Stand for Children Inc

Address
2121 SW BROADWAY No 111
Portland, OR 97201
Contact
Website: http://www.stand.org
Phone: +1 (800) 866-4032
Nonprofit
NTEE: O01 - Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
EIN: 52-2146673

Mission

TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, COLLEGE OR CAREER TRAINING. TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN, WE 1) EDUCATE AND EMPOWER PARENTS, TEACHERS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO DEMAND EXCELLENT SCHOOLS; 2) ADVOCATE FOR EFFECTIVE LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICIES AND INVESTMENTS; 3) ENSURE THAT POLICIES AND FUNDING WE ADVOCATE FOR REACH CLASSROOMS AND HELP STUDENTS; 4) ELECT COURAGEOUS LEADERS WHO WILL STAND UP FOR OUR PRIORITIES.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1999
Subsection code04
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area6442
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$205,463.00$172,277.00 $100,877.00$47,519.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$306,815.00$161,951.00 $98,242.00$25,363.00
Number of employees239140 148191
Number of people compensated >$100k21 00
Number of volunteers19001898 21097289
Number of highly compensated contractors91 31
Personnel
Bloomberg, Emma
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR CHAIRCHAIR
Name of key/compensated personEMMA BLOOMBERGEMMA BLOOMBERG EMMA BLOOMBERGEMMA BLOOMBERG
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Bradley, Katherine
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   KATHERINE BRADLEYKATHERINE BRADLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Burgoyne, Anne
TitleCHAIRCHAIR DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personANNE MARIE BURGOYNEANNE MARIE BURGOYNE ANNE MARIE BURGOYNE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.00 
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 
Edelman, Jonah
TitleCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Name of key/compensated personJONAH EDELMANJONAH EDELMAN JONAH EDELMANJONAH EDELMAN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org23.2018.40 5.302.73
Reportable compensation from org$159,095.00$135,044.00 $50,121.00$15,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$11,593.00$9,652.00 $1,275.00$1,256.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.100.10 0.100.07
England, Amber
TitleOK Executive Director    
Name of key/compensated personAmber England    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org33.30    
Reportable compensation from org$114,741.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,403.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Handy, Philip
TitleDIRECTORTREASURER TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personPHILIP HANDYPHILIP HANDY PHILIP HANDYPHILIP HANDY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue TrueTrue
Current officer True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Leighton, Eliza
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personELIZA LEIGHTONELIZA LEIGHTON ELIZA LEIGHTONELIZA LEIGHTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Lomax, Michael
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   MICHAEL LOMAXMICHAEL LOMAX
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
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
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Nierenberg, David
TitleTreasurerDIRECTOR DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDAVID NIERENBERGDAVID NIERENBERG DAVID NIERENBERG 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue True 
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.00 
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 
Nieves, Lizette
TitleSecretaryDIRECTOR DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personLIZETTE NIEVESLIZETTE NIEVES LIZETTE NIEVESLIZETTE NIEVES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue TrueTrue
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Washburn, Don
TitleDIRECTORSECRETARY SECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personDON WASHBURNDON WASHBURN DON WASHBURNDON WASHBURN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue TrueTrue
Current officer True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs    0.00
Welch, Pamela
TitleCOO/CFOCOO/CFO COO/CFOCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Name of key/compensated personPAMELA WELCHPAMELA WELCH PAMELA WELCHPAMELA WELCH
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org5.503.50 6.301.88
Reportable compensation from org$32,979.00$26,907.00 $48,121.00$9,863.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,797.00$1,418.00 $1,360.00$446.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.100.10 0.100.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, COLLEGE OR CAREER TRAINING.TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, COLLEGE OR CAREER TRAINING. TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN, REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, A COLLEGE EDUCATION.TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN, REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, A COLLEGE EDUCATION.
