Impressive Statistics from SI's March 2023 Survey of Nonprofits

Philadelphia Academies, Inc.  In the school year 2021-2022, PAI provided services to: 4,315 Students, 312 Teachers or Administration in 21 of Philadelphia Public Schools.

BLOCS (Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools). More than $0.96 of every dollar donated to BLOCS is redistributed directly in the form of need-based scholarships to local students and families. As the largest scholarship organization, serving the community for more than forty years, BLOCS has earned public trust by carefully stewarding every dollar that passes through our organization. Our program spending vs. operating costs hovers around 3.6% vs. the national nonprofit average of 23%.

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Each year the Council’s education programs contribute 37,000 learning hours for over 3,000 area students.

Museum of the American Revolution. Their award-winning online digital interactive, Finding Freedom, has received 1,053,915 pageviews from 40,985 people since its launch in 2020, showing that many people are returning to it repeatedly as a resource.

Philadelphia OIC. 84% placement rate!

Young Life Pittsburgh. We are currently impacting 5733 students in the Greater Pittsburgh area. That’s adults who have a mentoring relationship with students, with 899 attending our weekly events and group meetings.

Variety the Children’s Charity of the Delaware Valley. Placed 43 young adults with disabilities into community employment in 2020 and 2021 amidst a pandemic.

Cradle of Liberty Council, BSA. Membership grew by 8.1% last year, and new families joined at a rate that we haven’t seen in over 15 years.

Widener University. 96% of our 2021 graduates had positive career outcomes and the median starting salary is $72,800.

Summer Search Philadelphia. 68% of Summer Search alumni have secured full-time employment within six months of earning their highest degree, higher than the national average of 57% (National Association of Colleges and Employers First Destinations Findings and Analysis Report, 2021).

The Joseph Fund, Camden. Since 2012, the Joseph Fund has raised more than $6,000,000, impacting more than 1,500 families with students in need of structure. However, the most important statistic is that our contributions have led to an 87% graduation rate among students in the schools we support.

Harlem Lacrosse – Philadelphia. $75 million in scholarship awards from colleges, universities and independent high schools around the country since inception in 2011.

Special Olympics PA. 86% of school staff feel that Special Olympics Unified Schools program has made a big impact in reducing bullying and teasing in their schools. 97% of high school seniors say that Unified Champion Schools activities are changing their school for the better.

NBA Math Hoops. Participants in our flagship program, NBA Math Hoops, demonstrate a 28% gain in math fluency and 21% improvement in higher-order math skills related to stats and data analysis. Students who did not participate improved by 19% and 8% across each respective category.

Franklin Institute. Outpacing any other field in growth by 50%, jobs in STEM fields are predicted to grow by 11.9 million over the next decade, per the U.S. Department of Labor. A highly skilled and technical workforce is imperative for economic growth, highlighting the need for high quality STEM education opportunities like the one delivered at The Franklin Institute.

Williamson College of the Trades. Williamson has a remarkable record of placing its graduates into good jobs that pay family-sustaining wages. Over the past five years, fully 99% of students have landed a full-time job before or soon after commencement. Ninety-three percent of those young men are employed in their field of study.

Hopeworks Camden. On average, over 99% of young adults (aged 17-26) entering Hopeworks are unemployed, making less than $400 annually. Young adults completing the Hopeworks program make, on average, over $43,000 annually, with a 12-month retention rate of nearly 90% in their jobs. That is the Hopeworks difference.

Ace Mentor Program. Over 98% graduation rate from high school.

City Year Philadelphia. 84% of our AmeriCorps members surveyed in FY 22 said City Year helped prepare them for their career path. And 92% of principals agreed that City Year actions aligned with advancing their goals.

National Liberty Museum. According to a 2016 study commissioned by NLM and conducted by the University of Birmingham, in partnership with the Jubilee Centre for Character & Virtues in the UK, students who participated in NLM’s YHOP curriculum consistently evidenced greater retention of liberty and its associated five pillars: courage, empathy, integrity, respect and responsibility. This lasted at least three months after their involvement with the program ended. Ongoing annual assessment of the program indicates that students who participate in YHOP are significantly more likely to demonstrate increased understanding of First Amendment rights and confidence in taking civic action within their communities. 

Girard College. Nearly 100% of Girard College’s graduates matriculate to postsecondary schools.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania. Fifty-six percent (56%) of women in the 117th Congress are Girl Scout alums. • Seventy-one percent (71%) of current female senators are Girl Scout alums. • Fifty-three percent (53%) of current female delegates and representatives in the House of Representatives are Girl Scout alums. • Five of the nine current female governors are Girl Scout alums. • Every female secretary of state in U.S. history is a Girl Scout or Girl Guide alum: Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice, and Hillary Clinton.

Episcopal Community Services. Our Mindset participants see an average increase in income of $758/month.

Heights Philadelphia. 100% of our students graduate from high school. 70% of our college students graduate from college in six years, beating all local and national averages.

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