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Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center

 515 Blue Hill Avenue
 Dorchester, MA 02121
[P] (617) 4271177
[F] (617) 4277788
www.mcaec.org
[email protected]
Annmarie Quezada
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INCORPORATED: 1994
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EIN 04-3163180

LAST UPDATED: 08/22/2018
Organization DBA --
Former Names --
Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years No

Summary


Mission StatementMORE »

Founded in 1993, Mother Caroline Academy is a tuition free, all girls private school, grades 4 -- 8, serving Boston families with limited resources. Our mission is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and colleges. Through an excellent education in a safe environment, MCA students develop the academic skills, resiliency, self-confidence and strength of character needed to prepare themselves for lives of purpose.

Mission Statement

Founded in 1993, Mother Caroline Academy is a tuition free, all girls private school, grades 4 -- 8, serving Boston families with limited resources. Our mission is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and colleges. Through an excellent education in a safe environment, MCA students develop the academic skills, resiliency, self-confidence and strength of character needed to prepare themselves for lives of purpose.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year July 01, 2018 to June 30, 2019
Projected Income $2,373,110.00
Projected Expense $2,373,110.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • Extra Curricular Program
  • Mentoring
  • Mother Caroline Academy
  • Mother Caroline Adult Education Center
  • Summer Academic Enrichment Program for Rising 4th and 5th Graders.

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Overview

Mission Statement

Founded in 1993, Mother Caroline Academy is a tuition free, all girls private school, grades 4 -- 8, serving Boston families with limited resources. Our mission is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and colleges. Through an excellent education in a safe environment, MCA students develop the academic skills, resiliency, self-confidence and strength of character needed to prepare themselves for lives of purpose.

Background Statement

"What about the girls?" was Sister Rita Brereton's question as she toured Nativity Prep, an independent middle school for low-income boys from Boston's inner city neighborhoods.  Her tour guides, The Reverends Gerald Osterman and William Francis responded with their pledge to help her turn her question into a plan of action. In 1993, Mother Caroline Academy, a middle school for girls modeled after Nativity Prep became a reality and welcomed its first class of 30 girls in the 5th and 6th grade in two classrooms in a small convent on Bird Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The need for high quality educational opportunities however, went beyond the girls in underserved areas. Mother Caroline's founders realized that the parents and other family members of their Academy students also needed an educational pathway, one that would give them access to better jobs and improved financial security.  There was never any question about what needed to happen; Mother Caroline Academy would have to expand to accommodate these needs. A dedicated group of volunteers stepped up and undertook a successful capital campaign to purchase the old welfare building on Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester, Massachusetts. The building was purchased for one dollar from the city of Boston , and was transformed from a symbol of dependence to a center of hope and opportunity.  Mother Caroline Academy and Education Center opened its doors on Blue Hill Avenue in 1998. Since 1993: 100% of MCA alumnae have graduated from high school 96% of MCA alumnae have attended or are currently attending college.  80% of MCA graduates are paired with adult female mentors 40% of former Teaching Fellows stay in the field of education

Impact Statement

Accomplishments from past years.
 
  • In June 2012, the Academy added a new required summer program for rising 4th and 5th graders
  • In September 2012, the Academy added a 4th grade enrolling 30 students into two sections of 15 each
  • Reallocated resources of the Shining Star After School Program to implement an enhanced extended day program for 4th and 5th grade Academy students
  • Increased the number of professional educators on staff to ensure excellence in our academic and co-curricular programs and strengthen the residency teaching fellow program
  • Offered the Parenting Journey - an intensive twelve week program providing parents with the opportunity to share their strengths as parents, develop supportive relationships with other MCA parents, and develop other strategies needed to support your child’s development
Five Year Goals
  • Advance on our mission by increasing enrollment from a baseline of 60 to 135 students
  • Invest in faculty development, curriculum development, assessments, and co-curricular programming to drive higher academic performance and test scores
  • Maintain educator to student ratio below 10:1
  • Significantly reduce actual cost per student
  • Cap Academy operating budget increase from 2012 to 2017 to no more than 30% of 2012 budget


