Chess-in-the-Schools Inc

520 Eighth Ave Apt 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10018
212-643-0225
EIN: 136119036
Contact: Marley Kaplan



Chess in the Schools is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to improving academic performance and building self-esteem among inner-city public school children.

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Summary

Chess in the Schools is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to improving academic performance and
building self-esteem among inner-city public school children.
The Chess in the Schools program began teaching chess in low-performing New York City schools in 1986.
During the 24 years of our School Program, we have taught more than 500,000 students the complex game of
chess and the skills that go with it.
Ten years ago, we expanded our programming to include youth development initiatives that now include the
College Bound program. These efforts have been successful and continue to go beyond the chessboard to meet
the academic, social, and cultural needs of our students.
Students who learn chess through the Chess in the Schools curriculum are:
- using their skills acquired through chess to achieve academic success,
- more likely to attend school on a regular basis,
- more likely to solve conflicts using peaceful means, and
- creating lasting friendships during chess tournaments and after-school clubs.

Our programs include:
The School Program: classroom instruction and after-school chess clubs.
The Scholastic Tournament Program: weekend and Monday-holiday tournaments for students K-12.
The College Bound Program: college prep for middle and high school students.
Project Chess: teaching teachers how to teach chess.

Financial information in-depth

Form 990 documents

Assets and Revenues reported June 1, 2015

Asset Amount:
$11,849,871
Income Amount:
$2,467,246
Form 990 Revenue Amount:
$1,992,083

Organization Information

NTEE Code:
N50
Ruling Date:
May 1, 1956
Group Exemption Number:
N/A
Subsection Code:
N/A
Affiliation Code:
Independent
Classification Code:
N/A
Deductibility Code:
Contributions are deductible.
Foundation Code:
Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Activity Code:
N/A
Organization Code:
Corporation
Exempt Organization Status Code:
Unconditional Exemption
Advanced Ruling Expiration Date:
N/A
Filing Regulation Code:
990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Filing Regulation Code:
No 990-PF return
Asset Code:
$10,000,000 to $49,999,999
Income Code:
$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Account Period:
June