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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

ACCESS College Foundation

Helping students go to college since 1988

four stars

92.87

7300 Newport Avenue Suite 500
Norfolk, VA 23505
tel: (757) 962-6113   Web Site
EIN: 54-1440734

Board Leadership
R. Bruce Bradley
Chair

CEO
Bonnie Sutton
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.87 four stars
  Financial 89.93 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 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

three stars

89.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.69
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ACCESS College Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ACCESS College Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 92.87 four stars
Evans Scholars Foundation (IL) 87.16 three stars
Student Sponsor Partners (NY) 91.16 four stars
Special Operations Warrior Foundation (FL) 96.46 four stars
District of Columbia College Access Program (DC) 88.14 three stars

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The ACCESS College Foundation will help students in the public schools of South Hampton Roads go to college: by inspiring the hope that a college education is attainable; by supporting them in achieving the requirements for college acceptance; by guiding them through the college application process; and by assisting them in gaining the funds to attend college. The full range of programs and services offered by ACCESS are available free of charge to all public high school students and parents in South Hampton Roads, including early awareness, parental advising, financial assistance, career development, and scholarship assistance.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,156,142
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,156,142
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,156,142
   Other Revenue $976,642
TOTAL REVENUE $6,132,784
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,561,114
   Administrative Expenses $384,491
   Fundraising Expenses $571,155
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,516,760
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,616,024
   
Net Assets $47,790,205

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
Direct Scholastic Assistance $2,561,114 100.0%

Ratings History
ACCESS College Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.61 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 94.46 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 94.74 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 92.81 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 86.24 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.02 three 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 54-1440734
Name in IRS Master File ACCESS COLLEGE FOUNDATION
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 (43) Other student aid
(149) Other instruction and training
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]
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$153,150 4.35% Bonnie B. Sutton President, CEO

The ACCESS College Foundation will help students in the public schools of South Hampton Roads go to college: by inspiring the hope that a college education is attainable; by supporting them in achieving the requirements for college acceptance; by guiding them through the college application process; and by assisting them in gaining the funds to attend college. The full range of programs and services offered by ACCESS are available free of charge to all public high school students and parents in South Hampton Roads, including early awareness, parental advising, financial assistance, career development, and scholarship assistance.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ACCESS College Foundation (VA) 92.87 four stars
SHRM Foundation (VA) 88.45 three stars
Hispanic Scholarship Fund (CA) 90.81 four stars
American Indian College Fund (CO) 90.17 four stars
ACE Scholarships (CO) 97.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ACCESS College Foundation
7300 Newport Avenue
Suite 500
Norfolk, VA 23505
tel: (757) 962-6113
fax: (757) 962-7314
EIN: 54-1440734

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Board Leadership

R. Bruce Bradley
Chair

CEO

Bonnie Sutton
President, CEO

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