Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs
300 Whalley Avenue, Suite 2G
New Haven CT 06511
Contact Information
Address 300 Whalley Avenue, Suite 2G
New Haven, CT 06511-
Telephone (203) 498-1097 x
Fax 203-498-1197
E-mail chaka@higherheightsyouth.org
Web and Social Media
Mission
Our mission is to change the lives of under-represented college bound students and Empower, Encourage, and Equip them to obtain a post-secondary education. 
At A Glance
Year of Incorporation 2004
Organization's type of tax exempt status Public Supported Charity
Organization received a competitive grant from the community foundation in the past five years Yes
Leadership
CEO/Executive Director Chaka Felder-McEntire
Board Chair Ms. Jennifer Quaye
Board Chair Company Affiliation Educators for Excellence
Financial Summary
Revenue vs Expenses Bar Graph - All Years
Statements
Mission
Our mission is to change the lives of under-represented college bound students and Empower, Encourage, and Equip them to obtain a post-secondary education. 
Background

Inspired by [her years as a school counselor and educational leader recognizing her students’ need for additional programming], Dr. Chaka Felder founded Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Program in 2004. Since then, the program has grown into a program with great impact. In 13 years, Higher Heights has employed over 100 youth, and provided college planning services to over 1,000 high school students and their parents. 

 

Our students are at the heart of our organization. Over 75% of them hail from single-parent households, and over 98% of them are the first in their families to go to college. Prior to enrolling in our program, many of our students have not identified goals for college and are not achieving their maximum academic potential.
Impact

Our  College Access Program (CAP) supports the local community development efforts by engaging youth in process of self-discovery and learning about careers and postsecondary education. By assisting parents with the college preparation process, CAP inspires students who might not have considered college to set higher goals. In addition, it generates family awareness of the importance of planning for college and identifies areas of study that need to be strengthened to assist students in fulfilling their goals.

CAP addresses the need to provide college planning service and has achieved the following success over the past 8 years: 100% of our high school seniors have obtained a high school diploma, and 100% of our graduating seniors have entered postsecondary education.

The value-added that our partners brings to our CAP is equally matched by the commitment and dedication that define HHYEP that is designed around the E3 model (Empower, Encourage and Equip).

The impact of Higher Heights' College Access Program has had a direct impact on the success of New Haven Public Schools, specifically helping to increase the number of low-income and minority students graduate from high school and enroll into a post-secondary institution.  Since 2004, 1,000 students have completed our College Access Program, approximately 90% of our students are from New Haven Public Schools.  Over the past thirteen years, 100% of our students have graduated from high school, 90% have enrolled into college. 
Needs

 

The philosophy behind the Higher Heights school-based College Access Program is that our College Coaches/Advisors are partners with the entire school community supporting staff and students, and encouraging and providing access and resources for high school students to go to post-secondary education.
Need to Support School Staff-
The model recognizes the reality that the workload of school guidance counselors has increased during the past decades in both volume and complexity. Counselors are often charged with administrative duties, such as scheduling, testing, attendance, and discipline, in addition to managing both traditional and crisis counseling responsibilities. It is no wonder that students are not receiving the level of academic, educational, college, and career counseling that will enhance their retention in high school, success in a college prep curriculum, and subsequent enrollment in college.
In America, earning a college degree is critical to good economic prospects and a higher quality of life. Yet, too many high school students are not applying to or going to college. This is especially true among America's highest need students: first-generation college going, low-income, and/or underrepresented students. While half of all people from high-income families have a bachelor's degree by age 25, just 1 in 10 people from low-income families do.
High-need students receive the least assistance in the college admissions process. Not only is the national student-to-adviser ratio over 450:1, high-need students often lack the guidance and support they need to prepare for and apply to college.
Our College Advisors works in public high schools to provide the support needed for low-income and underrepresented kids to navigate the college admissions process. We believe this work is not only transformational for the the students we serve and for the advisers that serve them, but it is imperative to America's economic strength and to preserving opportunity for all.

