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California Agricultural Leadership Foundation

We grow leaders who make a difference

three stars

84.28

425 West Blanco Road Salinas, CA 93908
tel: (831) 585-1030   Web Site
EIN: 94-6069269

Board Leadership
Jeff Elder
Chair

CEO
Barry Bedwell
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.28 three stars
  Financial 79.27 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation is committed to leadership training and transformational learning experiences in partnership with four California universities. We support the California Agricultural Leadership Program, which enhances the long-term viability of California agriculture through leadership development. Each year, up to 60 fellows study business, government, economics, and urban affairs in a two-year that contains both domestic and internationally based seminars. We also support the Washington, D.C. Educational Fellowship Program (or D.C. Exchange), hosted by the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. It educates D.C.-based decision makers about current issues and complex challenges facing California's farmers and ranchers.

The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation is committed to leadership training and transformational learning experiences in partnership with four California universities. We support the California Agricultural Leadership Program, which enhances the long-term viability of California agriculture through leadership development. Each year, up to 60 fellows study business, government, economics, and urban affairs in a two-year that contains both domestic and internationally based seminars. We also support the Washington, D.C. Educational Fellowship Program (or D.C. Exchange), hosted by the Ag Leadership Alumni Council. It educates D.C.-based decision makers about current issues and complex challenges facing California's farmers and ranchers.

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Financial

two stars

79.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
73.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.77
  Program Expenses Growth -6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Agricultural Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by California Agricultural Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CA) 84.28 three stars
Agriculture Future of America (MO) 99.02 four stars
Cornucopia Institute Incorporated (WI) 94.57 four stars
The Farm School (MA) 86.10 three stars
Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Services (WI) 88.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,645,776
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $300,193
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,945,969
   Program Service Revenue $16,904
Total Primary Revenue $1,962,873
   Other Revenue $375,669
TOTAL REVENUE $2,338,542
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,186,278
   Administrative Expenses $161,907
   Fundraising Expenses $230,507
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,578,692
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $759,850
   
Net Assets $18,678,684

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 07/01/2019 84.28 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 83.42 three stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 86.05 three stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.28 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 86.46 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.51 two stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 89.40 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 88.78 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2013 89.03 three 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 94-6069269
Name in IRS Master File CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURAL LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION
NTEE Code K20
NTEE Classification Agricultural Programs
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(230) Farming
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, 1965
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$287,000 18.17% Barry Bedwell President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$75,000 4.75% Bob Gray Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CA) 84.28 three stars
The Farm School (MA) 86.10 three stars
Midwest Organic & Sustainable Education Services (WI) 88.85 three stars
Cornucopia Institute Incorporated (WI) 94.57 four stars
Agriculture Future of America (MO) 99.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

California Agricultural Leadership Foundation
425 West Blanco Road
Salinas, CA 93908
tel: (831) 585-1030
fax: (831) 424-4107
EIN: 94-6069269

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 479
Salinas, CA 93902

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Board Leadership

Jeff Elder
Chair

CEO

Barry Bedwell
President

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