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STRIVE

Prepared to work, determined to succeed

three stars

88.32

205 East 122nd Street Third Floor
New York, NY 10035
tel: (212) 360-1100   Web Site
EIN: 13-3255679

Board Leadership
Brian Friedman
Chair

CEO
Philip Weinberg
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.32 three stars
  Financial 85.55 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

STRIVE's mission is to help people acquire the life-changing skills and attitudes needed to overcome challenging circumstances, find sustained employment, and become valuable contributors to their families, their employers, and their communities.
STRIVE is committed to serving the hardest-to-employ, most at-risk individuals. These include the long-term unemployed, the formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, the homeless, and the working poor.

STRIVE's mission is to help people acquire the life-changing skills and attitudes needed to overcome challenging circumstances, find sustained employment, and become valuable contributors to their families, their employers, and their communities.
STRIVE is committed to serving the hardest-to-employ, most at-risk individuals. These include the long-term unemployed, the formerly incarcerated, disconnected youth, recovering addicts, public assistance recipients, veterans, the homeless, and the working poor.

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Financial

three stars

85.55

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 12.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by STRIVE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by STRIVE on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
STRIVE (NY) 88.32 three stars
Per Scholas (NY) 93.35 four stars
REDF (CA) 95.44 four stars
Capital IDEA (TX) 92.20 four stars
Jobs for the Future (MA) 91.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,410,299
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $350,700
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,334,365
Total Contributions $8,095,364
   Program Service Revenue $148,433
Total Primary Revenue $8,243,797
   Other Revenue $6,353
TOTAL REVENUE $8,250,150
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,531,552
   Administrative Expenses $952,938
   Fundraising Expenses $647,390
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,131,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $118,270
   
Net Assets $2,961,206

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
Core: Job Readiness Workshop $3,417,018 52.3%
National Network $3,114,534 47.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 88.32 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.95 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 86.94 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.83 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 89.47 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 87.16 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 89.53 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 89.63 three stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 81.90 three stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 79.11 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.21 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 70.09 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 69.90 one star
2007-12 06/01/2009 67.58 one star
2006-12 05/01/2008 93.31 four stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 77.25 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 87.55 three stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 82.96 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 13-3255679
Name in IRS Master File STRIVE INTERNATIONAL INC
NTEE Code J20
NTEE Classification Employment Procurement Assistance, Job Training
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(568) Vocational counseling
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, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$238,800 2.93% Philip Weinberg President, Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
STRIVE (NY) 88.32 three stars
The HOPE Program (NY) 90.36 four stars
Upwardly Global (CA) 88.97 three stars
Jewish Vocational Service of Boston (MA) 91.51 four stars
REDF (CA) 95.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

STRIVE
205 East 122nd Street
Third Floor
New York, NY 10035
tel: (212) 360-1100
EIN: 13-3255679

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Board Leadership

Brian Friedman
Chair

CEO

Philip Weinberg
Chief Executive Officer

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