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Jumpstart

Jumpstart is working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed.

three stars

82.85

308 Congress Street 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 542-5867   Web Site
EIN: 04-3262046

Board Leadership
Kim Mitchell & Chris Stadler
Co-Chairs

CEO
Naila Bolus
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.85 three stars
  Financial 78.39 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart delivers a research-based and cost-effective program by training college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success.

Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network.

Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart delivers a research-based and cost-effective program by training college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a proven curriculum, these children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path for lifelong success.

Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of participating children showing an increase in language and literacy skills
11,731
Number of college members interested in future work or a graduate degree in a field relevant to their service (Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Education, Human Services, Social Services, Social Work)
2,959
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

78.39

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 5.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jumpstart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jumpstart on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jumpstart (MA) 82.85 three stars
Sheltering Arms Early Education & Family Centers (GA) 89.87 three stars
Children's Development Academy (GA) 91.05 four stars
Families Forward Learning Center (CA) 87.20 three stars
Children's Literacy Initiative (PA) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,327,446
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,051,406
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,495,493
Total Contributions $22,874,345
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $22,874,345
   Other Revenue $-142,010
TOTAL REVENUE $22,732,335
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,846,922
   Administrative Expenses $2,026,246
   Fundraising Expenses $2,390,909
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,264,077
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,468,258
   
Net Assets $8,662,822

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
Education $14,846,922 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-08 08/01/2019 82.85 three stars
2017-08 09/01/2018 82.46 three stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 83.93 three stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 84.16 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 84.13 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 84.70 three stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 84.87 three stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 84.95 three stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 92.69 four stars
2010-08 12/01/2011 87.60 three stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 89.88 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 83.83 three stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 90.54 four stars
2007-08 03/01/2009 90.58 four stars
2006-08 10/01/2007 90.50 four stars
2005-08 07/01/2006 90.29 four stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 82.09 three stars
2003-08 10/01/2004 84.33 three stars
2002-08 12/01/2003 89.39 three stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 89.71 three 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 04-3262046
Name in IRS Master File JUMPSTART FOR YOUNG CHILDREN INC
NTEE Code B21
NTEE Classification Kindergarten, Preschool, Nursery School, Early Admissions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(59) Other school related 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 February, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2018
  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,000 1.32% Nailia Bolus President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jumpstart (MA) 82.85 three stars
Children's Development Academy (GA) 91.05 four stars
Fun Time Early Childhood Academy (FL) 90.63 four stars
Literacy, Inc. (NY) 89.49 three stars
Pathways Early Education Center of Immokalee (FL) 91.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jumpstart
308 Congress Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
tel: (617) 542-5867
EIN: 04-3262046

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Board Leadership

Kim Mitchell & Chris Stadler
Co-Chairs

CEO

Naila Bolus
President & CEO

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