Needs Statement

The need and demand for an all girls’ tuition free school remains great within Roxbury, Dorchester, Mattapan, Hyde Park and Jamaica Plain. We receive on average,  117 applications for 48 spots. All Academy girls come from families within the lowest income brackets. As a result, our mission and ample facility compels us to increase enrollment  and outreach.  While we will double the size of our student body while significantly reducing the actual cost per student, this growth will require capacity development.  Resources will be invested to ensure excellence in our academic and co-curricular programs, increase the number of professional educators on staff, and strengthen the residency teaching fellow program.  We need financial support from individuals and foundations to support increased enrollment.

We continue to need volunteers for academic support, i.e. tutoring, instruction across all subjects, for co-curricular program, i.e. athletics and music, and for marketing/PR.

CEO Statement

An adolescent girl from the neighborhoods we serve can be greatly at risk. If she stays in school, remains healthy, and gains real skills, she will likely earn an income that she"ll invest back into herself, her family and her community. But if she falls into the path laid down by poverty, she"ll leave school and likely become a mother at an early age. As a girl mother, an unskilled worker, and an uneducated citizen, she'll miss out on the opportunity to reach her full human potential. Situated in Grove Hall, Mother Caroline Academy (MCA) is arguably in Boston's epicenter of poverty where it is not uncommon to see girl mothers on the streets with children in tow. Statistics show that 85% of children from our neighborhoods live in poverty with single parents; predominantly females of color. Surrounding neighborhoods are distressed and marked by violence with girls facing risk and the demoralizing effects of omnipresent harassment. Our vision is to interrupt the cycle of poverty by providing a safe environment in which young-at-risk girls can access an excellent education and develop the self-esteem, self-confidence and ability to advocate and make healthy decisions for themselves without the distraction of adolescent boys. Believing that education has the power to transform lives, our mission is to provide our girls with the academic skills, knowledge and resiliency needed for high school, college and living a fulfilling and productive life. We have a proven track record of harnessing the potential of our students to lift individuals and families out of poverty, and to pay dividends to our society. We are accredited by the Association of Independent Schools of New England. MCA is Boston's only tuition-free private grade 4-8 school for girls with an extended day program that operates Monday - Friday from 8:00-5:00 with evening study for grades 5-8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00-6:30 and breakfast available from 7:30-8:00. The Academy provides students and their families with the guidance and support needed to transition into secondary school and beyond. The Graduate Support Team assists students and their families throughout every aspect of the high school application process. As an extension of Graduate Support, MCA offers the Mentoring Program - designed to provide support to current students as well as high school alumnae as they transition away from the Academy, adapt to high school culture and rigor, and undertake the college selection and application process. The commitment by both the mentor and student is from 7th grade through 12th grade.

Board Chair Statement

There is an exciting energy at Mother Caroline Academy as we embark on a new growth plan to serve more young girls and their families. The addition of a 4th grade gives us an opportunity to close the education gap further and prepare the girls for challenging private schools. Our results stack up against the best charter schools in the country. In fact, some of them are adopting our best ideas, like our extended day program for the Academy running from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and our Adult Education program designed to support the success of the entire family. Our results demonstrate our success with 100% of Academy girls graduating from high school and 96% attending college. We will continue to lead the charge in urban education through innovations.

