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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

Take Stock in Children

Scholarships, Mentors and Hope

four stars

90.41

3000 NE 30th Place Suite 409
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
tel: (786) 369-5130   Web Site
EIN: 59-3331584

Board Leadership
Christine Knepper
Chair

CEO
Jillian Hasner
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.41 four stars
  Financial 86.45 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Take Stock in Children (TSIC) was established in 1995 to provide a unique opportunity for low-income and at-risk students, many from minority families, to escape the cycle of poverty through education. We offer our students college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life. Our comprehensive services start in middle school, continue through high school and include their transition into college. We fund our college scholarships and student services through a unique public-private fund raising model, and our mentors generously volunteer their mentoring services to our children. TSIC's multi-year commitment to at-risk children throughout our state is also an investment in the communities in which our students live. Since our inception we have served more than 34,000 children throughout Florida. Over 97% of our students graduate from high school and 94% go on to pursue a post-secondary education, well over the national average.

Take Stock in Children (TSIC) was established in 1995 to provide a unique opportunity for low-income and at-risk students, many from minority families, to escape the cycle of poverty through education. We offer our students college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life. Our comprehensive services start in middle school, continue through high school and include their transition into college. We fund our college scholarships and student services through a unique public-private fund raising model, and our mentors generously volunteer their mentoring services to our children. TSIC's multi-year commitment to at-risk children throughout our state is also an investment in the communities in which our students live. Since our inception we have served more than 34,000 children throughout Florida. Over 97% of our students graduate from high school and 94% go on to pursue a post-secondary education, well over the national average.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2019
Number of mentors recruited
9,966
High school graduation rate
97
Percentage of students who enter post-secondary within six months of high school graduation
94
Percentage of students that graduate from post-secondary.
68
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

three stars

86.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
92.5%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Take Stock in Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Take Stock in Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Take Stock in Children (FL) 90.41 four stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 87.19 three stars
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (VA) 100.00 four stars
Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County (FL) 93.38 four stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,303,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $49,051
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $7,150,397
Total Contributions $8,502,454
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $8,502,454
   Other Revenue $19,363
TOTAL REVENUE $8,521,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,345,762
   Administrative Expenses $375,600
   Fundraising Expenses $61,921
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,783,283
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-261,466
   
Net Assets $9,450,104

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
Take Stock in Children Program $8,345,762 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.41 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2019 87.88 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 91.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 96.15 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 97.58 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 97.39 four stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 94.40 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 85.27 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.56 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 78.41 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 90.57 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2009 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 59-3331584
Name in IRS Master File TSIC INC
NTEE Code I21
NTEE Classification Delinquency Prevention
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
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 March, 1996
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$215,000 2.44% Jillian Hasner President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Take Stock in Children (FL) 90.41 four stars
Carson Scholars Fund (MD) 89.02 three stars
Step Up For Students (FL) 96.66 four stars
Tri-County Scholarship Fund (NJ) 95.06 four stars
Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation (CA) 91.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Take Stock in Children
3000 NE 30th Place
Suite 409
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
tel: (786) 369-5130
fax: (754) 301-2118
EIN: 59-3331584

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Board Leadership

Christine Knepper
Chair

CEO

Jillian Hasner
President & CEO

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