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FIRST (United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)

 200 Bedford Street
 Manchester, NH 03101
[P] (800) 871-8326 x 0
[F] (603) 666-3907
http://www.bostonfirst.org
[email protected]
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INCORPORATED: 1989
 Printable Profile (Summary / Full)
EIN 22-2990908

LAST UPDATED: 06/18/2015
Organization DBA United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
Boston FIRST
Former Names --
Organization received a competitive grant from the Boston Foundation in the past five years No

Summary

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Mission StatementMORE »

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

FinancialsMORE »

Fiscal Year July 01, 2013 to June 30, 2014
Projected Income $47,022,883.00
Projected Expense $46,180,600.00

ProgramsMORE »

  • FIRST LEGO League (FLL)
  • FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)
  • FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)
  • Jr.FLL

Revenue vs. Expense ($000s)

Expense Breakdown 2012 (%)

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For more details regarding the organization's financial information, select the financial tab and review available comments.


Overview

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Background Statement

Founded by Dean Kamen in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people, their schools and communities, FIRST® offers youth development programs focused in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for elementary to high school students.  

FIRST continuum of programs builds and strengthens the technology workforce pipeline in communities where programs exist.

By successfully forming coalitions with corporations, universities, and public schools FIRST has become the premiere after-school engineering and robotics competition program in the nation.


Impact Statement

Brandeis University’s Center for Youth and Communities conducted an independent, retrospective survey of FIRST Robotics Competition participants and compared results to a group of non-FIRST students with similar backgrounds and academic experiences, including math and science. Highlights of the study’s findings include:

When compared with the comparison group, FIRST students are:

  • More than 3 times as likely to major specifically in engineering.
  • Roughly 10 times as likely to have had an apprenticeship, internship, or co-op job in their freshman year.
  • Significantly more likely to expect to achieve a post graduate degree.
  • More than twice as likely to expect to pursue a career in science and technology.
  • Nearly 4 times as likely to expect to pursue a career specifically in engineering.
  • More than twice as likely to volunteer in their communities.

Needs Statement

Donations of all levels are gratefully accepted and tax deductible.  Your generous donation to FIRST will help ensure thousands of students have access to the unique learning experiences we offer through our programs.By making your unrestricted gift to the Annual Fund,you will allow FIRST the flexibility to allocate funds where they are most needed, including to regional events, teams, and operational expenses.

For more information, visit our website, www.usfirst.org.

CEO Statement

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Board Chair Statement

"...We need only to ignite youthful passion for the wonders and joys of science and technology. But not enough of those young people will stay in school. Or go on to college. Or find a mentor to guide them. That’s why the “cool factor” of FIRST, which attracts young people, has been and will continue to be so important. Its future is self-sustaining.  Our “secret sauce” is inspiration…fueling one generation’s imagination to spark the next. As adults, thousands of students who come through the program re-ignite the passion in their communities, schools, and corporations.”


Geographic Area Served

Throughout the United States
Internationally

FIRST has programs in all 50 states and also has a strong international presence.


Organization Categories

  1. Youth Development - Youth Development Programs
  2. Science & Technology - Engineering & Technology
  3. Education - Elementary & Secondary Schools

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

FIRST LEGO League (FLL)

LEGO® League (FLL) is an international robotics program in partnership with The LEGO® Group that serves children ages 9 – 14. FLL has two major components: a robot game, where teams of up to 10 students design, build, and program autonomous robots that must perform a series of tasks or missions; and a research project where teams conduct research and present their findings to a panel of judges at tournaments. The research project focuses on common problems faced by communities and nurtures scientific discovery, writing and presentation skills, as well as service to the community.

Budget  $3,989,305.00
Category  Science & Technology Engineering & Technology
Population Served Children Only (5 - 14 years)
Program Short-Term Success  --
Program Long-Term Success  --
Program Success Monitored By  --
Examples of Program Success  --

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC)

(FRC) is FIRST’s original and signature program. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. Volunteer STEM professionals serving as mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.

 

The FRC season culminates in March with regional tournaments that cap weeks of intense work and offer students the opportunity to celebrate their achievements and learn from others. Students test their strategies, teamwork and robotic creations in a high-pressure competitive environment, which FIRST prefers to call Coopertition.tm Each tournament includes an average of 45 teams (students and mentors), plus parents, teachers, sponsors, and university and government officials.

