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Education : Education Policy and Reform

League of Education Voters Foundation

Working on behalf of students.

three stars

87.56

2734 Westlake Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109
tel: (206) 728-6448   Web Site
EIN: 91-2141507

Board Leadership
Tom Halverson
Chair

CEO
Laura Hitchcock
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.56 three stars
  Financial 86.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The League of Education Voters (LEV) was founded in 2001 by Washingtonians to support an education system that provides every student an equal opportunity for success from cradle to career. Working on behalf of students, LEV has successfully led the charge on many of the landmark funding and policy decisions helping improve the education landscape in Washington.

The League of Education Voters (LEV) was founded in 2001 by Washingtonians to support an education system that provides every student an equal opportunity for success from cradle to career. Working on behalf of students, LEV has successfully led the charge on many of the landmark funding and policy decisions helping improve the education landscape in Washington.

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Financial

three stars

86.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League of Education Voters Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League of Education Voters Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 95.22 four stars
Houston A+ Challenge (TX) 88.20 three stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.00 three stars
Healthy Schools Campaign (IL) 86.73 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,633,236
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $114,775
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,748,011
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,748,011
   Other Revenue $-59,782
TOTAL REVENUE $1,688,229
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,798,344
   Administrative Expenses $220,505
   Fundraising Expenses $239,277
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,258,126
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,569,897
   
Net Assets $1,442,692

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
Grantmaking $1,383,070 49.4%
Public Education and Community Organizing $868,818 31.0%
Policy $546,456 19.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 87.56 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.21 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 87.37 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 91-2141507
Name in IRS Master File LEV FOUNDATION
NTEE Code R40
NTEE Classification Voter Education, Registration
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
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, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$152,262 4.67% Chris Korsmo CEO $16,918

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars
New Profit (MA) 88.22 three stars
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GA) 86.22 three stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 88.22 three stars
Student Leadership Network (NY) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

League of Education Voters Foundation
2734 Westlake Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98109
tel: (206) 728-6448
EIN: 91-2141507

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Board Leadership

Tom Halverson
Chair

CEO

Laura Hitchcock
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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