FIELD STATION COOPERATIVE INCORPORATED

Address
399 HOWE RD
PORTER, IN 46304
Contact
Website: http://www.fieldstationkids.org
Phone: +1 (219) 926-2500
Nonprofit
NTEE: B21 - Kindergarten, Preschool, Nursery School, Early Admissions
EIN: 61-1489981

Mission

A COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP WORKS TO DEVELOP THE STUDENTS LOVE OF LEARNING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, AND RESPECT FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2005
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$19,706.00$18,443.00$18,795.00$21,419.00$19,620.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$19,706.00$18,666.00$20,431.00$20,438.00$19,620.00
Number of employees1399109
Personnel
Adent, Jennifer
Title    Secretary
Name of key/compensated person    Jennifer Adent
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    002.00
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
Beale, Milissa
Title    Vice President
Name of key/compensated person    Milissa Beale
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    003.00
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
Durkin, Nicole
Title   TreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated person   Nicole DurkinNicole Durkin
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   010.00010.00
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
Geiss, Kira
TitleFinancial DirectorFinancial DirectorFinancial DirectorFinancial DirectorFinancial Director
Name of key/compensated personKira GeissKira GeissKira GeissKira GeissKira Geiss
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org010.00010.00010.00010.00010.00
Reportable compensation from org$3,713.00$3,522.00$3,281.00$3,044.00$2,922.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Hundt, Andrea
TitlePresidentVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President 
Name of key/compensated personAndrea HundtAndrea HundtAndrea HundtAndrea Hundt 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org003.00003.00003.00003.00 
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 
Madigan, Laura
Title    President
Name of key/compensated person    Laura Madigan
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    003.00
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
McEvoy, Amy
Title SecretarySecretary  
Name of key/compensated person Amy McEvoyAmy McEvoy  
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 002.00002.00  
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  
Metz, Laurie
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive Director
Name of key/compensated personLaurie MetzLaurie MetzLaurie MetzLaurie MetzLaurie Metz
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org025.00025.00025.00025.00025.00
Reportable compensation from org$15,993.00$15,144.00$17,150.00$17,394.00$16,698.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Myers, Kristen
TitleVice President    
Name of key/compensated personKristen Myers    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org003.00    
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    
Recktenwall, Brooke
Title   Secretary 
Name of key/compensated person   Brooke Recktenwall 
Position of compensated person
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   002.00 
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 
Romero, Jennifer
TitleSecretary    
Name of key/compensated personJennifer Romero    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org002.00    
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    
Sierazy, Christine
Title PresidentPresidentPresident 
Name of key/compensated person Christine SierazyChristine SierazyChristine Sierazy 
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 003.00003.00003.00 
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 
Thomas, Liz
TitleTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer  
Name of key/compensated personLiz ThomasLiz ThomasLiz Thomas  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org010.00010.00010.00  
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  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesA COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP WORKS TO DEVELOP THE STUDENTS LOVE OF LEARNING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, AND RESPECT FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT.A COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP WORKS TO DEVELOP THE STUDENTS LOVE OF LEARNING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, AND RESPECT FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT.A COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP WORKS TO DEVELOP THE STUDENTS LOVE OF LEARNING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, AND RESPECT FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT.A COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP WORKS TO DEVELOP THE STUDENTS LOVE OF LEARNING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, AND RESPECT FOR OUR ENVIRONMENT.A COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL THAT CREATES SUSTAINABLE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BASED ON NATURE STUDY. THE CO-OP DEVELOPS IN STUDENTS A LOVE OF LEARNING, CRITICAL AND INDEPENDENT THINKING, SOCIAL SKILLS, CREATIVITY, SELF-ESTEEM, ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY AND A RESPECT FOR OUR NATURAL SURROUNDINGS.
Program service expenses, total$139,943.00$129,749.00$108,772.00$100,671.00$101,908.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
THE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 75 PARTICIPANTS.
Program expenses$139,943.00$129,749.00$108,772.00$100,671.00$101,908.00
Program revenue$141,295.00$128,949.00$125,605.00$99,426.00$116,923.00
Program descriptionTHE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 75 PARTICIPANTS.THE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 75 PARTICIPANTS.THE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 66 PARTICIPANTS.THE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 65 PARTICIPANTS.THE FIELD STATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM OFFERS 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES FOR GROUPS OF 3-YEAR OLD AND 4 5-YEAR OLD CHILDREN. THE PROGRAM FEATURES ENVIRONMENTAL THEMES PROMOTING RESPECT FOR NATURE. 2-DAY AND 3-DAY CLASSES COMBINED HAD APPROXIMATELY 72 PARTICIPANTS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$153,177.00$154,662.00$157,273.00$125,162.00$143,786.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,271.00$1,315.00$1,145.00$105.00$1,200.00
Investment income, current yr$21.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,271.00$1,315.00$1,145.00$105.00$1,200.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$10,590.00$24,398.00$30,523.00$25,631.00$25,663.00
Program service revenue (total)$141,295.00$128,949.00$125,605.00$99,426.00$116,923.00
Gross receipts$177,605.00$178,836.00$176,055.00$149,610.00$169,548.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues   $40.00$40.00
Revenue from fundraising events$1,125.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$146.00$1,315.00$1,145.00$65.00$1,160.00
Other types of revenue
Net revenue from gaming (total)   $1,140.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$21.00    
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$10,590.00$24,398.00$30,523.00$24,491.00$25,663.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$168,948.00$155,448.00$146,148.00$131,024.00$132,689.00
Total functional expenses: program service $139,943.00$129,749.00$108,772.00$100,671.00$101,908.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$29,005.00$25,699.00$37,376.00$30,353.00$30,781.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$91,784.00$106,201.00$107,579.00$97,250.00$102,906.00
Total assets, beginning of year$106,201.00$107,579.00$97,250.00$102,906.00$91,410.00
Total liabilities$1,354.00$0.00$592.00$1,388.00$1,182.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year $592.00$1,388.00$1,182.00$783.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$90,430.00$106,201.00$106,987.00$95,862.00$101,724.00
Net assets$90,430.00$106,201.00$106,987.00$95,862.00$101,724.00
Net assets, beginning of year$106,201.00$106,987.00$95,862.00$101,724.00$90,627.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$91,784.00$103,982.00$107,579.00$97,013.00$102,906.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$103,982.00$107,579.00$97,013.00$102,906.00$91,410.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$15,771.00-$786.00$11,125.00-$5,862.00$11,097.00
Advertising (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $2,219.00 $237.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,354.00 $592.00$1,388.00$1,182.00
Total net assets or fund balances$90,430.00$106,201.00$106,987.00$95,862.00$101,724.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1012121212
Number of independent voting members810101010
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-032017-04-142016-07-132015-03-102014-03-18
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v6.02013v4.02012v2.2
Filing identifier201831349349300603201603339349300730201600469349301570201510479349300801201440489349301479
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