Program service expenses, total$12,212,531.00$7,300,714.00 $3,571,504.00$2,766,563.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
IN COLORADO, STAND FOR CHILDREN WAS VERY ACTIVE IN 2013 AS WE WORKED TO BUILD A GROUNDSWELL OF SUPPORT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RECENT REFORMS IN COLORADO INCLUDING LITERACY INTERVENTIONS, COMMON CORE, TEACHER EVALUATIONS, AND SCHOOL FINANCE.OUR MEMBERS WORKED AGGRESSIVELY TO CONTACT 62,200 VOTERS (THROUGH CANVASSING, PHONE BANKING, EARNED MEDIA, AND ONLINE) IN SUPPORT OF AMENDMENT 66 AND ALSO LOBBIED LAWMAKERS TO PASS SB 213, A MODERNIZATION OF OUR SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA. ALTHOUGH THIS INITIATIVE DID NOT PASS, WE HAVE CONTINUED TO LOBBY ON BEHALF OF THE MEASURE'S INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS, INCLUDING CHANGING THE STUDENT COUNT PRACTICE FROM A SINGLE DAY TO AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP; INCREASING TRANSPARENCY AROUND DISTRICT AND SCHOOL SPENDING; FUNDING TO IMPLEMENT REFORMS AND SHARE BEST PRACTICES; AND CREATING AN INNOVATION FUND TO INCENTIVIZE DISTRICTS TO ENACT NEW PRACTICES TO CLOSE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP.
Program expenses    $206,081.00
Grants and allocations made    $206,081.00
Program description    IN COLORADO, STAND FOR CHILDREN WAS VERY ACTIVE IN 2013 AS WE WORKED TO BUILD A GROUNDSWELL OF SUPPORT FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RECENT REFORMS IN COLORADO INCLUDING LITERACY INTERVENTIONS, COMMON CORE, TEACHER EVALUATIONS, AND SCHOOL FINANCE.OUR MEMBERS WORKED AGGRESSIVELY TO CONTACT 62,200 VOTERS (THROUGH CANVASSING, PHONE BANKING, EARNED MEDIA, AND ONLINE) IN SUPPORT OF AMENDMENT 66 AND ALSO LOBBIED LAWMAKERS TO PASS SB 213, A MODERNIZATION OF OUR SCHOOL FUNDING FORMULA. ALTHOUGH THIS INITIATIVE DID NOT PASS, WE HAVE CONTINUED TO LOBBY ON BEHALF OF THE MEASURE'S INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS, INCLUDING CHANGING THE STUDENT COUNT PRACTICE FROM A SINGLE DAY TO AVERAGE DAILY MEMBERSHIP; INCREASING TRANSPARENCY AROUND DISTRICT AND SCHOOL SPENDING; FUNDING TO IMPLEMENT REFORMS AND SHARE BEST PRACTICES; AND CREATING AN INNOVATION FUND TO INCENTIVIZE DISTRICTS TO ENACT NEW PRACTICES TO CLOSE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP.
OUR ARIZONA PROGRAM WAS THE SECOND LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN ARIZONA WORKED TO PROTECT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AND ALIGNED ASSESSMENTS. STAND FOR CHILDREN ARIZONA HELPED PASS ITS "MAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE COUNT BILL, ENABLING STUDENTS WHO TAKE RIGOROUS COMPUTER SCIENCE CODING CLASSES TO RECEIVE MATH CREDIT FOR GRADUATION.
Program expenses   $585,238.00 
Grants and allocations made   $367,202.00 
Program description   OUR ARIZONA PROGRAM WAS THE SECOND LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN ARIZONA WORKED TO PROTECT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AND ALIGNED ASSESSMENTS. STAND FOR CHILDREN ARIZONA HELPED PASS ITS "MAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE COUNT BILL, ENABLING STUDENTS WHO TAKE RIGOROUS COMPUTER SCIENCE CODING CLASSES TO RECEIVE MATH CREDIT FOR GRADUATION. 
OUR INDIANA PROGRAM IS THE LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATES. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA WORKED TO EXPAND STUDENT ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY SCHOOLS IN INDIANAPOLIS. IN 2013, MUCH OF OUR WORK FOCUSED ON STRATEGIC ADVOCACY TO OVERCOME THREATS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AND HIGH QUALITY COMMON CORE-ALIGNED ASSESSMENTS. AMONG OTHER EFFORTS, STAND INDIANA STAFF DRAFTED A STATEWIDE POLL ON COMMON CORE PERCEPTIONS AND AWARENESS LEVELS AMONG VOTERS AND LED A COALITION TO COORDINATE SPEAKERS AND TESTIMONY FOR THREE LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS ON COMMON CORE STANDARDS, ASSESSMENTS, AND COSTS.
Program expenses    $614,753.00
Grants and allocations made    $2,000.00
Program description    OUR INDIANA PROGRAM IS THE LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATES. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA WORKED TO EXPAND STUDENT ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY SCHOOLS IN INDIANAPOLIS. IN 2013, MUCH OF OUR WORK FOCUSED ON STRATEGIC ADVOCACY TO OVERCOME THREATS TO IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS AND HIGH QUALITY COMMON CORE-ALIGNED ASSESSMENTS. AMONG OTHER EFFORTS, STAND INDIANA STAFF DRAFTED A STATEWIDE POLL ON COMMON CORE PERCEPTIONS AND AWARENESS LEVELS AMONG VOTERS AND LED A COALITION TO COORDINATE SPEAKERS AND TESTIMONY FOR THREE LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS ON COMMON CORE STANDARDS, ASSESSMENTS, AND COSTS.