 

CEO Statement This year, like many other not-for-profits, has been a trying year for Higher Heights. But every time we look into the eyes of one of our students or receive a phone call from an alumni parent who needs help completing the FAFSA; it reminds our staff that we are doing this for a greater purpose than our own.

We have learned a lot this year from program design to best practices for program expansion. And I am glad to announce that Higher Heights has formed a partnership with the local high schools to create a funnel of services for our students. Students who participate in Higher Heights will continue to receive our college planning services; but will now have access to direct college coaches within their schools.  We have grown from serving 100 students annually to a projected 300 students in 2015-2016.

We are also excited to become a part of a national movement through the National College Access Network. Membership with the Network will allow Higher Heights to improve program services and have access to federal funding and technology training at a national level.

Higher Heights has been in existence for thirteen (13) years and we are embarking on a CAPTIAL CAMPAIGN to lay the framework for facility that will become the permanent home of Higher Heights. A facility that will allow us to offer our test prep, college counseling, parent workshops, and staffing needs all in one place. This is an exciting and large endeavor. We are asking all of your support as we continue to lay the foundation for long-term stability for Higher Heights.  

 
When searching for Higher Heights on the web, please visit us at: http://higherheightsyouth.org/HHYEP/Home.html

https://www.facebook.com/HigherHeightsYouth
 
 
Board Chair Statement
As an alumni parent of Higher Heights, it is with great pleasure that I serve as the Board President.  For the past seven years, Higher Heights has been a major part of my life and my daughter's success.
 
I have made a long-term commitment to the organization because I believe in the mission and I know how tirelessly the staff and volunteers work to ensure that every student who enrolls in the program- graduates from high school and goes on to college.
 
 
 
Service Categories
Primary Organization Category Education / Secondary & High Schools
Secondary Organization Category Youth Development /
Areas Served
Ansonia
Bethany
Branford
Cheshire
Derby
East Haven
Guilford
Hamden
Milford
New Haven
North Branford
North Haven
Orange
West Haven
Woodbridge

HHYEP has enrolled over 1,000 students in the program, along with expanding services to 2 school-based programs to expand our College Advisors Program at Hamden High School and James Hillhouse High School. 

Historically, the demographics of the program have been: 70% female, 30% male; 87% African American, 8% Hispanic, 2% Caucasian, and 3% Other. In terms of grade levels served: Grade 9 (7%); Grade 10 (18%); Grade 11 (43%) and Grade 12 (32%). Geographically, our students represent the following towns: Ansonia, Cromwell, East Haven, Glastonbury, North Haven, Orange, Springfield, Westport, Woodbridge, and Bridgeport. The majority of our students represent: Fairfield, Norwalk, and Stratford (1%); Hamden (13%); New Haven (64%); Stamford (1.5%); and West Haven (10%). Sixty-five percent (65%) of our students receive free or reduced lunch and seventy percent (70%) are first-generational college bound students.

The demographics are a true representation as to the need for our CAP model to serve under-represented college-bound students.

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments
When searching for Higher Heights on the web, please visit us at: http://higherheightsyouth.org/HHYEP/Home.html OR https://www.facebook.com/HigherHeightsYouth
 
@HHYE On Twitter & Instagram
 
Programs
Description

College Access Program
The purpose of our College Access Program is to provide more equitable access of college preparatory resources and services to a broad range of students and their families who have a history of being deprived and who as a consequence are underrepresented in the pool of academically high-achieving students.


Students in grades 9 through 12 are eligible for the program.

A maximum of 300 students can enroll in the program.

The Program is divided into sessions appropriate for different grade levels.

Program Components:

· SAT and PSAT Test Preparation

· Mentoring

· Academic Tutoring

· College Counseling Sessions/Workshops (for both students and parents)

· College Tour Visits

 


Population Served At-Risk Populations / Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.
1. Increase the number of students receiving college planning services from Higher Heights (50 students to an increase of 300 students).
2. Improve the high school graduation rate and college enrollment rate of participating students by 80%
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state.
Building capacity through our AmeriCorps Programs, within the next three years, Higher Heights will launch at least 5 local College Access Centers in various high schools throughout the Greater New Haven Area.
 
