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Teach For America - Massachusetts

 60 Canal Street, 5th Floor
 Boston, MA 02114
[P] (617) 956-0924 x 17115
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Izzy Hastie
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EIN 13-3541913

LAST UPDATED: 11/28/2018
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Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years No


Mission StatementMORE »

Our mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. We recruit outstanding recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in urban and rural areas and become lifelong leaders in pursuing educational excellence and equity. With extensive training and support, these corps members work relentlessly to ensure that students growing up today in low-income communities are given the educational opportunities they deserve. As alumni, they are a powerful force of leaders who act on the conviction and insight they gain from their teaching experience, working in education and all other sectors to effect the fundamental changes needed to ensure that all children have an equal chance in life.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. We recruit outstanding recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in urban and rural areas and become lifelong leaders in pursuing educational excellence and equity. With extensive training and support, these corps members work relentlessly to ensure that students growing up today in low-income communities are given the educational opportunities they deserve. As alumni, they are a powerful force of leaders who act on the conviction and insight they gain from their teaching experience, working in education and all other sectors to effect the fundamental changes needed to ensure that all children have an equal chance in life.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year June 01, 2018 to May 31, 2019
Projected Income $7,100,000.00
Projected Expense $6,434,901.00

ProgramsMORE »

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort. We recruit outstanding recent college graduates who commit two years to teach in urban and rural areas and become lifelong leaders in pursuing educational excellence and equity. With extensive training and support, these corps members work relentlessly to ensure that students growing up today in low-income communities are given the educational opportunities they deserve. As alumni, they are a powerful force of leaders who act on the conviction and insight they gain from their teaching experience, working in education and all other sectors to effect the fundamental changes needed to ensure that all children have an equal chance in life.

Background Statement

In 1989, Wendy Kopp proposed the creation of a national teacher corps in her senior thesis at Princeton University. Within the year, she raised $2.5 million of start-up funding, hired a skeleton staff, and launched a grassroots recruiting campaign. By fall 1990, 500 men and women began teaching in six low-income communities across the country. Today Teach For America’s network serves 51 regions and numbers more than 60,000 people in our alumni and corps member network. Approximately 83% of alumni report working in jobs that impact education in low-income communities, with more than 13,500 serving as classroom teachers and 1,120 as principals. More than 150 alumni serve in elected positions around the country, from state representatives to city council members to school board officials. Thousands more deeply engaged in policy, advocacy, organizing, and politics. And the impact of corps members and alumni at all levels of the education ecosystem is driving meaningful educational progress in communities across the country. 

Despite our long-standing recruitment efforts in the region, Teach For America did not launch its program in Massachusetts until 2009. What started as a cohort of 50 teachers has grown five-fold in size. Today we have over 250 corps members and more than 2,200 alumni. Our alumni community includes over 600 veteran teachers, 60 school principals, over 200 alums are in additional school and district leadership roles, and hundreds more are working throughout the education ecosystem to ensure equity for all students. Today TFA-Massachusetts is one of the largest and most diverse regions in the organization. Our alumni network provides a robust workforce within and around schools, developing a rich ecosystem of reformers, teachers, and leaders working together for educational equity. 

Impact Statement

Despite being one of the last TFA regions to establish, we have emerged as one of the largest and leading regions in the network. Of 51 regions across the country, we are now the fifth largest, and have multiplied our footprint across the state.

