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The Safe America Foundation

Be prepared, not scared

two stars

72.13

2000 First Drive Suite 310
Marietta, GA 30062
tel: (770) 973-7233   Web Site
EIN: 58-2141636

Board Leadership
Kim Ryan
Chairperson

CEO
Len Pagano
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.13 two stars
  Financial 68.01 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Safe America Foundation, chartered in 1994, with headquarters in Marietta, Georgia, partners with corporate, governmental, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to improve the safety awareness and preparedness of Americans nationwide. We distribute information, develop and facilitate programming, and support businesses and products with a focus on emerging health and safety issues at home, work and play. We partner with civic organizations, government and corporations combining collective knowledge and skills to address emerging health and safety issues to promote a Safer America.

The Safe America Foundation, chartered in 1994, with headquarters in Marietta, Georgia, partners with corporate, governmental, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to improve the safety awareness and preparedness of Americans nationwide. We distribute information, develop and facilitate programming, and support businesses and products with a focus on emerging health and safety issues at home, work and play. We partner with civic organizations, government and corporations combining collective knowledge and skills to address emerging health and safety issues to promote a Safer America.

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Financial

one star

68.01

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.9%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 123.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Safe America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Safe America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Safe America Foundation (GA) 72.13 two stars
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (DC) 90.80 four stars
Middle East Forum (PA) 92.46 four stars
Atlas Network (VA) 90.29 four stars
Foundation for Defense of Democracies (DC) 88.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $597,351
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $597,351
   Program Service Revenue $212,175
Total Primary Revenue $809,526
   Other Revenue $7,376
TOTAL REVENUE $816,902
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $549,383
   Administrative Expenses $114,591
   Fundraising Expenses $59,297
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $723,271
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $93,631
   
Net Assets $-50,706

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
Safety Programs $67,250 12.2%
Safe Driving Programs $31,318 5.7%
Veterans Programs $6,089 1.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 09/01/2018 72.13 two stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 71.31 two stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 72.83 two stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 70.09 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 73.05 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 73.03 two stars
2014-12 03/01/2016 68.89 one star
2013-12 09/01/2015 73.03 two stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 70.28 two stars
2013-12 02/01/2015 68.89 one star
2012-12 09/01/2014 65.69 one star
2011-12 09/01/2013 65.22 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 64.01 one star
2010-12 12/01/2012 64.70 one star
2010-12 11/06/2012 63.09 one star
2010-12 09/01/2012 55.95 one star

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

EIN 58-2141636
Name in IRS Master File SAFE AMERICA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code O20
NTEE Classification Youth Centers, Clubs, Multipurpose
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(349) Other youth organization or 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 March, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$25,603 3.53% Len Pagano President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$81,975 11.33% Mary-Lou Pagano Vice-President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Safe America Foundation (GA) 72.13 two stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 94.76 four stars
NALEO Educational Fund (CA) 91.11 four stars
Supportive Housing Network of New York (NY) 85.20 three stars
The Committee of Seventy (PA) 87.63 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Safe America Foundation
2000 First Drive
Suite 310
Marietta, GA 30062
tel: (770) 973-7233
fax: (770) 971-9996
EIN: 58-2141636

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Board Leadership

Kim Ryan
Chairperson

CEO

Len Pagano
President, CEO

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