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The Jefferson Awards Foundation

We Power Those Who Change the World

three stars

87.48

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

Board Leadership
Joseph N. Sanberg
Chair

CEO
Hillary Beard Schafer
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.48 three stars
  Financial 84.21 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

84.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.18
  Program Expenses Growth 11.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.9%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jefferson Awards Foundation (DE) 87.48 three stars
Higher Achievement (DC) 92.25 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.38 four stars
Communities in Schools of the Charleston Area (SC) 92.24 four stars
First Graduate (CA) 87.49 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,656,150
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,656,150
   Program Service Revenue $656,597
Total Primary Revenue $4,312,747
   Other Revenue $208,252
TOTAL REVENUE $4,520,999
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,367,701
   Administrative Expenses $448,071
   Fundraising Expenses $175,437
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,991,209
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,529,790
   
Net Assets $3,448,427

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
Students in Action $947,080 40.0%
Media Partners $473,541 20.0%
Lead360 $473,540 20.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$100,000 3.34% Hillary Beard Schafer Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$50,000 1.67% Sam Beard President

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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Jefferson Awards Foundation (DE) 87.48 three stars
Global Kids (NY) 89.78 three stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.38 four stars
REACH Prep (CT) 86.20 three stars
Horizons National (CT) 91.33 four stars

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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

Joseph N. Sanberg
Chair

CEO

Hillary Beard Schafer
Executive Director

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