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Encore.org

Second Acts for the Greater Good

four stars

91.15

P.O. Box 29542 San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 430-0141   Web Site
EIN: 94-3274339

Board Leadership
Paul Irving
Chair

CEO
Marc Freedman
CEO, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.15 four stars
  Financial 88.15 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Civic Ventures is leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers as a vital workforce for change. Through an inventive program portfolio, original research, strategic alliances, and the power of people's own life stories, Civic Ventures demonstrates the value of experience in solving serious social problems - from education to the environment and health care to homelessness. Founded in 1998 by social entrepreneur and author Marc Freedman, Civic Ventures works to define the second half of adult life as a time of individual and social renewal. Civic Ventures programs include: encore.org, a network for people who want work that matters in the second half of life; the Purpose Prize; Experience Corps; Encore Career Community College grants; the Next Chapter; and the BreakThrough Award.

Civic Ventures is leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers as a vital workforce for change. Through an inventive program portfolio, original research, strategic alliances, and the power of people's own life stories, Civic Ventures demonstrates the value of experience in solving serious social problems - from education to the environment and health care to homelessness. Founded in 1998 by social entrepreneur and author Marc Freedman, Civic Ventures works to define the second half of adult life as a time of individual and social renewal. Civic Ventures programs include: encore.org, a network for people who want work that matters in the second half of life; the Purpose Prize; Experience Corps; Encore Career Community College grants; the Next Chapter; and the BreakThrough Award.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of conference attendees
250
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 2.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Encore.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Encore.org on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,581,853
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $38,040
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,619,893
   Program Service Revenue $557,612
Total Primary Revenue $4,177,505
   Other Revenue $37,324
TOTAL REVENUE $4,214,829
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,480,525
   Administrative Expenses $518,175
   Fundraising Expenses $110,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,109,037
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,894,208
   
Net Assets $6,252,082

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$340,000 5.56% Marc Freedman CEO

Mission

Civic Ventures is leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers as a vital workforce for change. Through an inventive program portfolio, original research, strategic alliances, and the power of people's own life stories, Civic Ventures demonstrates the value of experience in solving serious social problems - from education to the environment and health care to homelessness. Founded in 1998 by social entrepreneur and author Marc Freedman, Civic Ventures works to define the second half of adult life as a time of individual and social renewal. Civic Ventures programs include: encore.org, a network for people who want work that matters in the second half of life; the Purpose Prize; Experience Corps; Encore Career Community College grants; the Next Chapter; and the BreakThrough Award.

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Charity Contact Info

Encore.org
P.O. Box 29542
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 430-0141
fax: (415) 430-0144
EIN: 94-3274339

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Board Leadership

Paul Irving
Chair

CEO

Marc Freedman
CEO, Founder