LEANDER EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE FOUNDATION

Address
PO BOX 358
CEDAR PARK, TX 786300358
Contact
Website: http://www.leanderedfound.org
Phone: +1 (512) 570-0027
Nonprofit
NTEE: B11 - Single Organization Support
EIN: 20-5464545

Mission

LEEF IS DEDICATED TO PROVIDING RESOURCES THAT SUPPORT INNOVATION, ENRICHMENT AND EQUITY IN PURSUIT OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE WITHIN THE LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2007
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Metropolitan statistical area0640
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$45,000.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$11,250.00  
Number of employees1  
Number of people compensated >$100k0  
Number of volunteers120  
Number of highly compensated contractors0  
Personnel
Brighton, Coleen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCOLEEN BRIGHTONCOLEEN BRIGHTON 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Calzada, Becky
TitleVP OF PROGRAMSDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personBECKY CALZADABECKY CALZADA 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Dholakia, Gloria
Title EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person GLORIA DHOLAKIA 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Reportable compensation from org $36,000.00 
Dimaria, Jamie
TitleVP OF DEVELOPMENTVP OF DEVELOPMENT 
Name of key/compensated personJAMIE DIMARIAJAMIE DIMARIA 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Dishongh, Michele
Title VP OF PROGRAMS 
Name of key/compensated person MICHELE DISHONGH 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Gonzales-Dholakia, Gloria
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personGLORIA GONZALES-DHOLAKIA PHD  
Average hours per week working for org50.00  
Reportable compensation from org$11,250.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Hansanuwat, Ryan
TitleDIRECTORPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personRYAN HANSANUWATRYAN HANSANUWAT 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Hisle, Don
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personDON HISLE  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Jahadi, Sara
TitleVP OF EVENTSVP OF EVENTS 
Name of key/compensated personSARA JAHADISARA JAHADI 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Jordan, Michael
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL JORDAN  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Kikel, Jeff
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personJEFF KIKEL  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Ms, Chris
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS STANSBURY DDS MS  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Newman, Patty
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personPATTY NEWMAN  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Pfluger, Brad
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personBRAD PFLUGERBRAD PFLUGER 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Pruett, Kim
TitleVP OF FINANCEVP OF FINANCE 
Name of key/compensated personKIM PRUETTKIM PRUETT 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Schaffner, Dionn
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personDIONN SCHAFFNER  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Smith, Crystal
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCRYSTAL SMITHCRYSTAL SMITH 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Strenk, Kimberly
TitleVP OF MARKETING  
Name of key/compensated personKIMBERLY STRENK  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Tirloni, Kristina
Title VP OF MARKETING 
Name of key/compensated person KRISTINA TIRLONI 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Troxel, Dan
TitleEX-OFFICIO  
Name of key/compensated personDAN TROXEL PHD  
Average hours per week working for org0.10  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Waggoner, Pamela
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personPAMELA WAGGONER  
Average hours per week working for org0.20  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Williams, Jennifer
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personJENNIFER WILLIAMSJENNIFER WILLIAMS 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True 
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Ziari, Sean
TitlePRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personSEAN ZIARI  
Average hours per week working for org0.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00  
PositionOfficer  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROVIDING EDUCTIONAL GRANTS, BOOKS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SUPPORT OF ITS TEACHERS AND STUDENTS.  
Primary exempt purpose PROVIDING EDUCTIONAL GRANTS, BOOKS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IN SUPPORT OF ITS TEACHERS AND STUDENTS. 
Program expenses (total)$144,494.00$0.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FUNDING OF INNOVATIVE CLASSROOM EXCELLENCE GRANTS TO TEACHERS WITHIN THE LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Program expenses$86,697.00  
Grants and allocations made$67,139.00  
Program descriptionFUNDING OF INNOVATIVE CLASSROOM EXCELLENCE GRANTS TO TEACHERS WITHIN THE LEANDER INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT.  
HELPING ENGAGE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH AN EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY OUTREACH, GIVING STUDENTS THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO DEVELOP A LOVE OF READING AT AN EARLY AGE. LEEF GIVES THOUSANDS OF NEW AND GENTLY USED BOOKS TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN THE AREA THROUGH SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND LITERACY-FOCUSED EVENTS.
Program expenses$43,348.00  
Program descriptionHELPING ENGAGE CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGH AN EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY OUTREACH, GIVING STUDENTS THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO DEVELOP A LOVE OF READING AT AN EARLY AGE. LEEF GIVES THOUSANDS OF NEW AND GENTLY USED BOOKS TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN THE AREA THROUGH SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND LITERACY-FOCUSED EVENTS.  
LEEF IS COMMITTED TO CREATING AND BUILDING A COLLEGE AND CAREER-READY CULTURE AMONG ALL STUDENTS. LEEF ACHEIVES THIS BY PROVIDING DUAL CREDIT TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIPS, ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM SCHOLARSHIPS AND COLLEGE COACHES WITHIN EACH OF THE HIGH SCHOOLS.
Program expenses$14,449.00  
Grants and allocations made$35,000.00  
Program descriptionLEEF IS COMMITTED TO CREATING AND BUILDING A COLLEGE AND CAREER-READY CULTURE AMONG ALL STUDENTS. LEEF ACHEIVES THIS BY PROVIDING DUAL CREDIT TEXTBOOK SCHOLARSHIPS, ADVANCED PLACEMENT EXAM SCHOLARSHIPS AND COLLEGE COACHES WITHIN EACH OF THE HIGH SCHOOLS.  
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$170,730.00  
Program services (total functional expenses)$144,494.00  
Management & general (total functional expenses)$14,854.00  
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$11,382.00  
Revenue
Total revenue$197,465.00$128,368.00 
Program service revenue (total) $24,615.00$17,396.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$239,714.00$78,886.00$56,859.00
Investment income$0.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr-$42,249.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$239,714.00  
Gross receipts$265,964.00$155,412.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$158,886.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$80,828.00  
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$42,249.00  
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00  
General management fees (total)$2,657.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$45,424.00$16,737.00$42,063.00
Total assets, beginning of year$16,739.00$42,063.00 
Total liabilities$1,950.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$18,538.00 
Net assets$43,474.00$16,737.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$16,739.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$12,924.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$16,239.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$26,735.00  
Advertising (total)$2,548.00  
Accounts receivable, net$24,500.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$8,000.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,950.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$43,474.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members19  
Number of independent voting members19  
Tax year start date2015-09-012014-09-01 
Tax year end date2016-08-312015-08-31 
Accounting methodCashCash 
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990EZ 
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-192016-07-19 
IRS schema version2015v3.02014v6.0 
Filing identifier201712169349300211201640469349201179 
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