Budget  $29,310,219.00
Category  Science & Technology
Population Served Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  --
Program Long-Term Success  Engaged over 37,500 high school students on 1,501 teams in the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC).
Program Success Monitored By  --
Examples of Program Success  --

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC)

FIRST® Tech Challenge – (FTC) is a more accessible program that is less expensive. Encapsulated components make implementation easier for coaches/teachers- particularly those without technology education background, and the program requires fewer additional resources from outside a normal classroom. FTC is designed for small teams of up to 10 high school aged students who work with one or two dedicated mentors to design, program, and build a robot, using an off-the-shelf kit.

Budget  $1,301,130.00
Category  Science & Technology Science & Technology, General/Other
Population Served Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  --
Program Long-Term Success  --
Program Success Monitored By  --
Examples of Program Success  --

Jr.FLL

Junior FIRST®LEGO® League -(Jr.FLL)

Focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children ages 6-9, Jr.FLL was introduced in 2004. It is a hands-on program designed to capture young children's inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.  Just likeFIRSTLEGO League (FLL), this program features a real-world challenge (the same theme as FLLeach year), to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches and the Jr.FLL Core Values, students work with LEGO elements and moving parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review. Through Jr.FLL children learn the concepts of teamwork and basic design skills, and gain a hands-on approach to science and technology.

Budget  1,000,000.000
Category  Youth Development, General/Other Youth Development, General/Other
Population Served K-12 (5-19 years) Children and Youth (0 - 19 years)
Program Short-Term Success  --
Program Long-Term Success  --
Program Success Monitored By  --
Examples of Program Success  --

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

FIRST learning never stops building upon itself, starting at age 6 and continuing through middle and high-school levels up to age 18.  Young people can participate at any level. Participants master skills and concepts to aid in learning science and technology through robotics, while gaining valuable career and life skills.

Management


CEO/Executive Director Mr. Don E. Bossi
CEO Term Start July 2010
CEO Email [email protected]
CEO Experience

 

As President of FIRST, successful technology executive Donald E. Bossi brings deep technical and management skills to the organization. Bossi, who has excelled in a 20-year career with several high technology companies, primarily in the fiber optics field, is now anxious to give back and help develop the next generation of innovators.

Starting his career as a research scientist, first at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and then at United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), Bossi was a part of an advanced project at UTRC which was acquired by JDS Uniphase (JDSU) and he moved to the new company. After a series of promotions at JDSU, he became Vice President and General Manager for JDSU Electro-Optics Products. The Division grew tenfold during his involvement there. Bossi next served as Group President of JDSU Active Components Group for two years, and then as Group President, JDSU Transmission Products Group for two years. In 2005, Bossi joined Technology Ventures Partners to work with their high-tech portfolio companies. While at the venture group, he served as the CEO of Aegis Lightware, Inc. and then as CEO of Inlet Technologies, positioning the company for a beneficial acquisition by Cisco. Most recently, Bossi served as the COO of CIDRA Holdings in Wallingford, Conn.

Bossi is the holder of four U.S. patents and author of numerous technical presentations. He holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and has completed executive education courses at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He served on the Boards of Directors of several privately held companies, and is also a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.


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

Former CEOs and Terms

Name Start End
Mr. Paul Gudonis Sept 2005 June 2010
Mr. Paul Shey Jan 2004 Oct 2005

Senior Staff

Name Title Experience/Biography
Steven R. Chism Vice President of Programs

As Vice President of Programs, Steve Chism has overall program responsibility for all FIRST programs including budget, planning, implementation and logistics. At FIRST, Chism has worked tirelessly with each Program Director to oversee the tremendous growth in theFIRSTmission through all four programs:FIRSTRobotics Competition (FRC),FIRSTTech Challenge (FTC),FIRSTLEGO League (FLL) and JuniorFIRSTLEGO League (Jr. FLL). Chism joined FIRST as the Senior Director of Programs in 2003.

Chism brings more than 23 years of leadership and experience in technical programs for the U. S. Navy in submarines and submarine related systems development and acquisition. While teaching in the Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering Department of the U. S. Naval Academy, Chism started and co-mentored the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 165, Das Goat, in 1998. Chism then went on to both volunteer and judge as an FRC Judge and Judge Advisor for several years before becoming the Committee Chair of the Chesapeake Regional Planning Committee. It was in September 2003, after the successful inaugural FRC Chesapeake Regional at the U. S. Naval Academy in March 2003, that Chism signed on withFIRSTto be the Senior Director of Programs.