As we have scaled, we have committed to increasing the diversity, quality, and impact of our participants. Consider our recent regional achievements:
  • We are one of the most racially diverse teacher preparation programs in the state. 48% of our incoming corps members this year identify as people of color, which is more than quadruple the statewide average. Nearly 1 in every 5 are from the very communities we serve, and themselves were taught by TFA corps members and alums.
  • We are one of the highest performing teacher preparation programs in the state. A recent study by the MA Department of Education and AIR showed our recently trained teachers outperformed almost all other programs in student growth rates and principal evaluations.
  • Our alumni have become an unparalleled leadership force for sustained change in education. Each year, our region has retained 80%+ of our corps members to the field of education beyond their two-year commitment. Many of our alums assume the senior most role. This past year there were nearly 225 alums in school leadership roles (Deans, Assistant Principals, and Principals), and alums held key positions throughout the education sphere, including the CEOs of KIPP, Edward Brooke, and Phoenix Charter Schools, the Superintendents in Boston and Lawrence, and the newly appointed Commissioner of Education for the state.
Five years ago we pivoted to a new innovative local strategy where we moved from asking ourselves how to create great individual teachers, to instead asking ourselves how we can create and sustain great schools and serve far more students. Our early academic successes led us to the realization that when we harness the collective power of our human capital pipeline – corps members and alumni combined – and concentrate them together strategically in schools at both the classroom and leadership levels, we can amplify our impact. By supporting whole schools in deeper ways, the whole becomes greater than the sum of its parts and we’re able to have a sustained impact on students. Our emerging results give us optimism:
  • We currently have reached 60 partner schools statewide, where we average 25% of the faculty and two alumni leaders per school
  • Our partner schools reach 28,000 low-income students
  • On the 2017 MCAS, TFA-MA partner schools outperformed their peer schools in both student growth and overall proficiency

Needs Statement

Massachusetts consistently ranks first nationally for public education in most grade levels and subjects, but when it comes to educational opportunities, we are far from a leader in equity. Students eligible for free lunch are six times more likely to be below basic in fourth grade math than their wealthier peers on our Nation’s Report Card. This disparity is particularly prevalent in cities like Boston, where less than 2 out of 5 students perform on grade level in math and reading. Meanwhile, in more affluent communities like Newton, 4 out of 5 students are meeting grade level standards in both subjects. These disparities disproportionately impact children of color, who are more than two times more likely to be born into poverty, and who bear an additional burden of low expectations and other biases stemming from institutional racism. Our public education system, which has remained largely unchanged for 100 years, is not designed to give students agency to overcome the barriers they face to lead and shape the dynamic, global world into which they will graduate.

At Teach For America, we know that these disparities are both unconscionable and unnecessary. We have continually seen that when students, no matter their income-level, are given the educational opportunities they deserve, they excel. We are dedicated to eliminating the opportunity gaps that lead to this injustice. No child should have their life prospects limited by their access to an excellent education, and high-quality teachers, leaders, and schools are vital to securing that opportunity.

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Geographic Area Served

Massachusetts-All Regions

Nationally, Teach For America corps members are teaching in 51 regions across the country. (
In Massachusetts, we place corps members in Boston, Chelsea, Lawrence, Lynn, Fall River, New Bedford,  Salem, Holyoke, and Springfield, where our corps collectively impacts nearly 28,000 students daily. 

Organization Categories

  1. Education - Elementary & Secondary Schools
  2. Public & Societal Benefit - Leadership Development
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Program Description

In order to affect immediate and long-term benefits for students, we execute the following program activities:

  • Recruitment & Selection of diverse individuals with strong academic backgrounds and proven leadership abilities. In 2016, we received 49,000 applications nationally and accepted only 15%. This past year we welcomed our largest Massachusetts corps to date.
  • Intensive Training at an in-residence summer institute in Lawrence, where we prepare corps members with the skills known to advance teacher effectiveness as they teach summer school.  
  • Concentration of Corps Members and Alumni at 20%+ faculty rate in low-income partner schools. We currently partner with 60 schools with, on average, 25% TFA staff and two alumni leaders per school. 
  • Ongoing support aligned to our state educator standards for our corps members throughout their initial two years in the classrooms, through coursework, 1-1 coaching, and targeted professional development. 
  • Alumni development through networking and targeted professional development opportunities for alumni in the education and political sectors.
  • Alumni Support through a suite of professional development, interview prep, and networking opportunities designed to keep alumni inspired, in our schools, and in influential roles throughout the broader ecosystem. Despite the fact that only 15% of alumni considered a career in education before entering the corps, 80% stay in education after completing their commitment. 