OUR INDIANA PROGRAM WAS THE THIRD LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA WORKED TO EXPAND STUDENT ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY SCHOOLS IN INDIANAPOLIS, CHAMPIONING HEA 1321, WHICH GIVES THE INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT AUTHORITY AND FLEXIBILITY TO TURN AROUND POOR PERFORMING SCHOOLS. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA ALSO HELPED DRAFT AND PASS HEA 1388, WHICH RAISES THE BAR FOR ENTRY INTO INDIANAS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLEGES OF EDUCATION AND INCREASES ACCOUNTABILITY FOR TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS.
Program expenses   $473,172.00 
Grants and allocations made   $2,000.00 
Program description   OUR INDIANA PROGRAM WAS THE THIRD LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA WORKED TO EXPAND STUDENT ACCESS TO HIGH-QUALITY SCHOOLS IN INDIANAPOLIS, CHAMPIONING HEA 1321, WHICH GIVES THE INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT AUTHORITY AND FLEXIBILITY TO TURN AROUND POOR PERFORMING SCHOOLS. STAND FOR CHILDREN INDIANA ALSO HELPED DRAFT AND PASS HEA 1388, WHICH RAISES THE BAR FOR ENTRY INTO INDIANAS PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLEGES OF EDUCATION AND INCREASES ACCOUNTABILITY FOR TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS. 
OUR MASSACHUSETTS PROGRAM IS THE SECOND LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATES. IN 2013, WE UNDERTOOK A MAJOR CAMPAIGN TO HELP ELECT OUR ENDORSED EDUCATION CHAMPION TO THE OFFICE OF MAYOR OF BOSTON. ALTHOUGH UNSUCCESSFUL, THIS LENGTHY AND HARD-FOUGHT CAMPAIGN IS AN EXAMPLE OF THE C4-FOCUSED WORK WE DO TO FULFILL OUR MISSION, WHICH IS TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN, REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, A COLLEGE EDUCATION.
Program expenses    $465,193.00
Program description    OUR MASSACHUSETTS PROGRAM IS THE SECOND LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATES. IN 2013, WE UNDERTOOK A MAJOR CAMPAIGN TO HELP ELECT OUR ENDORSED EDUCATION CHAMPION TO THE OFFICE OF MAYOR OF BOSTON. ALTHOUGH UNSUCCESSFUL, THIS LENGTHY AND HARD-FOUGHT CAMPAIGN IS AN EXAMPLE OF THE C4-FOCUSED WORK WE DO TO FULFILL OUR MISSION, WHICH IS TO ENSURE THAT ALL CHILDREN, REGARDLESS OF THEIR BACKGROUND, GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL PREPARED FOR, AND WITH ACCESS TO, A COLLEGE EDUCATION.
OUR OKLAHOMA PROGRAM WAS THE LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA WORKED WITH PARTNERS TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNORS VETO OF HB 2625 - THE THIRD GRADE READING RETENTION LAW. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA ALSO HELPED PASS ITS "MAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE COUNT" BILL, ENABLING STUDENTS WHO TAKE RIGOROUS COMPUTER SCIENCE CODING CLASSES TO RECEIVE MATH CREDIT FOR GRADUATION. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA ALSO ATTEMPTED TO PROTECT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL IN DEFEATING THE ANTI-COMMON CORE LEGISLATION.
Program expenses   $589,964.00 
Program description   OUR OKLAHOMA PROGRAM WAS THE LARGEST OF 11 STATE-LEVEL PROGRAMS STAND FOR CHILDREN OPERATED IN 2014. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA WORKED WITH PARTNERS TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNORS VETO OF HB 2625 - THE THIRD GRADE READING RETENTION LAW. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA ALSO HELPED PASS ITS "MAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE COUNT" BILL, ENABLING STUDENTS WHO TAKE RIGOROUS COMPUTER SCIENCE CODING CLASSES TO RECEIVE MATH CREDIT FOR GRADUATION. STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA ALSO ATTEMPTED TO PROTECT THE COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL IN DEFEATING THE ANTI-COMMON CORE LEGISLATION. 
STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA WORKED TOWARD THE PASSAGE OF QUESTION 779, A CONSTITUTIONAL PENNY SALES TAX INCREASE TO SUPPORT TEACHER SALARIES, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, AND LITERACY.
Program expenses $888,296.00   
Program description STAND FOR CHILDREN OKLAHOMA WORKED TOWARD THE PASSAGE OF QUESTION 779, A CONSTITUTIONAL PENNY SALES TAX INCREASE TO SUPPORT TEACHER SALARIES, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, AND LITERACY.   
STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON WORKED TOWARD THE PASSAGE OF MEASURE 98 TO SUPPORT HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS AND COLLEGE READINESS AND WORKED TO DEVELOP AND ADVOCATE FOR STRONG REGULATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HB 3499, THE ELL REFORM BILL STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON HELPED PASS PREVIOUSLY. ADDITIONALLY, STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON HELPED PASS HB4002 (CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM BILL), SB1564 (A TECHNICAL FIX TO HB 3499, AN ELL BILL PASSED IN 2015), SB1541 (A STUDY ON DISTRICT SPENDING), AND HB4057 (POVERTY WEIGHT REPORTING).
Program expenses $3,212,678.00   
Grants and allocations made $250,000.00   
Program description STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON WORKED TOWARD THE PASSAGE OF MEASURE 98 TO SUPPORT HIGH SCHOOL SUCCESS AND COLLEGE READINESS AND WORKED TO DEVELOP AND ADVOCATE FOR STRONG REGULATIONS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF HB 3499, THE ELL REFORM BILL STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON HELPED PASS PREVIOUSLY. ADDITIONALLY, STAND FOR CHILDREN OREGON HELPED PASS HB4002 (CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM BILL), SB1564 (A TECHNICAL FIX TO HB 3499, AN ELL BILL PASSED IN 2015), SB1541 (A STUDY ON DISTRICT SPENDING), AND HB4057 (POVERTY WEIGHT REPORTING).   
STAND FOR CHILDREN TENNESSEE IS A PARTICIPANT IN TENNESSEE'S COALITION FOR STUDENTS WHICH INCLUDES TENNESSEANS FOR STUDENTS SUCCESS, STUDENTSFIRST, AND THE AMERICAN FEDERATION FOR CHILDREN. TOGETHER THE COALITION WORKS TO DEFEND KEY ELEMENTS OF THE STATE'S STUDENT CENTERED REFORM AND ADVANCE NEW REFORMS. REGULAR COORDINATION OF THE COALITION RESULTED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, LAYERED APPROACH TO ADVOCACY AND CAMPAIGN WORK ENSURING THE ENGAGEMENT OF ALL RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS. STAND FOR CHILDREN TENNESSEE MADE CONTRIBUTIONS TO AFFILIATED POLITICAL COMMITTEES IN SUPPORT OF STATE LEGISLATIVE AND NASHVILLE SCHOOL BOARD RACES.
Program expenses $1,084,060.00   
Grants and allocations made $852,099.00   
Program description STAND FOR CHILDREN TENNESSEE IS A PARTICIPANT IN TENNESSEE'S COALITION FOR STUDENTS WHICH INCLUDES TENNESSEANS FOR STUDENTS SUCCESS, STUDENTSFIRST, AND THE AMERICAN FEDERATION FOR CHILDREN. TOGETHER THE COALITION WORKS TO DEFEND KEY ELEMENTS OF THE STATE'S STUDENT CENTERED REFORM AND ADVANCE NEW REFORMS. REGULAR COORDINATION OF THE COALITION RESULTED IN A COMPREHENSIVE, LAYERED APPROACH TO ADVOCACY AND CAMPAIGN WORK ENSURING THE ENGAGEMENT OF ALL RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS. STAND FOR CHILDREN TENNESSEE MADE CONTRIBUTIONS TO AFFILIATED POLITICAL COMMITTEES IN SUPPORT OF STATE LEGISLATIVE AND NASHVILLE SCHOOL BOARD RACES.   
Stand for Children Illinois worked toward the passage of SB1, a fair school funding measure. They also worked toward the FY18 passage of SB1947 (which requires a "minimum funding level") and HB656 (which invests Title I and IDEA funds in the neediest classrooms instead of pension debt).
Program expenses$1,444,767.00    
Grants and allocations made$22,200.00    
Program descriptionStand for Children Illinois worked toward the passage of SB1, a fair school funding measure. They also worked toward the FY18 passage of SB1947 (which requires a "minimum funding level") and HB656 (which invests Title I and IDEA funds in the neediest classrooms instead of pension debt).    