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Higher Heights aims to enroll 300 high school students to participate in our College Access Program. The goal of the program is to provide college planning services to the students that include test preparation, advisement, and mentoring.
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.
  1. 80% of the participants will enroll in a post-secondary institution.
  2. The college enrollment rate of program participants students will increase by 80%.
  3. The high school graduation rate of program participants will increase by 80%.
Description

Grant funding from the Webster Bank Foundation and the CFGNH has allowed us to launch our new College Access Savings Program in collaboration with the CT Association for Human Services (CAHS) and Webster Bank. CASP provides positive learning experiences that help young people learn and improve upon personal finance skills using a combination of technology and live instruction. CASP is an Individual Development Account(IDA)Initiative that is geared to support low-income families in New Haven save for post secondary education. 

The Higher Heights CASP is designed to promote patterns of regular savings, responsible spending and budgeting for high school aged students. In addition to fostering a sense of financial responsibility, accountability and habitual savings behaviors in our youth; youth enrolled in this initiative will be saving toward Secondary Education.

 A maximum of 25 students can enroll in the CASP Program.
Population Served Poor,Economically Disadvantaged,Indigent / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service.
  1. Outreach at least 75 New Haven Residents to enroll 25 high school seniors in the College Access Savings Program
  2. Assist 25 participants in devising a workable saving and financial plan for their future.
  3. 25 high school seniors will receive a matched IDA in the amount of $500, totaling $1,000 saved towards their post-secondary education.
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. The goals of the project are threefold. First, the project will increase student and family knowledge of postsecondary education options, preparation, and financing. Second, the project will increase student academic performance and preparation for postsecondary education. Third, the project will increase the rate of high school graduation and enrollment in postsecondary education among students in target areas.
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact.
Success will be monitored by:

Evaluation Metrics

                 Total number of enrolled participants vs. number initially contacted

                 Number and percentage of participants who successfully complete at least a six-month savings period and make a qualified withdrawal

                 Number and percentage of participants who failed to complete the program, along with reasons why

                 Average monthly savings amount, unmatched and matched

                 Number of assets purchased by type

                 Program assessments on the part of participants

                 Number, average amount, and reasons for emergency withdrawals

Post-Program Evaluation Metrics:

                 For selected participants, monthly saving rates following the conclusion of the program.

                 College matriculation rates for participants who did not make a qualified withdrawal during the program.

                 Participant success in following through with post-asset purchase savings plan.

                 Participant success in maintaining asset purchase.

 
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success. During the 2013-2014 year, HHYEP piloted the CASP Program.  The program enrolled 10 students who successfully completed the program saving $10,000 to assist with the cost of college directly after high school graduation.
Description
The focus of our HIGHER Women mentoring program to include financial literacy for both the young girls and their mothers.

During a 10-month period, young girls and their mothers attend weekly seminars that focus on financial empowerment and college savings instructed by Financial Services Professionals.
 
Expanding college access and success through improved financial education is the goal of a new partnership between HHYEP, the (NCAN) and the Greater New Haven Asset Building Collaborative (ABC).  The underlying belief of each agency is that financial knowledge and sufficient assets are crucial to help struggling families move out of poverty and towards economic self-sufficiency. We connect people with a variety of asset-building services, such as access to affordable, mainstream banking; financial planning, education, and coaching; and credit and debt counseling.
Population Served Females / /
Program is linked to organization’s mission and strategy Yes
Program is frequently assessed based on predetermined program goals Yes
Short Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe near term achievement(s) or improvement(s) that will result from this program. This may represent immediate outcomes occurring as a result of the end of a session or service. The program will be designed for the 20 girls who have been identified, by school officials, as students who are considered "at risk" of not enrolling in or completing a post-secondary education. The program is in partnership with BOOST and Metropolitan High School, where all the activities will take place.

