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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Students Run LA

Helping troubled youth set goals and make commitments

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four stars

97.10

5252 Crebs Avenue Tarzana, CA 91356
tel: (818) 654-3360   Web Site
EIN: 95-4430502

Board Leadership
John MacAllister
Board President

CEO
Marsha Charney
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.10 four stars
  Financial 95.91 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Students Run LA (SRLA) is to challenge at-risk secondary students to experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing them with a truly life-changing experience: The training for and completion of the LA Marathon. SRLA is a physical fitness and mentoring program. While running is the core activity of the program, SRLA students learn that discipline and hard work lead to success at both the marathon and in life. These lessons translate directly into their education: SRLA students enjoy school, stay in school and graduate at a higher rate than do their peers. During 2011-12, more than 3,000 students participated in SRLA.

The mission of Students Run LA (SRLA) is to challenge at-risk secondary students to experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing them with a truly life-changing experience: The training for and completion of the LA Marathon. SRLA is a physical fitness and mentoring program. While running is the core activity of the program, SRLA students learn that discipline and hard work lead to success at both the marathon and in life. These lessons translate directly into their education: SRLA students enjoy school, stay in school and graduate at a higher rate than do their peers. During 2011-12, more than 3,000 students participated in SRLA.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of program participants who receive a secondary school diploma or GED
644
Number of students enrolled
3,208
Number of youth who have a positive adult role model
3,208
Number of mentors recruited
526
Hours of mentoring
260
Number of youth who plan to attend post-secondary education
618
Number of youth who demonstrate that they have developed skills and attitudes to make physical activity a habit
823
This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.91

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
95.1%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 6.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students Run LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students Run LA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students Run LA (CA) 97.10 four stars
Figure Skating in Harlem (NY) 88.38 three stars
Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers (NY) 87.63 three stars
Rancho Cielo Youth Campus (CA) 94.82 four stars
Boy Scouts of America, Capitol Area Council (TX) 94.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,400,649
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $111,637
Total Contributions $2,512,286
   Program Service Revenue $39,376
Total Primary Revenue $2,551,662
   Other Revenue $13,496
TOTAL REVENUE $2,565,158
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,528,602
   Administrative Expenses $58,855
   Fundraising Expenses $50,371
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,637,828
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-72,670
   
Net Assets $1,193,511

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
After-School Mentoring & Physical Fitness Program $2,528,602 100.0%

Ratings History
Students Run LA has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 04/01/2019 97.10 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 92.34 four stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 94.40 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 04/01/2016 96.98 four stars
2014-06 04/01/2015 97.87 four stars
2013-06 12/20/2013 91.92 four stars
2012-06 12/20/2012 96.36 four stars
2011-06 12/01/2012 81.98 three stars
2011-06 12/23/2011 79.39 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 74.39 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 03/01/2011 75.88 two stars
2009-06 05/01/2010 86.27 three stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 89.41 three stars
2007-06 02/01/2008 83.23 three stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 94.92 four stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 99.09 four stars
2004-06 09/01/2005 95.26 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 95-4430502
Name in IRS Master File STUDENTS RUN AMERICA
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or 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 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, 1993
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
$77,333 2.93% Marsha Charney Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students Run LA (CA) 97.10 four stars
KIDS HOPE USA (MI) 88.45 three stars
Boy Scouts of America (PA) 89.18 three stars
Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama (AL) 88.22 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Midlands (NE) 91.49 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Students Run LA
5252 Crebs Avenue
Tarzana, CA 91356
tel: (818) 654-3360
fax: (818) 654-3307
EIN: 95-4430502

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Board Leadership

John MacAllister
Board President

CEO

Marsha Charney
Executive Director

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