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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

The Public Education Foundation

Because young minds matter

three stars

88.10

4350 South Maryland Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89119
tel: (702) 799-1042   Web Site
EIN: 88-0275767

Board Leadership
Jan Jones Blackhurst
Chairwoman of the Board

CEO
Judi Steele
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.10 three stars
  Financial 94.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 84.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Inspired by a belief that improving our public schools was too big a task for a school district to undertake alone, the Public Education Foundation was established in 1991. The Foundation's mission is to mobilize community and global resources to support and impact public education through initiatives, programs, and promising practices designed to improve student performance and advance quality educational opportunities for all children. Our solutions to the challenges of educating a growing and diverse Southern Nevada population are impacting schools and the school district at multiple levels from grassroots classroom participation to systemic reform. Our initiatives and programs empower teachers and students, reduce bureaucracy, ensure accountability, leverage resources, and deliver results. We are working collaboratively with educators to ensure that our students not only succeed in the classroom but succeed in life.

Inspired by a belief that improving our public schools was too big a task for a school district to undertake alone, the Public Education Foundation was established in 1991. The Foundation's mission is to mobilize community and global resources to support and impact public education through initiatives, programs, and promising practices designed to improve student performance and advance quality educational opportunities for all children. Our solutions to the challenges of educating a growing and diverse Southern Nevada population are impacting schools and the school district at multiple levels from grassroots classroom participation to systemic reform. Our initiatives and programs empower teachers and students, reduce bureaucracy, ensure accountability, leverage resources, and deliver results. We are working collaboratively with educators to ensure that our students not only succeed in the classroom but succeed in life.

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Financial

four stars

94.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

84.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
86.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.10
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Public Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Public Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 88.10 three stars
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 88.22 three stars
Nashville Public Education Foundation (TN) 91.15 four stars
Grand Island Public Schools Foundation (NE) 92.71 four stars
Speedway Children's Charities (NC) 90.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,488,619
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $364,490
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,062,196
Total Contributions $8,915,305
   Program Service Revenue $45
Total Primary Revenue $8,915,350
   Other Revenue $265,915
TOTAL REVENUE $9,181,265
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,869,306
   Administrative Expenses $886,686
   Fundraising Expenses $294,920
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,050,912
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $130,353
   
Net Assets $18,473,494

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
Fund Distribution $7,869,306 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 12/01/2019 88.10 three stars
2017-09 02/01/2019 88.53 three stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 84.70 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 86.44 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 83.06 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 83.87 three stars
2013-09 09/01/2014 88.66 three stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 88.66 three stars
2011-09 08/01/2013 84.95 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 88-0275767
Name in IRS Master File CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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 January, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,445 2.09% Judi K. Steele President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 88.10 three stars
Kiddo (CA) 92.13 four stars
West Point Association of Graduates (NY) 93.17 four stars
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation (TX) 89.91 three stars
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 88.98 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Public Education Foundation
4350 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89119
tel: (702) 799-1042
fax: (702) 799-5247
EIN: 88-0275767

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Board Leadership

Jan Jones Blackhurst
Chairwoman of the Board

CEO

Judi Steele
President & CEO

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