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PUBLIC INSPECTION COPY

990

OMB No. 1545-0047

Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax

2007

Under section 501(c), 527, or 4947(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code (except black lung benefit trust or private foundation) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service(77)

A B

For the 2007 calendar year, or tax year beginning C

, 2007, and ending

,

Check if applicable:

Address change Name change Initial return Termination

Please use IRS label or print or type. See specific Instructions.

Collaborative for Children 3800 Buffalo Speedway #300 Houston, TX 77098

D

Employer Identification Number

E

Telephone number

F

Accounting method:

76-0228065 713-600-1100

G Web site: G

www.collabforchildren.org

Organization type (check only one). . . . . . . . .

K

Check here G if the organization is not a 509(a)(3) supporting organization and its gross receipts are normally not more than $25,000. A return is not required, but if the organization chooses to file a return, be sure to file a complete return.

G X

501(c)

3H

(insert no.)

4947(a)(1) or

527

1

H (a) H (b) H (c)

Is this a group return for affiliates? . . .

H (d)

Is this a separate return filed by an

If 'Yes,' enter number of affiliates.

Are all affiliates included? . . . . . . . . . (If 'No,' attach a list. See instructions.)

A N S E S T E T S

Yes

Yes

No

No

X

No

Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received: a Contributions to donor advised funds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1a

b Direct public support (not included on line 1a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1b

c Indirect public support (not included on line 1a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1c

d Government contributions (grants) (not included on line 1a). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e Total (add lines

1d

$

3,702,361.

noncash

$

1,557,902. 770,143. 1,378,128.

3,812. ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1e

2

Program service revenue including government fees and contracts (from Part VII, line 93). . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2

3

Membership dues and assessments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3

4

Interest on savings and temporary cash investments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4

5

Dividends and interest from securities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

5

6 a Gross rents. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6a

b Less: rental expenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6b

Other investment income (describe. . . . . . . .

G

8 a Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

) (A) Securities

3,706,173. 139,831. 35,692.

6c 7

(B) Other 8a

b Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses . . . . . . .

8b

c Gain or (loss) (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

8c

d Net gain or (loss). Combine line 8c, columns (A) and (B) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Special events and activities (attach schedule). If any amount is from gaming, check here. . . . . G a Gross revenue (not including $ 130,000. of contributions reported on line 1b) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9a 21,000. b Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30,418. 9b

8d

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 ..... c Net income or (loss) from special events. Subtract line 9b from line 9a. . . . . . . . . . . . . Statement

9c

10 a Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10 a

b Less: cost of goods sold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10 b

c Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory (attach schedule). Subtract line 10b from line 10a. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

E X P E N S E S

X

Group Exemption Number. . . G Check G if the organization is not required to attach Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF).

c Net rental income or (loss). Subtract line 6b from line 6a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . R E V E N U E

Accrual

3,902,696. Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances (See the instructions.)

1a through 1d) (cash

7

Yes

G

organization covered by a group ruling?

I M

Gross receipts: Add lines 6b, 8b, 9b, and 10b to line 12 G

Part I

X

G

H and I are not applicable to section 527 organizations.

? Section 501(c)(3) organizations and 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts must attach a completed Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ).

J

L

Cash

Other (specify)

Amended return Application pending

Open to Public Inspection

G The organization may have to use a copy of this return to satisfy state reporting requirements.

10 c

11

Other revenue (from Part VII, line 103) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

11

12

Total revenue. Add lines 1e, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6c, 7, 8d, 9c, 10c, and 11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

12

13

Program services (from line 44, column (B)) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

13

14

Management and general (from line 44, column (C)) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14

15

Fundraising (from line 44, column (D)). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

15

16

Payments to affiliates (attach schedule) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

16

17

Total expenses. Add lines 16 and 44, column (A). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

17

18

Excess or (deficit) for the year. Subtract line 17 from line 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

18

19

Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year (from line 73, column (A)) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

19

20

Other changes in net assets or fund balances (attach explanation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

20

21

Net assets or fund balances at end of year. Combine lines 18, 19, and 20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

21

BAA For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the separate instructions.

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3,872,278. 2,657,608. 861,662. 285,068. 3,804,338. 67,940. 1,499,836. 1,567,776. Form 990 (2007)


Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Page 2 Statement of Functional Expenses All organizations must complete column (A). Columns (B), (C), and (D) are required

Form 990 (2007)

Part II

for section 501(c)(3) and (4) organizations and section 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts but optional for others. (See instruct.)

Do not include amounts reported on line 6b, 8b, 9b, 10b, or 16 of Part I.

(B) Program services

(A) Total

(C) Management and general

(D) Fundraising

22 a Grants paid from donor advised funds (attach sch) (cash non-cash

$ $

)

If this amount includes foreign grants, check here . . G .... 22 a 22 b Other grants and allocations (att sch) See Stm 2 $ 346,459. (cash non-cash $ ) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here . .

G

....

346,459.

346,459.

25 a

282,924.

188,116.

68,836.

25,972.

25 b

0.

0.

0.

0.

25 c

0.

0.

0.

0.

22 b

23

Specific assistance to individuals (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

23

24

Benefits paid to or for members (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

24

25 a Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc. listed in Part V-A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc. listed in Part V-B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . c Compensation and other distributions, not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Salaries and wages of employees not included on lines 25a, b, and c. . . . . . . . .

26

1,568,619.

1,043,026.

381,696.

143,897.

Pension plan contributions not included on lines 25a, b, and c. . . . . . . . .

27

23,620.

15,705.

5,747.

2,168.

28

Employee benefits not included on lines 25a - 27. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

28

29

Payroll taxes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

29

132,548. 132,651.

88,131. 88,203.

32,249. 32,277.

12,168. 12,171.

30

Professional fundraising fees. . . . . . . . . . .

30

31

Accounting fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

32

Legal fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32

33

Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33

34

Telephone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

34

35 36

Postage and shipping. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Occupancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

35 36

37

Equipment rental and maintenance . . . . .

37

38

Printing and publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

38

39

Travel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

39

40

Conferences, conventions, and meetings. . . . . . . . .

40

41

Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

41

42 43

Depreciation, depletion, etc (attach schedule). . . . . . Other expenses not covered above (itemize):

42

27

a See

Statement 3

43 a

b

43 b

c

43 c

d

43 d

e

43 e

f

43 f

g

43 g

44

Total functional expenses. Add lines 22a through 43g. (Organizations completing columns (B) - (D), carry these totals to lines 13 - 15). . . . . .

Joint Costs. Check .

G

44

21,783.

21,783.

45,026. 36,517. 16,212. 381,391. 10,365. 25,862. 45,895. 114,285.

31,365. 25,100. 13,350. 260,442. 6,804. 17,386. 41,238. 93,403.

10,135. 8,358. 1,038. 86,083. 2,643. 2,761. 4,617. 4,183.

3,526. 3,059. 1,824. 34,866. 918. 5,715. 40. 16,699.

34,909.

20,515.

12,003.

2,391.

585,272.

378,365.

187,253.

19,654.

3,804,338.

2,657,608.

861,662.

285,068.

if you are following SOP 98-2.

