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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

New Jersey SEEDS

Changing Lives Through Education

four stars

90.42

494 Broad Street Suite 105
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 642-6422   Web Site
EIN: 22-3181507

Board Leadership
Art Weinbach
Chair

CEO
John F. Castano
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.42 four stars
  Financial 87.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication, Success) changes the lives of motivated, high-achieving students from low-income families by transforming their educational opportunities. We ensure that our students have the knowledge, skills, access and support to thrive at the nation's finest schools and colleges. We strive for a world in which young people's initiative, creativity and intellect can flourish without regard to socio-economic status.

New Jersey SEEDS (Scholars, Educators, Excellence, Dedication, Success) changes the lives of motivated, high-achieving students from low-income families by transforming their educational opportunities. We ensure that our students have the knowledge, skills, access and support to thrive at the nation's finest schools and colleges. We strive for a world in which young people's initiative, creativity and intellect can flourish without regard to socio-economic status.

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Financial

three stars

87.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
80.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey SEEDS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Jersey SEEDS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 90.42 four stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 90.46 four stars
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 88.79 three stars
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 90.20 four stars
AIM for Seva (PA) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,739,390
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $983,853
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,723,243
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,723,243
   Other Revenue $135,679
TOTAL REVENUE $2,858,922
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,517,523
   Administrative Expenses $355,970
   Fundraising Expenses $436,429
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,309,922
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,451,000
   
Net Assets $9,800,144

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
Scholars Program $1,969,813 56.0%
College Scholars Program $914,556 26.0%
Guidance Program $633,154 18.0%

Ratings History
New Jersey SEEDS has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-08 08/01/2018 90.42 four stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 93.55 four stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 94.13 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 94.32 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 93.82 four stars
2013-08 10/01/2014 86.96 three stars
2012-08 05/01/2013 88.30 three stars
2011-08 07/01/2012 82.89 three stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 86.49 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-08 06/01/2011 81.32 three stars
2009-08 10/01/2010 93.25 four stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 95.95 four stars
2007-08 09/01/2008 95.82 four stars
2006-08 04/01/2007 93.08 four stars
2005-08 06/01/2006 83.51 three stars
2004-08 08/01/2005 83.86 three stars
2003-08 02/01/2005 90.10 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 22-3181507
Name in IRS Master File NEW JERSEY SEEDS INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (46) Private school
(59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 November, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2017
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013

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
$264,599 6.13% Ronni Denes President/Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$200,595 4.65% John Castano Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 90.42 four stars
Project SUCCESS (MN) 90.30 four stars
New Heights Youth, Inc. (NY) 89.86 three stars
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 90.20 four stars
Birthright Israel Foundation (NY) 90.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Jersey SEEDS
494 Broad Street
Suite 105
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 642-6422
fax: (973) 642-5175
EIN: 22-3181507

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Board Leadership

Art Weinbach
Chair

CEO

John F. Castano
Executive Director

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