He has earned his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Southern California, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree and Degree of Mechanical Engineer at the Naval Postgraduate School, and his Master of Science in Engineering degree at The Johns Hopkins University. Chism also holds a level III Program Management certification from the Defense Management Systems College for his work related experiences in submarine industrial shipyards and systems acquisition jobs in the U. S. Navy
Terry Durkin Vice President of Finance

Terry Durkin is Vice President of Finance at FIRST. Durkin joinedFIRSTin 1999 as the Director of Finance adding Administration to his duties shortly thereafter.  In addition, Durkin has had interim responsibility for Human Resources (2004-2006), Information Technology (2005) and has overseen the management of the FIRST facility since 2003. During his tenure,FIRSThas grown from a $4 million budget to a $30 million budget.

Prior to joining FIRST, Durkin held financial positions at several major New Hampshire for-profit corporations including ten years at Sanders Associates (now part of BAE Systems), five years with Freudenberg-NOK as Controller of the Bristol New Hampshire manufacturing plant with over $110 million in sales and 900 employees, and he later joined a manufacturing startup LLC in Maine that subcontracted to GE Plastics.

Durkin received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey and his MBA from Rivier College in New Hampshire.

Mark Giordono Vice President, Development

Mark Giordono joined FIRST in 2013 as the Vice President of Development. Drawn to working at FIRST because of his passion for the mission, Giordono leads national strategy and implementation for sponsor stewardship, new sponsor development, grant writing, annual funds and fundraising.

Prior to joining FIRST, Giordono worked for technology startups in Vermont and New Jersey, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali, and did economic development via technology commercialization at MIT. Most recently at Hewlett-Packard, he started partner-driven new businesses for the company’s printer division. He also coaches youth soccer and hopes via FIRST to have a positive impact on his own and all children’s futures.

Giordono attended Dartmouth College and graduated cum laude in 1994 with degrees in Geography and History. In 2002, he received his master’s degree in Business Administration from MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he was a Siebel Scholar.

Mark Greenlaw Vice President, Information Technology

Mark Greenlaw joined FIRST in 2014 as the Vice President of Information Technology. Over the course of his 30 year career in the information technology industry, he has held leadership roles in IT, sustainability, and STEM education. He is responsible for setting and executing an information technology strategy that will enable FIRST to increase its impact with students, Mentors, and other stakeholders, while improving operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Prior to joining FIRST, Greenlaw was a Vice President at Cognizant, a Fortune 500 information technology services provider. He was Cognizant’s Chief Information Officer until 2010 and led the implementation of systems and processes that enabled the firm’s 10-fold growth. He then launched Cognizant’s STEM education, sustainability, and U.S. campus recruiting initiatives. He created the company’s Making the Future program, themed on the Maker Movement, which seeks to inspire young learners in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines through fun, hands-on learning opportunities. Prior to Cognizant, he held IT leadership positions at Canaccord Genuity, Oracle, Nervewire, and Computer Sciences Corporation. He started his career with AT&T after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Operations Management from the Pennsylvania State University.

Greenlaw is dedicated to the idea that inspiring young people in STEM education can help close the nation’s achievement and opportunity gap. He sits on Citizen’s Schools National STEM Advisory Council and Massachusetts State Board of Advisors, and has volunteered as a Citizen Teacher of STEM apprenticeships to sixth grade students at an urban Boston public school. Greenlaw is also a founding board member of the Maker Education Initiative (MakerEd), a non-profit whose mission is to create more opportunities for young people to foster creativity and spark interest in science, technology, engineering, math, and the arts.

Roseann Stevens Vice President of Field Operations

Roseann Stevens is Vice President of Field Operations at FIRST. She is responsible for field operations and has principal responsibility for overseeing Regional Directors and Committees, managing a global Volunteer and Mentoring Resources, and organizing and promoting Regional Events and Strategic Partners forFIRST.

Stevens has been affiliated with FIRST for more than 10 years, serving as a Mentor, Judge and Judge Advisor for FIRST events. She has more than 25 years of industrial technology experience in the automotive industry, having worked for Tier-1 suppliers such as Lear, Visteon and Metaldyne. She became the first female vice president at Lear and was instrumental in leading the sales team that won the first-complete interior program. Her specialties include organizing global sales teams and expanding markets.

