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Florida Parent Network

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Florida Parent Network is a scholarship organization based in Jacksonville, FL that was founded in 2000. As of 2019 they had $717 million in revenue and $697 million in assets.

Step Up For Students provides legislatively authorized K-12 scholarships and related support to give economically disadvantaged families the freedom to choose the best learning options for their children.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Step Up For Students; and Florida School Choice Fund.

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Program areas at Florida Parent Network

Florida tax credit scholarship program: in the 2018-19 school year, 100,320 underprivileged Students attended 1,825 private schools on a Step Up for Students' tax credit scholarship. The k-12 scholarship program was created in 2001 to help alleviate the enormous educational challenges faced by children who live in poverty, and it is now the largest such scholarship in the nation. Eligible Students could choose between scholarships worth Up to $7,111 for private school tuition and fees or Up to $750 in transportation costs to attend an out-of-district public school. The average income for participants was 13% above the federal poverty level, and 55% of the Students were from single-parent households. Standardized test scores released in august 2018 showed that scholarship Students were achieving the same gains in reading and math as Students of all income levels nationally, even as the Students who chose the scholarship were among the poorest and lowest-performing ...

The gardiner scholarship account program: in the 2018-19 school year, Step Up also administered a statewide scholarship available to special-needs Students with specific disabilities that include: autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, spina bifida, intellectual disability and williams syndrome. for 2018-19, the program served 13,407 Students who received scholarships worth an average of $10,306 each. The program empowers families to choose the educational services that best meet the needs of their student, and the money can be spent for schools, therapists, specialists, curriculum, technology - even a college savings account.

The Alabama opportunity scholarship fund (alosf) is a scholarship granting organization formed to implement the Alabama acountability act. Alosf awards scholarships to eligible low-income k5-12th grade Students with priority given to Students who are zoned to attend a failing public school. The scholarships pay for private school tuition or transfer fees to a non-failing public school. The first scholarships were granted for the semester starting january 2014. Alosf has awarded over 10,750 scholarships over 5 1/2 years representing 46 of the 67 counties in Alabama. The scholarships are funded by donations of income tax liability from individuals and corporations who receive an Alabama state income tax credit.

Form 990s for Florida Parent Network

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jun 8, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2017-06Dec 28, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Feb 22, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jan 14, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Florida Parent Network

Total grants, contributions, etc.$714,828,892
Program services$1,432,494
Investment income and dividends$1,673,206
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$15,075
Total revenues$717,949,667

Vendors for Florida Parent Network

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPTax accounting2020-06-08
█████████Content management system software2020-02-29
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-02-29
██████ ███Insurance2019-12-31
██████ █████ ███Insurance agent or broker$8902019-12-31
████████████████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
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...and 12 more vendors

Personnel at Florida Parent Network

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Gina LynchChief Operating Officer$145,642Oct. 4, 2020
Joe PfountzChief Financial Officer$194,872Oct. 4, 2020
██████ ███████Chief Marketing Officer$155,886Oct. 4, 2020
██████ ██████Chief External Relations Officer-Oct. 4, 2020
████████ ███████Chief Information Officer$149,755Aug. 8, 2019
████ █████Chief Administrative Officer$162,690Oct. 4, 2020
█████ █████████Vice President, Office of Student Learning$145,157Aug. 8, 2019
███ ████Vice President, Policy and Public Affairs-Aug. 8, 2019
████ ███████Vice President, Development-Oct. 4, 2020
████ ██████Vice President for Leadership Development-Oct. 4, 2020
...and five more key personnel

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