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College Possible

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College Possible is a educational service provider based in Saint Paul, MN that was founded in 1999. As of 2018 they had $19 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

College Possible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making College admission and success Possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. To help promising low-income youth prepare for and earn admission to College and g...

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Program areas at College Possible

Catalyze is College Possible's new partnership strategy aimed at bringing near-peer coaching to significantly more students nationwide. This new approach builds the capacity of colleges and universities to adopt and integrate the College Possible model into their infrastructure to better support every low-income or first-generation student on their campus. During the initial phase (2016-17 academic year), we partnered with four institutions and continued to operate under College Possible's direct service model. We also invited College students who did not participate in our high school program to join College Possible for the first time. The objective was to evaluate whether our near-peer coaching model could be just as effective for those who did not have the high school program experience. Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, we moved towards the full catalyze model, with institutional staff taking ownership over key elements of the program. During 2016-17, four institutions participated in the ...

Form 990s for College Possible

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Mar 29, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
2014-08Mar 27, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for College Possible

Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,167,435
Program services$345,225
Investment income and dividends$92,056
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,050
Net income from fundraising events$-37,140
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$7,299
Total revenues$19,573,825

Vendors for College Possible

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudFundraising software; CRM software; Marketing software2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software2020-03-17
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-17
█████████Content management system software2020-03-17
█████ █████ ███████ ██████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2020-01-08
█████ ██████ ██ █████████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ ██ █████ ████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
██████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
...and six more vendors

Personnel at College Possible

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jim McCorkellChief Executive Officer and Founder$308,398May 21, 2020
Laura LiuChief Operating Officer$183,527June 30, 2018
████ ██████Chief of Staff-May 21, 2020
████ █████Chief Advancement Officer / Executive Director of MN$129,648May 21, 2020
█████ ███████Chief Program Officer$144,095May 21, 2020
█████ ███████Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations-May 21, 2020
█████████ ████████Senior Vice President, Programs Strategy and Evaluation-May 21, 2020
███ ██████ ███████Vice President, Site Leadership-May 21, 2020
████ ████████Vice President of Site Operations$134,048June 30, 2018
███████ ███Vice President, Strategic Development-May 21, 2020
...and 11 more key personnel

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