Budget  $4,613,000.00
Category  Education, General/Other Elementary & Secondary Education
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent Minorities
Program Short-Term Success 

As a reflection of our program's short-term success, we anticipate the following outcomes:

  • RECRUIT: Matriculate a diverse new cohort of corps members to build the pipeline of committed and highly effective teachers in Massachusetts schools. 135 new corps members will begin teaching with TFA-MA at the onset of school year 2019-20 and 50% of all MA corps members identify as People of Color.
  • CONCENTRATE: Strategically funnel corps members and alumni teachers and leaders at partner schools to increase collective impact (average concentration of corps members and alumni will be 20%+ per school) and deepen individuals’ connection and commitment to the community. We will increase from 60 to 66 partner schools statewide by fall 2019 and increase footprint to 365 alumni school leaders (principals, school cabinet, system leaders and staff) in partner schools.
  • TRAIN: Equip incoming corps members with the foundational skills necessary for success through our intensive seven-week Regional Institute. 100% of first-year corps members will complete our intensive pre-service institute in summer 2019. 100% school partners will agree corps members had a strong impact for students at institute.
  • SUPPORT: Maximize corps member and alumni teachers’ collective impact on schools through one-on-one coaching and professional development. 90% of second-year corps members will be Advanced Proficient in the Seven Essential Teaching Elements built from the Massachusetts Standards for Effective Teaching Practice Rubric. 
  • RETAIN AND LEVERAGE: Sustain rapid school-level improvement by retaining corps members and alumni to schools and the broader ecosystem. 70% of 2017 corps members commit to teach for a 3rd year.
Program Long-Term Success 

We have never seen truly great schools without great teachers and leaders at the helm, or strong supports in their surrounding education ecosystem. Therefore, by focusing on the school as our unit of change, purposefully concentrating talent, aligning our coaching and support for corps members, and mobilizing our alumni community to both directly fuel and further supplement our in-school work, we expect to see changes in our partner schools.

By 2022:

1. Median Student Growth Percentile for corps members' students on state assessments will be 60

2. We will have 90% principal satisfaction

4. We are focused on establishing rigorous targets for school performance based on the state department of education's new report card and will collect baseline data and set long-term 2022 goals for partner schools' as measured by standardized state assessments this year.

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Examples of Program Success 

Our corps members are on the front lines of our movement and regularly demonstrate inspiring examples of success. Consider the following evidence that our corps members are leading their students to dramatic gains:

System Level

Ø Lawrence Public Schools: Since 2010, we have funneled alumni into key roles and have grown our influence to more than two dozen school and district leaders. And, Jeff Riley, leading alumni leader, has been at the helm of it all as Receiver. The progress has been outstanding. Student achievement and graduation rates are at all-time highs. Our Lawrence school partners’ economically disadvantaged students outperformed their district peers by 4 and 3 points in math and ELA, respectively. Furthering system wide impact, Jeff Riley has been appointed Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, affirming the longitudinal impact of our work.

School Level

Ø Browne Middle School (Chelsea): With a one third TFA teaching staff, we are proud that 60% of Browne students made two years of literacy growth in 2017. Low-income students typically make less than a year of progress each year, falling further and further behind; two years of growth in just one year is particularly outstanding, placing Browne into the top quartile of English growth statewide.

Classroom Level

Ø Dan Adler (MA’11): As an alum in his seventh year in the classroom, Dan was honored with the highly sought after National Milken Award, coined the “Oscars of Teaching” by Teacher magazine, for his work teaching 6th grade science at UP Academy Leonard. He was the only award winner from the state in 2017.