Geographic Area Served

City of Boston- Citywide (Indiv. neighborhoods also listed)
City of Boston- South Dorchester
City of Boston- North Dorchester
City of Boston- Jamaica Plain
City of Boston- Mattapan
City of Boston- Mission Hill
City of Boston- Hyde Park
City of Boston- Roxbury
City of Boston- Roslindale
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Organization Categories

  1. Education - Elementary & Secondary Schools
  2. Education - Adult Education
  3. Youth Development -

Independent research has been conducted on this organization's theory of change or on the effectiveness of this organization's program(s)

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Programs

Extra Curricular Program

Much research indicates that participation in extracurricular activities affects students' academic performance including athletics, music, performing arts and community service.The Academy continues to develop extra curricular programs with required physical education for all grades, introduction of competitive sports beginning in 6th grade, a formal choral program, introduction of string instruments, mandatory art, and student clubs focused on in-school and outside school community service.
Budget  $50,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years) Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program Short-Term Success  Persistence rates within a specific extracurricular activity will increase, i.e. student sticks with a sport despite struggling Teachers effectively integrate aspects of student extracurricular into classroom experience
Program Long-Term Success  Students actively involved in extracurricular will demonstrate higher growth rates on adaptive assessments than students less or not involved in extracurricular Students' extracurricular activities will positively effect high school placement
Program Success Monitored By  Student assessments Teacher feedback Student surveys Parent surveys
Examples of Program Success  Engagement in extracurricular activity provides a student the opportunity to gain self-confidence, self-esteem and advocacy skills

Mentoring

MCA Mentoring Program is designed to provide support to current students as well as high school alumnae as they transition away from the Academy, adapt to private high school culture and rigor, and undertake the college selection and application process. The commitment by both the mentor and student is from 7th grade through 12th grade. Specific program objectives include: To develop supportive relationships between students and positive adult female role models To foster academic success and a successful transition into higher education institutions To assist in addressing the barriers experienced by parents who may have limited English language skills, demanding work and family needs, and limited exposure to higher education institutions.
Budget  $85,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Guidance & Counseling
Population Served Adolescents Only (13-19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  A significantly expanded mentoring program pairing current MCA girls and alumnae with female adult mentors with 62 active pairs Designed and implemented enhanced programs and workshops for mentors and mentees (both together and separate). First cohort of MCA students paired with a mentor graduate from high school June 2012. Girl Power: Dream, Believe, Achieve. Event 3/4/12 - First Annual Girl Power was a huge success. With a full house of over 150 participants including current students, MCA alumnae, mentors, civic leaders, elected officials, teachers, and staff. Mother Caroline Academy Mentoring Program has been named the newest Partner Member of the Mass Mentoring Partnership.
Program Long-Term Success  Mentees learn many skills and competencies including taking initiative, problem solving, analysis, healthy decision-making, effective communication, relationships, self-advocacy, networking, and presentations. In the inaugural year of the program, we assigned two grades at one time. The out going 8th graders and the incoming 8th graders. The sustained match percentage in the outgoing 8th grade class, the class of 2008, is 40%. Whereas in following years we saw a steady increase in sustainability from 60% in the class of 2009 to 85% in the class of 2012. This year we have 27 students between the entering 7th and 8th grade classes. The program was presented to these students and their families.21 of the 27 students and their families have chosen to participate. We have seen an increase in the number of students who were initially resistant to mentoring, return to our program later in their high school years after observing the positive experiences of their peers.
Program Success Monitored By  Financial commitments to cover components of this grant from individuals, corporations, foundations and other organizations Survey tool to assess students performance in internship settings and as well as the host corporation's desire and ability to continue the internship relationship Assessment methodology for determining the effectiveness of trainings with reports used to refine and inform future trainings and programs Expansion of resource area of mentoring section of website - effectiveness measured through an on-line survey completed by mentors and mentees Increased visibility and interest among adult females to serve as mentors resulting in a waiting list of mentors Development of a resource guide with suggestions for topics ranging from what to do around Boston to a range of summer program opportunities Reports on long term matriculation and job placement of program participants Evaluation of the program by mentors and passed mentees
Examples of Program Success  I'll be the first to admit when introduced to the mentoring program I had my doubts. This all changed that fateful day at the Patriots game in October of 2009.This was the first time I had been introduced to my mentor, Kim. I don't know why, but as soon as I met her I instantly liked her, maybe it was the kindness that radiated off her.As I got to know Kim my skepticism completely left my mind.With Kim I not only have a mentor, but I have a friend and so much more.She is someone who really encourages me to do my best, but also knows how to relax and act silly.I always look forward to going out with Kim because of her kind compassionate heart and playful nature, whether we're with her adorable children or alone we're always sure to have a great time.I'm really thankful to the mentoring program because without it I would not have met Kim and had a chance to be a part or her wonderful family.Christelle