Are any joint costs from a combined educational campaign and fundraising solicitation reported in (B) Program services? . . . . . . . . . . G Yes X No If 'Yes,' enter (i) the aggregate amount of these joint costs $ ; (ii) the amount allocated to Program services $ ; (iii) the amount allocated to Management and general $ ; and (iv) the amount allocated . to Fundraising $ BAA

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Form 990 (2007)


Collaborative for Children Statement of Program Service Accomplishments (See the instructions.)

Form 990 (2007)

Part III

76-0228065

Page 3

Form 990 is available for public inspection and, for some people, serves as the primary or sole source of information about a particular organization. How the public perceives an organization in such cases may be determined by the information presented on its return. Therefore, please make sure the return is complete and accurate and fully describes, in Part III, the organization's programs and accomplishments. Program Service Expenses Improve quality of childcare What is the organization's primary exempt purpose? G (Required for 501(c)(3) and All organizations must describe their exempt purpose achievements in a clear and concise manner. State the number of (4) organizations and clients served, publications issued, etc. Discuss achievements that are not measurable. (Section 501(c)(3) and (4) organ4947(a)(1) trusts; but optional for others.) izations and 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts must also enter the amount of grants and allocations to others.) a

See Statement 4

) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here G

(Grants and allocations

$

(Grants and allocations

$

) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here G

(Grants and allocations

$

) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here G

(Grants and allocations

$

) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here G

346,459.

2,657,608.

b

c

d

e Other program services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Grants and allocations

$

) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here G

f Total of Program Service Expenses (should equal line 44, column (B), Program services) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BAA

G

2,657,608. Form 990 (2007)

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Collaborative for Children Balance Sheets (See the instructions.)

76-0228065

Form 990 (2007)

Part IV

(A) Beginning of year

Note: Where required, attached schedules and amounts within the description column should be for end-of-year amounts only. 45

Cash ' non-interest-bearing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

46

Savings and temporary cash investments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

47 a Accounts receivable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

47 a

b Less: allowance for doubtful accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

47 b

48 a Pledges receivable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

48 a

b Less: allowance for doubtful accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

48 b

49

A S S E T S

46

47 c

10,535.

434,450. 204,458.

48 c

687,334. 121,175.

687,334. 49

b Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B) (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

50 b

51 a Other notes and loans receivable (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51 a

b Less: allowance for doubtful accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51 b

51 c

52

Inventories for sale or use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

53

Prepaid expenses and deferred charges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G G

55 a Investments ' land, buildings, & equipment: basis. . .

55 a

b Less: accumulated depreciation (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

55 b

X

Cost Cost

FMV

52

24,205. 203,551.

53 54 a

16,997. 203,308.

54 b

FMV

55 c

Investments ' other (attach schedule) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

57 a Land, buildings, and equipment: basis. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

57 a

203,216.

b Less: accumulated depreciation (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . .Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6. . . .

57 b

61,786.

58

48,195. 753,532.

12,921.

50 a

56

56

31,540.

57 c

141,430.

Other assets, including program-related investments (describe G

58

). .

59

Total assets (must equal line 74). Add lines 45 through 58. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

60

Accounts payable and accrued expenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

61

Grants payable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

62

Deferred revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

63

Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees (attach schedule) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1,617,406. 114,268.

59 60 62

64 a 64 b

Other liabilities (describe G . .

66

Total liabilities. Add lines 60 through 65 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

39,855.

65

). .

X

7,875.

63

. . . . . . Statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 ........ b Mortgages and other notes payable (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . See

65

1,982,506. 367,000.

61

3,302.

64 a Tax-exempt bond liabilities (attach schedule). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Organizations that follow SFAS 117, check here G

117,570.

66

414,730.

524,140. 975,696.

67

484,938. 1,082,838.

and complete lines 67

through 69 and lines 73 and 74.

A S S E T S O R

45

50 a Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees (attach schedule) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b Investments ' other securities (attach sch) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

N E T

(B) End of year

10,535.

Grants receivable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

54 a Investments ' publicly-traded securities. . . . .Stmt . . . . . . .5 .....

L I A B I L I T I E S

410,491. 295,790.

Page 4

67

Unrestricted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

68

Temporarily restricted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

69

Permanently restricted. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Organizations that do not follow SFAS 117, check here G

F U N D B A L A N C E S

68 69

and complete lines

70 through 74. 70

Capital stock, trust principal, or current funds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

70

71

Paid-in or capital surplus, or land, building, and equipment fund . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

71

72

Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds . . . . . . . . . . . . .

72

73

Total net assets or fund balances. Add lines 67 through 69 or lines 70 through 72. (Column (A) must equal line 19 and column (B) must equal line 21). . . . . . . . . . .

74

Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances. Add lines 66 and 73. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

BAA

1,499,836. 1,617,406.

73 74

1,567,776. 1,982,506. Form 990 (2007)

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Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Part IV-A Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements with Revenue per Return (See the instructions.)

Form 990 (2007)

Page 5

a

3,876,325.

Add lines b1 through b4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b

Subtract line b from line a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

c

4,047. 3,872,278.

a

Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b

Amounts included on line a but not on Part I, line 12: 1 Net unrealized gains on investments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b1

2 Donated services and use of facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b2

3 Recoveries of prior year grants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b3

4,047.

4 Other (specify): b4 c d

Amounts included on Part I, line 12, but not on line a: 1 Investment expenses not included on Part I, line 6b . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

d1

2 Other (specify): d2 Add lines d1 and d2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

d

G e 3,872,278. Part IV-B Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements with Expenses per Return

e

Total revenue (Part I, line 12). Add lines c and d. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

a

Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b

Amounts included on line a but not on Part I, line 17:

a

3,808,385.

Add lines b1 through b4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b

Subtract line b from line a . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

c

4,047. 3,804,338.

1 Donated services and use of facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b1

2 Prior year adjustments reported on Part I, line 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b2

3 Losses reported on Part I, line 20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b3

4,047.

4 Other (specify): b4 c d

Amounts included on Part I, line 17, but not on line a: 1 Investment expenses not included on Part I, line 6b . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

d1

2 Other (specify): d2 Add lines d1 and d2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e

Total expenses (Part I, line 17). Add lines c and d. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Part V-A

d e

3,804,338.

Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees (List each person who was an officer, director, trustee, or key employee at any time during the year even if they were not compensated.) (See the instructions.) (A) Name and address

(B) Title and average hours per week devoted to position

(C) Compensation (if not paid, enter -0-)

262,699.

See Statement 8

BAA

G

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(D) Contributions to employee benefit plans and deferred compensation plans

20,225.

(E) Expense account and other allowances

0.

Form 990 (2007)


Collaborative for Children Part V-A Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees (continued)

76-0228065

Form 990 (2007)

75 a Enter the total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings. . .

Page 6 Yes

No

G 15

b Are any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, related to each other through family or business relationships? If 'Yes,' attach a statement that identifies the individuals and explains the relationship(s) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

75 b

X

c Do any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, receive compensation from any other organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to the organization? See the instructions for the definition of 'related organization'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G 75 c

X

If 'Yes,' attach a statement that includes the information described in the instructions. d Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 d X Part V-B Former Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees That Received Compensation or Other Benefits (If any former officer, director, trustee, or key employee received compensation or other benefits (described below) during the year, list that person below and enter the amount of compensation or other benefits in the appropriate column. See the instructions.) (B) Loans and Advances

(A) Name and address

(C) Compensation (if not paid, enter -0-)

(D) Contributions to employee benefit plans and deferred compensation plans

(E) Expense account and other allowances

None

Part VI Other Information (See the instructions.)