The objectives/outcomes for the female participants of the program are to:
1. Select colleges for application as a result of an advising session (college fair or college visit)
2. Complete and Submit at least 2 college applications
3. Submit a completed FAFSA on time
4. Open bank account or increase bank savings
7. Improve academic performance
8. Improve school attendance and behavior

The objectives/outcomes for the parents of the participants are to:
1. Attend at least 7 parent workshops, including the Orientation
2. Attend at least 1 group learning activity (FAFSA Workshop or HHYEP Family Day)
3. Increase bank savings or open bank account
4. Improve credit and debt management

The objectives/outcomes for the Mentors are to:
1. Complete the Service Learning Training
2. Commit to making contact with mentee at least once a month while away at college
3. Attend Meet & Greet Session in July/August
4. Participate in Service Learning Project (held once during the school year)
Long Term SuccessHelpOrganizations describe the ultimate change(s) that will result from this program. This may be far into the future and represent an ideal state. 1) Improve college enrollment rates, 2) Decrease dropout, and 3) Decrease crime (Related Mission: Create and support opportunities for the economic, educational, emotional, social, and personal growth of women and girls; Advance the status of women and girls in the core areas of economic security, health, violence, and education) 

3) Alumni giving back to the community (Related Mission: Encourage the advancement and full participation of women and girls in the community and in philanthropy).

4) Decrease Pregnancy rates amongst the 20 high school girls (Related Mission: Meet special needs of women and girls and the diverse populations of women in our region).
Program Success Monitored ByHelpOrganizations describe the tools used to measure or track program impact. Difference Made
1. #/% of program participants that enter college or are promoted to the next grade level
2. #/% of program participants who open a bank account
3. #/% of program participants' improve their credit score
4. #/% of program participants who gain summer employment
5. #/% of program participants that increase savings accounts 
 
Examples of Program SuccessHelpOrganization's site specific examples of changes in clients' behaviors or testimonies of client's changes to demonstrate program success.

Higher Women is part of the Higher Heights vision because it directly aligns with our college access mission who is to  

This year the women in our mentoring program also participated in the College Access Savings program an initiative geared to support low-income families in New Haven save for post-secondary education. Each participant are matched a $1 for every $1 saved and can be used towards tuition or materials needed for post-secondary education. As part of the Program, participants receive intensive financial counseling to assist participants adhere to committed savings goals. Participants attend classes on budgeting, credit, saving and other financial issues. In addition, participants take part in an asset-based training directly related to goals of secondary education.

Description
We place recent college graduates as full-time college advisers in local high schools. Advisers work to foster a college-going culture within the schools they serve, which is one of the best predictors of whether students will pursue higher education. Advisers become part of their school's community. They collaborate with teachers and administrators to tie college-going into the life of a school, devise creative approaches to reach and connect with students, and most importantly, open the eyes of students and their families to the possibility of college. Equally important, advisers supplement, not replace, existing high school counseling staff, thereby reaching more students.
From navigating the college admissions maze, to securing SAT/ACT fee waivers and assisting students and their families with FAFSA applications, our advisers become experts, mentors, champions, and guides. Our advisers are transforming lives and elevating a community.
 
HHYEP, Inc. has collaborated with JHHS' Counseling team to ameliorate the college application process within the school. This includes: Facilitating classes, Scheduling college/technical in-school and out-of-school visits, as well as one-on-one sessions with students.
In total, our advisers held the following:
200 one-on-one meetings with students
50 group meetings
40 admissions visits from colleges and universities with seniors
In doing so, our advisers helped the following:
200 students with college applications
125 students receive a college application waiver
30 students complete a FAFSA
Resulting in 84% of the seniors at Hillhouse submitting a college application by February 1st compared to 60% of seniors this same time last year.
Population Served / /
Program Comments
CEO Comments

We are excited to launch a new initiative to support school districts in the State of Connecticut increase their college application and enrollment rates.  The Connecticut College Access Network, is an initiative of Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, Inc that focuses on leadership, professional development and advocacy.

