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Entertainment Industry Foundation
1900 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (424) 283-3600
fax: (424) 283-3700
EIN: 95-1644609

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Board Leadership

Sherry Lansing


Lisa C. Paulsen
President & CEO

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Community Development : Fundraising

Entertainment Industry Foundation

The heart of giving for the entertainment industry

(out of 100)
Overall 91.93 4 stars
  Financial 89.32 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 12/22/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Primary Revenue Growth 20.4%
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Entertainment Industry Foundation on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,355,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $41,842,777
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $77,197,808
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $77,197,808
   Other Revenue $704,361
TOTAL REVENUE $77,902,169
   Program Expenses $42,924,378
   Administrative Expenses $7,115,253
   Fundraising Expenses $5,599,050
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,263,488
Net Assets $62,476,403


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$527,751 0.94% Lisa Paulsen President, CEO


Created in 1942, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) was established on the belief that the entertainment industry was in a unique position to truly help others. EIF harnesses the collective power of the entertainment industry and channels its unique assets to raise awareness and funds for critical health, educational and social issues in order to make a positive impact in our community and throughout the nation. Annually, the Entertainment Industry Foundation funds more than 300 charitable organizations within the greater Los Angeles area and throughout the nation.

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