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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

The Posse Foundation

We develop tomorrows leaders

four stars

91.52

14 Wall Street Suite 8A-60
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 405-1691   Web Site
EIN: 13-3840394

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Ubben
Chair

CEO
Deborah Bial
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.52 four stars
  Financial 95.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.24

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.87
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Posse Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Posse Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Posse Foundation (NY) 91.52 four stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 90.88 four stars
Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (VA) 92.26 four stars
Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (DC) 93.69 four stars
Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust (CO) 87.70 three stars

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The Posse model works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students-a Posse-carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for increased individual and community development. As the United States becomes an increasingly multicultural society, Posse believes that the leaders of this new century should reflect the country's rich demographic mix and that the key to a promising future for our nation rests on the ability of strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems. One of the primary aims of the Posse program is to train these leaders of tomorrow.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,684,307
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,971,829
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $67,492
Total Contributions $14,723,628
   Program Service Revenue $3,336,529
Total Primary Revenue $18,060,157
   Other Revenue $1,363,516
TOTAL REVENUE $19,423,673
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,640,525
   Administrative Expenses $2,459,500
   Fundraising Expenses $2,022,503
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,122,528
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-698,855
   
Net Assets $80,838,806

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
The Posse Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.52 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/10/2015 86.93 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 91.47 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 92.75 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 93.92 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 91.15 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 86.27 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 95.28 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 92.68 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 92.26 four stars
2005-12 10/01/2006 97.93 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 94.82 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 92.59 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 13-3840394
Name in IRS Master File THE POSSE FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
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
(40) Scholarships (other)
(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 July, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$471,495 2.34% Deborah Bial President

The Posse model works for both students and college campuses and is rooted in the belief that a small, diverse group of talented students-a Posse-carefully selected and trained, can serve as a catalyst for increased individual and community development. As the United States becomes an increasingly multicultural society, Posse believes that the leaders of this new century should reflect the country's rich demographic mix and that the key to a promising future for our nation rests on the ability of strong leaders from diverse backgrounds to develop consensus solutions to complex social problems. One of the primary aims of the Posse program is to train these leaders of tomorrow.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Posse Foundation (NY) 91.52 four stars
Institute for Quality Education (IN) 86.56 three stars
Evans Scholars Foundation (IL) 91.60 four stars
Central Scholarship (MD) 93.29 four stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 90.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Posse Foundation
14 Wall Street
Suite 8A-60
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 405-1691
fax: (212) 405-1697
EIN: 13-3840394

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Ubben
Chair

CEO

Deborah Bial
President

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