Yes

76 Did the organization make a change in its activities or methods of conducting activities? If 'Yes,' attach a detailed statement of each change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

76

77 Were any changes made in the organizing or governing documents but not reported to the IRS? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

77

No

X X

If 'Yes,' attach a conformed copy of the changes. 78 a Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return?. . . . .

78 a

b If 'Yes,' has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

78 b

X N/A

79 Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year? If 'Yes,' attach a statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

79

X

80 a Is the organization related (other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization) through common membership, governing bodies, trustees, officers, etc, to any other exempt or nonexempt organization? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

80 a

X

81 b

X

b If 'Yes,' enter the name of the organization G

N/A and check whether it is

exempt or

81 a Enter direct and indirect political expenditures. (See line 81 instructions.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

81 a

nonexempt.

0.

b Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . BAA

Form 990 (2007)

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Collaborative for Children Part VI Other Information (continued)

76-0228065

Form 990 (2007)

Page 7 Yes

82 a Did the organization receive donated services or the use of materials, equipment, or facilities at no charge or at substantially less than fair rental value?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

No

82 a

X

83 a Did the organization comply with the public inspection requirements for returns and exemption applications? . . . . . . . . . . . . .

83 a

b Did the organization comply with the disclosure requirements relating to quid pro quo contributions?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

83 b

X X

84 a Did the organization solicit any contributions or gifts that were not tax deductible? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

84 a

b If 'Yes,' did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

84 b

85 a 501(c)(4), (5), or (6). Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 a

b Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 b

N/A N/A N/A

g Does the organization elect to pay the section 6033(e) tax on the amount on line 85f?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 g

N/A

h If section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount on line 85f to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the following tax year?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 h

N/A

b If 'Yes,' you may indicate the value of these items here. Do not include this amount as revenue in Part I or as an expense in Part II. (See instructions in Part III.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

82 b

X

If 'Yes' was answered to either 85a or 85b, do not complete 85c through 85h below unless the organization received a waiver for proxy tax owed for the prior year. c Dues, assessments, and similar amounts from members. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 c

d Section 162(e) lobbying and political expenditures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 d

e Aggregate nondeductible amount of section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 e

f Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures (line 85d less 85e). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

85 f

N/A N/A N/A N/A

86 501(c)(7) organizations. Enter: a Initiation fees and capital contributions included on line 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

86 a

b Gross receipts, included on line 12, for public use of club facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

86 b

87 501(c)(12) organizations. Enter: a Gross income from members or shareholders . . . . . . . . . .

87 a

N/A N/A N/A

b Gross income from other sources. (Do not net amounts due or paid to other sources against amounts due or received from them.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

87 b

N/A

88 a At any time during the year, did the organization own a 50% or greater interest in a taxable corporation or partnership, or an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections 301.7701-2 and 301.7701-3? If 'Yes,' complete Part IX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

88 a

X

b At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)? If 'Yes,' complete Part XI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G 88 b

X

89 a 501(c)(3) organizations. Enter: Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4911 G

0.

; section 4912 G

0.

; section 4955 G

0.

b 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations. Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year? If 'Yes,' attach a statement explaining each transaction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . c Enter: Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . d Enter: Amount of tax on line 89c, above, reimbursed by the organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G G

89 b

X

0. 0.

e All organizations. At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction? . . . .

89 e

f All organizations. Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract? . . . . . . . . . .

89 f

X X

g For supporting organizations and sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds. Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

89 g

X

90 b

39

90 a List the states with which a copy of this return is filed G

None

b Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2007 (See instructions.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 a The books are in care of G Located at G

P.N. Calelly 3800 Buffalo Speedway #300

Telephone number G

Houston TX

713-600-1196 ZIP + 4 G 77098

b At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in or a signature or other authority over a financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial account)? . . . . . . . . . . .

Yes 91 b

No

X

If 'Yes,' enter the name of the foreign country G See the instructions for exceptions and filing requirements for Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts. BAA

Form 990 (2007)

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Collaborative for Children Part VI Other Information (continued)

76-0228065

Form 990 (2007)

Page 8 Yes

c At any time during the calendar year, did the organization maintain an office outside of the United States?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . If 'Yes,' enter the name of the foreign country G

....... 92 Section 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts filing Form 990 in lieu of Form 1041 ' Check here. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N/A

and enter the amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the tax year. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G

No

X

91 c

92

G N/A

Part VII Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (See the instructions.) Unrelated business income Note: Enter gross amounts unless otherwise indicated.

(A) Business code

Excluded by section 512, 513, or 514

(B) Amount

(C) Exclusion code

(D) Amount

(E) Related or exempt function income

93 Program service revenue: a b

Childcare refer fees Childcare training

29,928. 109,903.

c d e f Medicare/Medicaid payments. . . . . . . . g Fees & contracts from government agencies . . . 94 Membership dues and assessments. . 95 Interest on savings & temporary cash invmnts. .

14

35,692.

1

-9,418.

96 Dividends & interest from securities . . 97 Net rental income or (loss) from real estate: a debt-financed property. . . . . . . . . . . . . . b not debt-financed property . . . . . . . . . . 98 Net rental income or (loss) from pers prop . . . . 99 Other investment income. . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101 Net income or (loss) from special events . . . . . 102

Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory. . . .

103 Other revenue: a b c d e

26,274. G

104 Subtotal (add columns (B), (D), and (E)). . . . .

139,831. 166,105.

105 Total (add line 104, columns (B), (D), and (E)) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Note: Line 105 plus line 1e, Part I, should equal the amount on line 12, Part I.

Part VIII Relationship of Activities to the Accomplishment of Exempt Purposes (See the instructions.) Line No.

F

Explain how each activity for which income is reported in column (E) of Part VII contributed importantly to the accomplishment of the organization's exempt purposes (other than by providing funds for such purposes).

See Statement 9

Part IX Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (See the instructions.) (A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

(E)

Name, address, and EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entity

Percentage of ownership interest

Nature of activities

Total income

End-of-year assets

% % % % Part X Information Regarding Transfers Associated with Personal Benefit Contracts (See the instructions.) X No a Did the organization, during the year, receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yes Yes X No b Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract? . . . . . . . . . . .

N/A

Note: If 'Yes' to (b), file Form 8870 and Form 4720 (see instructions). BAA

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Form 990 (2007)


Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Part XI Information Regarding Transfers To and From Controlled Entities. Complete only if the organization is a controlling organization as defined in section 512(b)(13).

