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Education : Education Policy and Reform

League of Education Voters Foundation

Putting Students First.

three stars

86.82

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

Board Leadership
Betsy Johnson
Chair

CEO
Lauri Hennessey
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.82 three stars
  Financial 84.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

three stars

84.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
84.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.92
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
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) 86.82 three stars
Council of Independent Colleges (DC) 87.86 three stars
The Mind Trust (IN) 95.05 four stars
Stand for Children Leadership Center (OR) 91.69 four stars
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,085,895
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $151,713
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,237,608
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,237,608
   Other Revenue $-67,785
TOTAL REVENUE $4,169,823
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,308,017
   Administrative Expenses $216,225
   Fundraising Expenses $244,534
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,768,776
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,401,047
   
Net Assets $2,843,739

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 $2,169,536 94.0%
Public Education and Community Organizing $92,321 4.0%
Policy $46,160 2.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$138,895 5.01% Chris Korsmo President & CEO $15,433

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 86.82 three stars
American Federation for Children Growth Fund (DC) 86.19 three stars
New Teacher Center (CA) 86.58 three stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.99 four stars
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 88.63 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

Betsy Johnson
Chair

CEO

Lauri Hennessey
Chief Executive Officer

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