Cause IQ organization profile

The Common Application

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

The Common Application is a educational service provider based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 2000. As of 2019 they had $28 million in revenue and $25 million in assets.

The Common Application is a not-for-profit membership organization that, since its founding over 35 years ago, has been committed to providing reliable services that promote equity, access, and integrity in the college application process.

Fiscal year end:
Revenue trends:
Asset trends:

Program areas at The Common Application

Introduce students to a broader range of institutions, provide immediate access to application forms, and to provide an educational tool that may be used in preparing students for the college selection process.

Form 990s for The Common Application

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Jan 28, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Nov 7, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 28, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Aug 4, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Common Application

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,412,285
Program services$27,422,923
Investment income and dividends$60,641
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$613
Total revenues$28,896,462

Vendors for The Common Application

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Renner and Company CPA PCTax accounting2020-01-28
██████ ███Software2019-09-16
██████████CRM software2019-09-16
██████Fundraising software2019-09-13
█████████Marketing software2019-09-13
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-09-13
█ ██████ ██████Software Development Services$562,1742019-06-01
████████ ███Software Development Services$733,3922019-06-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at The Common Application

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Jennifer RickardPresident and Chief Executive Officer$363,908Nov. 7, 2019
Alice SingdahlsenChief Financial and Administrative O$195,012June 30, 2018
████████ ██████Chief Product and Technology Officer$288,838June 30, 2018
██████ ██████████Chief Relationship Officer$241,258June 30, 2018
███████ ███████Through 11 and 30 and 17 ) Chief Product and Technology of$138,492June 30, 2018
████ ████Director of Development$177,777June 30, 2018
███████ ██████Director - Product Management$160,716June 30, 2018
███████ █████████Director - Support$136,562June 30, 2018
█████ ████████Senior Director - Access and Education$191,587June 30, 2018
██████ █████████Chair$0June 12, 2019
...and 12 more key personnel

Peer educational service providers

1College Possible501(c)(3)$19 millionSaint Paul, MN
2Emily K Center501(c)(3)$8.4 millionDurham, NC
3National College Advising Corps501(c)(3)$9.5 millionChapel Hill, NC
4Summer Search501(c)(3)$19 millionSan Francisco, CA
5The Source for Learning501(c)(3)$13 millionReston, VA
6Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)501(c)(3)$10 millionReston, VA
7Duke Corporate Education501(c)(3)$30 millionDurham, NC
8Robotics Education and Competition Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionGreenville, TX
9Alliance for Excellent Education501(c)(3)$7.3 millionWashington, DC
10The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)501(c)(3)$8.2 millionNew York, NY
11Foundation for Educational Funding501(c)(3)$12 millionLincoln, NE
12Yoga Alliance Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionArlington, VA
13Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC)501(c)(3)$96 millionReston, VA
14Communities In Schools501(c)(3)$65 millionArlington, VA
15New Classrooms Innovation Partnersinc501(c)(3)$18 millionNew York, NY
16Educational Records Bureau (ERB)501(c)(3)$18 millionNew York, NY
17Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS)501(c)(3)$7.9 millionSeattle, WA
18Communities in Schools of Houston501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
19College Now Greater Cleveland501(c)(3)$12 millionCleveland, OH
20PowerMyLearning501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
21District of Columbia College Access Program (DC-CAP)501(c)(3)$20 millionWashington, DC
22New Teacher Center (NTC)501(c)(3)$35 millionSanta Cruz, CA
23Thread501(c)(3)$10 millionBaltimore, MD
24After School Programs (ASP)501(c)(3)$12 millionMargate, FL
25North Carolina New Schools501(c)(3)$10 millionRaleigh, NC

Curious how Cause IQ can help you grow, maintain, and serve your nonprofit clients?
Get a demo