ED ALLIES

Address
2800 UNIVERSITY AVENUE SE NO 202
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55414
Contact
Website: http://edalliesmn.org
Phone: +1 (612) 280-8310
Nonprofit
EIN: 35-2573057
Year formed: 2016

Mission

AT ED ALLIES, WE ENVISION A MINNESOTA WHERE ALL STUDENTS EXCEL IN RIGOROUS AND RELEVANT SCHOOLS. WE ADVOCATE FOR THE SUCCESS OF EVERY MINNESOTA STUDENT, FROM PRE-K THROUGH COLLEGE AND CAREER, IMPROVING POLICY TO HELP ALL STUDENTS THRIVE, AND SHARING PROMISING PRACTICES AND STORIES TO DEMONSTRATE THAT ALL KIDS CAN SUCCEED. TO REACH THIS VISION, WE BELIEVE THAT STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES MUST HAVE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES; TEACHERS AND SCHOOL LEADERS MUST BE WELL-TRAINED, SUPPORTED, AND EFFECTIVE; AND SCHOOLS MUST BE RIGOROUS AND RELEVANT, BOTH ACADEMICALLY AND CULTURALLY.IN PARTNERSHIP WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS AND EDUCATORS, WE IDENTIFY POLICY BARRIERS STANDING IN THE WAY OF SCHOOLS AND PROGRAMS THAT ARE SUCCESSFULLY "CHANGING THE ODDS" FOR STUDENTS. WE THEN WORK WITH OUR PARTNERS TO CRAFT AND EXECUTE CAMPAIGNS TO REMOVE THE BARRIERS.
 20172016
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2016
Subsection501(c)(3)
Organization typeCorporation
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$148,639.00$36,284.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$135,996.00$35,250.00
Number of employees75
Number of people compensated >$100k10
Number of volunteers6512
Number of highly compensated contractors00
Personnel
Brooks, Keith
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personKEITH BROOKSKEITH BROOKS
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Ciresi, Mike
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMIKE CIRESIMIKE CIRESI
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Cirillo, Alex
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personALEX CIRILLOALEX CIRILLO
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Hulden, Maren
TitleTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personMAREN HULDEN 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Johnson, Ann
TitleBOARD CHAIRBOARD CHAIR
Name of key/compensated personANN JOHNSONANN JOHNSON
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Kragthorpe, Holly
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personHOLLY KRAGTHORPEHOLLY KRAGTHORPE
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
O'Connell, Michael
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL O'CONNELLMICHAEL O'CONNELL
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Penny, Tim
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personTIM PENNYTIM PENNY
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Piper, Tad
TitleDIRECTORTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personTAD PIPERTAD PIPER
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Remele, Lew
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personLEW REMELELEW REMELE
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Sellers, Daniel
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL SELLERSDANIEL SELLERS
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$135,996.00$35,250.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$12,642.00$1,034.00
PositionOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Whitney, Ben
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBEN WHITNEYBEN WHITNEY
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesUSE AN EQUITY APPROACH TO ENSURE ALL MINNESOTA STUDENTS RECEIVE AN EXCELLENT EDUCATIONED ALLIES BELIEVES THAT ALL MINNESOTA STUDENTS DESERVE EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AND THAT WE SHOULD USE AN EQUITY APPROACH TO ACHIEVE THIS VISION.
Program expenses (total)$632,172.00$123,151.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
WE EXECUTE STRATEGIC ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS RELATED TO THREE POLICY "PILLARS":RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: ED ALLIES CONDUCTS RESEARCH TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS FACING MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, INCLUDING: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ON PROMISING PRACTICES IN CHANGING-THE-ODDS SCHOOLS, ANALYSIS OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY LANDSCAPE, AND PRESENTATION OF DATA TO MAKE IT MORE ACCESSIBLE AND INFORM POLICY DECISIONS.OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT: ED ALLIES WORKS TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ABOUT WHAT'S POSSIBLE FOR MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, AND CREATE A ROBUST, INCLUSIVE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW TO ADVANCE EQUITY IN EDUCATION. WE ENGAGE EDUCATORS, PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN OUR WORK THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS AND POLICY FELLOWSHIPS AND PROGRAMMING.POLICY ADVOCACY: ED ALLIES IDENTIFIES STRATEGIES FOR BRINGING EFFECTIVE APPROACHES TO SCALE AND REMOVE HURDLES, WHETHER THROUGH STATE POLICY CHANGE, JUDICIAL ACTION, OR CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY, AND WORKS WITH LOCAL PARTNERS TO ADVANCE NEEDED REFORMS.