Mother Caroline Academy

Mother Caroline Academy is a private tuition-free school for girls in grades 4-8 from limited financial means.It serves girls of all faiths, race and cultures from Boston neighborhoods. The mission of the school is to provide a high quality education that develops the individual gifts of each student and prepares her for success in competitive secondary schools and college. Accredited by the Association of Independent Schools of New England Curriculum includes Math, Science, English, History, Social Studies, Art, Religious and Civic Engagement, Ethics, World Religions, Phys Ed Extended Day Program Monday thru Friday from 8:00-5:00 Evening study Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-6:30. Breakfast available from 7:30-8:00. Teacher/Student Ratio 1-5 with 11 Teaching Fellows and 5 Professional Educators on staff Afternoon activities include Athletics, Student Clubs, Art, Girls Scouts, and Science Club for Girls. Mandatory 4 week academic camp program for rising 4th and 5th graders
Budget  $2,000,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program Short-Term Success 
100% students demonstrate proficiency or better on nationally normed standardized tests
100% students matriculate to high school
students develop self confidence, ability to self advocate and make healthy decisions
student retention rate of at least 90%
At least 20% of parent population participate in Parenting Journey Program
 
Program Long-Term Success 

100% of MCA alumnae have graduated from high school

96% of MCA alumnae have attended or currently attending college

Since 1993, 244 girls have attended MCA

80% of MCA graduates are paired with adult female mentors

40% of former Teaching Fellows stay in the field of education

Program Success Monitored By 
report cards
assessments - in house and standardized
teacher qualitative evaluation
student portfolios of work
feedback from advisors and mentors
Examples of Program Success 



Mother Caroline Adult Education Center

The mission of the Education Center is to empower parents and other adults to achieve their greatest personal and economic potential. The Adult Education Program provides evening and daytime classes in ESL, GED prep, and computer skills.MCA parents receive discounted tuition. Since 2008, through a partnership with Cambridge College, 28 adult family members of MCA girls have attended or are attending college with 5 parents having graduated from college.
Budget  $254,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Adult Education
Population Served Adults
Program Short-Term Success 
155 students educated on an annual basis
75% of students complete Level 1, 2 or 3 ESL
100% students enrolled in GED Prep pass their GED
Program Long-Term Success  4,154 - Number of community and MCA family members served in Adult Education since 1998 47 - Number of adults who have attended Cambridge College with Tudor Foundation support since 2008 7 - Number of adults who graduated thus far from Cambridge College since 2008
Program Success Monitored By 
assessments
certification rates
teacher feedback
Examples of Program Success  In Congo, Faustin Kolombo, a father of an Academy girl, Rachel, earned an undergraduate degree in accounting and business management.After immigrating to the U.S., Faustin took a cleaning job at a parking garage because his credentials were not recognized in this country. Although the company recognized his abilities, without a college degree, he could not get a promotion.When Rachel learned about the Adult Education program, she brought her father, Faustin, to MCAEC to enroll and study alongside her. Through a partnership with Cambridge College funded by the Tudor Foundation, Faustin was able to enroll in the undergraduate program, transfer 80 of the credits he earned in the Congo, and earn an undergraduate degree in June 2011.Upon graduation, Mr. Kalombo was promoted at the garage to a management position. Faustin plans to open his own consulting business and return to the professional track he had before immigrating to the US.He is currently enrolled in a Masters program.

Summer Academic Enrichment Program for Rising 4th and 5th Graders.

