Take Stock in Children | Florida Mentoring Program

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.

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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%


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