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments


CEO/Executive Director Mr. Joshua Biber
CEO Term Start Jan 2008
CEO Email
CEO Experience Josh Biber joined TFA as a corps member where he taught 5th grade at Laveen Elementary School. Josh was a national semi-finalist and regional recipient for the Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teaching Award. He later served as TFA recruitment director at Brown and Harvard. In 2008, Josh took on the challenge of establishing the Massachusetts region – first, as director of new site development, then as founding executive director. Josh graduated with honors from Brown University and earned an M.Ed. from Arizona State University. He currently sits on the local boards for One Goal-- Massachusetts, StoryShares, and Salem Academy Charter School, and has previously served on the board for Orchard Gardens Pilot School. He lives with his wife Merry (New York ’05) and son Theo in Dorchester.
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Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Emily Bonfiglio Managing Director, School & Community Partnerships Before joining Teach For America, Emily was a management consultant at Bain & Company, where she worked on projects to improve customer loyalty programs, maximize sales & operations planning processes, and design new product offerings across a range of industries. She transitioned to lead up programs at Pencils of Promise, an education non-profit that builds schools and trains teachers abroad, where she launched operations in Ghana and managed teams across Central America, Southeast Asia, and West Africa. Emily transitioned to domestic education by teaching 7th grade Math at Excel Academy East Boston, after which she joined the TFA team to help corps members and alumni find great roles in schools and districts and to support school leaders in all their human capital needs.
Izzy Hastie Senior Managing Director of Development & Finance Izzy leads Teach For America Massachusetts’ Development & Finance team. She grew up in Southern California before moving east to attend Northeastern University. Izzy joined Teach For America in 2010 as a Massachusetts corps member and taught middle school science and reading in Lawrence, MA. During her time in the corps, Izzy was named a national semi-finalist for the Sue Lehmann Excellence in Teaching Award, a finalist for Lawrence Public School’s Rising Star Award, and led the science learning teams for TFA Massachusetts. After teaching in Lawrence for a third year, Izzy joined Teach For America’s Recruitment Team before joining the Massachusetts region.
Elijah Heckstall Managing Director, Teacher Leadership Development Elijah hails from Middletown Connecticut where he spent his entire childhood before heading right down the road to Trinity College in Hartford. He spent several hours in the science lab during his undergraduate years, but found that his work tutoring and helping lead an after school program sparked a passion for education, specifically working with students in underserved communities. Upon graduating, he worked for Citizen Schools in Boston while completing his Masters in Education and joined the Greater Boston corps in 2010. Elijah remained working in schools as a teacher, a Dean of Students and finally in his most recent role as Co-Principal of the 9th Grade Academy in Lawrence, MA. He joined Teach For America’s staff in the summer of 2018 and in his current role leads the direct support and development of the current Corps Members in the region.
Amanda Seider Managing Director of Alumni Affairs

A Dorchester native, Amanda graduated from Boston Public Schools and attended Harvard College, where she majored in anthropology. During her college years, she participated in numerous programs to promote college access to low-income youth in Boston and Cambridge. After college, she joined Teach For America and taught 4th grade in the 2002 Atlanta corps. Following her teaching commitment, Amanda earned a master’s degree in medical anthropology at Emory University, with a focus on health and socioeconomic equality. She joined Teach For America’s staff in 2005 as a member of the growing alumni affairs team, and in 2007, she returned home to Boston to launch the Greater Boston alumni network. Amanda enjoys cooking, road trips, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband. She’s happy to be an ambassador to this great region!

Jen Welsh Managing Director, Teacher Preparation Jen grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts as the oldest of five children. In high school, Jen had the privilege of attending Blair Academy, a college-preparatory boarding school in New Jersey. After graduating from Dickinson College, Jen joined the Baltimore corps and earned a Master’s degree in Secondary Education from Johns Hopkins University. She taught for five years in Baltimore, Hartford, and Springfield at Veritas Prep Charter School. Jen joined Teach For America in the fall of 2014. In her role, Jen leads the teacher preparation team in the development, design, codification and execution of our teaching and learning outcomes, including the design and execution of our regional institute. The teacher preparation team also develops state and university partnerships including those with Boston University, UMass-Lowell, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Jen brings academic coaching and leadership experience along with a passion for equity and opportunity for all students.


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We believe that to truly narrow the achievement gap, we must garner support from the communities we serve. Our program's success is predicated on the relationships we build with a variety of partners:

- Schools and Districts: Our approach to school partnerships is to seek out the highest need schools in the state in the bottom quartile of income to respond to their needs for talented people willing to work relentlessly for low-income students. We work closely with district leaders and principals to understand their hiring needs and ensure we fulfill them. We sign multi-year contracts with districts to ensure mutual plans for long term success. We currently partner with 60 schools in nine communities (Boston, Chelsea, Salem, Lawrence, Fall River, New Bedford, Springfield, Lynn, and Holyoke).

- State and University Partnerships: Through our strong working partnerships with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Boston University, our corps members become licensed to teach and have the option to work towards a Master’s in Education degree while teaching. Corps members rate our university partnership and licensure program among the highest in the TFA network.

