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CERGE-EI Foundation

Develop Support for Modern Economics Education

four stars

96.66

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 96.66 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The CERGE-EI U.S. Foundation supports our founding partner CERGE-EI (Czech Republic) in promoting modern economic research, education and literacy. Our primary regional focus is Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We also collaborate with other educational and research institutions, philanthropic entities and supranational organizations in this mission.

The CERGE-EI U.S. Foundation supports our founding partner CERGE-EI (Czech Republic) in promoting modern economic research, education and literacy. Our primary regional focus is Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. We also collaborate with other educational and research institutions, philanthropic entities and supranational organizations in this mission.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
94.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.2%
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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CERGE-EI Foundation (NJ) 96.66 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,300,356
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $192,822
Total Contributions $2,493,178
   Program Service Revenue $1,488,517
Total Primary Revenue $3,981,695
   Other Revenue $619,325
TOTAL REVENUE $4,601,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,354,702
   Administrative Expenses $136,863
   Fundraising Expenses $55,363
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,546,928
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,054,092
   
Net Assets $11,624,863

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 Doctoral Program in Economics $1,285,493 38.3%
CERGE-EI Teaching Fellowships $1,136,975 33.9%
Undergraduate Program in Central European Studies $794,920 23.7%

Ratings History
CERGE-EI Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 96.66 four stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 92.14 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 95.17 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 95.01 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 92.46 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$46,684 1.31% Randall K. Filer President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CERGE-EI Foundation (NJ) 96.66 four 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
TTY: (609) 357-4063
EIN: 25-1725738

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Board Leadership

Randall K. Filer
President

CEO

Randall K. Filer
President

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