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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Where Education Pays Off

four stars

94.13

901 F Street NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 507-4851   Web Site
EIN: 41-1750692

Board Leadership
Jim Clifton
Chair

CEO
Harry L. Williams, Jr.
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.13 four stars
  Financial 91.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1987, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) provides scholarships, capacity building and programmatic support, and advocacy for students and public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Its mission is to increase access, retention and graduation rates of students attending its member schools, identify and prepare member schools' students who have significant leadership potential, and create a pipeline for employers of highly-qualified member-schools, students and alumni.

Founded in 1987, Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) provides scholarships, capacity building and programmatic support, and advocacy for students and public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Its mission is to increase access, retention and graduation rates of students attending its member schools, identify and prepare member schools' students who have significant leadership potential, and create a pipeline for employers of highly-qualified member-schools, students and alumni.

Financial

four stars

91.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 17.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thurgood Marshall College Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Thurgood Marshall College Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 94.13 four stars
The BISON Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 95.03 four stars
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 86.75 three stars
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (VA) 94.34 four stars
Futures in Education (NY) 89.94 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,584,958
   Federated Campaigns $151,923
   Membership Dues $55,815
   Fundraising Events $1,714,438
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,375,262
Total Contributions $16,882,396
   Program Service Revenue $347,670
Total Primary Revenue $17,230,066
   Other Revenue $275,205
TOTAL REVENUE $17,505,271
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,066,049
   Administrative Expenses $3,184,237
   Fundraising Expenses $642,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,892,773
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-387,502
   
Net Assets $9,415,182

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
Leadership Training and Seminars $10,026,345 71.3%
Scholarships & Grants $3,859,811 27.4%
TM2 Education Search $179,893 1.3%

Ratings History
Thurgood Marshall College Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.13 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.24 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.11 four stars
2014-12 02/01/2016 90.67 four stars
2014-12 12/01/2015 90.67 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 95.50 four stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 80.70 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 79.78 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 89.30 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.05 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.79 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 96.32 four stars
2008-12 09/01/2010 87.14 three stars
2007-12 03/01/2009 96.53 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 96.18 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 86.44 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 88.63 three stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 79.81 two 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 41-1750692
Name in IRS Master File THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND 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 (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 December, 1993
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$730,000 4.07% Johnny C. Taylor Jr. President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 94.13 four stars
Inner-City Scholarship Fund (NY) 90.11 four stars
The BISON Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 95.03 four stars
Institute for Quality Education (IN) 86.56 three stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 90.88 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Thurgood Marshall College Fund
901 F Street NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 507-4851
fax: (202) 652-2934
EIN: 41-1750692

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Board Leadership

Jim Clifton
Chair

CEO

Harry L. Williams, Jr.
President, CEO

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