Form 990 (2007)

Page 9

Yes 106

No

Did the reporting organization make any transfers to a controlled entity as defined in section 512(b)(13) of the Code? If 'Yes,' complete the schedule below for each controlled entity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (A) Name, address, of each controlled entity

(B) Employer Identification Number

(C) Description of transfer

X

(D) Amount of transfer

a

b

c

Totals Yes 107

No

Did the reporting organization receive any transfers from a controlled entity as defined in section 512(b)(13) of the Code? If 'Yes,' complete the schedule below for each controlled entity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (A) Name, address, of each controlled entity

(B) Employer Identification Number

(C) Description of transfer

X

(D) Amount of transfer

a

b

c

Totals Yes 108

No

Did the organization have a binding written contract in effect on August 17, 2006, covering the interest, rents, royalties, and annuities described in question 107 above? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

X

Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this return, including accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of my knowledge and belief, it is true, correct, and complete. Declaration of preparer (other than officer) is based on all information of which preparer has any knowledge.

Please Sign Here Paid Preparer's Use Only

G G

PUBLIC INSPECTION COPY Signature of officer

Date

ORIGINAL SIGNED BY TAXPAYER Type or print name and title.

Preparer's signature

G

Firm's name (or yours if selfemployed), address, and ZIP + 4

G

Date

ORIGINAL SIGNED BY JODY BLAZEK

Blazek & Vetterling LLP 2900 Weslayan, Suite 200 Houston, TX 77027-5132

BAA

Check if selfemployed

EIN

G

Phone no.

Preparer's SSN or PTIN (See General Instruction X)

G

X N/A

N/A (713) 439-5739

G

Form 990 (2007)

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OMB No. 1545-0047

Organization Exempt Under Section 501(c)(3)

SCHEDULE A

(Form 990 or 990-EZ)

(Except Private Foundation) and Section 501(e), 501(f), 501(k), 501(n), or 4947(a)(1) Nonexempt Charitable Trust Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

2007

Supplementary Information ' (See separate instructions.) G MUST be completed by the above organizations and attached to their Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Employer identification number

Name of the organization

76-0228065 Collaborative for Children Part I Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (See instructions. List each one. If there are none, enter 'None.') (a) Name and address of each employee paid more than $50,000

Trang Bui 3800 Buffalo Spdwy Marcela Clark 3800 Buffalo Spdwy Kathy Butler 3800 Buffalo Spdwy Michael Huffman 3800 Buffalo Spdwy Teresa Villafana 3800 Buffalo Spdwy

(b) Title and average hours per week devoted to position

(c) Compensation

(d) Contributions to employee benefit plans and deferred compensation

(e) Expense account and other allowances

Houston, TX

Sr. Accountant

40

57,057.

6,080.

0.

Houston, TX

UWBB Mgr

40

52,135.

5,891.

0.

Houston, TX

Family Eng Mgr

40

51,164.

5,922.

0.

Houston, TX

Contract Comp

40

53,531.

1,628.

0.

Houston, TX

Provider Mgr

40

49,083.

5,852.

0.

Total number of other employees paid over $50,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G 7 Part II ' A Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Professional Services (See instructions. List each one (whether individuals or firms). If there are none, enter 'None.') (a) Name and address of each independent contractor paid more than $50,000

(b) Type of service

Child Development Center of Hou/Gal Psych Ins 900 Lovett Blvd. Houston, TX Rice University - Literacy and Culture School P. O. Box 1892 Houston, TX

(c) Compensation

Consulting

92,125.

Mentoring

68,536.

Total number of others receiving over $50,000 for professional services . . . . . . . . .

G 0 Part II ' B Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Other Services (List each contractor who performed services other than professional services, whether individuals or firms. If there are none, enter 'None.' See instructions.) (a) Name and address of each independent contractor paid more than $50,000

(b) Type of service

(c) Compensation

None

Total number of other contractors receiving over $50,000 for other services. . . . . . . . . . .

G

0

BAA For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 and Form 990-EZ. TEEA0401L

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007


Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Part III

Collaborative for Children

76-0228065

Page 2

Statements About Activities (See instructions.)

Yes

1 During the year, has the organization attempted to influence national, state, or local legislation, including any attempt to influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum? If 'Yes,' enter the total expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities . . . . . G $ N/A (Must equal amounts on line 38, Part VI-A, or line i of Part VI-B.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

No

1

X

a Sale, exchange, or leasing of property? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2a

X

b Lending of money or other extension of credit?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2b

X

c Furnishing of goods, services, or facilities? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2c

X

Organizations that made an election under section 501(h) by filing Form 5768 must complete Part VI-A. Other organizations checking 'Yes' must complete Part VI-B AND attach a statement giving a detailed description of the lobbying activities. 2 During the year, has the organization, either directly or indirectly, engaged in any of the following acts with any substantial contributors, trustees, directors, officers, creators, key employees, or members of their families, or with any taxable organization with which any such person is affiliated as an officer, director, trustee, majority owner, or principal beneficiary? (If the answer to any question is 'Yes,' attach a detailed statement explaining the transactions.)

See Statement 10

See Form 990, Part V X

d Payment of compensation (or payment or reimbursement of expenses if more than $1,000)? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2d

e Transfer of any part of its income or assets?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2e

3 a Did the organization make grants for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, etc? (If 'Yes,' attach an explanation of how the organization determines that recipients qualify to receive payments.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stmt . . . . . . . 11 ....

3a

X

b Did the organization have a section 403(b) annuity plan for its employees?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3b

X

c Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures? If 'Yes,' attach a detailed statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3c

X

d Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? . . . . . . . . . . . .

3d

X

4 a Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds? If 'Yes,' complete lines 4b through 4g. If 'No,' complete lines 4f and 4g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4a

X

b Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4b

N/A

4c

N/A

c Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

X

d Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G

N/A

e Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year. . . . . . . . . . . .

G

N/A

f Enter the total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included on line 4d) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G

0

g Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included on line 4f at the end of the tax year. . . .

G

0.

BAA

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Schedule A (Form 990 or Form 990-EZ) 2007


Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Part IV

Collaborative for Children

76-0228065

Page 3

Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status (See instructions.)

I certify that the organization is not a private foundation because it is: (Please check only ONE applicable box.) 5

A church, convention of churches, or association of churches. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(i).

6

A school. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii). (Also complete Part V.)

7

A hospital or a cooperative hospital service organization. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii).

8

A federal, state, or local government or governmental unit. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(v).

9

A medical research organization operated in conjunction with a hospital. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii). Enter the hospital's name, city, and state G

10

11 a

An organization operated for the benefit of a college or university owned or operated by a governmental unit. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv). (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A.)

X

An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A.)

11 b

A community trust. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A.)

12

An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33-1/3% of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its charitable, etc, functions ' subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33-1/3% of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975. See section 509(a)(2). (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A.)

13 An organization that is not controlled by any disqualified persons (other than foundation managers) and otherwise meets the requirements of section 509(a)(3). Check the box that describes the type of supporting organization: G Type I

Type II Type III-Functionally Integrated Type III-Other Provide the following information about the supported organizations. (See instructions.)

(a) Name(s) of supported organization(s)

(b) Employer identification number (EIN)

(c) Type of organization (described in lines 5 through 12 above or IRC section)

(d) Is the supported organization listed in the supporting organization's governing documents? Yes

No

Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

(e) Amount of support

G

0.

An organization organized and operated to test for public safety. Section 509(a)(4). (See instructions.)

BAA

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

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Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Part IV-A Support Schedule (Complete only if you checked a box on line 10, 11, or 12.) Use cash method of accounting.

