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The Edible Schoolyard Project

Edible education

three stars

87.39

1517 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94709
tel: (510) 843-3811   Web Site
EIN: 94-3248671

Board Leadership
Alice Waters
President

CEO
David Chai
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.39 three stars
  Financial 82.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Edible Schoolyard Project is to build and share a food curriculum for all schools. We envision this 'edible education' as part of the core curriculum of every school in the country. If we can provide every student with a free nutritious lunch and interactive experiences in the classroom, kitchen, and garden, edible education has the power to transform the health and values of every child in America.

The mission of the Edible Schoolyard Project is to build and share a food curriculum for all schools. We envision this 'edible education' as part of the core curriculum of every school in the country. If we can provide every student with a free nutritious lunch and interactive experiences in the classroom, kitchen, and garden, edible education has the power to transform the health and values of every child in America.

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Financial

three stars

82.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.68
  Program Expenses Growth 3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Edible Schoolyard Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Edible Schoolyard Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 87.39 three stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.89 four stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 86.56 three stars
National Association of Scholars (NY) 89.75 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,662,010
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $276,133
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,938,143
   Program Service Revenue $89,088
Total Primary Revenue $2,027,231
   Other Revenue $65,333
TOTAL REVENUE $2,092,564
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,593,238
   Administrative Expenses $222,427
   Fundraising Expenses $330,716
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,146,381
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-53,817
   
Net Assets $3,520,878

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 06/01/2019 87.39 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 84.93 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 86.28 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 88.73 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 93.40 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.81 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 92.00 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2013 90.78 four stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 79.12 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.60 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 07/01/2010 95.72 four stars
2008-06 03/01/2009 94.68 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 94-3248671
Name in IRS Master File THE EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD PROJECT
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date February, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$63,000 2.93% David Chai Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 87.39 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars
Council for Educational Change (FL) 85.92 three stars
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 90.60 four stars
New Profit (MA) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Edible Schoolyard Project
1517 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
tel: (510) 843-3811
fax: (510) 843-3880
EIN: 94-3248671

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Board Leadership

Alice Waters
President

CEO

David Chai
Executive Director

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