She began her career with the Ford Motor Company and has twice been listed on “The 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.” In addition, she has served on the boards of CLARCOR, Inforum, the Automotive Women’s Alliance and the Girl Scouts of Metro Detroit. She holds a bachelors degree and an M.B.A. from the University of Detroit Mercy.

Awards

Award Awarding Organization Year
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Affiliations

Affiliation Year
Afterschool Alliance --
Member of state association of nonprofits? Yes
Name of state association --

External Assessments and Accreditations

External Assessment or Accreditation Year
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Collaborations

FIRST has many collaborations and alliances. 

·        FIRST and MIT Alumni Association are leveraging its 100,000 alumni to act as FIRST coaches, mentors, volunteers and sponsors

·        FIRST has an alliance with the National 4-H Council to reach new youth across the nation and expand existing 4-H robotics programs through their 3,100 local Extension offices.

·        FIRST and Girl Scouts of the USA have partnered to encourage more girls to pursue STEM careers.

·        FIRST‘s partnership with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is aimed at increasing the number of middle and high-school students who choose to pursue careers in STEM. 

·        FIRST has partnered with Time Warner Cable in its “Connect a Million Minds,” a five year $100 million program designed to address a declining proficiency in STEM. The program highlights FIRST Robotics competitions around the country and encourages volunteers and mentors to support teams of young participants. Time Warner Cable has set a goal of connecting one million minds by 2014.

·        FIRST's partnership with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting resulted in Gearing Up, a one-hour documentary chronicling the triumphs and disasters of four teams competing in the 2008FIRSTRobotics competition.

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

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Foundation Comments

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Staff Information

Number of Full Time Staff 149
Number of Part Time Staff 1
Number of Volunteers 9,900
Number of Contract Staff 0
Staff Retention Rate % 0%

Staff Demographics

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

Plans & Policies

Organization has Fundraising Plan? No
Organization has Strategic Plan? Under Development
Years Strategic Plan Considers 5
Management Succession Plan Under Development
Business Continuity of Operations Plan No
Organization Policies And Procedures Yes
Nondiscrimination Policy Yes
Whistle Blower Policy Yes
Document Destruction Policy --
Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Yes
State Charitable Solicitations Permit Yes
State Registration --

Risk Management Provisions

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Reporting and Evaluations

Management Reports to Board? No
CEO Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Quarterly
Non Management Formal Evaluation and Frequency Yes Annually

Governance


Board Chair Mr. Robert M Tuttle
Board Chair Company Affiliation General Partner, 1848 Associates
Board Chair Term July 2013 - June 2016
Board Co-Chair Ms. Sheri S. McCoy
Board Co-Chair Company Affiliation Cheif Executive Officer Avon Products, Inc.
Board Co-Chair Term July 2013 - June 2016

Board Members

Name Company Affiliations Status
John Abele Boston Scientific Voting
Donald E. Bossi FIRST President --
Ursula Burns Xerox Corporation Voting
Walter Havenstein BAE Systems, Inc. Voting
Dr. Paul E. Jacobs Qualcomm Incorporated --
Dean L Kamen President, DEKA Research & Development Voting
Muhtar Kent The Coca-Cola Company --
John H. Lynch former Governor of New Hampshire --
Elliott Masie The MASIE Center Voting
Sheri McCoy Johnson & Johnson Voting
Scott McKay Genworth Financial --
Dennis A. Muilenburg The Boeing Company --
Kelly Ortberg Rockwell Collins --
Robert L. Parkinson Jr. Baxter International Inc. Voting
Steve Sanghi Microchip Technology Voting
Robert Tuttle 1848 Associates Voting
Myron E. Ullman III jcpenney Voting