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Page 4

Note: You may use the worksheet in the instructions for converting from the accrual to the cash method of accounting. Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(a) 2006

G

15 Gifts, grants, and contributions received. (Do not include unusual grants. See line 28.). . . .

(b) 2005

(c) 2004

(d) 2003

(e) Total

3,652,939.

4,486,216.

2,976,498.

5,350,382.

16,466,035. 0.

106,602.

103,643.

209,716.

283,519.

703,480.

25,383.

15,091.

3,110.

3,297.

46,881.

16 Membership fees received . . . . . . 17 Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the organization's charitable, etc, purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Gross income from interest, dividends, amts rec'd from payments on securities loans (sec. 512(a)(5)), rents, royalties, income from similar sources, and unrelated business taxable income (less sec. 511 taxes) from businesses acquired by the organzation after June 30, 1975 . . . 19 Net income from unrelated business activities not included in line 18 . . . . . . .

0.

20 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit without charge. Do not include the value of services or facilities generally furnished to the public without charge . . . . . . . 22 Other income. Attach a schedule. Do not include gain or (loss) from sale of capital assets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Total of lines 15 through 22 . . . . . 24 Line 23 minus line 17. . . . . . . . . . . 25 Enter 1% of line 23. . . . . . . . . . . . .

0.

0.

3,784,924. 3,678,322. 37,849.

26 Organizations described on lines 10 or 11:

a

4,604,950. 4,501,307. 46,050.

3,189,324. 2,979,608. 31,893.

5,637,198. 5,353,679. 56,372. Enter 2% of amount in column (e), line 24. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G 26 a

b Prepare a list for your records to show the name of and amount contributed by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) whose total gifts for 2003 through 2006 exceeded the amount shown in line 26a. Do not file this list with your return. Enter the total of all these excess amounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G G

26 b

e Public support (line 26c minus line 26d total). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

26 e

f

G Public support percentage (line 26e (numerator) divided by line 26c (denominator)). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G Organizations described on line 12: N/A

26 f

c Total support for section 509(a)(1) test: Enter line 24, column (e) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . d Add: Amounts from column (e) for lines: 18 46,881. 19 22 26 b 1,572,709.

27

26 c 26 d

0. 17,216,396. 16,512,916. 330,258. 1,572,709. 16,512,916. 1,619,590. 14,893,326. 90.19 %

a For amounts included in lines 15, 16, and 17 that were received from a 'disqualified person,' prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and total amounts received in each year from, each 'disqualified person.' Do not file this list with your return. Enter the sum of such amounts for each year: (2006)

(2005)

(2004)

(2003)

b For any amount included in line 17 that was received from each person (other than 'disqualified persons'), prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and amount received for each year, that was more than the larger of (1) the amount on line 25 for the year or (2) $5,000. (Include in the list organizations described in lines 5 through 11b, as well as individuals.) Do not file this list with your return. After computing the difference between the amount received and the larger amount described in (1) or (2), enter the sum of these differences (the excess amounts) for each year: (2006)

(2005)

c Add: Amounts from column (e) for lines: 17 d Add: Line 27a total. . . . .

(2004) 15

(2003) 16

20

21

27 c 27 d

and line 27b total. . . . . . . . . . . .

e Public support (line 27c total minus line 27d total) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . f Total support for section 509(a)(2) test: Enter amount from line 23, column (e) . . . .

G

G

27 e

G G

27 g

27 f

g Public support percentage (line 27e (numerator) divided by line 27f (denominator)). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . h Investment income percentage (line 18, column (e) (numerator) divided by line 27f (denominator)) . . . . . . . . . . .

27 h

% %

28 Unusual Grants: For an organization described in line 10, 11, or 12 that received any unusual grants during 2003 through 2006, prepare a list for your records to show, for each year, the name of the contributor, the date and amount of the grant, and a brief description of the nature of the grant. Do not file this list with your return. Do not include these grants in line 15. BAA

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007


Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Private School Questionnaire (See instructions.) (To be completed ONLY by schools that checked the box on line 6 in Part IV) N/A

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Part V

Page 5

Yes 29 Does the organization have a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter, bylaws, other governing instrument, or in a resolution of its governing body? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

29

30 Does the organization include a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures, catalogues, and other written communications with the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

30

31 Has the organization publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of solicitation for students, or during the registration period if it has no solicitation program, in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

31

No

If 'Yes,' please describe; if 'No,' please explain. (If you need more space, attach a separate statement.)

32 Does the organization maintain the following: a Records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32 a

b Records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32 b

c Copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32 c

d Copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solicit contributions? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

32 d

If you answered 'No' to any of the above, please explain. (If you need more space, attach a separate statement.)

33 Does the organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to: a Students' rights or privileges?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 a

b Admissions policies?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 b

c Employment of faculty or administrative staff? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 c

d Scholarships or other financial assistance? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 d

e Educational policies?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 e

f Use of facilities?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 f

g Athletic programs?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 g

h Other extracurricular activities?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

33 h

If you answered 'Yes' to any of the above, please explain. (If you need more space, attach a separate statement.)

34 a Does the organization receive any financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

34 a

b Has the organization's right to such aid ever been revoked or suspended?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

34 b

If you answered 'Yes' to either 34a or b, please explain using an attached statement. 35 Does the organization certify that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4.01 through 4.05 of Rev Proc 75-50, 1975-2 C.B. 587, covering racial nondiscrimination? If 'No,' attach an explanation.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 TEEA0404L 12/27/07 BAA


Collaborative for Children Part VI-A Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (See instructions.)

76-0228065

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Page 6

(To be completed ONLY by an eligible organization that filed Form 5768)

Check G a

if the organization belongs to an affiliated group.

Check G b

if you checked 'a' and 'limited control' provisions apply. (a) (b) Affiliated group To be completed totals for all electing organizations

Limits on Lobbying Expenditures (The term 'expenditures' means amounts paid or incurred.)

36 Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying) . . . . . . . . . .

36

37 Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying) . . . . . . . . . . .

37

38 Total lobbying expenditures (add lines 36 and 37) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

38

39 Other exempt purpose expenditures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

39

40 Total exempt purpose expenditures (add lines 38 and 39) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

40

16,275. 16,275. 3,788,063. 3,804,338.

0. 0.

41 Lobbying nontaxable amount. Enter the amount from the following table ' If the amount on line 40 is '

The lobbying nontaxable amount is '

Not over $500,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20% of the amount on line 40 . . . . . . Over $500,000 but not over $1,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . $100,000 plus 15% of the excess over $500,000 Over $1,000,000 but not over $1,500,000. . . . . . . . . . $175,000 plus 10% of the excess over $1,000,000

340,217.

41

Over $1,500,000 but not over $17,000,000. . . . . . . . . $225,000 plus 5% of the excess over $1,500,000 Over $17,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Grassroots nontaxable amount (enter 25% of line 41). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

42

43 Subtract line 42 from line 36. Enter -0- if line 42 is more than line 36 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

43

44 Subtract line 41 from line 38. Enter -0- if line 41 is more than line 38 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

44

0. 0. 0.

85,054. 0. 0.

Caution: If there is an amount on either line 43 or line 44, you must file Form 4720.

