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Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

Providing leadership to schools by facilitating resources, networks and research

three stars

88.57

515 Kimbark Suite 106
Longmont, CO 80501
tel: (612) 870-8310   Web Site
EIN: 23-2083226

Board Leadership
Charlene Hunter
President

CEO
Stephanie Rynas
Executive Director, Operations and Member Resources

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.57 three stars
  Financial 88.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (ASWNA) was founded in 1968 to assist Waldorf schools and institutes in working together to nurture Waldorf Education so that it can manifest more widely in the world. Today there are over 900 Waldorf schools in 83 countries. In North America, there are more than 250 schools and 14 teacher education institutes in some level of development. AWSNA provides leadership to schools by facilitating resources, networks and research as they strive towards excellence and build healthy school communities.

The Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (ASWNA) was founded in 1968 to assist Waldorf schools and institutes in working together to nurture Waldorf Education so that it can manifest more widely in the world. Today there are over 900 Waldorf schools in 83 countries. In North America, there are more than 250 schools and 14 teacher education institutes in some level of development. AWSNA provides leadership to schools by facilitating resources, networks and research as they strive towards excellence and build healthy school communities.

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Financial

three stars

88.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association of Waldorf Schools of North America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Association of Waldorf Schools of North America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (CO) 88.57 three stars
Denver Scholarship Foundation (CO) 87.89 three stars
Step Up For Students (FL) 96.66 four stars
The Lyford Cay Foundation (NY) 85.36 three stars
Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization (AZ) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $220,322
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,384,018
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,604,340
   Program Service Revenue $301,677
Total Primary Revenue $1,906,017
   Other Revenue $4,945
TOTAL REVENUE $1,910,962
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,578,841
   Administrative Expenses $201,763
   Fundraising Expenses $155,604
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,936,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-25,246
   
Net Assets $500,546

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
Member Services $1,005,490 63.7%
Teacher Training $417,580 26.4%
Publications $155,771 9.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 06/01/2019 88.57 three stars
2017-07 08/01/2018 83.06 three stars
2016-07 12/22/2017 75.44 two stars
2015-07 03/01/2017 70.64 two stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 70.75 two stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 65.95 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 65.99 one star
2013-07 04/01/2015 67.90 one star
2012-07 09/01/2014 68.08 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-2083226
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATION OF WALDORF SCHOOLS
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
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 January, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,926 4.43% Stephanie Rynas Executive Director, Finance

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (CO) 88.57 three stars
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Alliance for Education (WA) 86.99 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
515 Kimbark
Suite 106
Longmont, CO 80501
tel: (612) 870-8310
EIN: 23-2083226

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Board Leadership

Charlene Hunter
President

CEO

Stephanie Rynas
Executive Director, Operations and Member Resources

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