EIN 74-2841791

Seedling

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
20
City
State
Year formed
1998
Most recent tax filings
2023-07-01
Description
Seedling Foundation works with Central Texas public schools through Seedling Mentor Program - an award winning, highly supported site based mentoring program that pairs community volunteers with students who have a parent or parents in prison.
Also known as...
Seedling Foundation; Travis HS Education Foundation
Total revenues
$1,563,820
2023
Total expenses
$1,439,104
2023
Total assets
$3,426,807
2023
Num. employees
20
2023

Program areas at Seedling

The Foundation launched its mentor program in february 2006 for children who are affected by the incarceration of one or both of their parents. The Foundation recruits volunteers from the community, matches them with eligible children, and offers ongoing support to both children and mentors. The mentors provide stable, long-term relationships for the students and help them develop and maintain positive attitudes towards school. During the 2022/2023 school year a total of 501 children (grades k-12) received mentoring in 130 schools.

Who funds Seedling

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Austin Community FoundationUnrestricted$65,000
Nelson Puett FoundationCharitable, Educational, Religious, Scientific & Medical$50,000
The Powell FoundationQuality K-12 Public Schools: Mentoring Initiatives and Out-Of-School-Time Programming$30,000
...and 14 more grants received

Personnel at Seedling

NameTitleCompensation
Dan LealChief Executive Officer$115,392
Julie BarschowChief Development and
Connie HoweChief Programs Officer
Amelia ParamoMentor Director
Andrea CarrollDirector and Trainer
...and 23 more key personnel

Financials for Seedling

RevenuesFYE 07/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,586,615
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$44,264
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$17,654
Net income from fundraising events$-84,713
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,563,820

Form 990s for Seedling

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-072024-04-04990View PDF
2022-072023-03-24990View PDF
2021-072022-03-03990View PDF
2020-072021-04-13990View PDF
2019-072020-09-23990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 18, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $20,010 from The Yonge Foundation
February 1, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
January 1, 2024
Received grants
Identified 5 new grant, including a grant for $65,000 from Austin Community Foundation
October 24, 2023
Received grants
Identified 12 new grant, including a grant for $75,000 from Austin Community Foundation
August 11, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
School foundationsGrantmaking organizationsCharities
Issues
EducationCriminal justice
Characteristics
Funds one specific organizationFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
8001 Centre Park Dr Suite 140
Austin, TX 78754
Metro area
Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX
County
Travis County, TX
Website URL
seedlingmentors.org/ 
Phone
(512) 323-6371
Facebook page
SeedlingFoundation 
Twitter profile
@seedfound 
IRS details
EIN
74-2841791
Fiscal year end
July
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1998
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B11: Education Single Organization Support
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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