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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support

Nashville Public Education Foundation

Working to ensure excellence in public education

four stars

91.39

1207 18th Avenue South Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37212
tel: (615) 727-1515   Web Site
EIN: 48-1266314

Board Leadership
Byron Trauger
Chair

CEO
Katie Cour
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.39 four stars
  Financial 88.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Nashville Public Education Foundation, in collaboration with the leadership of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, government officials and community leaders, identifies opportunities and raises private funding for strategic initiatives that will result in transformative improvement in educational outcomes for Nashville's students. We envision a Nashville where all children can attend an excellent public school that will open the door to a rewarding, opportunity rich life; a Nashville where K-12 public education is the pride of the city and a model for the state, country and the world.

Nashville Public Education Foundation, in collaboration with the leadership of Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, government officials and community leaders, identifies opportunities and raises private funding for strategic initiatives that will result in transformative improvement in educational outcomes for Nashville's students. We envision a Nashville where all children can attend an excellent public school that will open the door to a rewarding, opportunity rich life; a Nashville where K-12 public education is the pride of the city and a model for the state, country and the world.

Financial

three stars

88.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Public Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Nashville Public Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Public Education Foundation (TN) 91.39 four stars
Uncommon Schools (NY) 87.96 three stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 94.03 four stars
The Chi Chi Rodriguez Youth Foundation (FL) 92.20 four stars
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 92.71 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,345,406
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $338,555
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $275,000
Total Contributions $1,958,961
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,958,961
   Other Revenue $5,217
TOTAL REVENUE $1,964,178
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,871,493
   Administrative Expenses $186,851
   Fundraising Expenses $260,474
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,318,818
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,354,640
   
Net Assets $2,084,463

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
Nashville Public Education Foundation has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 07/01/2020 91.39 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 91.15 four stars
2017-06 06/01/2018 91.31 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 90.90 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 90.06 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 88.63 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.39 three stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 89.10 three stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 85.13 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 48-1266314
Name in IRS Master File NASHVILLE PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 September, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$19,615 0.59% Katie Cour President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$242,072 7.29% Shannon Hunt Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Nashville Public Education Foundation (TN) 91.39 four stars
American Friends of the Hebrew University (NY) 91.73 four stars
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 92.71 four stars
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 87.62 three stars
Naval War College Foundation (RI) 93.13 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Nashville Public Education Foundation
1207 18th Avenue South
Suite 202
Nashville, TN 37212
tel: (615) 727-1515
fax: (615) 727-1522
EIN: 48-1266314

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Board Leadership

Byron Trauger
Chair

CEO

Katie Cour
President, CEO

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