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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania

Empowering young people to own their economic success

three stars

87.35

90 Emerson Lane Suite 1403
Bridgeville, PA 15017
tel: (412) 208-4747   Web Site
EIN: 25-0983059

Board Leadership
Melvin Washington
Chairman

CEO
Dennis Gilfoyle
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.35 three stars
  Financial 83.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Junior Achievement (JA) is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. In partnership with business and educators, JA brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the world of work. During the 2017-18 school year, over 2,700 business, community and parent mentors touched the lives of 66,074 young people, through 468,590 contact hours, in over 3,000 classrooms in western Pennsylvania with JA's message of opportunity and hope preparing them to be the workers and leaders of tomorrow.

Junior Achievement (JA) is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. In partnership with business and educators, JA brings the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the world of work. During the 2017-18 school year, over 2,700 business, community and parent mentors touched the lives of 66,074 young people, through 468,590 contact hours, in over 3,000 classrooms in western Pennsylvania with JA's message of opportunity and hope preparing them to be the workers and leaders of tomorrow.

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Financial

three stars

83.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
78.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.55
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 87.35 three stars
Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (MD) 89.24 three stars
Playworks (CA) 85.37 three stars
Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (MI) 96.46 four stars
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 92.27 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,654,008
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $22,309
   Fundraising Events $712,874
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $170,500
Total Contributions $3,559,691
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,559,691
   Other Revenue $654,061
TOTAL REVENUE $4,213,752
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,489,188
   Administrative Expenses $325,623
   Fundraising Expenses $423,292
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,238,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $65,670
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $975,649
   
Net Assets $4,454,214

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
Business Awareness $2,489,188 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 87.35 three stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 86.40 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 85.03 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 84.77 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 86.00 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.31 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 91.28 four stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 89.35 three stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 82.78 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.56 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 81.68 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 81.75 three stars
2009-06 09/01/2010 89.15 three stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 90.21 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 95.83 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 95.25 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 25-0983059
Name in IRS Master File JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA INC
NTEE Code O53
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Business
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT USA
Ruling Date May, 1994
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
$172,396 5.32% Dennis Gilfoyle President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania (PA) 87.35 three stars
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (WI) 92.25 four stars
Communities in Schools of Charlotte Mecklenburg, Inc. (NC) 93.15 four stars
Constitutional Rights Foundation (CA) 89.25 three stars
Junior Achievement of New Jersey (NJ) 85.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania
90 Emerson Lane
Suite 1403
Bridgeville, PA 15017
tel: (412) 208-4747
EIN: 25-0983059

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Board Leadership

Melvin Washington
Chairman

CEO

Dennis Gilfoyle
President & CEO

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