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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

District of Columbia College Access Program

Making college a reality for thousands of District students

three stars

86.80

1245 K Street Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 729-2025   Web Site
EIN: 52-2132835

Board Leadership
Ted Leonsis
Chair

CEO
Argelia Rodriguez
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.80 three stars
  Financial 88.91 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) encourages and enables DC public high school students to enter and graduate from college. DC-CAP provides assistance to those students who might otherwise never have the opportunity to attend and graduate from college by providing the following: individual and group counseling; college information resource centers; college application assistance; financial aid assistance; parent education; college student support services; and "last dollar" award scholarships. All DC public high school students are eligible for DC-CAP assistance and support. DC-CAP will work with DC public high school graduates for up to five years after high school graduation to make sure they are able to complete their college education.

The District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP) encourages and enables DC public high school students to enter and graduate from college. DC-CAP provides assistance to those students who might otherwise never have the opportunity to attend and graduate from college by providing the following: individual and group counseling; college information resource centers; college application assistance; financial aid assistance; parent education; college student support services; and "last dollar" award scholarships. All DC public high school students are eligible for DC-CAP assistance and support. DC-CAP will work with DC public high school graduates for up to five years after high school graduation to make sure they are able to complete their college education.

Financial

three stars

88.91

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.87
  Program Expenses Growth -3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by District of Columbia College Access Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by District of Columbia College Access Program on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,050,841
   Federated Campaigns $3,993
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $704,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,759,815
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,759,815
   Other Revenue $5,779,878
TOTAL REVENUE $20,539,693
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,887,043
   Administrative Expenses $609,450
   Fundraising Expenses $660,590
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,157,083
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $13,382,610
   
Net Assets $90,866,060

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
Counseling $3,734,544 63.4%
Scholarship Awards $2,152,499 36.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.80 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.75 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.14 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 87.12 three stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 86.48 three stars
2012-06 12/01/2013 77.27 two stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 84.28 three stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 91.50 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 88.88 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 95.29 four stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 89.34 three stars
2007-06 12/01/2008 90.90 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2008 93.96 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 52-2132835
Name in IRS Master File DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COLLEGE ACCESS PROGRAM
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
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, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$349,581 4.88% Argelia Rodriguez President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 86.80 three stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 96.35 four stars
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (DC) 89.92 three stars
Institute for Educational Advancement (CA) 92.22 four stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

District of Columbia College Access Program
1245 K Street
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (866) 729-2025
fax: (202) 783-7939
EIN: 52-2132835

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Board Leadership

Ted Leonsis
Chair

CEO

Argelia Rodriguez
President, CEO

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