THE LAUNCHCODE FOUNDATION

Address
4811 DELMAR BLVD
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63108
Contact
Website: http://www.launchcode.org
Phone: +1 (314) 254-0107
Nonprofit
NTEE: B30 - Vocational, Technical Schools
EIN: 47-1718432

Mission

LAUNCHCODE IS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO CREATING ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR ASPIRING DEVELOPERS THROUGH JOB PLACEMENT AND TRAINING IN TECHNOLOGY.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2014
Subsection code03
PF filing required0  
Metropolitan statistical area7040
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$332,500.00$184,434.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$427,605.00$180,697.00$24,632.00
Number of employees1248615
Number of people compensated >$100k200
Number of volunteers2468060
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Bauer, Mark
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(EFF. 8/2016)  
Name of key/compensated personMARK BAUER  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue  
Average hours per week working for org60.00  
Reportable compensation from org$160,652.00  
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$160,652.00  
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00  
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Retirement and other deferred compensation$0.00  
Nontaxable benefits from org$8,017.00  
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,017.00  
Sum of all compensation from org$168,669.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Brinkley, Cynthia
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCYNTHIA BRINKLEYCYNTHIA BRINKLEY 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.205.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Carnahan, Robin
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personROBIN CARNAHANROBIN CARNAHANROBIN CARNAHAN
Position of compensated person
Current officer  True
Average hours per week working for org1.805.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Chopra, Karen
TitleDIRECTOR (TERM. 8/2016)DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personKAREN CHOPRAKAREN CHOPRA 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.205.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Hoyne, Andrew
TitleSECRETARY DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personANDREW HOYNE ANDREW HOYNE
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.30 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 $0.00
Hoyne, Anthony
Title SECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated person ANTHONY HOYNE 
Position of compensated person
Current officer True 
Average hours per week working for org 5.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Lind, Brendan
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (TERM. 8/2016)TREASURER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTORTREASURER / EXEC. DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRENDAN LINDBRENDAN LINDBRENDAN LIND
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org60.0060.0060.00
Reportable compensation from org$90,775.00$89,255.00$22,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,032.00$3,285.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Lou, Zach
Title DIRECTOR (TERM. 9/2015)DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person ZACH LOUZACH LOU
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 50.0050.00
Reportable compensation from org $52,055.00$2,132.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $176.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Mazur, Jeff
TitleVP OF PARTNERSHIPS  
Name of key/compensated personJEFF MAZUR  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org60.00  
Reportable compensation from org$114,995.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,827.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
McKelvey, James
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJAMES MCKELVEYJAMES MCKELVEYJAMES MCKELVEY
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org8.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Woods, Austin
TitleDIRECTOR OF FINANCEDIRECTOR OF FINANCE 
Name of key/compensated personAUSTIN WOODSAUSTIN WOODS 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org60.0045.00 
Reportable compensation from org$61,183.00$39,387.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,841.00$276.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN TECHNOLOGY FOR INDIVIDUALS LACKING TRADITIONAL EDUCATION/BACKGROUND.TO INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN TECHNOLOGY FOR INDIVIDUALS LACKING TRADITIONAL EDUCATION/BACKGROUND.TO INCREASE JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN TECHNOLOGY FOR INDIVIDUALS LACKING TRADITIONAL EDUCATION/BACKGROUND.
Program service expenses, total$3,393,157.00$1,536,054.00$83,707.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
LAUNCHCODE INCREASES ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND UPWARD MOBILITY BY PLACING DRIVEN INDIVIDUALS INTO TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIPS AND JOBS BASED ON APTITUDE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND SKILLS. IN 2016, WE WORKED WITH HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES AND EDUCATION PARTNERS TO HELP OUR CANDIDATES OVERCOME TRADITIONAL BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT SUCH AS FORMAL DEGREES OR YEARS OF JOB EXPERIENCE, PLACING 232 INDIVIDUALS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS OR PERMANENT JOBS IN TECHNOLOGY. IN PURSUIT OF THIS GOAL, LAUNCHCODE RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL IN-KIND SUPPORT (RENT, CONSULTING, ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL SERVICES, MENTORING, DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOFTWARE LICENSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP CANDIDATES) VALUED AT $1,322,458.SEE SCHEDULE O FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING NEW PROGRAMS OFFERED.FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2016 LAUNCHCODE OFFERED "HELLO WORLD", "SUMMER OF CODE", AND "LC101" AS NEW EDUCATION PROGRAMS. LAUNCHCODE ALSO WELCOMED NEW OFFICES IN KANSAS CITY AND RHODE ISLAND TO EDUCATE PEOPLE AND OFFER APPRENTICESHIPS IN THOSE MARKETS.
Program expenses$3,393,157.00$1,536,054.00 
Program revenue$1,566,674.00$1,171,593.00 