Goals of the program include: To provide access to a comprehensive academic enrichment program that will enhance Academy girls' reading, literacy, and math skills to prevent summer regression and accelerate progress over the summer compared to middle class peers; To offer daily co-curricular activities (e.g. athletics, arts, performance) as well as weekly field trips that extend students' learning (e.g. cultural events, museums, historic sites, theater). Provide an opportunity for students to begin to develop relationships between themselves and Academy teaching staff students prior to the official start of the school year.
Budget  $35,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Educational Programs
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program Short-Term Success  Improvement on all measures of reading by end of program Improvement on all measures of grade level math proficiency All students at grade level or above by start of the next school year Attention to task, social behavior, work ethic will grow
Program Long-Term Success  All students performing at grade level or above All students at 70 percentile or better of standardized tests All students demonstrate effective self-advocacy and decision-making skills All students graduate from high school and college
Program Success Monitored By  Assessments Teacher observation and reports Parent feedback
Examples of Program Success  25% of girls from summer 2012 retained grade level 47% of girls increased reading proficiency by 10-33% 28% of girls increased at least ½ grade level

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Management


CEO/Executive Director Mrs. Annmarie Quezada
CEO Term Start July 2018
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience

With more than 25 years in the education field, Annmarie is an exceptional school leader who will bring integrity, vision and mission- driven values to the Head of School role, ensuring that MCA continues to thrive for years to come.

Annmarie’s background reflects her long-standing commitment to education, particularly focusing on the formative middle school years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and Italian from Boston College and a Masters of Art in Teaching from Salem State University. After spending a little under ten years in the banking industry, Annmarie shifted gears and transitioned to a teaching role at the Brookwood School as a Spanish Instructor. She continued teaching Spanish at Cape Ann Waldorf School and Miles River Middle School. These roles propelled Annmarie into her next, most extensive teaching tenure at St. John’s Preparatory School, where she served for 12 years from 2002 – 2014 as the AP Spanish and Literature Instructor and eventually as Chair of the World Languages Department.

Quezada then moved into administration, serving as principle and now currently as Interim Head at Esperanza Academy in Lawrence. In these roles, Annmarie became very well- versed in the administrative aspects of leading a school: managing a budget, a team of faculty and staff, cultivating donor relationships, overseeing admissions and curriculum and collaborating well with a board who hold her in high regard. With this experience and coming from a similar all-girls school, Annmarie has clearly developed the breadth of experience required in a Head of School.

Co-CEO --
Co-CEO Term Start --
Co-CEO Email --
Co-CEO Experience --

Former CEOs and Terms

Name Start End
Mr. Ed Hudner July 2011 July 2018

Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
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Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
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Affiliations

Affiliation Year
Association of Independent Schools of New England 2000
Member of state association of nonprofits? No
Name of state association --

External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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Collaborations

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CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 16
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 10
Number of Contract Staff 2
Staff Retention Rate % 95%

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 7
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 8
Hispanic/Latino: 2
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 1
Other (if specified): 0
Gender Female: 16
Male: 2
Not Specified 0

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Under Development
Organization has Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers --
Management Succession Plan Under Development
Business Continuity of Operations Plan --
Organization Policies And Procedures Under Development
Nondiscrimination Policy Under Development
Whistle Blower Policy No
Document Destruction Policy --
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy --
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Exempt
State Registration --

Risk Management Provisions

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Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? Yes
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Semi-Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually

Governance


Board Chair Ms. Sarah Clarke Scholte
Board Chair Company Affiliation Bain Capital
Board Chair Term July 2018 - June 2020
Board Co-Chair Ms. Sandra Genere
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation Harvard Business School
Board Co-Chair Term July 2018 - June 2020

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Ms. Maryanne Basler BCBS MA --
Sr. Frances Butler SSND Ursuline Academy Voting
Ms. Dulce Depina Alumna --
Mr. Peter Holland Former Superintendent, Belmont Public Schools --
Ms. Maria Hylton BU School of Law --
Mr. Kaushik Mehta BCBS MA --
Ms. Christina Olayon-Baker State Street --
Rev. Gerald Osterman Immaculate Conception Parish Exofficio
Ms. Alison Cole Philbert Verizon Wireless --
Ms. Candace Stanciel New Profit --

