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Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

Leading through reading

four stars

94.26

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 94.26 four stars
  Financial 92.94 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

92.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 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)
91.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
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) 94.26 four stars
Open Books (IL) 89.02 three stars
Reading In Motion (IL) 87.37 three stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 92.91 four stars
Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy (GA) 91.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,170,002
   Federated Campaigns $216,072
   Membership Dues $9,475
   Fundraising Events $394,788
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $548,075
Total Contributions $5,338,412
   Program Service Revenue $269,122
Total Primary Revenue $5,607,534
   Other Revenue $18,947
TOTAL REVENUE $5,626,481
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,620,091
   Administrative Expenses $359,904
   Fundraising Expenses $100,496
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,080,491
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $545,990
   
Net Assets $5,677,355

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 $1,975,130 42.8%
Literacy Americorps $1,030,659 22.3%
Budding Readers Program $350,752 7.6%

Ratings History
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 12/01/2017 94.26 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 95.89 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 95.01 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.81 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 92.87 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 95.03 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 95.03 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 94.59 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 96.93 four stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 96.07 four stars
2008-06 09/01/2009 94.93 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2009 82.34 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2008 89.80 three 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 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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$176,712 3.47% Kristin Calder CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County (FL) 94.26 four stars
Texas Book Festival (TX) 86.32 three stars
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program (WA) 92.91 four stars
First Book (DC) 94.59 four stars
'Aha Pūnana Leo (HI) 85.95 three stars

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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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