Program descriptionLAUNCHCODE INCREASES ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND UPWARD MOBILITY BY PLACING DRIVEN INDIVIDUALS INTO TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIPS AND JOBS BASED ON APTITUDE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND SKILLS. IN 2016, WE WORKED WITH HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES AND EDUCATION PARTNERS TO HELP OUR CANDIDATES OVERCOME TRADITIONAL BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT SUCH AS FORMAL DEGREES OR YEARS OF JOB EXPERIENCE, PLACING 232 INDIVIDUALS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS OR PERMANENT JOBS IN TECHNOLOGY. IN PURSUIT OF THIS GOAL, LAUNCHCODE RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL IN-KIND SUPPORT (RENT, CONSULTING, ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL SERVICES, MENTORING, DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOFTWARE LICENSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP CANDIDATES) VALUED AT $1,322,458.SEE SCHEDULE O FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING NEW PROGRAMS OFFERED.FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2016 LAUNCHCODE OFFERED "HELLO WORLD", "SUMMER OF CODE", AND "LC101" AS NEW EDUCATION PROGRAMS. LAUNCHCODE ALSO WELCOMED NEW OFFICES IN KANSAS CITY AND RHODE ISLAND TO EDUCATE PEOPLE AND OFFER APPRENTICESHIPS IN THOSE MARKETS.LAUNCHCODE INCREASES ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY AND UPWARD MOBILITY BY PLACING DRIVEN INDIVIDUALS INTO TECHNOLOGY APPRENTICESHIPS AND JOBS BASED ON APTITUDE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND SKILLS. IN 2015, WE WORKED WITH HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES AND EDUCATION PARTNERS TO HELP OUR CANDIDATES OVERCOME TRADITIONAL BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT SUCH AS FORMAL DEGREES OR YEARS OF JOB EXPERIENCE, PLACING MORE THAN 150 INDIVIDUALS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS OR PERMANENT JOBS IN TECHNOLOGY. IN PURSUIT OF THIS GOAL, LAUNCHCODE RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL IN-KIND SUPPORT (RENT, CONSULTING, ACCOUNTING AND LEGAL SERVICES, MENTORING, DIGITAL MARKETING AND SOFTWARE LICENSES FOR APPRENTICESHIP CANDIDATES) VALUED AT $1,060,615. THE GENEROUS SUPPORT WE RECEIVED IN 2015 PROVIDED A GREAT YEAR OF GROWTH AND SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH OF A SOUTH FLORIDA SITE. 
LAUNCHCODE SETS UP SPECIAL ON-RAMPS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS AND JOBS IN TECHNOLOGY THAT BYPASS CREDENTIALS, SUCH AS COLLEGE DEGREES AND WORK EXPERIENCE THAT MANY TECHNOLOGY JOBS REQUIRE, AND FOCUS INSTEAD ON THE APTITUDE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND SKILLS OF INDIVIDUALS SEARCHING FOR JOBS IN THIS FIELD. LAUNCHCODE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR TALENTED, DRIVEN PEOPLE THAT MAY NOT HAVE THE TRADITIONAL DEGREE OR BACKGROUND REQUIRED BY PARTERNERING WITH HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES TO CREATE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH JOB PLACEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY.
Program expenses  $83,707.00
Program revenue  $152,127.00
Program description  LAUNCHCODE SETS UP SPECIAL ON-RAMPS INTO APPRENTICESHIPS AND JOBS IN TECHNOLOGY THAT BYPASS CREDENTIALS, SUCH AS COLLEGE DEGREES AND WORK EXPERIENCE THAT MANY TECHNOLOGY JOBS REQUIRE, AND FOCUS INSTEAD ON THE APTITUDE, PROFESSIONALISM, AND SKILLS OF INDIVIDUALS SEARCHING FOR JOBS IN THIS FIELD. LAUNCHCODE PROVIDES OPPORTUNITIES FOR TALENTED, DRIVEN PEOPLE THAT MAY NOT HAVE THE TRADITIONAL DEGREE OR BACKGROUND REQUIRED BY PARTERNERING WITH HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES TO CREATE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH JOB PLACEMENT IN TECHNOLOGY.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$4,142,620.00$3,697,507.00$241,442.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$2,569,992.00$2,509,057.00$81,527.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$20,066.00$18,925.00 
Investment income, current yr-$587.00$0.00$1.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$2,569,992.00$2,509,057.00$81,527.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$6,541.00$16,857.00$7,787.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,566,674.00$1,171,593.00$152,127.00
Gross receipts$4,157,369.00$3,697,507.00$241,442.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events  $38,521.00
Revenue from gov't grants$1,245,349.00$553,413.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$1,324,643.00$1,955,644.00$43,006.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$6,541.00$16,857.00$7,097.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments  $1.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events  $690.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$4,309,010.00$2,210,257.00$116,752.00
Total functional expenses: program service $3,393,157.00$1,536,054.00$83,707.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$572,614.00$478,856.00$26,990.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$343,239.00$195,347.00$6,055.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$47,166.00$1,343.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$45,724.00$30,541.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,647,249.00$1,825,100.00$144,193.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,825,100.00$144,193.00 
Total liabilities$187,698.00$199,159.00$19,503.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$199,159.00$19,503.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$23,000.00$1,136.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$343,435.00$637,683.00$124,690.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$1,116,116.00$988,258.00 
Net assets$1,459,551.00$1,625,941.00$124,690.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,625,941.00$124,690.00 
Other assets$1,015.00$1,000.00$1,500.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$10,170.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$814,759.00$1,370,138.00$31,907.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,370,138.00$31,907.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$166,390.00$1,487,250.00$124,690.00
Advertising (total)$37,152.00$37,009.00$328.00
Accounts receivable, net$759,422.00$364,770.00$110,091.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$16,990.00$5,960.00$695.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$187,698.00$124,159.00$19,503.00
Deferred revenue $75,000.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$1,459,551.00$1,625,941.00$124,690.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$39,863.00$11,466.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members465
Number of independent voting members443
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-08-26
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity owner True 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990
Reason for form submission
First filing  True
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-052017-03-312016-02-12
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201733159349300318201623209349306387201533209349314683
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