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Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

Leading through reading

95.89

3651 Quantum Boulevard Boynton Beach, FL 33426
tel: (561) 279-9103   Web Site
EIN: 65-0169781

Board Leadership
Susan Rabinowitz 2016-2017 Board President Susan Rabinowitz
President

CEO
Kristin Calder
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.89
  Financial 94.20
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

94.20

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
92.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 6.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 95.89
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 95.00
Developments in Literacy (CA) 98.23
Better Basics (AL) 97.97
Reading In Motion (IL) 86.07

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The mission of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, founded in 1989, is to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. Our goal is to ensure that every child and every adult in Palm Beach County becomes a reader. Through extensive outreach and collaboration with a network of community partners, the Literacy Coalition strives to ensure that individuals who need to improve their literacy skills receive the help they need.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,497,930
   Federated Campaigns $223,243
   Membership Dues $12,600
   Fundraising Events $373,820
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $523,001
Total Contributions $4,630,594
   Program Service Revenue $238,552
Total Primary Revenue $4,869,146
   Other Revenue $-81,137
TOTAL REVENUE $4,788,009
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,460,999
   Administrative Expenses $246,977
   Fundraising Expenses $166,591
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,874,567
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-86,558
   
Net Assets $5,131,365

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
Parent-Child Home Program $1,881,363 42.2%
Literacy Americorps $991,478 22.2%
Budding Readers Program $349,020 7.8%

Ratings History
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 95.89
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.01
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.96
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.81
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.87
2012-06 07/01/2013 95.03
2011-06 07/01/2012 95.03
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.59
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.93
2009-06 09/01/2010 96.07
2008-06 09/01/2009 94.93
2007-06 05/01/2009 82.34
2006-06 02/01/2008 89.80

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 65-0169781
Name in IRS Master File THE PALM BEACH COUNTY LITERACY COALITION INC
NTEE Code B92
NTEE Classification Remedial Reading, Reading Encouragement
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 August, 1990
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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
$131,345 2.69% Kristin Calder CEO

The mission of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County, founded in 1989, is to improve the quality of life in our community by promoting and achieving literacy. Our goal is to ensure that every child and every adult in Palm Beach County becomes a reader. Through extensive outreach and collaboration with a network of community partners, the Literacy Coalition strives to ensure that individuals who need to improve their literacy skills receive the help they need.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 95.89
Reading In Motion (IL) 86.07
'Aha Pūnana Leo (HI) 86.44
First Book (DC) 94.59
Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy (GA) 90.71

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Charity Contact Info

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County
3651 Quantum Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
tel: (561) 279-9103
fax: (561) 424-2964
EIN: 65-0169781

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Board Leadership

Susan Rabinowitz 2016-2017 Board President Susan Rabinowitz
President

CEO

Kristin Calder
Chief Executive Officer

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