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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Where Education Pays Off

four stars

94.69

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

Board Leadership
Jim Clifton
Chair

CEO
Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 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

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.59
  Program Expenses Growth 27.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.4%
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) 94.69 four stars
Evans Scholars Foundation (IL) 91.14 four stars
Simon Youth Foundation (IN) 86.68 three stars
Extra Mile Education Foundation (PA) 85.91 three stars
The BISON Children's Scholarship Fund (NY) 94.28 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,178,968
   Federated Campaigns $108,747
   Membership Dues $111,785
   Fundraising Events $2,048,501
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,716,541
Total Contributions $18,164,542
   Program Service Revenue $332,378
Total Primary Revenue $18,496,920
   Other Revenue $401,112
TOTAL REVENUE $18,898,032
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,297,085
   Administrative Expenses $1,836,469
   Fundraising Expenses $497,995
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,631,549
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,266,483
   
Net Assets $9,532,803

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
Scholarships & Grants $8,108,438 53.0%
Leadership Training and Seminars $7,188,647 47.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$699,859 3.96% Johnny C. Taylor Jr. President & CEO

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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 94.69 four stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 92.02 four stars
Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (VA) 92.77 four stars
Arizona Private Education Scholarship Fund (AZ) 93.91 four stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 87.89 three 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

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr.
President, CEO

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