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Education : Education Policy and Reform

League of Education Voters Foundation

Putting Students First.

three stars

85.31

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

Board Leadership
Tony Byrd
Chair

CEO
Lauri Hennessey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.31 three stars
  Financial 82.38 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

League of Education Voters (LEV) was founded in 2001 by Washingtonians to support a system where every student in Washington state has access to an excellent public education that provides an equal opportunity for success. 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.

League of Education Voters (LEV) was founded in 2001 by Washingtonians to support a system where every student in Washington state has access to an excellent public education that provides an equal opportunity for success. 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.

Financial

three stars

82.38

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
84.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth -7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.1%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars
Illinois Network of Charter Schools (IL) 91.71 four stars
American Federation for Children Growth Fund (DC) 86.19 three stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92 four stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,429,239
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $46,348
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,475,587
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,475,587
   Other Revenue $-58,097
TOTAL REVENUE $1,417,490
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,138,785
   Administrative Expenses $326,335
   Fundraising Expenses $67,358
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,532,478
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,114,988
   
Net Assets $1,728,751

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
Public Education and Community Organizing $1,696,148 79.3%
Grantmaking $414,123 19.4%
Policy $28,514 1.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 85.31 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 86.82 three stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$43,829 1.73% Lauri Hennessey CEO $2,296
Other Salaries of Note
$117,705 4.64% Laura Hitchcock Interim CEO $13,078

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 85.31 three stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 86.89 three stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.92 four stars
American Federation for Children Growth Fund (DC) 86.19 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

Tony Byrd
Chair

CEO

Lauri Hennessey
Chief Executive Officer

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