 
Through a partnership with the Go Alliance Academy, the Connecticut College Access Network will provide an online interactive course to support school leaders, school counselors and groups that provide college advisement to students.  Districts interested in the Go Alliance Academy should reach out to our Executive Director to learn more about how to become a member of the Connecticut College Access Network to access the Go Alliance Academy for their staff. 
CEO/Executive Director
Chaka Felder-McEntire
Term Start Jan 2004
Email chaka@higherheightsyouth.org
Experience

Educational Leadership Program (May 2016)               Southern CT State Univ.               Doctorate Degree

Intermediate Administrative Certification (092)                                 Sacred Heart University                Candidate

Masters of Science in Counselor Education                                       Canisius College                     August 2003

Masters of Science in Organizational Communication & Development Canisius College                     August 2002

Bachelor of Science in Business Studies                                          Buffalo State College                    May 2000

 Ø Founder of a local college access program for high school students that has served over 280 students and employed 50 youth.

Ø Created the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of all program components.

Ø Oversees the day-to-day operations with a strong performance and outcome based approach

Ø Designed and developed the curriculum that guides the program model.

Ø Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.

Ø Provides leadership in developing programs, and organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and volunteers.

Ø Secured grant funding and facility space to help the organization grow to a budget of $160,000 budget with 2 full-time staff, interns, contractors, and volunteers within 8 years.

Ø Maintains official records and documents, and ensure compliance with state and local regulations.

Ø Establishes partnerships and cooperative agreements with community groups and organizations that align to the mission and vision of the organization

Ø Represents the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.

Ø Responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.

Ø Responsible for grant writing, grant management, and grant or project evaluation.

Ø Created and maintains the organization’s website and webmail marketing system.

Ø Develops and implements the programs fundraising events

Staff
Number of Full Time Staff 2
Number of Part Time Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 2
Number of Contract Staff 1
Staff Retention Rate 90%
Staff Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 3
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 1
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 1
Female 3
Unspecified 0
Formal Evaluations
CEO Formal Evaluation Yes
CEO/Executive Formal Evaluation Frequency Annually
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Senior Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Semi-Annually
Non Management Formal Evaluation Yes
Non Management Formal Evaluation Frequency Quarterly
Collaborations
Currently, HHYEP is in a 3-year collaborative AmeriCorps VISTA Grant with the New Haven Education AmeriCorps VISTA Project.
The New Haven Education AmeriCorps VISTA project works to improve underperforming Title I schools in New Haven, Connecticut.  Partnering organizations include:  Agency on Aging of South Central Connecticut, United Way of Greater New Haven, New Haven Reads, Dwight Hall at Yale, Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Program, Parent University, Common Ground High School and Everybody Wins Connecticut.
Other partnerships include:
  • Being a BOOST partner at Hill Regional Career High School and Metropolitan Business Academy (since 2011)
  • A co-founding organization of "New Haven's Brightest" with Quinnipiac University.  A celebratory event for graduating eighth graders from New Haven Public Schools.
  • The Governor's Prevention Partnership to administer our Higher Men & Higher Women Mentoring Programs
The following organizations have partnered with HHYEP to refer their students to our College Access Programs: DCF, AFI, and Y.E.S.  In addition, HHYEP has a working relationship with the following universities for student admissions, professional development for our staff, and resources for our parents: Albertus Magnus College, Central CT State University, Western CT State University, Eastern CT State University, Southern CT State University and Yale University.
 
Staff of HHYEP serve as committee members and volunteers with Parent University and works collaboratively with New Haven Promise to ensure that our students are eligible and have applied for the Promise Scholarship.
Comments
CEO Comments The HHYEP Board of Directors is comprised of 11 Members. We meet monthly to review, discuss and adopt financial, operational and personnel matters regarding the HHYEP organization. While meetings are run efficiently there are a couple of challenges that the Board has made a commitment to address. The Board needs training on the Roles and Responsibilities of Board members. There was a CAT report (administered by the CFGNH in 2014) which highlighted weaknesses in the structure of the Board. The Assessment was resounding and the Board felt it needed to strengthen its commitment and understanding of HHYEP mission and operational needs.
 
The Board hired a consultant through the Greater New Haven Community Foundation who assisted the Board with "understanding their role", developing and creating a Development Committee to help fundraising efforts. These consultant session expanded to a training session on "fundraising" which several Board members attended with other Non-profit organizations. The Board has become more in tune with the Agency mission and moving in the direction of improving its fiscal position and implementing strategies for the Agency to continue to thrive.
Board Chair
Ms. Jennifer Quaye
Company Affiliation Educators for Excellence
Term Aug 2016 to Aug 2018
Board of Directors
NameAffiliation
Nikia Bigard New Haven Public Schools
Patricia Dixon New Haven Housing Authority
Brigitta Henderson New Haven Housing Authority
Shelley Hicks Highville Charter School
Nancy Hill New Haven Public Schools
Mercy Quaye Educators for Excellence
Garry Tinney New Haven Fire Department
Board Demographics - Ethnicity
African American/Black 8
Asian American/Pacific Islander 0
Caucasian 0
Hispanic/Latino 0
Native American/American Indian 0
Other 0 0
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 1
Female 7
Standing Committees
Marketing
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
CEO Comments

Each director shall hold office for a staggered term of a 2 year, 3 year, or 4 year term, until his or her successor is elected and qualifies. Once selected to serve on the board a director will have the option of terms. A board member will serve no more than 8 consecutive terms.

 
 
Financials
Fiscal Year Start June 01 2016
Fiscal Year End May 30 2017
Projected Revenue $187,000.00
Projected Expenses $198,000.00
Spending Policy Income Only
Credit Line No
Reserve Fund No
Detailed Financials
Prior Three Years Revenue Sources ChartHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201620152014
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$143,943$67,559$145,838
Government Contributions$0$0$0
Federal------
State------
Local------
Unspecified------
Individual Contributions------
------
$43,919$74,848$22,327
Investment Income, Net of Losses----$2,975
Membership Dues------
Special Events$231$9,518--
Revenue In-Kind------
Other----$1,881
Prior Three Years Expense Allocations Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Program Expense$73,214$55,290$92,676
Administration Expense$124,223$78,543$77,216
Fundraising Expense------
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses0.951.141.02
Program Expense/Total Expenses37%41%55%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue0%0%0%
Prior Three Years Assets and Liabilities Chart
Fiscal Year201620152014
Total Assets$47,566$55,376$37,284
Current Assets$31,290$46,317$21,008
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$1,534----
Total Net Assets$46,032$55,376$37,284
Prior Three Years Top Three Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201620152014
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountWorkforce Alliance $78,325Workforce Alliance $25,415Workforce Alliance $63,093
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountCity of New Haven $21,791The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $23,760The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $38,750
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountThe Community Foundation for Greater New Haven $20,000City of New Haven $7,656City of New Haven $34,000
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities20.40----
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201620152014
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Comments
CEO Comments Currently, one of our major funders is revamping their grant requirements.  This will cause a great hardship to HHYEP and we are currently in the process of revisiting and expanding our donor bases, implementing the fund development that was developed this fiscal year.
Foundation Staff Comments
This profile, including the financial summaries prepared and submitted by the organization based on its own independent and/or internal audit processes and regulatory submissions, has been read by the Foundation. Financial information is inputted by Foundation staff directly from the organization’s IRS Form 990, audited financial statements or other financial documents approved by the nonprofit’s board. The Foundation has not audited the organization’s financial statements or tax filings, and makes no representations or warranties thereon. The Community Foundation is continuing to receive information submitted by the organization and may periodically update the organization’s profile to reflect the most current financial and other information available. The organization has completed the fields required by The Community Foundation and updated their profile in the last year. To see if the organization has received a competitive grant from The Community Foundation in the last five years, please go to the General Information Tab of the profile.
Address 300 Whalley Avenue, Suite 2G
New Haven, CT 06511
Primary Phone 203 498-1097
CEO/Executive Director Chaka Felder-McEntire
Board Chair Ms. Jennifer Quaye
Board Chair Company Affiliation Educators for Excellence

 

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