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Scholarship America

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

Scholarship America is a scholarship organization based in Minneapolis, MN that was founded in 1961. As of 2019 they had $186 million in revenue and $137 million in assets.

To mobilize America, through scholarships and educational support, to make postsecondary education possible for all students.

(800) 537-4180
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Program areas at Scholarship America

Scholarship America (program management) is the leading education assistance service provider in the country, helping corporations, foundations and individuals design and administer Scholarship and related educational assistance programs.

Other program services include the families of freedom Scholarship program and other related education program research, policy and community engagement activities.

Dollars for scholars (dfs) and other student programs is comprised of a national network of nearly 500 community-based, volunteer-driven dfs chapter organizations that provide educational assistance to local communities, along with other programming such as emergency financial assistance grants to drive persistence in post-secondary education.

Form 990s for Scholarship America

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 11, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 27, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 6, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Scholarship America

Total grants, contributions, etc.$169,977,365
Program services$13,191,477
Investment income and dividends$2,649,667
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$977,303
Net income from fundraising events$-235,928
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$199,719
Total revenues$186,759,603

Vendors for Scholarship America

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
██████Fundraising software2020-03-06
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-06
█████████Content management system software2020-03-06
███████Marketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-03-06
█████ █████ ███████ ██████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-12-31
██████ ███████ ████Insurance2019-12-31
█████ ██████ ██ █████████Insurance2019-12-31
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Scholarship America

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Robert C. BallardPresident and Chief Executive Officer$308,696May 21, 2020
Richard S. Rick GreeneChief Financial Officer$212,309May 21, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President , Operations$168,024May 21, 2020
███ ████████Vice President , Marketing and Brand Strategy$170,052May 21, 2020
█████████ ███████Vice President , Technology Data Privacy Officer / Vice President , It$165,357May 21, 2020
██████ ██ █████Vice President , Development$172,680May 21, 2020
███ █████Vice President, Human Resources and Student Success Programs-May 21, 2020
████████ █████Vice President , Human Resources and Student Success Programs / Vice President Human Resources$160,608Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ██████Vice President , Product Strategy and Partner Solutions$170,253Dec. 31, 2018
████ ██████Vice President , Product Strategy and Partner Solutions / Vice President , Strategic Partnerships and Solutions$152,429May 21, 2020
...and 12 more key personnel

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