New Horizons of Southwest Florida

The information on this page was last updated 9/9/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

New Horizons of SWFL successfully changes the lives of under-resourced students by providing tutoring, mentoring and character-building programs at its trusted neighborhood clubs. New Horizons of SWFL currently serves hundreds of K-12 students alongside dedicated volunteers at 10 locations across Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Fort Myers.


Contact information

Mailing address:
New Horizons of Southwest Florida
PO Box 111833
Naples, FL 34108

Website: newhorizonsofswfl.org

Phone: 239-948-4146

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 113678086

CEO/President: Linda Cunning

Chairman: Edith A. Hunt

Board size: 22

Founder: Bob and Ellen Nichols

Ruling year: 2003

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 08/31

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2022


Purpose

Vision: All at-risk youth complete high school with a plan for the future to become contributing members of society

We are passionate about equipping Southwest Florida's most vulnerable children and teens with the tools they need to succeed in school and life. We want to see all students grow into successful members of our community and graduate from high school with a plan for the future.


Mission statement

Empower at-risk youth to reach their full potential through tutoring, mentoring and faith-building


Statement of faith

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Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating23 of 10344 of 79
Fund acquisition rating44 of 10364 of 79
Resource allocation rating123 of 103615 of 79
Asset utilization rating112 of 10345 of 79

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%1%1%1%0%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%1%1%1%0%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
79%100%103%89%96%88%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%1%1%1%0%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
21%0%-3%11%4%12%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%88%89%86%87%92%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%86%92%88%100%89%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%76%82%75%87%81%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%14%8%12%0%11%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
14%31%16%26%1%26%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%11%9%13%13%8%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.801.761.701.762.281.97
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.131.961.281.191.281.36
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.693.442.182.102.922.68
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.949.9712.2514.4011.06160.24
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.100.080.070.090.01
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.253.135.055.313.734.46
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20192018201720162015
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%7%6%6%7%0%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%0%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
102%53%55%53%41%51%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20192018201720162015
Cash$594,377$694,375$637,294$407,613$370,320
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$60,133$54,591$36,447$30,670$0
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$654,510$748,966$673,741$438,283$370,320
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$220,406$159,779$99,050$100,559$108,406
Other long-term assets$406,208$53,262$30,743$23,221$24,864
Total long-term assets$626,614$213,041$129,793$123,780$133,270
Total assets$1,281,124$962,007$803,534$562,063$503,590
 
Liabilities20192018201720162015
Payables and accrued expenses$65,670$61,150$46,791$39,631$2,311
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$65,670$61,150$46,791$39,631$2,311
Debt$0$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$18,470$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$18,470$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$84,140$61,150$46,791$39,631$2,311
 
Net assets20192018201720162015
Without donor restrictions$1,042,584$729,834$691,778$471,240$429,696
With donor restrictions$154,400$171,023$64,965$51,192$71,583
Net assets$1,196,984$900,857$756,743$522,432$501,279
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20192018201720162015
Total contributions$2,627,805$1,828,518$1,432,228$1,241,327$984,755
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$21,105$5,445$852$718$220
Other revenue($18,913)($56,527)$183,376$44,361$134,411
Total other revenue$2,192($51,082)$184,228$45,079$134,631
Total revenue$2,629,997$1,777,436$1,616,456$1,286,406$1,119,386
 
Expenses20192018201720162015
Program services$1,986,564$1,459,151$1,219,545$1,114,834$906,882
Management and general$239,515$154,944$184,311$166,291$84,079
Fundraising$28,219$19,736$14,311$0$0
Total expenses$2,254,298$1,633,831$1,418,167$1,281,125$990,961
 
Change in net assets20192018201720162015
Surplus (deficit)$375,699$143,605$198,289$5,281$128,425
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$375,699$143,605$198,289$5,281$128,425

Compensation

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Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/9/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


History

In 2002, Bob and Ellen Nichols saw a need to reach children with the message of Jesus Christ in a small Hispanic neighborhood in Bonita Springs. Ellen had been teaching in a local public school and Bob was a professional boat captain. They began their ministry by going door to door and inviting kids to come to the "Super Kids Church," which would meet every Sunday morning at Manna Christian RV Park. This kids-only church became a huge success!

The Nichols family began praying together for God's direction on how to reach more children. Seeing the problems in the neighborhoods, and recognizing the tremendous need to help the children from non-English speaking homes with their schoolwork, Bob and Ellen were led to find a place to provide free after school tutoring.

In January 2003, they opened the first Super Kids Club in Rosemary Park and also founded New Horizons of Southwest Florida. From its first day with 20 children meeting on Wednesday afternoons, New Horizons' Super Kids Club has expanded to multiple locations with a range of programs offered throughout the school year and summer. The Super Teens Club was opened in 2006 in order to continue meeting the needs of students through high school graduation.

By God's amazing grace, New Horizons now includes seven programs that operate throughout the year, providing tutoring, mentoring and faith-building experiences to hundreds of our Southwest Florida's most vulnerable youth.


Program accomplishments

100% of Super Teens graduated from high school over the past three years.

79% of regular education Super Kids earned a "C" or higher in Language Arts.

87% of public school teachers surveyed report that New Horizons has had a positive impact on their K-5 students' academic performance.


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