- Community & Non-Profit Partnerships: We work to provide a cornerstone human capital pipeline for the rich tapestry of non-profits, policy organizations, and wrap-around services that serve schools. We have worked to foster partnerships with many organizations by funneling alumni into key positions of leadership at Unlocking Potential, Citizen Schools, Achievement Net, Mass2020, Teach Plus, Summer Search, dozens of schools, districts, and DESE. We also work closely with a range of committed community funding partners, who provide the crucial resources and support to make the vision of educational equity in Massachusetts a reality.

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 28
Number of Part Time Staff 0
Number of Volunteers 0
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate % --

Staff Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 4
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 3
Caucasian: 12
Hispanic/Latino: 8
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 1
Other (if specified): Multi
Gender Female: 67
Male: 33
Not Specified 0

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? Yes
Organization has Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 4
Management Succession Plan No
Business Continuity of Operations Plan No
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy Yes
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit --
State Registration --

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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 Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually


Board Chair Mr Stephen F. Mandel Jr
Board Chair Company Affiliation Lone Pine Capital, LLC
Board Chair Term Jan 2006 -
Board Co-Chair --
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation --
Board Co-Chair Term -

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Thomas H. Castro El Dorado Capital, LLC --
Linnea Conrad Roberts Roberts Foundation --
Rand Harbert State Farm Insurance Companies --
Kaya Henderson Teach For All --
David Kenny IBM Watson --
Joel Klein Oscar Health Insurance --
Wendy Kopp Teach For All --
Stephen F. Mandel Jr. Lone Pine Capital, LLC --
Susan McCaw COM Investments --
Kenneth B. Mehlman Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co --
Richard D. Parsons Providence Equity Partners, Inc. --
Greg Penner Madrone Capital Partners --
Nancy Peretsman Allen & Company, LLC Voting
Elisa Villanueva Beard Teach For America --
José H. Villarreal Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP --
Margaret "Meg" Whitman Hewlett-Packard Company --

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Youth Board Members

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Advisory Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
Michael Ascione Berkshire Partners --
Thaly Germain Onward --
Orin Gutlerner Shah Family Foundation --
David Kenny IBM Watson --
Tom Kuo Berkshire Partners --
Elizabeth Pauley The Boston Foundation --
Emma Pengelly The Walton Family Foundation --
Shannah Varon Boston Collegiate Charter School --
Diana Vogel Education Advocate --

Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 13
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 68
Hispanic/Latino: 19
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 0
Other (if specified): --
Gender Female: 44
Male: 56
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths --
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % --
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 100%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions --
Constituency Includes Client Representation Yes

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Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

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Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions $45,222,433 $60,200,950 $69,756,254
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    Unspecified $45,222,433 $60,200,950 $69,756,254
Individual Contributions $183,790,487 $199,414,375 $180,878,450
Indirect Public Support $93,728 $143,226 $284,434
Earned Revenue $23,883,125 $28,552,646 $32,237,256
Investment Income, Net of Losses $4,758,918 $3,366,969 $4,697,648
Membership Dues -- $0 $0
Special Events $14,918,203 $11,181,402 $12,350,046
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other $214,101 $299,081 $235,717

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Program Expense $229,968,493 $259,823,591 $290,998,328
Administration Expense $31,197,485 $40,507,453 $48,701,659
Fundraising Expense $25,966,606 $27,830,505 $35,842,721
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 0.95 0.92 0.80
Program Expense/Total Expenses 80% 79% 77%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 11% 10% 14%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Assets $420,050,412 $402,838,394 $444,449,299
Current Assets $120,944,382 $136,537,631 $168,994,977
Long-Term Liabilities $0 $0 $0
Current Liabilities $60,410,093 $59,676,300 $67,704,722
Total Net Assets $359,640,319 $343,162,094 $376,744,577

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

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Financial Planning

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Spending Policy N/A
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Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund Yes
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Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose --
Campaign Goal --
Capital Campaign Dates -
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Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? --

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2017 2016 2015
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 2.00 2.29 2.50

Long Term Solvency

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

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Foundation Comments

Financial summary data in the charts and graphs above is per the organization's IRS Form 990s and reflects the national entity. Contributions from foundations and corporations are listed under individuals when the breakout was not available.
Please note, the national organization changed its fiscal year in 2013 from Oct. 1 - Sept. 30 to June 1 - May 31. As such, the 2013 990 and audit documents posted above cover an 8 month period (Oct. 1, 2012 - May 31, 2013). 


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