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
Ray Algren Vice President, Marketing Core Platforms, National Instruments NonVoting
Tom Arseneault BAE Systems Inc. --
Dr. Dennis Berkey President & CEO, Worcester Polytechnic Institute NonVoting
Michael J. "Micky" Bly Executive Director, Global Electrical Systems, Hybrids, Electric Vehicles and Batteries, General Motors NonVoting
Sujeet Chand Rockwell Automation, Inc. --
Cosema (Connie) Crawford P.E. Louis Berger Group, Inc. --
Michael Dubno Bank of America Merrill Lynch --
Dr. Woodie Flowers Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pappalardo Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering NonVoting
Greg Hale Walt Disney Parks and Resorts --
Erik Halleus EuroScandia Enterprises --
Michael Heffron DeLorme --
James E. Heppelmann PTC --
Marc Hodosh Host, Partner and Co-Creator, TEDMED NonVoting
Kent H. Hughes Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars NonVoting
Kyle Hughes Clarkson High School Science, Mathematics and Technology Academy --
Jacob Kragh Lego Education --
David Lavery Program Executive for Solar System Exploration, NASA NonVoting
Paul Lazarus President, White Dwarf Productions NonVoting
Susie Mathieu Spirit Hockey, LLC --
Rey Moré Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer, Retired, Motorola, Inc. NonVoting
Cecilia Neumann Attorney NonVoting
Josh Weston Honorary Chairman, Automatic Data Processing, Inc. NonVoting
Vincent Wilczynski, Ph.D Deputy Dean, School of Engineering & Applied Science, Yale University NonVoting

Board Demographics

Ethnicity African American/Black: 0
Asian American/Pacific Islander: 0
Caucasian: 0
Hispanic/Latino: 0
Native American/American Indian: 0
Other: 0
Other (if specified): 0
Gender Female: 3
Male: 14
Not Specified 0

Board Information

Board Term Lengths 3
Board Term Limits 9
Board Meeting Attendance % 90%
Written Board Selection Criteria Yes
Written Conflict Of Interest Policy Yes
Percentage of Monetary Contributions 41%
Percentage of In-Kind Contributions 50%
Constituency Includes Client Representation No

Standing Committees

  • Advisory Board / Advisory Council
  • Audit
  • Board Governance
  • Compensation
  • 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 2012 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2011 (%)

Expense Breakdown 2010 (%)

Fiscal Year July 01, 2013 to June 30, 2014
Projected Income $47,022,883.00
Projected Expense $46,180,600.00
Form 990s

2012 990

2011 990

2010 990

2009 990

Audit Documents

2013 Audited Financials

2012 Audited Financials

2011 Audited financials

2010 Audited Financials

2009 Audited financials

IRS Letter of Exemption

IRS Letter of Determination

Prior Three Years Total Revenue and Expense Totals

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Total Revenue $51,322,577 $40,186,481 $37,361,671
Total Expenses $47,875,532 $39,354,567 $32,267,225

Prior Three Years Revenue Sources

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
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Government Contributions $3,024,748 $2,795,381 $2,562,359
    Federal -- -- --
    State -- -- --
    Local -- -- --
    Unspecified $3,024,748 $2,795,381 $2,562,359
Individual Contributions $36,575,865 $28,171,258 $26,089,912
Indirect Public Support -- -- --
Earned Revenue $11,606,908 $9,087,265 $8,656,314
Investment Income, Net of Losses $62,347 $69,890 $51,086
Membership Dues -- -- --
Special Events $42,002 $25,017 --
Revenue In-Kind -- -- --
Other $10,707 $37,670 $2,000

Prior Three Years Expense Allocations

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Program Expense $41,384,713 $34,566,238 $28,178,592
Administration Expense $5,608,910 $4,090,135 $3,187,842
Fundraising Expense $881,909 $698,194 $900,791
Payments to Affiliates -- -- --
Total Revenue/Total Expenses 1.07 1.02 1.16
Program Expense/Total Expenses 86% 88% 87%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue 2% 2% 3%

Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Total Assets $33,081,122 $29,259,691 $27,385,077
Current Assets $29,417,684 $25,082,679 $21,404,742
Long-Term Liabilities $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Current Liabilities $2,389,434 $2,015,048 $972,348
Total Net Assets $28,691,688 $25,244,643 $24,412,729

Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
1st (Source and Amount) -- --
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2nd (Source and Amount) -- --
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3rd (Source and Amount) -- --
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Financial Planning

Endowment Value $0.00
Spending Policy Income Only
Percentage(If selected) --
Credit Line Yes
Reserve Fund Yes
How many months does reserve cover? --

Capital Campaign

Are you currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Capital Campaign Purpose N/A
Campaign Goal $0.00
Capital Campaign Dates -
Capital Campaign Raised-to-Date Amount --
Capital Campaign Anticipated in Next 5 Years? Yes

Short Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities 12.31 12.45 22.01

Long Term Solvency

Fiscal Year 2012 2011 2010
Long-term Liabilities/Total Assets 6% 7% 7%

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 as the breakout was not available.

Documents


Other Documents

No Other Documents currently available.

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