MentorKids USA

The information on this page was last updated 7/22/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Summary

MentorKids is, as you would expect, about mentoring kids. But it's also a lot more than that.

MentorKids is a program that serves K-12 grade students year-round, focusing on three distinct areas - academic excellence, spiritual growth, and leadership development. As our kids progress through the program, they move into higher levels of responsibility so that by the time they enter high school, they are ready to be hired on as an iLEADer. iLEADers mentor and tutor our younger students under the supervision of the classroom teachers, receive advanced leadership training and academic support, and engage with their community through outreach events and projects.


Contact information

Mailing address:
MentorKids USA
1776 N. Scottsdale Road
Box 1148
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Website: mentorkidsusa.org

Phone: (480) 767-6707

Email: [email protected]


Organization details

EIN: 860865368

CEO/President: Aaron Parrot

Chairman: Tammy Valdez

Board size: 8

Founder: Mr. Orv Krieger

Ruling year: 1997

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 07/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Purpose

Vision: A world where all youth reach their full God-given potential.


Mission statement

MentorKids USA is a Christian based organization that equips and empowers youth to be transformative leaders in their lives, their families, and their communities.


Statement of faith

We believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord and Savior.

We believe Jesus was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. He descended into hell and on the third day He rose again from the dead. He ascended into heaven and sits on the right hand of God the Father Almighty, and will one day return from there to judge the quick and the dead.

We believe in the Holy Ghost, The Church as the body of Christ, the Fellowship of Saints, the Forgiveness of sins, the Resurrection of the body and that whoever believes in Jesus will have Life everlasting.

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Transparency grade

C

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Community Development

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating621 of 103343 of 79
Fund acquisition rating630 of 103542 of 79
Resource allocation rating782 of 103560 of 79
Asset utilization rating323 of 103327 of 79

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
8%8%5%6%17%8%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%8%5%6%17%8%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
79%102%97%100%100%100%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
6%9%6%7%21%11%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
21%-2%3%0%0%0%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
80%73%75%75%63%71%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
89%88%87%88%82%74%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
69%64%65%66%52%53%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
11%12%13%12%18%26%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
14%18%20%20%32%61%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
12%17%20%18%16%18%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
0.801.151.001.371.371.54
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
2.131.001.001.001.001.00
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
1.691.151.001.371.371.54
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.9410.7913.0014.0314.6710.42
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.080.090.080.070.070.10
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
6.259.4311.138.118.157.03
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20212020201920182017
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
10%9%23%7%7%10%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
2%0%15%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
102%79%78%68%68%59%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20212020201920182017
Cash$679,607$657,152$480,928$454,872$252,997
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$82,569$93,863$33,195$67,831$112,092
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$762,176$751,015$514,123$522,703$365,089
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total assets$762,176$751,015$514,123$522,703$365,089
 
Liabilities20212020201920182017
Payables and accrued expenses$70,646$57,756$36,643$35,635$35,046
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$70,646$57,756$36,643$35,635$35,046
Debt$0$111,230$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$111,230$0$0$0
Total liabilities$70,646$168,986$36,643$35,635$35,046
 
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$657,434$515,637$477,480$421,600$218,073
With donor restrictions$34,096$66,392$0$65,468$111,970
Net assets$691,530$582,029$477,480$487,068$330,043
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20212020201920182017
Total contributions$1,023,555$838,865$803,398$873,821$767,874
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$488$3,086$1,195$1,024$340
Other revenue($19,944)$19,926($1,824)($986)($3,616)
Total other revenue($19,456)$23,012($629)$38($3,276)
Total revenue$1,004,099$861,877$802,769$873,859$764,598
 
Expenses20212020201920182017
Program services$646,238$557,586$527,384$452,995$402,981
Management and general$153,843$146,692$129,523$114,321$101,234
Fundraising$79,827$43,050$49,741$149,518$59,429
Total expenses$879,908$747,328$706,648$716,834$563,644
 
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$124,191$114,549$96,121$157,025$200,954
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$124,191$114,549$96,121$157,025$200,954

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Aaron ParrottExecutive Director$71,760

Compensation data as of: 7/31/2021


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History

It began with a trip to a prison.
When MentorKids Founder Orv Krieger took a mission trip to South America in the early 1990's he toured some prisons. One of the prisons was for children below the age of 18, and he saw how the kids were treated and how they lived. So when he came back to America, he wanted to learn how the prison system dealt with juveniles here. He visited some prisons for kids here and he became convinced that God was telling him that he needed to do something. So Orv started MentorKids.

For the next 13 years, MentorKids grew into a network of Mentors investing in the lives of youth all over the valley. Many of the Mentors are still in touch with the kids they mentored, who are now adults with kids of their own. This longevity of relationship demonstrates the power of loving, consistent investment in the life of a young person.

MentorKids was founded in 1997 as a one-to-one mentoring program. In 2010 we determined that a transformative impact in child's life would only happen if we could impact their families and neighborhoods as well. The "Promise Neighborhood" model was born to meet this challenge, allowing us to make a long-term investment in the children, families, and neighborhoods that we serve.


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