4 -Year Averaging Period Under Section 501(h) (Some organizations that made a section 501(h) election do not have to complete all of the five columns below. See the instructions for lines 45 through 50.) Lobbying Expenditures During 4 -Year Averaging Period Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in) G 45 Lobbying nontaxable amount . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(a) 2007

(b) 2006

(c) 2005

(d) 2004

(e) Total

340,217.

340,217.

46 Lobbying ceiling amount (150% of line 45(e)) . . . . . .

510,326.

47 Total lobbying expenditures . . . . . . . . .

16,275.

16,275.

48 Grassroots nontaxable amount. . . . . . .

85,054.

85,054.

49 Grassroots ceiling amount (150% of line 48(e)) . . . . . .

127,581.

50 Grassroots lobbying expenditures . . . . . . . . .

0.

Part VI-B Lobbying Activity by Nonelecting Public Charities

(For reporting only by organizations that did not complete Part VI-A) (See instructions.)

N/A

During the year, did the organization attempt to influence national, state or local legislation, including any attempt to influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum, through the use of:

Yes

No

Amount

a Volunteers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b Paid staff or management (Include compensation in expenses reported on lines c through h.). . . . . . . . . . . c Media advertisements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . d Mailings to members, legislators, or the public . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e Publications, or published or broadcast statements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . f Grants to other organizations for lobbying purposes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . g Direct contact with legislators, their staffs, government officials, or a legislative body. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . h Rallies, demonstrations, seminars, conventions, speeches, lectures, or any other means. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i Total lobbying expenditures (add lines c through h.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . If 'Yes' to any of the above, also attach a statement giving a detailed description of the lobbying activities. BAA

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Collaborative for Children 76-0228065 Information Regarding Transfers To and Transactions and Relationships With Noncharitable Exempt Organizations (See instructions)

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

Part VII

Page 7

51 Did the reporting organization directly or indirectly engage in any of the following with any other organization described in section 501(c) of the Code (other than section 501(c)(3) organizations) or in section 527, relating to political organizations? a Transfers from the reporting organization to a noncharitable exempt organization of:

Yes

(i) Cash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51 a (i)

(ii) Other assets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

a (ii)

No

X X

b Other transactions: (i) Sales or exchanges of assets with a noncharitable exempt organization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (i)

(ii) Purchases of assets from a noncharitable exempt organization. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (ii)

(iii) Rental of facilities, equipment, or other assets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (iii)

(iv) Reimbursement arrangements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (iv)

(v) Loans or loan guarantees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (v)

(vi) Performance of services or membership or fundraising solicitations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b (vi)

X X X X X X X

c c Sharing of facilities, equipment, mailing lists, other assets, or paid employees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . d If the answer to any of the above is 'Yes,' complete the following schedule. Column (b) should always show the fair market value of the goods, other assets, or services given by the reporting organization. If the organization received less than fair market value in any transaction or sharing arrangement, show in column (d) the value of the goods, other assets, or services received: (a) Line no.

(b) Amount involved

(c) Name of noncharitable exempt organization

(d) Description of transfers, transactions, and sharing arrangements

N/A

52 a Is the organization directly or indirectly affiliated with, or related to, one or more tax-exempt organizations described in section 501(c) of the Code (other than section 501(c)(3)) or in section 527?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G

Yes

X

No

b If 'Yes,' complete the following schedule: (a) Name of organization

(b) Type of organization

(c) Description of relationship

N/A

BAA

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Schedule B

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COPY

(Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF)

Schedule of Contributors

Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service

OMB No. 1545-0047

2007

Supplementary Information for line 1 of Form 990, 990-EZ and 990-PF (see instructions)

Name of organization

Employer identification number

Collaborative for Children

76-0228065

Organization type (check one): Filers of: Form 990 or 990-EZ

Section:

X

501(c)(

3

) (enter number) organization

4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trust not treated as a private foundation 527 political organization Form 990-PF

501(c)(3) exempt private foundation 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trust treated as a private foundation 501(c)(3) taxable private foundation

Check if your organization is covered by the General Rule or a Special Rule. (Note: Only a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization can check boxes for both the General Rule and a Special Rule ' see instructions.) General Rule ' For organizations filing Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF that received, during the year, $5,000 or more (in money or property) from any one contributor. (Complete Parts I and II.) Special Rules '

X

For a section 501(c)(3) organization filing Form 990, or Form 990-EZ, that met the 33-1/3% support test of the regulations under sections 509(a)(1)/170(b)(1)(A)(vi) and received from any one contributor, during the year, a contribution of the greater of $5,000 or 2% of the amount on line 1 of these forms. (Complete Parts I and II.) For a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization filing Form 990, or Form 990-EZ, that received from any one contributor, during the year, aggregate contributions or bequests of more than $1,000 for use exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes, or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals. (Complete Parts I, II, and III.) For a section 501(c)(7), (8), or (10) organization filing Form 990, or Form 990-EZ, that received from any one contributor, during the year, some contributions for use exclusively for religious, charitable, etc, purposes, but these contributions did not aggregate to more than $1,000. (If this box is checked, enter here the total contributions that were received during the year for an exclusively religious, charitable, etc, purpose. Do not complete any of the Parts unless the General Rule applies to this organization because it received nonexclusively religious, charitable, etc, contributions of $5,000 or more during the year.). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

G$

Caution: Organizations that are not covered by the General Rule and/or the Special Rules do not file Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) but they must check the box in the heading of their Form 990, Form 990-EZ, or on line 2 of their Form 990-PF, to certify that they do not meet the filing requirements of Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF). BAA For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990, Form 990-EZ, and Form 990-PF.

Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) (2007)

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Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) (2007)

Page

1

of

1

of Part I

Name of organization

Employer identification number

Collaborative for Children

76-0228065

Part I (a) Number

Contributors (See Specific Instructions.) (b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

1

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

350,000.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

(a) Number

(c) Aggregate contributions

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

2

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

770,143.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

(a) Number

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

3

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

115,000.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

(a) Number

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

4

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

100,000.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

(a) Number

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

5

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

750,000.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

(a) Number

(b) Name, address, and ZIP + 4

(c) Aggregate contributions

6

(d) Type of contribution

Person

X

Payroll

$

100,000.

Noncash (Complete Part II if there is a noncash contribution.)

BAA

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Schedule B (Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF) (2007)


2007

Federal Statements

Page 1

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Statement 1 Form 990, Part I, Line 9 Net Income (Loss) from Special Events Gross Receipts

Special Events Annual Luncheon

Less Contributions

Less Direct Expenses

Gross Revenue

151,000. 130,000. Total $ 151,000. $ 130,000. $

21,000. 21,000. $

Net Income (Loss)

30,418. 30,418. $

-9,418. -9,418.

Statement 2 Form 990, Part II, Line 22b Other Grants and Allocations Cash Grants and Allocations Donee's Name: Relationship of Donee: Amount Given:

See attached statement None $ Total Grants and Allocations $

346,459. 346,459.

