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Chess In The Schools

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Chess In The Schools is a educational service provider based in New York, NY that was founded in 1955. As of 2019 they had $2.4 million in revenue and $13 million in assets.

Chess In the Schools is a educational organization dedicated to improving academic performance and building self-esteem among inner-city public school children.

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Program areas at Chess In The Schools

School Program: The Chess in the Schools School Program brings chess with its academic benefits into classrooms and provides after-school chess clubs for students. Chess in the Schools taught chess to 5,968 students in 42 Title I elementary and middle schools. We also organized and ran an after-school chess club in each of the 42 schools, plus ran stand-alone after-school chess clubs in an additional 6 schools. 95% of classroom teachers surveyed reported that chess had a meaningful positive impact on their students. 92% of classroom teachers surveyed reported that chess improved students analytical and logical reasoning skills. 97% made gains in one or more social and emotional capacity.

College Bound Program:The College Bound Program provides comprehensive college preparatory services to help our students graduate high school on time and attend college. For the 2018-2019 school year, we worked with 100 high school students. 100% of the graduating class graduated on time and 96% of seniors matriculated to college.

Scholastic Tournament Program:The Scholastic Tournament Program offers competitive chess tournaments in New York City. Chess in the Schools ran and organized 25 scholastic tournaments for Kindergarten - 12th grade students. The tournaments were open to all New York City children and the attendance at each tournament ranged from 450 850 participants.

Form 990s for Chess In The Schools

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Aug 11, 2020990View PDF
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06May 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 16, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Mar 29, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Chess In The Schools

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,656,660
Program services$394,450
Investment income and dividends$264,490
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$117,096
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,157
Total revenues$2,433,853

Vendors for Chess In The Schools

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-09-16
████████ ███████Marketing software2020-09-16
██████ ███ █████████ ████Tax accounting2020-08-11
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-30

Personnel at Chess In The Schools

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Debbie EastburnPresident and Chief Executive Officer$151,721Aug. 11, 2020
Elena RyabovaDirector of Development-March 24, 2020
██████ ███████Director, School Program-March 24, 2020
█████ ██ █████Director, Programs-March 24, 2020
██████ ███████School Program Manager-March 24, 2020
████ █████Treasurer$0March 24, 2020
████ ██ █████Secretary$0March 24, 2020

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