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Cerge-Ei Foundation

Develop Support for Modern Economics

three stars

88.28

715 Queen Anne Road Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (201) 692-9408   Web Site
EIN: 25-1725738

Board Leadership
Randall K. Filer
President

CEO
Randall K. Filer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.28 three stars
  Financial 92.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

92.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
93.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.77
  Program Expenses Growth 2.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cerge-Ei Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cerge-Ei Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cerge-Ei Foundation (NJ) 88.28 three stars
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC) 88.67 three stars
Ibis Reproductive Health (MA) 86.49 three stars
White Ribbon Alliance (DC) 90.78 four stars
Synergos (NY) 97.38 four stars

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The focus of the CERGE-EI Foundation is to develop support in the United States and Canada for modern economics and other social science education in the transition and emerging economies. . It does so by providing research grants, teaching fellowships and scholarship support, as well as supporting graduate education programs at CERGE-EI and similar institutions. We promote economics education and research in the post-communist countries of central and eastern Europe including the former Soviet Union

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,036,472
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,036,472
   Program Service Revenue $1,552,547
Total Primary Revenue $3,589,019
   Other Revenue $195,630
TOTAL REVENUE $3,784,649
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,555,853
   Administrative Expenses $142,336
   Fundraising Expenses $42,705
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,740,894
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,043,755
   
Net Assets $8,726,568

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
CERGE-EI Teaching Fellowships $835,433 32.7%
Undergraduate Program in Central European Studies $766,212 30.0%
CERGE-EI Doctoral Program in Economics $642,160 25.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 88.28 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 89.38 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 89.38 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 88.28 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 89.71 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 25-1725738
Name in IRS Master File CERGE-EI FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q32
NTEE Classification International Economic Development
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 January, 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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$41,994 1.53% Randall Filer President
Other Salaries of Note
$10,000 0.36% Jan Svejnar Member
$10,000 0.36% Gerald Roland Member

The focus of the CERGE-EI Foundation is to develop support in the United States and Canada for modern economics and other social science education in the transition and emerging economies. . It does so by providing research grants, teaching fellowships and scholarship support, as well as supporting graduate education programs at CERGE-EI and similar institutions. We promote economics education and research in the post-communist countries of central and eastern Europe including the former Soviet Union

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cerge-Ei Foundation (NJ) 88.28 three stars
Center for Global Development (DC) 95.83 four stars
Foreign Policy Research Institute (PA) 86.71 three stars
Ibis Reproductive Health (MA) 86.49 three stars
Council on Foreign Relations (NY) 86.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cerge-Ei Foundation
715 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666
tel: (201) 692-9408
fax: (201) 692-9409
EIN: 25-1725738

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Board Leadership

Randall K. Filer
President

CEO

Randall K. Filer
President

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