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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

10,000 Degrees

Creating College Graduates Who Change the World

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four stars

91.43

1650 Los Gamos Drive Suite 110
San Rafael, CA 94903
tel: (415) 459-4240   Web Site
EIN: 95-3667812

Board Leadership
Toby Mumford
Chair

CEO
Kim Mazzuca
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.43 four stars
  Financial 88.56 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

A leading college success nonprofit in California, 10,000 Degrees helps students from low-income backgrounds get to and through college: 85% of our students are the first in their families to go to college. Thanks to comprehensive personal support, academic counseling, and financial aid management, more than 80% of 10,000 Degrees four-year college students earn bachelor's degrees, compared to 31% of their peers nationally. At the same time, 10,000 Degrees community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year colleges at three times the national average. Unlike with most other college support organizations, there is no GPA requirement for students applying to 10,000 Degrees programs. Currently, 10,000 Degrees supports students in 19 area high schools, 10 community colleges, and over 50 four-year colleges and universities in California and across the country.

A leading college success nonprofit in California, 10,000 Degrees helps students from low-income backgrounds get to and through college: 85% of our students are the first in their families to go to college. Thanks to comprehensive personal support, academic counseling, and financial aid management, more than 80% of 10,000 Degrees four-year college students earn bachelor's degrees, compared to 31% of their peers nationally. At the same time, 10,000 Degrees community college students transfer to and graduate from four-year colleges at three times the national average. Unlike with most other college support organizations, there is no GPA requirement for students applying to 10,000 Degrees programs. Currently, 10,000 Degrees supports students in 19 area high schools, 10 community colleges, and over 50 four-year colleges and universities in California and across the country.

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Financial

three stars

88.56

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
72.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.44
  Program Expenses Growth 9.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by 10,000 Degrees on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by 10,000 Degrees on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
10,000 Degrees (CA) 91.43 four stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 96.66 four stars
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (DC) 86.36 three stars
Tri-County Scholarship Fund (NJ) 95.06 four stars
Southern Scholarship Foundation (FL) 94.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,158,766
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $693,691
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $433,045
Total Contributions $12,285,502
   Program Service Revenue $263,171
Total Primary Revenue $12,548,673
   Other Revenue $-6,488
TOTAL REVENUE $12,542,185
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,136,099
   Administrative Expenses $1,124,674
   Fundraising Expenses $997,549
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,258,322
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,283,863
   
Net Assets $13,592,921

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
College Success and Scholarships Programs $4,462,216 62.5%
College Access Programs $2,673,883 37.5%

Ratings History
10,000 Degrees has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 91.43 four stars
2017-06 12/01/2018 90.23 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 90.25 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 92.29 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.60 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.62 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 90.69 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 86.01 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 88.74 three stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 85.68 three stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.33 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 77.66 two stars
2008-06 11/01/2009 76.01 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 67.98 one star
2006-06 06/01/2007 67.82 one star
2005-06 10/01/2006 74.58 two stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 84.61 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 91.37 four stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 90.85 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 95-3667812
Name in IRS Master File 10000 DEGREES
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
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 May, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$211,442 2.28% Kim Mazzuca President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
10,000 Degrees (CA) 91.43 four stars
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 93.38 four stars
The College Crusade of Rhode Island (RI) 91.95 four stars
Page Education Foundation (MN) 88.72 three stars
Denver Scholarship Foundation (CO) 87.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

10,000 Degrees
1650 Los Gamos Drive
Suite 110
San Rafael, CA 94903
tel: (415) 459-4240
fax: (415) 459-0527
EIN: 95-3667812

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Board Leadership

Toby Mumford
Chair

CEO

Kim Mazzuca
President

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