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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Communities In Schools of Georgia

Helping kids stay in school and prepare for life

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
  Financial 76.85
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
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

76.85

Accountability & Transparency

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
Umoja Student Development Corporation (IL) 87.13
Overtown Youth Center (FL) 93.27
Mikva Challenge (IL) 91.57
Communities In Schools of Chicago (IL) 94.37

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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
2018-06 07/01/2019 85.34
2017-06 08/01/2018 85.85
2016-06 10/01/2017 82.32
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.57
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 82.93
2013-06 10/01/2014 83.87
2012-06 07/01/2013 92.00
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.77
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.81
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 76.79
2008-06 09/01/2009 75.49
2007-06 09/01/2008 84.47
2006-06 05/01/2007 82.88
2005-06 09/01/2006 94.71
2004-06 05/01/2005 96.75

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
Living Classrooms Foundation (MD) 93.05
Multiplying Good (NY) 87.20
Little Bit Foundation (MO) 85.86
Freedom School Partners (NC) 85.73

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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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