Project Backpack in St Louis, Missouri (MO)

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Project Backpack
Employer Identification Number (EIN)770643897
Name of OrganizationProject Backpack
In Care of NameJudy Pearlstone
Address9369 Olive Blvd Suite 15, St Louis, MO 63132
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date10/2004
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period2010
Assets$25,000 to $99,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $25,000 per year
Asset Amount$53,686
Amount of Income$35,717
Form 990 Revenue Amount$34,559
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Human Services - Multipurpose and Other: Children's, Youth Services

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Amount of income in 2010: $35,717 (it was $34,559 in 2013)
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Assets in 2010: $53,686 (it was $53,686 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2013: $41,257
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 0.9
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Grants share in income in 2013: 94.1%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$26,640$34,559
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$24,100$32,530
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$0$0
Membership dues and assessments$0$0
Investment income$39$17
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$2,501$2,012
Gross income from gaming$0$0
Gross income from fundraising events$3,342$3,170
Less: direct expenses from gaming and fundraising events$841$1,158
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0$0
Other revenue$0$0
Total expenses$28,005$41,257
Total net assets$57,963$51,265
Excess/Deficit for the year$-1,365$-6,698
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$59,328$57,963
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$57,963$51,265
Balance Sheets
Total assets$59,796$53,686
Total liabilities$1,833$2,421
Net assets or fund balances$57,963$51,265
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public Support$145,075
Subtotal Support$180,487
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$180,487
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) that exceeds 2% of the total support$35,412
Total Support$180,487
Public Support$180,487
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets$0
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$0
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