Statement 3 Form 990, Part II, Line 43 Other Expenses (A) Total Advertising Computer/Internet Fees Dues and subscriptions Equipment expense Other professional fees Space contraction costs Staff development Total $

4,077. 31,520. 9,789. 3,127. 329,277. 166,215. 41,267. 585,272. $

(B) Program Services 20,890. 3,273. 2,912. 323,041. 28,249. 378,365. $

(C) Management & General

(D) Fundraising

3,939. 6,286. 5,702. 150. 166,215. 4,961. 187,253. $

138. 4,344. 814. 65. 6,236. 8,057. 19,654.

Statement 4 Form 990, Part III, Line a Statement of Program Service Accomplishments

Description Provider Engagement - programs support and develop child care and early education professionals through one-one-one technical assistance, training and mentoring for teachers and directors in early care and education centers, scholarships for professional development conferences, and

Grants and Allocations

Program Service Expenses


2007

Federal Statements

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Statement 4 (continued) Form 990, Part III, Line a Statement of Program Service Accomplishments Grants and Allocations

Description

Program Service Expenses

wage enhancement programs to reward teachers for obtaining high educational credentials. -Provided 2,925 hours of technical assistance to early care and education providers, improving the quality of care for 27,836 children. -Provided 133 educational scholarships to early childhood teachers. -Trained 3,215 early childhood teachers and directors. -Provided $176,897 in wage supplements to 349 low wage early childhood teachers. Includes Foreign Grants: No

346,459.

1,782,862.

Family Engagement - programs provide families with information, resources and support to launch their children toward academic and life success by providing parent education, printed parenting tips, resource materials, and referrals for early education, after-school programs and children with special needs. -Provided child care resource and referral services to 22,232 families. -Trained 1,057 parents on various parenting topics. Includes Foreign Grants:

498,354. No

Community Engagement - programs provide a speaker's bureau, partnerships to promote healthy child development and strengthen policy and regulations impacting young children. Early childhood education is promoted as a high priority public policy issue in our region with adequate support necessary to deliver quality programs for parents, children, and teachers. -Sponsored 28 community events promoting the importance of quality early childhood education. -Secured 987 volunteer hours in support of agency programs and events. -Secured $6,713,293 in local certified and donated funds from 23 local school districts, community colleges, local government entities and United Way, generating $13,004,649 in federal matching funds for child care services to needy families. Includes Foreign Grants: No

376,392. $

346,459. $ 2,657,608.


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Federal Statements

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Statement 5 Form 990, Part IV, Line 54a Investments - Publicly Traded Securities

Valuation Method

U.S. Government Obligations U.S. Treasury Securities

Market Value

Amount $

203,308.

Total $

203,308.

Publicly Traded Securities $

203,308.

Statement 6 Form 990, Part IV, Line 57 Land, Buildings, and Equipment Basis

Category Furniture and Fixtures Improvements

$ Total $

178,232. $ 24,984. 203,216. $

Accum. Deprec.

Book Value

61,786. $ 0. 61,786. $

116,446. 24,984. 141,430.

Statement 7 Form 990, Part IV, Line 64b Mortgages and Other Notes Payable Other Notes Payable Lender's Name: Maturity Date: Repayment Terms: Interest Rate: Security Provided: Purpose of Loan: Balance Due:

Chase 5/31/2008 Due at maturity 7.25% U.S. Treasury notes Operating capital $

39,855.

Total $

39,855.


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Federal Statements

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Statement 8 Form 990, Part V-A List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees

Name and Address Mrs. Pamela K. Onstead 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Title and Average Hours Per Week Devoted Chair $ 1.00

Contribution to EBP & DC

Compensation

Expense Account/ Other

0. $

0. $

0.

Ms. Glenna Pierpont 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Past Chair 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Dan F. Boyles, Jr. 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Vice Chair-Fund 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Rick Jaramillo 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Vice Chair 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Ms. Julie Hempel 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Vice Chair-HR 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Juan Torres 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Vice Chair-Fin 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Ms. Janice Character Payne 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Ms. Elizabeth Ferrell 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Philip Fraissinet 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Shawn A. J. Gross 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Ms. Ann Kaufman 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Khambrel Marshall 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.


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Federal Statements

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Statement 8 (continued) Form 990, Part V-A List of Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees Title and Average Hours Per Week Devoted

Name and Address

Contribution to EBP & DC

Compensation

Expense Account/ Other

Ms. Neena Newberry 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director $ 1.00

0. $

0. $

0.

Mrs. Margaret Vaughan Robinson 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Mr. Michael P. Williams II 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Director 1.00

0.

0.

0.

Ms. Carol Shattuck 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

President 40.00

100,895.

7,253.

0.

Mr. Pat Calelly 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

Treas / VP Fin 40.00

87,962.

6,870.

0.

Ms. Cecilia Gallan 3800 Buffalo Speedway, Ste 300 Houston, TX 77098

VP Res Devop 40.00

73,842.

6,102.

0.

262,699. $

20,225. $

0.

Total $

Statement 9 Form 990, Part VIII Relationship of Activities to the Accomplishment of Exempt Purposes Line #

Explanation of Activities

93a

Fees for providing child care information and assistance to individuals through a community referral line and through employer sponsored programs.

93b

Fees for providing educational materials and seminars to parents and child care providers in order to improve the quality and availability of child care.

Statement 10 Schedule A, Part III, Line 2 Transactions with Trustees, Directors, Etc. During the year Collaborative for Children reimbursed Carol Shattuck, President, $2,969 for expenses she incurred on behalf of the organization under an accounatable plan.


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Federal Statements

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Statement 11 Schedule A, Part III, Line 3a Qualifications of Recipients Receiving Grants or Loans Collaborative for Children, Inc. makes awards and grants to childcare facilities and providers for training, scholarships and equipment for the purpose of improving the quality and availability of child care. In order to be eligible to receive grants, the program must be committed to improving program quality and the applicant must attend training on quality improvement. To apply for grants, applicants must: - attend training - receive visits from CC consultant staff - fill out the grant application - have the grant approved by CC consultant staff Collaborative For Children makes awards and grants to child care facilities and providers for training, scholarships and equipment for the purpose of improving the quality and availability of child care. None of the individuals or organizations that receive awards and grants are related to Collaborative For Children.


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2007 Federal Book Summary Depreciation Schedule

Page 1

Collaborative for Children

No.

Description

Date Acquired

Date Sold

Cost/ Basis

Bus. Pct.

76-0228065

Prior 179/ SDA/ Depr.

Cur 179/ SDA

Method

Current Depr.

