of first-generation students, their families, and their communities.

Project GRAD Los Angeles is an exemplary college readiness and success organization that works to raise the college graduation rate in a high-need region of Los Angeles by helping students and families navigate the path to and through college. We believe that the transformative power of a college education ignites the full potential of first-generation students, their families, and their communities.

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
91.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth -13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project GRAD Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Project GRAD Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project GRAD Los Angeles (CA) 88.22 three stars
Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis (MO) 90.87 four stars
Junior Achievement of South Dakota (SD) 87.17 three stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.74 four stars
School on Wheels (CA) 95.47 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,111,215
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $802,343
Total Contributions $1,913,558
   Program Service Revenue $28,200
Total Primary Revenue $1,941,758
   Other Revenue $7,724
TOTAL REVENUE $1,949,482
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,582,866
   Administrative Expenses $219,162
   Fundraising Expenses $82,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,884,839
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-935,357
   
Net Assets $4,192,938

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 $894,322 34.6%
College Readiness $755,610 29.3%
Academic Support $413,031 16.0%
Summer Institutes $323,678 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 89.48 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 88.22 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.86 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 83.90 three stars
2013-06 12/20/2013 85.67 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 81.83 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.96 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.96 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 04/01/2011 76.99 two stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 77.03 two stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 77.15 two stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 74.54 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 74.64 two stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 78.24 two stars
2004-06 02/01/2005 78.36 two stars
2003-06 01/01/2004 92.03 four stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 92.28 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.14 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 95-4724314
Name in IRS Master File PROJECT GRAD LOS ANGELES INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 April, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,900 4.64% Ford Roosevelt President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Project GRAD Los Angeles (CA) 88.22 three stars
Young Women's Preparatory Network (TX) 90.60 four stars
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 92.14 four stars
Junior Achievement of Chicago (IL) 88.68 three stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Project GRAD Los Angeles
10200 Sepulveda Boulevard
Suite 255
Mission Hills, CA 91345
tel: (818) 760-4695
fax: (818) 810-5034
EIN: 95-4724314

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Board Leadership

Martha Diaz-Aszkenazy
Chair

CEO

Ford Roosevelt
President, CEO

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