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Stand for Children Leadership Center (SCLC)

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

SCLC is a education advocate based in Portland, OR that was founded in 1996. As of 2019 they had $17 million in revenue and $20 million in assets.

Stand for Children Leadership Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit leadership development and training organization. They train ordinary people to be effective citizen leaders capable of solving problems facing children, both locally and statewide.

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Program areas at SCLC

Stand Oregon, Tennessee, and Washington implemented Stand's national Center for high school success (chss) program which is focused on supporting high school success programming, in particular the use of the freshman success approach. This work included running summer training institutes for educators on how to use the approach, using freshman success coaches to guide school-based teams in real time, and enabling cross-district and cross-school collaboration to spread best practices. Stand worked with 65 schools in Oregon, 13 in Tennessee, and launched the work in Washington by hiring staff and running summer institutes for teachers from 21 schools.

Stand Indiana focused on involving parents in the superintendent search for indianapolis public schools, ensuring that a high-quality candidate was selected. Stand also organized parents at existing innovation network schools and engaged with the district in support of the improvement process.

Stand Louisiana had several primary projects including working with educators and parents on improving educational access at the local and state level. Working with educators, Stand ran the education Leadership institute (eli) in new orleans, baton rouge, and jefferson parishes. This teaches community and education leaders how to take their advocacy work to the next level. Stand also ran the Louisiana educator advocacy development (lead) fellowship which is a structured eight-month long program empowering participants to elevate their voices as advocates for all students. Finally, Stand Louisiana continued parent organizing and training work, particularly working on school turnaround efforts in baton rouge.

Form 990s for SCLC

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-08Aug 14, 2020990View PDF
2018-08May 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Mar 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Jul 11, 2017990View PDF
2015-08May 6, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for SCLC

Total grants, contributions, etc.$16,310,834
Program services$422,130
Investment income and dividends$155,319
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-282
Net income from fundraising events$-53,438
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$265,800
Total revenues$17,100,363

Vendors for SCLC

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Mcdonald Jacobs PCTax accounting2020-08-14
██████Fundraising software2020-03-01
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-01
█████████Content management system software2020-03-01
███████ █████████ ███████Insurance2019-12-31
███████ █████████ ██████████ ██ ██████Insurance2019-12-31
███ █████████ ████████ █████████Insurance agent or broker$4,4772019-12-31
██████████ ██ ███████Training$228,3182019-08-01
...and nine more vendors

Personnel at SCLC

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jonah EdelmanChief Executive Officer$185,858Sept. 23, 2020
Pam WelchChief Operating Officer-Sept. 23, 2020
██████ █████Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer$305,304Aug. 31, 2019
█████ ████Chief Technology Officer$283,005Sept. 23, 2020
████ ██████Chief Development Officer$215,638Aug. 31, 2019
██████ ████████Chief Talent Officer$165,475Aug. 31, 2019
███████ ███████Chief of State Operations$248,966Sept. 23, 2020
████████ █████Vice President of Finance-Sept. 23, 2020
███████ ███████Vice President of Marketing and Communications-Sept. 23, 2020
██████ ███████Vice President of Campaigns-May 30, 2018
...and 34 more key personnel

Peer school and education alliances and advocates

1Alliance for a Healthier Generation501(c)(3)$11 millionPortland, OR
2Chicago Public Education Fund501(c)(3)$6.2 millionChicago, IL
3uAspire501(c)(3)$7.1 millionBoston, MA
4Be The Change501(c)(3)$5.3 millionBrookline, MA
5The Children's Institute501(c)(3)$9.0 millionPortland, OR
6Inflexion501(c)(3)$5.0 millionEugene, OR
7National Education Association New Hampshire (NEANH)501(c)(6)$7.1 millionConcord, NH
8Institute for Educational Leadership501(c)(3)$9.9 millionWashington, DC
9EducationSuperHighway501(c)(3)$8.5 millionSan Francisco, CA
10Education Trust501(c)(3)$22 millionWashington, DC
11Alliance for Excellent Education501(c)(3)$8.9 millionWashington, DC
12Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd)501(c)(3)$9.5 millionTallahassee, FL
13Clayton Early Learning501(c)(3)$14 millionDenver, CO
14Educators for Excellence501(c)(3)$11 millionNew York, NY
15The New Teacher Project501(c)(3)$56 millionNew York, NY
16Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF)501(c)(3)$6.8 millionSan Jose, CA
17Code Org501(c)(3)$20 millionSeattle, WA
18KnowledgeWorks Foundation501(c)(3)$11 millionCincinnati, OH
19GO Public Schools (GO)501(c)(3)$7.5 millionOakland, CA
20Teach Plus501(c)(3)$6.9 millionBoston, MA
21America Achieves501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
22Green Dot Public Schools National501(c)(3)$14 millionLos Angeles, CA
23Tulsa Educare501(c)(3)$13 millionTulsa, OK
24Self Enhancement501(c)(3)$17 millionPortland, OR
25OneGoal501(c)(3)$19 millionChicago, IL