Program expenses$632,172.00$123,151.00
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00
Program revenue$0.00$0.00
Program descriptionWE EXECUTE STRATEGIC ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS RELATED TO THREE POLICY "PILLARS":RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: ED ALLIES CONDUCTS RESEARCH TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS FACING MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, INCLUDING: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ON PROMISING PRACTICES IN CHANGING-THE-ODDS SCHOOLS, ANALYSIS OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY LANDSCAPE, AND PRESENTATION OF DATA TO MAKE IT MORE ACCESSIBLE AND INFORM POLICY DECISIONS.OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT: ED ALLIES WORKS TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ABOUT WHAT'S POSSIBLE FOR MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, AND CREATE A ROBUST, INCLUSIVE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW TO ADVANCE EQUITY IN EDUCATION. WE ENGAGE EDUCATORS, PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN OUR WORK THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS AND POLICY FELLOWSHIPS AND PROGRAMMING.POLICY ADVOCACY: ED ALLIES IDENTIFIES STRATEGIES FOR BRINGING EFFECTIVE APPROACHES TO SCALE AND REMOVE HURDLES, WHETHER THROUGH STATE POLICY CHANGE, JUDICIAL ACTION, OR CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY, AND WORKS WITH LOCAL PARTNERS TO ADVANCE NEEDED REFORMS.WE EXECUTE STRATEGIC ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS RELATED TO THREE POLICY "PILLARS":RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: ED ALLIES CONDUCTS RESEARCH TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE OPPORTUNITIES AND BARRIERS FACING MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, INCLUDING: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ON PROMISING PRACTICES IN CHANGING-THE-ODDS SCHOOLS, ANALYSIS OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY LANDSCAPE, AND PRESENTATION OF DATA TO MAKE IT MORE ACCESSIBLE AND INFORM POLICY DECISIONS.OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT: ED ALLIES WORKS TO CHANGE THE NARRATIVE ABOUT WHAT'S POSSIBLE FOR MINNESOTA STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS, AND CREATE A ROBUST, INCLUSIVE DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW TO ADVANCE EQUITY IN EDUCATION. WE ENGAGE EDUCATORS, PARENTS, STUDENTS, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS IN OUR WORK THROUGH COMMUNICATIONS AND POLICY FELLOWSHIPS AND PROGRAMMING.POLICY ADVOCACY: ED ALLIES IDENTIFIES STRATEGIES FOR BRINGING EFFECTIVE APPROACHES TO SCALE AND REMOVING HURDLES, WHETHER THROUGH STATE POLICY CHANGE, JUDICIAL ACTION, OR CHANGE IN ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY, AND WORKS WITH LOCAL PARTNERS TO ADVANCE NEEDED REFORMS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$895,668.00$179,931.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$632,172.00$123,151.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$151,414.00$41,024.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$112,082.00$15,756.00
Revenue
Total revenue$926,109.00$551,000.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$926,109.00$551,000.00
Investment income$0.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$926,109.00$551,000.00
Gross receipts$926,109.00$551,000.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$926,109.00$551,000.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$2,462.00$1,346.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$18,000.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$19,798.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$402,778.00$394,413.00
Total assets, beginning of year$394,413.00 
Total liabilities$11,622.00$23,344.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$23,344.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$126,148.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$270,833.00 
Net assets$391,156.00$371,069.00
Net assets, beginning of year$371,069.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$249,072.00$380,285.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$380,285.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$30,441.00$371,069.00
Advertising (total)$18,215.00$1,715.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$11,866.00$5,758.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$11,622.00$23,344.00
Total net assets or fund balances$391,156.00$371,069.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$4,581.00$419.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1110
Number of independent voting members1110
Financial sheets auditedTrue 
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
LobbiedTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990
Reason for form submission
First filing True
Date e-filing submitted2018-11-072017-09-01
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.0
Filing identifier201822749349300622201731229349301513
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