EIN 20-4768985

College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
61
Year formed
2006
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
To provide promising high school students from under-resourced backgrounds with the academic enrichment, workforce development, social supports and life skills needed to apply, matriculate and succeed in four year colleges and careers. College Bound p...
Also known as...
A Million Stars

Program areas at College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

College Bound's to and through is A comprehensive, seven-to-nine year program that has proven successful in helping promising low-income first-generation (neither parent graduated from A four-year College) students get into and graduate from College at over five times the rate of their peers.as of december 31 2019 ,College Bound served 440 students through to and through and 110 through [email protected] Bound's to and through College preparation programming for high school students builds A foundation for success at selective four-year institutions through the development of academic competencies and social skills. Beginning at the end of 9th grade, College Bound provides students with weekly opportunities, week-long intensives, and summer institutes and workshops that strengthen capacities in math, writing, critical thinking and test taking. During junior year, students receive intensive act preparation and take the act. College Bound students also regularly participate in extracurricular activities, such as community service and cultural opportunities, to develop non-cognitive skills that support academic achievement and degree completion in school.additionally, College Bound's College access programming prepares students for application and entry at selective colleges that closely match their interests, aptitude and financial resources. Programming includes A competency-based College knowledge curriculum, financial literacy coursework, pre-collegiate summer opportunities, College tours, residential application institutes, 1:1 completion sessions for the federal application for student aid (fafsa), and one-on-one College and financial aid counseling sessions.
At the College level, complete u is the primary to and through program. Complete u begins in the second semester of 12th grade and remains an active part of students' lives until they graduate from College. In the high school portion of complete u, students prepare for the emotional and psychological challenges of transition; they participate in A financial literacy program and learn the hidden rules of classroom etiquette and residential life from experienced College advisors. After students matriculate to College, they receive A broad safety net of human and financial resources. The goal of complete u is to ensure that College Bound students who are admitted to College are able to successfully graduate from College and become strong contributors within their communities and the workforce.

Form 990s for College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-26990View PDF
2018-122020-01-13990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-03-02990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
The Bellwether FoundationTo Empower Students From Economically Disadvantaged Backgrounds To Achieve A Bachelor's Degree$200,000
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...and 23 more grants received

Financials for College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,303,703
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$66,508
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$2,339
Total revenues$2,372,550

Personnel at College Bound / A Million Stars Inc

NameTitleCompensation
Scott BaierPresident and Chief Executive Officer / Executive Director$147,362
Emma DauesOffice Manager
Sarah PlumbSenior Manager of Grants and Communications
 Subscribe to viewHuman Resources Manager
 Subscribe to viewCollege Content Manager
...and 12 more key personnel
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$2,372,550
2019
Yearly growth
-37.6%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$2,544,597
2019
Yearly growth
15%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$5,931,590
2019
Yearly growth
0.8%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
61
2019
Yearly growth
-9%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
110 North Jefferson
St Louis, MO 63103
Metro area
St. Louis, MO-IL
Website URL
collegeboundstl.org/ 
Phone
(314) 361-4441
IRS details
EIN
20-4768985
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2006
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
O50: Youth Development Programs, Other
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent