Educational Institutions

Building Hope - A Charter School Facilities Fund

  • Washington, DC
  • www.buildinghope.org

Mission Statement

Building Hope is a private foundation that works to close the educational achievement gap by giving students access to high quality public charter schools.

ruling year

2004

Keywords

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education, charter schools, facilities

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Also Known As

Building Hope

EIN

20-0367954

 Number

4212793744

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Providing assistance for site selection, school design and development, and lease/purchase negotiation. Developing financial cash flow projections to determine realistic lease or loan payment amounts for school operators. Constructing affordable financing packages acceptable to commercial lending institutions. Acquiring and developing sites and then sub-leasing them to schools at below-market rates. Lending money for facilities acquisitions and/or improvements at below-market rates. Extending credit guarantees to allow schools to obtain additional financing. Offering professional back-office services to schools (facility maintenance, finance and accounting, IT). Advocating on behalf of charter schools for adequate facilities at the local, state, and national levels.

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BUILDING HOPE. A CHARTER SCHOOL FACILITIES FUND
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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Building Hope - A Charter School Facilities Fund

Leadership

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Governance

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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