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The Jefferson Awards Foundation

We Power Those Who Change the World

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three stars

83.63

100 West Tenth Street Suite 215
Wilmington, DE 19801
tel: (302) 622-9101   Web Site
EIN: 52-0959336

Board Leadership
Jack Russi
Chair

CEO
Hillary Beard Schafer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.63 three stars
  Financial 77.94 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Jefferson Awards Foundation (JAF) powers others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most. Through celebration, they inspire action. Their programs and partnerships drive Americans to change their communities and the world.

The Jefferson Awards Foundation (JAF) powers others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most. Through celebration, they inspire action. Their programs and partnerships drive Americans to change their communities and the world.

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Financial

two stars

77.94

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.49
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 60.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jefferson Awards Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Jefferson Awards Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jefferson Awards Foundation (DE) 83.63 three stars
New Jersey SEEDS (NJ) 90.42 four stars
Achievement Centers for Children & Families Foundation (FL) 88.42 three stars
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NY) 85.27 three stars
Let's Get Ready (NY) 91.62 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,241,492
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $155,030
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,396,522
   Program Service Revenue $544,511
Total Primary Revenue $1,941,033
   Other Revenue $694,969
TOTAL REVENUE $2,636,002
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,374,972
   Administrative Expenses $315,944
   Fundraising Expenses $212,811
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,903,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-267,725
   
Net Assets $1,561,119

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
Youth Service Continuum $1,757,479 74.0%
Media Partners $546,244 23.0%
Champions Program $71,249 3.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.63 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.18 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 89.11 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 81.26 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2014 58.24 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 52-0959336
Name in IRS Master File THE JEFFERSON AWARDS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
NTEE Code T99
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C.
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 December, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$140,000 4.82% Robin Adelson Managing Director
Other Salaries of Note
$100,000 3.44% Sam Beard President
$20,833 0.71% Hillary Beard Schafer Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jefferson Awards Foundation (DE) 83.63 three stars
Citizen Schools (MA) 85.00 three stars
Horizons National (CT) 93.62 four stars
Communities In Schools National Office (VA) 90.78 four stars
Breakthrough, Central Texas (TX) 90.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Jefferson Awards Foundation
100 West Tenth Street
Suite 215
Wilmington, DE 19801
tel: (302) 622-9101
EIN: 52-0959336

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Board Leadership

Jack Russi
Chair

CEO

Hillary Beard Schafer
Executive Director

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