Life

Form 990/990-PF ____________________ Furniture and Fixtures ______________________ 1

Furniture and fixtures

Various

Total Furniture and Fixtures

178,232 178,232

26,877 0

S/L

5

26,877

34,909 34,909

Improvements ____________ 2

Leasehold improvements

Various

24,984

28

0

Total Improvements

24,984

0

0

0

Total Depreciation

203,216

0

26,877

34,909

Grand Total Depreciation

203,216

0

26,877

34,909


Collaborative for Children 2007 Form 990

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Part II, Line 22 - Grants and allocations Collaborative for Children makes awards and grants to child care facilities and providers for training, scholarships and equipment for the purpose of improving the quality and availability of child care. None of the individuals or organizations that receive awards and grants are related to Collaborative for Children. Recipient AAMA-George Sanchez Child Care Academic Enrichment Learning Center Agape Christian Preschool Alternative Learning Program Alvin Community College American Express/Amazon.com American Express/Walmart Ascension Episcopal School Avalon Academy Baby Angels Academy Beginnings Child Development C Bertha Alyce Child Care Center Best Care Christian Academy Bethany Methodist Weekday School Big Little School Brewer Educational Resources Bridge - Destiny Village, The Norma Castro Catalina Espinoza Center On The Family Charles Ray Ogden CCC Childrens Enchanted Learning Center Children's Learning Palace Chinese Community Center Council for Early Childhood First Metropolitan Church Flaghouse Sanjuana Frank Gerarda Bernal Graceland Academy HAAEYC HATCH His Life Song His Place Child Care Center House of Tiny Treasures Houston Community College Syst Jewish Community Center Kaleidoscope Kids Kaplan Early Learning Company Kathy's Kiddie Corner Katy's Early Childhood Kids Plus Academy Lakeshore Learning Materials Land of the Little People Los Ninos Early Childhood Prog Maria Benitez Martha Gonzales McGraw-Hill Companies Mejia, Doris Mireya Adame Neighborhood Centers Inc Nixon, Henrietta RFH

Address 6001 Gulf Frwy., Houston, TX 77023 10131 Northview Drive Houston, TX 77086 1401 Strawberry, Pasadena, TX 77502 4026 1/2 Decker Drive Baytown, TX 77520 Attn: Business Office 3110 Mustang Road Alvin, TX 77511 P.O. Box 650448, Dallas, TX 75265-0448 P.O. Box 650448, Dallas, TX 75265-0448 2525 Seagler Rd., Houston, TX 77042 1616 Indiana, Houston, TX 77006 5620 Edgemoor, Houston, TX 77081 3746 Cartwright, Missouri City, TX 77459 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd. Houston, TX 77096 6550 Marinette Drive, Houston, TX 77036 3511 Linkwood Drive, Houston, TX 77025 1203 Wirt Road Houston, TX 77055 205 Ledgenest Drive McKinney, TX 75070 701 Fairmont Pkwy Pasadena, TX 77504 9220 Clarewood #1109 Houston,TX 77036 9001 Town Park, #1101, Houston, TX 77036 TSU Box 1960/ 3100 Cleburne St Houston, TX 77004 5800 Uvalde Houston, TX 77049 Attn: Kerri Steele, 4822 Space Center Pasadena, TX 77505 9780 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77081 9800 Town Park, Houston, TX 77036 2460 16th Street N. W., Washington, DC 20009-3575 8870 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N Houston, TX 77040 PO Box 159 Hasbrouck Hts, NJ 07604 12415 Diakovic Houston, TX 77015 6218 Spruce Manor Lane, Houston, TX 77085 8128 Braewick Road, Houston, TX 77074 5959 W Loop South, Suite 150, Bellaire, TX 77401 PO Box 751788 Charlotte, NC 28275 11925 Southwest Freeway, Suite 5, Stafford, TX 77477 P.O. Box 230623, Houston, TX 77223-0623 2505 Fannin, Houston, TX 77002 P.O. Box 667517, Houston, TX 77266-7517 Attn: Bonnie Kasner 1120 Dairy Ashford Road Houston, TX 77079 5750 South Rice Avenue, Houston, TX 77081 PO Box 609 Lewisville, NC 27023-9901 16225 Cairnway Drive, Houston, TX 77084 25403 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, TX 77494 4520 Laura Koppe, Houston, TX 77016 2695 E. Dominguez St., Carson, CA 90895 8809 West Broadway, Pearland, TX 77581 7305 Navigation Houston, TX 77011 6233 Gulfton, #1094, Houston, TX 77081 11015 Stockwood Houston, TX 77064 PO Box 2258 Carol Stream, IL 60132 11823 Bandlon, Houston, TX 77072 6822 Hendon Lane, Houston, TX 77074 PO Box 271389 Houston, TX 77277-1389 8801 Lugany Drive, Houston, TX 77074 1 of 2

$

Amount 13,195 300 27,494 5,085 503 643 10,744 500 30,406 990 300 500 2,558 500 500 11,165 12,893 1,000 1,000 400 17,203 300 1,860 7,121 8,421 2,715 619 122 1,000 166 1,000 3,000 825 22,367 11,617 2,698 300 4,718 7,395 300 500 7,265 7,037 500 15,577 1,000 31 5,030 1,300 1,000 670 1,788 Attachment to Part II, LIne 22


Collaborative for Children 2007 Form 990

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Part II, Line 22 - Grants and allocations Collaborative for Children makes awards and grants to child care facilities and providers for training, scholarships and equipment for the purpose of improving the quality and availability of child care. None of the individuals or organizations that receive awards and grants are related to Collaborative for Children. Recipient North Harris College Northwoods Presbyterian ELC Office Depot Penaloza, Eugenia Perez, Evelia RFH Region IV ESC Rice University Samuel, Rosa San Jacinto College Scholastic, Inc St. Andrews Children's Place St Laurence Weekday Programs St. Paul Presbyterian ECM St. Peter's ECDC Star of Hope Child Care Center Stepping Stones School, Inc Sugar Mill Montessori School Teachscape Texas Southern University The Bridge Over Troubled Water Tip Top Learning Center University of Houston, Victoria Wheeler Avenue Wireless Generation, Inc Wesley Community Center West End Child Care Center Westchase Mehodist School Westwood Learning Tree Wharton County Junior College Yolanda Quinones YWCA of Houston

Address 2700 W. W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073 3320 FM 1960 West, Houston, TX 77068 PO Box 70025 Los Angeles, CA 90074 12119 Barrett Broe Houston, TX 77072 6023 De Moss, Houston, TX 77081 7145 West Tidwell, Houston, TX 77092 PO Box 1892 MS147 Houston, TX 77251 6425 South Gessner, #1192, Houston, TX 77036 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, TX 77089 PO Box 3720 Jefferson City, MO 65102 5308 Buffalo Speedway Houston, TX 77005 3103 Sweetwater Blvd., Sugar Land, TX 77479 7200 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77074 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, TX 77450 6801 Ardmore, Houston, TX 77054 11250 S Wilcrest, Houston, TX 77099 Attn: Kay Challa 1120 Burney Road Sugar Land, TX 77478 PO Box 49242 San Jose, CA 95161 3100 Cleburne Avenue, Houston, TX 77004 P.O. Box 3488, Pasadena, TX 77501 10012 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77036 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, TX 77901 3810 Ruth Houston, TX 77004 PO Box 9178 Uniondale, NY 11555 1410 Lee Street. Houston, TX 77009 170 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX 77007 9603 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77063 9805 A Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77036 911 Boling Highway, Wharton, TX 777488 7310 Corporate Drive, #109, Houston, TX 77036 3615 Willia, Houston, TX 77007 TOTAL

Amount 873 500 720 150 1,100 160 1,080 1,450 7,771 18,205 300 500 2,558 300 8,316 2,945 500 5,250 582 4,024 363 550 1,707 4,588 1,397 9,071 300 990 150 1,450 12,493 $

2 of 2

346,459

Attachment to Part II, LIne 22


2007 IRS Form 990