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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Where Education Pays Off

four stars

92.15

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

Board Leadership
Charles Merinoff
Chair

CEO
Harry L. Williams, Jr.
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.15 four stars
  Financial 89.65 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 ensure student success by promoting educational excellence and preparing the next generation of workforce talent through leadership development.

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 ensure student success by promoting educational excellence and preparing the next generation of workforce talent through leadership development.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of entrance scholarships and awards and exit scholarships
629
This impact information is current as of September 2019, 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

89.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 26.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.6%
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) 92.15 four stars
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 87.50 three stars
The Lyford Cay Foundation (NY) 85.36 three stars
Foster Care to Success (OH) 88.29 three stars
Take Stock in Children (FL) 90.41 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,335,640
   Federated Campaigns $78,201
   Membership Dues $55,000
   Fundraising Events $1,781,621
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $6,442,571
Total Contributions $21,693,033
   Program Service Revenue $491,314
Total Primary Revenue $22,184,347
   Other Revenue $211,395
TOTAL REVENUE $22,395,742
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $18,989,063
   Administrative Expenses $2,582,693
   Fundraising Expenses $591,107
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,162,863
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $232,879
   
Net Assets $9,744,887

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 $13,910,395 73.3%
Scholarships & Grants $4,754,524 25.0%
TM2 Education Search $324,144 1.7%

Ratings History
Thurgood Marshall College Fund has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.15 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$729,093 3.28% Johnny C. Taylor Jr. President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (DC) 92.15 four stars
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (VA) 97.17 four stars
Alliance for Education (WA) 86.99 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

Charles Merinoff
Chair

CEO

Harry L. Williams, Jr.
President, CEO

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