Florida Lawyers and Attorneys Get Involved “Take Stock in Children“
Take Stock in Children (TSIC) was established in 1995 to provide a unique opportunity for low-income and at-risk students, many from minority families, to escape the cycle of poverty through education. They offer students college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors and hope for a better life.
Highlights of results are as follows:
- Take Stock in Children has served over 16,000 children throughout 67 counties in Florida
- Take Stock in Children has over $109 million in Florida Prepaid Foundation scholarship assets
- Take Stock in Children has generated over 1,000,000 mentor volunteer hours and currently has over 7,500 mentors
- Take Stock in Children’s current student population consists of over 65% of minority children
- Take Stock in Children is funded from both the private and public sector
|Charity Name||charitynavigator.org rating (2010)|
|Take Stock in Children – FL||56.56**|
|Optimist International Foundation – MO||58.30|
|Inner-City Scholarship Fund – NY||63.65***|
|Tri-County Scholarship Fund – NJ||60.76|
|ACE Scholarships – CO||59.92|
**The Take Stock in Children – FL has a rating of 56.56% pays CEO, Maria Sastre, $78,213 and spends $94,000 on fundraising and $799 thousand on administrative costs. Total Revenue in 2010 was $6.4 million.
***The Inner-City Scholarship Fund – NY with a rating of 63.65% pays CEO, Susan George, $182,051 and spends $1.2 million on fundraising and $696 thousand on administrative costs. Total Revenue in 2010 was $14.9 million.
2010 Expenses FL Take Stock in Children Breakdown ($)
- Program: 4.66 Million
- Administration: 799 Thousand
- Fundraising: 94 Thousand
Administration Cost + Fundraising Cost per Child taken Stock
($799,000 + $94,000) / 16,000 students = $55.82 per child goes to the yearly Administration and Fundraising Activities according to http://www.charitynavigator.org who gives a rating of 55.56%