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Institute for Better Education (IBE)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

IBE is a scholarship organization based in Tucson, AZ that was founded in 1971. As of 2018 they had $22 million in revenue and $23 million in assets.

The Institute for Better Education (IBE) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, solely dedicated to advancing parental choice in education for all children in the state of Arizona.

(520) 512-5438
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Program areas at IBE

The institute for better education provided 12114 scholarships for students to attend the private or parochial school of their choice. Scholarships were awarded to students in grades k through 12 and preschool children with disabilities.

Form 990s for IBE

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Feb 14, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Dec 29, 2017990View PDF
2016-06Apr 19, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jan 25, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for IBE

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Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
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Vendors for IBE

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Patricia Leitner CPA PLLCTax accounting2018-12-03
█████████ ████████Software2018-10-04

Personnel at IBE

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Kim KirschnerExecutive Director-Aug. 1, 2019
Jodi SchulzBusiness Office Manager-Aug. 1, 2019
█████ ██████Corporate Scholarship Program Manager-Aug. 1, 2019
█████████ █ ███████Past Executive Dir. / Executive Director$114,748June 30, 2017
████ ██████Chairman$0Aug. 1, 2019
█████ ██████████Secretary / Board Member$0June 30, 2018
█████ █████Secretary$0June 30, 2017
████ ██████President$0June 30, 2016
██████ ████████Past President$0June 30, 2014
...and one more key personnel

Peer scholarship and financial aid organizations

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2Arizona Tuition Connection501(c)(3)$20 millionScottsdale, AZ
3Arizona's Catholic Tuition Support Organization501(c)(3)$13 millionTucson, AZ
4Institute for Student Achievement (ISA)501(c)(3)$6.4 millionCarle Place, NY
5Medical Learning Institute (MLI)501(c)(3)$20 millionFlemington, NJ
6Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS)501(c)(3)$39 millionKing of Prussia, PA
7Greater Texas Services501(c)(3)$5.7 millionBryan, TX
8Central Pennsylvania Scholarship Fund501(c)(3)$19 millionTyrone, PA
9Catholic Education Arizona501(c)(3)$19 millionPhoenix, AZ
10Georgia Southwestern Foundation501(c)(3)$11 millionAmericus, GA
11Southern University System501(c)(3)$9.6 millionBaton Rouge, LA
12AAA Scholarship Foundation501(c)(3)$51 millionTampa, FL
13Scholarships for Kids501(c)(3)$14 millionBirmingham, AL
14Mathile Family Foundation501(c)(3)$20 millionDayton, OH
15The Physicians Foundation501(c)(3)$8.1 millionAustin, TX
16Florida Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (FAFCC)501(c)(3)$10 millionCoral Gables, FL
17Golden LEAF Foundation501(c)(3)$104 millionRocky Mount, NC
18Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia501(c)(3)$16 millionPhiladelphia, PA
19American Friends of IDC501(c)(3)$17 millionNew York, NY
20Hans Charitable Supporting Trust501(c)(3)$37 millionFarmington Hills, MI
21CMG501(c)(3)$46 millionWashington, DC
22Workforce Solutions Greater Dallas501(c)(3)$98 millionDallas, TX
23Clemson University Foundation501(c)(3)$54 millionClemson, SC
24North Carolina Partnership for Children501(c)(3)$104 millionRaleigh, NC
25Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)501(c)(3)$27 millionLanham, MD

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