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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Communities In Schools of Georgia

Helping kids stay in school and prepare for life

three stars

83.49

260 Peachtree Street Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 838-5784   Web Site
EIN: 58-1912923

Board Leadership
Robert I. Ragsdale
Chair

CEO
Carol Lewis
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.49 three stars
  Financial 76.85 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Communities In Schools (CIS) is a network of nonprofit organizations focused on improving student and school success by providing needed support and services to students and schools. Our ultimate goal is to see that all students are successful in school and complete their education at least through high school. Communities In Schools of Georgia (CISGA) provides services to communities seeking to improve outcomes for students and schools in their communities. CIS provides communities with support in developing programs and services to combat the problems of school failure and dropouts in their schools. CISGA supports the work of local CIS affiliates, Performance Learning Centers and High School Graduation Coaches in Georgia.

Communities In Schools (CIS) is a network of nonprofit organizations focused on improving student and school success by providing needed support and services to students and schools. Our ultimate goal is to see that all students are successful in school and complete their education at least through high school. Communities In Schools of Georgia (CISGA) provides services to communities seeking to improve outcomes for students and schools in their communities. CIS provides communities with support in developing programs and services to combat the problems of school failure and dropouts in their schools. CISGA supports the work of local CIS affiliates, Performance Learning Centers and High School Graduation Coaches in Georgia.

Financial

two stars

76.85

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 46.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communities In Schools of Georgia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools of Georgia (GA) 83.49 three stars
A Child's Place (NC) 85.40 three stars
National Guard Youth Foundation (DC) 91.72 four stars
BestPrep (MN) 86.27 three stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 91.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,985,694
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,829,822
Total Contributions $3,815,516
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,815,516
   Other Revenue $1,021
TOTAL REVENUE $3,816,537
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,357,000
   Administrative Expenses $359,011
   Fundraising Expenses $365,371
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,081,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-264,845
   
Net Assets $661,807

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
Student Dropout Prevention Initiative $3,171,644 94.5%
Communities in Schools AmeriCorps Tutorial Program $182,577 5.4%
Division of Children and Family Services $2,779 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 83.49 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 85.34 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.85 three stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 82.32 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.93 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 83.87 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 92.00 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.77 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.81 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 76.79 two stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 75.49 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 84.47 three stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.88 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 94.71 four stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 96.75 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 58-1912923
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS OF GEORGIA INC
NTEE Code B91
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 February, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,734 3.12% Carol F. Lewis President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communities In Schools of Georgia (GA) 83.49 three stars
REACH Prep (CT) 95.05 four stars
Denver Kids, Inc. (CO) 85.02 three stars
The Immokalee Foundation (FL) 95.24 four stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 94.69 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Communities In Schools of Georgia
260 Peachtree Street
Suite 700
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (800) 838-5784
EIN: 58-1912923

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Board Leadership

Robert I. Ragsdale
Chair

CEO

Carol Lewis
President

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