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PENCIL

Connecting students to success

two stars

79.78

30 West 26th Street Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10010
tel: (646) 638-0565   Web Site
EIN: 22-3384302

Board Leadership
Christopher B. Hayward
Chair

CEO
Gregg Betheil
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.78 two stars
  Financial 71.41 two 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.

In 1995, PENCIL launched Principal for a Day®, an annual event designed to raise awareness about public education by having civic and business leaders serve as visiting principals in New York City schools. Twenty years later, PENCIL is the leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between the business and education communities. PENCIL works at the intersection of school needs and business expertise to bring together the best ideas, talent, and resources across sectors to improve public school and student performance and enhance workforce pathways.

In 1995, PENCIL launched Principal for a Day®, an annual event designed to raise awareness about public education by having civic and business leaders serve as visiting principals in New York City schools. Twenty years later, PENCIL is the leader in creating innovative and impactful models of collaboration between the business and education communities. PENCIL works at the intersection of school needs and business expertise to bring together the best ideas, talent, and resources across sectors to improve public school and student performance and enhance workforce pathways.

Financial

two stars

71.41

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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.75
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PENCIL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by PENCIL on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PENCIL (NY) 79.78 two stars
The Forte Foundation (TX) 85.94 three stars
The Chicago Public Education Fund (IL) 95.96 four stars
Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 90.31 four stars
School for Advanced Research (NM) 85.61 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,189,245
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $994,434
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $628,000
Total Contributions $2,811,679
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,811,679
   Other Revenue $21,947
TOTAL REVENUE $2,833,626
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,028,531
   Administrative Expenses $286,185
   Fundraising Expenses $650,974
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,965,690
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-132,064
   
Net Assets $2,195,637

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
2019-12 11/01/2020 79.78 two stars
2018-12 08/01/2019 78.86 two stars
2017-12 08/01/2018 78.58 two stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 78.86 two stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 80.15 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.09 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 02/01/2016 86.44 three stars
2014-09 12/22/2015 84.51 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 91.76 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 92.63 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 22-3384302
Name in IRS Master File PENCIL INC
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 September, 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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$214,225 7.22% Gregg Betheil President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
PENCIL (NY) 79.78 two stars
Global Health Corps (NY) 90.22 four stars
Collision Repair Education Foundation (IL) 92.74 four stars
Teaching Matters (NY) 94.57 four stars
Philanthropy Ohio (OH) 88.16 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

PENCIL
30 West 26th Street
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10010
tel: (646) 638-0565
fax: (646) 638-0565
EIN: 22-3384302

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Board Leadership

Christopher B. Hayward
Chair

CEO

Gregg Betheil
President

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