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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

College Summit

Connect to your future

two stars

79.97

1763 Columbia Road, NW 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 319-1763   Web Site
EIN: 52-2007028

Board Leadership
Owen Ryan
Chair

CEO
Keith Frome
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.97 two stars
  Financial 71.97 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, College Summit helps bright, low-income students - with the right support during the post-secondary transition - propel their lives (and communities) in a positive direction. Over the past decade, College Summit has worked in partnership with schools, school districts and colleges to develop a sustainable model for raising college enrollment rates in the community. College Summit builds the capacity of schools to dramatically increase college-going school- and district- wide. Trained student influencers build college-going culture, while teachers and counselors use a managed curriculum and technology tools to help all students create postsecondary plans and apply to college. We are committed to the day when every student who can make it in college makes it to college.

Founded in 1993, College Summit helps bright, low-income students - with the right support during the post-secondary transition - propel their lives (and communities) in a positive direction. Over the past decade, College Summit has worked in partnership with schools, school districts and colleges to develop a sustainable model for raising college enrollment rates in the community. College Summit builds the capacity of schools to dramatically increase college-going school- and district- wide. Trained student influencers build college-going culture, while teachers and counselors use a managed curriculum and technology tools to help all students create postsecondary plans and apply to college. We are committed to the day when every student who can make it in college makes it to college.

Financial

two stars

71.97

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -8.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by College Summit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by College Summit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Summit (DC) 79.97 two stars
Students Rising Above (CA) 90.36 four stars
The Shawn Carter Foundation (FL) 93.16 four stars
Year Up (MA) 94.28 four stars
College Possible (MN) 88.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,706,484
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $796,618
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $915,359
Total Contributions $7,418,461
   Program Service Revenue $2,446,357
Total Primary Revenue $9,864,818
   Other Revenue $1,980,970
TOTAL REVENUE $11,845,788
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,251,432
   Administrative Expenses $1,405,405
   Fundraising Expenses $2,715,322
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,372,159
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-526,371
   
Net Assets $10,515,925

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
12th Grade and Launch $6,872,875 83.3%
Innovation $1,378,557 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-04 08/01/2017 79.97 two stars
2015-04 06/01/2016 81.42 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 10/01/2015 84.01 three stars
2013-04 10/01/2014 70.83 two stars
2012-04 09/01/2013 70.76 two stars
2012-04 08/01/2013 69.42 one star
2011-04 06/01/2012 93.51 four stars
2011-04 05/01/2012 87.89 three stars
2010-04 09/20/2011 90.85 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-04 06/01/2011 95.16 four stars
2009-04 07/01/2010 90.23 four stars
2008-04 07/01/2009 90.05 four stars
2007-04 09/01/2008 97.87 four stars
2006-04 05/01/2007 95.26 four stars
2005-04 02/01/2007 97.85 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 52-2007028
Name in IRS Master File COLLEGE SUMMIT INC
NTEE Code B80
NTEE Classification Student Services, Organizations of Students
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(43) Other student aid
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, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
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  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
  • April, 2013
  • April, 2012

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
$202,579 1.63% Joanne Smith President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
College Summit (DC) 79.97 two stars
Year Up (MA) 94.28 four stars
Enactus (MO) 85.61 three stars
NEED (PA) 85.24 three stars
OneGoal (IL) 90.81 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

College Summit
1763 Columbia Road, NW
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
tel: (202) 319-1763
EIN: 52-2007028

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Board Leadership

Owen Ryan
Chair

CEO

Keith Frome
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

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