Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)

Preparing A New Generation of Leaders

four stars

97.90

55 Exchange Place Suite 601
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 979-2040   Web Site
EIN: 13-2578670

Board Leadership
Henry Kravis
Chair

CEO
William Goodloe
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.90 four stars
  Financial 97.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SEO was founded in 1963 with a mission to provide talented and motivated young people from underserved and underrepresented communities with access to superior educational and career opportunities. Today, SEO runs three programs: SEO Scholars is an eight-year academic program that gets low-income public high school students to and through college-with a 95% college graduation rate; SEO Career is the nation's premier summer internship and training program for underrepresented college students, specializing in banking, private equity, corporate leadership, law, and non-profit; SEO Alternative Investments provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals traditionally underrepresented in the alternative investments sector.

SEO was founded in 1963 with a mission to provide talented and motivated young people from underserved and underrepresented communities with access to superior educational and career opportunities. Today, SEO runs three programs: SEO Scholars is an eight-year academic program that gets low-income public high school students to and through college-with a 95% college graduation rate; SEO Career is the nation's premier summer internship and training program for underrepresented college students, specializing in banking, private equity, corporate leadership, law, and non-profit; SEO Alternative Investments provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals traditionally underrepresented in the alternative investments sector.

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Financial

four stars

97.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.94
  Program Expenses Growth 16.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,834,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $6,937,028
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,771,155
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,771,155
   Other Revenue $-449,168
TOTAL REVENUE $19,321,987
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $17,060,429
   Administrative Expenses $1,673,351
   Fundraising Expenses $1,715,874
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,449,654
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,127,667
   
Net Assets $34,861,706

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$447,875 2.19% William A. Goodloe President & CEO

Mission

SEO was founded in 1963 with a mission to provide talented and motivated young people from underserved and underrepresented communities with access to superior educational and career opportunities. Today, SEO runs three programs: SEO Scholars is an eight-year academic program that gets low-income public high school students to and through college-with a 95% college graduation rate; SEO Career is the nation's premier summer internship and training program for underrepresented college students, specializing in banking, private equity, corporate leadership, law, and non-profit; SEO Alternative Investments provides education, exposure, training and mentoring opportunities to talented professionals traditionally underrepresented in the alternative investments sector.

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Charity Contact Info

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)
55 Exchange Place
Suite 601
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 979-2040
EIN: 13-2578670

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Board Leadership

Henry Kravis
Chair

CEO

William Goodloe
President, CEO