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    A Gift for Teaching

    A Gift for Teaching


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    ...6501 MAGIC WAY BLDG 400C
    Orlando FL 32809-5677


    Orlando FL | IRS ruling year: 1998 | EIN: 59-3515162  


    On a mission to provide educational resources that empower teachers to inspire future leaders, A Gift For Teaching (AGFT) envisions a future where every student in Central Florida has the tools and experiences to succeed.

    Since 1998, AGFT has worked to improve public education by transferring our community's surplus materials and resources free to teachers for their students in need.

    AGFT's concept is beautifully simple: local businesses take underutilized supplies or surplus merchandise that would otherwise go unused and redistribute through the Free Teacher Supply Store, "Pencil Boy Express-The Mobile Free Store", or "Pencil Boy Curbside". More than 13,000 teachers from Central Florida's highest need schools can then shop for free to make sure any student in our community has what they need to learn.

    At AGFT, we offer additional programs that expand the scope of learning for students and teachers through music and art education.


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 92%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

    This overall score is calculated from multiple beacon scores: 80% Accountability & Finance, 10% Leadership & Adaptability, 10% Culture & Community. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for A Gift for Teaching is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability


    Accountability & Finance


    A Gift for Teaching has earned a 91% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 2.50% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 0.55 years - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.01 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 2.19% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 1.79% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 95.90% - 10/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -6.38% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available
    Pandemic Response - Data Available

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