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Philadelphia Futures

A Union of White-Williams Scholars & Philadelphia Futures

four stars

93.50

123 South Broad Street Suite 850
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 790-1666   Web Site
EIN: 23-1365983

Board Leadership
Kevin R. Boyle
President

CEO
Sara Woods
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.50 four stars
  Financial 94.06 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Philadelphia Futures: a union of White-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures supports Philadelphia's low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. Working with volunteer mentors, donors, and school and college personnel in direct service to students, in partnership with educational institutions, and in advocacy activities in the broader community, Philadelphia Futures increases the percentage of Philadelphia graduates prepared for higher education, while simultaneously reducing the institutional barriers to their academic success. Philadelphia Futures operates on the belief that a college education is the portal to economic mobility and a satisfying life.

Philadelphia Futures: a union of White-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures supports Philadelphia's low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. Working with volunteer mentors, donors, and school and college personnel in direct service to students, in partnership with educational institutions, and in advocacy activities in the broader community, Philadelphia Futures increases the percentage of Philadelphia graduates prepared for higher education, while simultaneously reducing the institutional barriers to their academic success. Philadelphia Futures operates on the belief that a college education is the portal to economic mobility and a satisfying life.

Financial

four stars

94.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
87.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.97
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Futures on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Philadelphia Futures on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Futures (PA) 93.50 four stars
Monarch School Project (CA) 96.46 four stars
A Child's Place (NC) 85.40 three stars
Little Bit Foundation (MO) 85.86 three stars
Prep for Prep (NY) 94.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,883,987
   Federated Campaigns $40,109
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $119,780
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,043,876
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,043,876
   Other Revenue $853,997
TOTAL REVENUE $3,897,873
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,091,218
   Administrative Expenses $212,910
   Fundraising Expenses $273,293
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,577,421
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $320,452
   
Net Assets $12,366,298

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
Pre-College Programs $1,513,570 49.0%
College Retention and Success Services $971,543 31.4%
Outreach Futures $310,088 10.0%

Ratings History
Philadelphia Futures has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 93.50 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 91.49 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 91.87 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 91.23 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.15 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 92.14 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 23-1365983
Name in IRS Master File PHILADELPHIA FUTURES
NTEE Code B91
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (40) Scholarships (other)
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 May, 1949
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,777 3.09% Sara Woods Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Philadelphia Futures (PA) 93.50 four stars
REACH Prep (CT) 95.05 four stars
BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) (MA) 85.74 three stars
The TEAK Fellowship (NY) 96.04 four stars
Breakthrough, Central Texas (TX) 92.37 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Philadelphia Futures
123 South Broad Street
Suite 850
Philadelphia, PA 19109
tel: (215) 790-1666
EIN: 23-1365983

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Board Leadership

Kevin R. Boyle
President

CEO

Sara Woods
President and CEO

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