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Pinellas Education Foundation

Providing enhanced educational opportunities for students and educators in Pinellas County Schools

four stars

94.99

12090 Starkey Road Largo, FL 33773
tel: (727) 588-4816   Web Site
EIN: 59-2688253

Board Leadership
Charles Harris
Chairman

CEO
Stacy Baier
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.99 four stars
  Financial 92.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Pinellas Education Foundation is a dynamic, nationally recognized non-profit organization that leads the way in advancing public education and student achievement. For 35 years, our wide
spectrum of initiatives has made a measurable impact-expanding
educational and career opportunities for students and enriching the
community. Our efforts have invested more than $177 million to support the students, teachers and schools of Pinellas County Schools. We are committed to equity-our belief that every student deserves a high-quality education. Our priorities align with Pinellas County Schools to ensure that students graduate from high school with multiple pathways to success-including college, career readiness, and the military. Together with a coalition of local businesses and community leaders, we envision the possibilities - and inspire our students to fulfill them! We are recognized as one of the best K-12 public school foundations in the United States, as featured in Education Week.

The Pinellas Education Foundation is a dynamic, nationally recognized non-profit organization that leads the way in advancing public education and student achievement. For 35 years, our wide
spectrum of initiatives has made a measurable impact-expanding
educational and career opportunities for students and enriching the
community. Our efforts have invested more than $177 million to support the students, teachers and schools of Pinellas County Schools. We are committed to equity-our belief that every student deserves a high-quality education. Our priorities align with Pinellas County Schools to ensure that students graduate from high school with multiple pathways to success-including college, career readiness, and the military. Together with a coalition of local businesses and community leaders, we envision the possibilities - and inspire our students to fulfill them! We are recognized as one of the best K-12 public school foundations in the United States, as featured in Education Week.

Financial

four stars

92.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
90.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.35
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pinellas Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pinellas Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.99 four stars
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 95.05 four stars
Afterschool Alliance (DC) 90.79 four stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 90.71 four stars
The NEA Foundation (DC) 90.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,372,212
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $67,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $489,805
Total Contributions $10,929,998
   Program Service Revenue $17,924
Total Primary Revenue $10,947,922
   Other Revenue $733,059
TOTAL REVENUE $11,680,981
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,720,828
   Administrative Expenses $415,430
   Fundraising Expenses $181,324
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,317,582
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,363,399
   
Net Assets $39,177,590

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Grant Awards $2,018,496 35.3%
Take Stock In Children $1,954,103 34.2%
Student Scholarships $695,947 12.2%

Ratings History
Pinellas Education Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 94.99 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.22 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 93.39 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 96.25 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 94.49 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.08 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 04/01/2015 94.61 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 85.29 three stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 85.14 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 94.29 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 96.59 four stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 98.18 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 92.01 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 91.17 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 99.15 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 98.53 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 97.81 four stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 93.58 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 59-2688253
Name in IRS Master File PINELLAS COUNTY EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 October, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$241,617 3.82% Stacy Baier President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.99 four stars
Education Writers Association (DC) 89.72 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars
ParentChild+ (NY) 94.74 four stars
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 96.63 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pinellas Education Foundation
12090 Starkey Road
Largo, FL 33773
tel: (727) 588-4816
EIN: 59-2688253

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Board Leadership

Charles Harris
Chairman

CEO

Stacy Baier
CEO

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