Stand for Children Oregon worked toward funding the implementation of Measure 98 (passed in 2016) to support high school success and college readiness through the state budget, helping secure $170 million this biennium. They also advocated for the legislature to fully fund HB3499 (ELL) and the absenteeism initiative.
Program expenses$5,417,685.00    
Grants and allocations made$1,625,000.00    
Program descriptionStand for Children Oregon worked toward funding the implementation of Measure 98 (passed in 2016) to support high school success and college readiness through the state budget, helping secure $170 million this biennium. They also advocated for the legislature to fully fund HB3499 (ELL) and the absenteeism initiative.    
Stand for Children Washington worked on the passage of HB2242, a school funding measure, which was signed into law in July, and advocated for the legislature to increase funding for the Learning Assistance Program, career and technical education, and special education. They also advocated for improved teacher compensation and starting salaries.
Program expenses$1,611,879.00    
Grants and allocations made$1,050,000.00    
Program descriptionStand for Children Washington worked on the passage of HB2242, a school funding measure, which was signed into law in July, and advocated for the legislature to increase funding for the Learning Assistance Program, career and technical education, and special education. They also advocated for improved teacher compensation and starting salaries.    
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$9,571,417.00$10,374,929.00 $4,981,688.00$5,125,666.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$9,569,699.00$10,366,602.00$3,040,046.00$4,966,688.00$5,117,837.00
Revenue from noncash contributions $10,120.00   
Investment income, current yr$1,718.00$1,113.00 $0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$9,569,699.00$10,366,602.00 $4,966,688.00$5,117,837.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$7,214.00 $15,000.00$7,829.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00 $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$9,571,441.00$10,374,929.00 $4,981,688.00$5,125,666.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues $49,177.00 $82,169.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$9,569,699.00$10,317,425.00 $4,884,519.00$5,117,837.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $7,214.00 $15,000.00$7,829.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,742.00$955.00   
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$12,885,009.00$8,020,609.00 $4,310,662.00$3,546,259.00
Total functional expenses: program service $12,212,531.00$7,300,714.00 $3,571,504.00$2,766,563.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$592,454.00$606,290.00 $647,325.00$689,190.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$80,024.00$113,605.00 $91,833.00$90,506.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$334,368.00$287,608.00 $378,906.00$473,856.00
Legal fees (total)$170,037.00$18,911.00 $29,582.00$25,722.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$19,617.00$52,400.00 $0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$5,095,824.00$8,640,133.00$5,943,713.00$5,211,906.00$4,492,956.00
Total assets, beginning of year$8,640,133.00$5,943,713.00 $4,492,956.00$2,857,213.00
Total liabilities$333,151.00$563,868.00$221,768.00$147,930.00$100,006.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$563,868.00$221,768.00 $100,006.00$43,670.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $15,000.00 $111,000.00$506,525.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,627,083.00$5,676,890.00 $4,951,154.00$3,856,786.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$135,590.00$2,399,375.00 $112,822.00$536,164.00
Net assets$4,762,673.00$8,076,265.00 $5,063,976.00$4,392,950.00
Net assets, beginning of year$8,076,265.00$5,721,945.00 $4,392,950.00$2,813,543.00
Other liabilities$74,088.00$295,584.00 $10,748.00 
Other assets$5,000.00$32,433.00 $0.00$244,669.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$4,440,621.00$8,084,764.00 $5,094,662.00$3,739,683.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$8,084,764.00$5,319,431.00 $3,739,683.00$2,529,045.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$3,313,592.00$2,354,320.00 $671,026.00$1,579,407.00
Advertising (total)$1,658,202.00$822,445.00 $642,136.00$557,896.00
Savings & temp cash investment$632,268.00$486,896.00   
Accounts receivable, net $114.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$17,935.00$20,926.00 $6,244.00$2,079.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$259,063.00$268,284.00 $137,182.00$100,006.00
Total net assets or fund balances$4,762,673.00$8,076,265.00 $5,063,976.00$4,392,950.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members67 77
Number of independent voting members67 77
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue TrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrue TrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrue TrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-09-012015-09-01 2014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2017-08-012016-08-012015-08-012014-12-012013-12-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrue TrueTrue
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrue TrueTrue
Org has controlled entityTrueTrue True 
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrue True 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990 990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-092017-07-13 2015-08-182014-10-09
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.0 2014v5.02013v3.0
Filing identifier201820169349301302201740179349301559 201521359349302832201411349349304926
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