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A Gift for Teaching

No child should miss out on a chance to succeed merely because they lack the tools

four stars

93.32

6501 Magic Way Building 400C
Orlando, FL 32809
tel: (407) 318-3123   Web Site
EIN: 59-3515162

Board Leadership
Jim Hair
Chair

CEO
Jane Thompson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.32 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1998, A Gift for Teaching (AGFT) has worked to improve public education by transferring our community's surplus materials and resources free to teachers for their students in need. AGFT's concept is beautifully simple: local businesses take unwanted supplies or surplus merchandise that would otherwise get thrown away and donate it for distribution through the Free Store for teachers. More than 7,535 teachers from Central Florida's highest need schools can then shop for free to make sure the more than 180,000 students in our community have what they need to learn. At AGFT, we offer additional programs that expand the scope of learning for students and teachers in music, art and physical education.

Since 1998, A Gift for Teaching (AGFT) has worked to improve public education by transferring our community's surplus materials and resources free to teachers for their students in need. AGFT's concept is beautifully simple: local businesses take unwanted supplies or surplus merchandise that would otherwise get thrown away and donate it for distribution through the Free Store for teachers. More than 7,535 teachers from Central Florida's highest need schools can then shop for free to make sure the more than 180,000 students in our community have what they need to learn. At AGFT, we offer additional programs that expand the scope of learning for students and teachers in music, art and physical education.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
97.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Gift for Teaching on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A Gift for Teaching on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 93.32 four stars
Hillsborough Education Foundation (FL) 96.46 four stars
AdoptAClassroom.org (MN) 96.48 four stars
RAFT (CA) 90.11 four stars
Kids In Need Foundation (OH) 93.98 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,170,342
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,170,342
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,170,342
   Other Revenue $146,801
TOTAL REVENUE $12,317,143
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,037,782
   Administrative Expenses $170,728
   Fundraising Expenses $153,595
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,362,105
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $955,038
   
Net Assets $4,323,716

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
Store for Teachers $11,037,782 100.0%

Ratings History
A Gift for Teaching has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 93.32 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.59 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.40 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 84.64 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 83.44 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 86.14 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 82.92 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 82.59 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 74.58 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 88.28 three stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.13 four stars
2007-06 02/01/2009 92.11 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 59-3515162
Name in IRS Master File A GIFT FOR TEACHING INC
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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
(59) Other school related 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 September, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$86,018 0.75% Jane Thompson President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
A Gift for Teaching (FL) 93.32 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

A Gift for Teaching
6501 Magic Way
Building 400C
Orlando, FL 32809
tel: (407) 318-3123
fax: (407) 318-3124
EIN: 59-3515162

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Board Leadership

Jim Hair
Chair

CEO

Jane Thompson
President

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