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Agriculture Future of America

Preparing college men and women for careers in the agriculture and food industry.

four stars

92.14

P.O. Box 414838 Kansas City, MO 64141
tel: (888) 472-4232   Web Site
EIN: 43-1759425

Board Leadership
Mark Stewart
President

CEO
Mark Stewart
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.14 four stars
  Financial 98.42 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Agriculture Future of America (AFA) works to create partnerships that identify, encourage and support outstanding college men and women preparing for careers in the agriculture and food industry. Founded in 1996 by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., and other agri-business leaders, AFA offers leader and career development training and community-based academic scholarships for college men and women pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field. AFA men and women share the belief that the production, processing and distribution of food and fiber, with support for agriculture business services, are vital for our nation's economy, both now and in the future.

The Agriculture Future of America (AFA) works to create partnerships that identify, encourage and support outstanding college men and women preparing for careers in the agriculture and food industry. Founded in 1996 by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., and other agri-business leaders, AFA offers leader and career development training and community-based academic scholarships for college men and women pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field. AFA men and women share the belief that the production, processing and distribution of food and fiber, with support for agriculture business services, are vital for our nation's economy, both now and in the future.

Financial

four stars

98.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 9.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agriculture Future of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Agriculture Future of America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Agriculture Future of America (MO) 92.14 four stars
California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CA) 86.05 three stars
The Farm School (MA) 85.49 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,769,905
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,769,905
   Program Service Revenue $74,181
Total Primary Revenue $2,844,086
   Other Revenue $285,364
TOTAL REVENUE $3,129,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,539,514
   Administrative Expenses $417,155
   Fundraising Expenses $183,820
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,140,489
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-11,039
   
Net Assets $4,740,083

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
Leader Development Programs $911,220 35.9%
Scholarships $335,910 13.2%
Experiential Opportunities $113,570 4.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-02 05/01/2018 92.14 four stars
2016-02 05/01/2017 89.34 three stars
2015-02 06/01/2016 86.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-02 08/01/2015 83.46 three stars
2013-02 11/01/2014 86.50 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 43-1759425
Name in IRS Master File AGRICULTURE FUTURE OF AMERICA INC
NTEE Code O52
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Agricultural
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(322) FFA, FHA, 4-H club, etc.
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 August, 1997
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End February
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • February, 2017
  • February, 2016
  • February, 2015
  • February, 2014
  • February, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$143,891 4.58% Mark Stewart President
Other Salaries of Note
$183,000 5.82% K. Russell Weathers Former President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Agriculture Future of America (MO) 92.14 four stars
California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (CA) 86.05 three stars
The Farm School (MA) 85.49 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Agriculture Future of America
P.O. Box 414838
Kansas City, MO 64141
tel: (888) 472-4232
fax: (816) 472-4239
EIN: 43-1759425

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Board Leadership

Mark Stewart
President

CEO

Mark Stewart
Chief Executive Officer

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