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Education : Education Policy and Reform

San Francisco Education Fund

Collaborate. Innovate. Advocate.

four stars

97.17

2730 Bryant Street Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110
tel: (415) 695-5400   Web Site
EIN: 94-1592822

Board Leadership
Jessica L. Bier
President

CEO
Gina M. Fromer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The San Francisco Education Fund acts as a bridge between the community and the classroom in order to increase the availability and impact of resources for students and teachers throughout San Francisco public schools. Our integrated approach: supports teachers with training and resources to enhance their classroom practice; matches volunteer skills with teacher requests; engages students to create positive changes in their schools; unites families, service providers, businesses and others to build stronger school communities; and informs district policy through community input and strategic partnerships. Implementing both school site and district level strategies enables the Education Fund to incubate and disseminate innovative approaches to improving student success and build a shared sense of responsibility to strengthen our public schools.

The San Francisco Education Fund acts as a bridge between the community and the classroom in order to increase the availability and impact of resources for students and teachers throughout San Francisco public schools. Our integrated approach: supports teachers with training and resources to enhance their classroom practice; matches volunteer skills with teacher requests; engages students to create positive changes in their schools; unites families, service providers, businesses and others to build stronger school communities; and informs district policy through community input and strategic partnerships. Implementing both school site and district level strategies enables the Education Fund to incubate and disseminate innovative approaches to improving student success and build a shared sense of responsibility to strengthen our public schools.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 31.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by San Francisco Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 97.17 four stars
Center for Inspired Teaching (DC) 90.58 four stars
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 90.22 four stars
Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence (KY) 90.86 four stars
Andre Agassi Foundation for Education (NV) 88.28 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,465,416
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $416,523
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $331,650
Total Contributions $2,213,589
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,213,589
   Other Revenue $2,747,336
TOTAL REVENUE $4,960,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,127,864
   Administrative Expenses $118,480
   Fundraising Expenses $192,769
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,439,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,521,812
   
Net Assets $8,451,776

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
Scholarships and Counseling $822,728 38.7%
The Literacy Program $522,954 24.6%
College and Career Readiness $398,724 18.7%
The Public Engagement Program $383,458 18.0%

Ratings History
San Francisco Education Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 95.02 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 83.05 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.76 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 77.68 two stars
2013-06 02/01/2015 75.48 two stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 83.88 three stars
2011-06 07/01/2013 84.24 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 94-1592822
Name in IRS Master File SAN FRANCISCO EDUCATION FUND
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(30) School, college, trade school, etc.
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 April, 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, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$151,695 6.21% Kimberly Wicoff Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 97.17 four stars
National Association of Scholars (NY) 89.75 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars
Healthy Schools Campaign (IL) 86.73 three stars
The Parent-Child Home Program (NY) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

San Francisco Education Fund
2730 Bryant Street
Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94110
tel: (415) 695-5400
fax: (415) 695-5401
EIN: 94-1592822

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Board Leadership

Jessica L. Bier
President

CEO

Gina M. Fromer
Chief Executive Officer

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