EIN 27-2620275

Racquet Up Detroit

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Racquet Up Detroit supports and empowers Detroit youth to achieve their full potential through a demanding and inspiring long-term extracurricular mentoring program of squash, academics, and community service. Derek Aguirre runs the organization.
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Program areas at Racquet Up Detroit

The organization operates a youth development program for Detroit public school students after school, on weekends, and during the summer. This program aims to promote Detroit public school students' physical fitness, reading and writing abilities, self-esteem, strength of character, and educational attainment. Overall, there are seven main program components, including squash instruction and competition, fitness development, academic tutoring, literacy development, community service, summer opportunities, and mentoring. See schedule o for key accomplishments under this program.key accomplishments for this program include the following:- 100 percent of first five cohorts of students graduated from high school- 100 percent of first five cohorts of students admitted to college- school attendance rate for Racquet Up Detroit participants beats the average for Detroit students- 20 students have earned full scholarships to prestigious and challenging academic summer programs at phillips exeter academy, hotchkiss, lawrenceville, choate, and taft schools- over $200,000 in summer scholarships earned, placing students at camps and programs across the united states, including stanford university, kenyon college, Michigan state university, wayne state university, university of Virginia, deerfield academy, ymca camp hayo-went-ha, and ohiyesa- urban squash team national champions in 2018- eight graduates have played collegiate squash at denison, hobart, chatham, and st. lawrence university- construction of new dedicated facility, completed on time and under budget

Who funds Racquet Up Detroit

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Aa Van Elslander FoundationOperations Support$500,000
William Davidson FoundationTo Support Racquetup Detroit's New Squash and Education Center in Northwest Detroit$200,000
Kresge FoundationThis Grant Provides Project Support To Racquet Up Detroit for the Construction of A World-Class Education and Youth Development Center in Northwest Detroit.$200,000
...and 49 more grants received totalling $2,279,045

Personnel at Racquet Up Detroit

Derek AguirrePresident$169,041
John HollingsworthDirector of Development
Rosemary O'ConnorProgram Director
Amy ZeiterCollege Access and Success Director
Tammy HurvitzDirector of Graduate Success
...and 7 more key personnel

Financials for Racquet Up Detroit

RevenuesFYE 07/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,266,813
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$14,429
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-5,641
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$2,275,601

Form 990s for Racquet Up Detroit

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-072022-03-09990View PDF
2021-072022-03-01990View PDF
2020-072021-06-04990View PDF
2019-072020-12-19990View PDF
2018-072019-06-17990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
June 9, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
June 7, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
June 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
May 27, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
May 8, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $30,000 from Adient Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Amateur sports clubsSports organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesSports
State / local levelEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
6530 W Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
Metro area
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
Website URL
(313) 600-9593
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
N66: Tennis, Racquet Sports Clubs, Leagues
NAICS code, primary
713990: Amateur Sports, Youth Sports, and Recreational Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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