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Education Writers Association

Dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage

three stars

89.72

1825 K Street NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 452-9830   Web Site
EIN: 23-7439790

Board Leadership
Greg Toppo
President

CEO
Caroline W. Hendrie
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.72 three stars
  Financial 90.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1947, the Education Writers Association (EWA) is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage to create a better-informed society. The Association's purpose is to advance the stature of education writing through the press and other media of communication and to further the state of the art of education writing through educational programs designed for the benefit of all education writers. As the national professional organization of members of the media who specialize in education, EWA has worked for more than 60 years to help journalists get the story right.

Founded in 1947, the Education Writers Association (EWA) is dedicated to improving the quality and quantity of education coverage to create a better-informed society. The Association's purpose is to advance the stature of education writing through the press and other media of communication and to further the state of the art of education writing through educational programs designed for the benefit of all education writers. As the national professional organization of members of the media who specialize in education, EWA has worked for more than 60 years to help journalists get the story right.

Financial

four stars

90.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
87.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.27
  Program Expenses Growth 1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Writers Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Writers Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Writers Association (DC) 89.72 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92 four stars
ParentChild+ (NY) 94.74 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,088,848
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $21,426
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,110,274
   Program Service Revenue $225,809
Total Primary Revenue $3,336,083
   Other Revenue $64,115
TOTAL REVENUE $3,400,198
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,576,843
   Administrative Expenses $338,413
   Fundraising Expenses $62,770
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,978,026
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $422,172
   
Net Assets $3,843,056

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/23/2020 89.72 three stars
2018-09 10/01/2019 92.02 four stars
2017-09 09/01/2018 90.26 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 89.48 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 89.48 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 91.97 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 91.31 four stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 86.41 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 23-7439790
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATION WRITERS ASSOCIATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (92) Literary activities
(119) Other cultural or historical activities
(914) Achievement prizes or awards
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1975
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
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,023 6.64% Caroline Hendrie Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Writers Association (DC) 89.72 three stars
Teach Plus Incorporated (MA) 86.60 three stars
New Visions for Public Schools (NY) 93.50 four stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars

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Education Writers Association
1825 K Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 452-9830
fax: (202) 452-9837
EIN: 23-7439790

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Board Leadership

Greg Toppo
President

CEO

Caroline W. Hendrie
Executive Director

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