Constituent Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Youth Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
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Advisory Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Vicki Bond Retired NonVoting
Ruth Bramson Girl Scouts of Eastern MA NonVoting
Regina Caines Community Volunteer NonVoting
Pat Casey Maguire Associates NonVoting
Meg Clough Loomis Sayles NonVoting
Janet Dougherty eScholar LLC NonVoting
Michael Douvajian UBS NonVoting
Mariana Duncan Retired NonVoting
Sr. Janet Eisner Emmanuel College NonVoting
Beth Floor Retired NonVoting
Donna Gittens causemedia NonVoting
Perrin Grayson Community Volunteer NonVoting
Elin Harris Retired NonVoting
Sue Hazard Retired NonVoting
Cile Hicks Community Volunteer NonVoting
Kathy Jodka Community Volunteer NonVoting
Barrie Landry Community Volunteer NonVoting
Robert McAleer UBS Investment Bank NonVoting
Keith McDermott Roxbury Community College NonVoting
Scott McLellan Blue Hill Boys & Girls Club NonVoting
Ruth Mitchell Community Volunteer NonVoting
Dr. Keith Motley UMASS Boston NonVoting
Jane O'Connor Retired NonVoting
Ellen Plapinger MassGeneral Hospital for Children NonVoting
Karen Sturges Community Volunteer NonVoting

Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 3
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 2
Caucasian: 5
Hispanic/Latino: 2
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 0
Other (if specified): 0
Gender Female: 10
Male: 2
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 2
Board Meeting Attendance % 85%
Written Board Selection Criteria Under Development
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Under Development
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 13%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No

Standing Committees

  • Board Governance
  • Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
  • Education
  • Executive
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Investment
  • Special Events (Golf Tournament, Walk / Run, Silent Auction, Dinner / Gala)
  • Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Financials


Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2017 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2016 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2015 (%)

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Revenue $1,642,065 $1,347,135 $1,779,098
Total Expenses $2,529,195 $2,478,582 $2,727,953

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions $55,518 $63,108 $49,116
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    Unspecified $55,518 $63,108 $49,116
Individual Contributions $593,967 $681,894 $1,191,052
Indirect Public Support -- $0 --
Earned Revenue $56,975 $67,150 $69,375
Investment Income, Net of Losses $676,810 $212,947 $210,035
Membership Dues -- $0 $275,000
Special Events $232,241 $306,138 $-30,555
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other $26,554 $15,898 $15,075

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Program Expense $1,908,783 $1,923,352 $2,137,244
Administration Expense $375,585 $364,011 $358,376
Fundraising Expense $244,827 $191,219 $232,333
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 0.65 0.54 0.65
Program Expense/Total Expenses 75% 78% 78%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 28% 18% 19%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Assets $12,956,268 $13,097,623 $14,359,749
Current Assets $234,103 $284,129 $412,609
Long-Term Liabilities $48,583 $74,015 $136,245
Current Liabilities $103,536 $81,602 $131,452
Total Net Assets $12,804,149 $12,942,006 $14,092,052

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
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Financial Planning

Endowment Value $12,000,000.00
Spending Policy Percentage
Percentage(If selected) 5.0%
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund Yes
How many months does reserve cover? 6.00

Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? Yes
Capital Campaign Purpose Capacity Building Campaign (NOT bricks and mortar)
Campaign Goal $2,000,000.00
Capital Campaign Dates July 2012 - June 2017
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount $432,000.00
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? --

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 2.26 3.48 3.14

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 0% 1% 1%

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

Financial summary data in the charts and graphs above are per the organization's IRS Form 990s.  Contributions from foundations and corporations are listed under individuals when the breakout was not available.

Documents


Other Documents

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