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MassBioEd

Engaging Educators, Inspiring Students, and Guiding the Life Sciences Workforce

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three stars

87.92

300 Technology Square Eighth Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 674-5100   Web Site
EIN: 22-3799632

Board Leadership
Renee Connolly
Chair

CEO
Peter Abair
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.92 three stars
  Financial 86.94 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 2001, MassBioEd has been focused on growing education capacity in the life sciences. MassBioEd engages teachers, inspires students, and guides the life sciences workforce of tomorrow. Our flagship program, BioTeach, strives to deepen the ability of public high school teachers to more fully engage students through lab-centered, inquiry-based instructional techniques. BioTeach provides high school teachers lab equipment and teaching materials that are combined with intensive teacher professional development and on-site mentoring that incorporates innovative curriculum.

Since 2001, MassBioEd has been focused on growing education capacity in the life sciences. MassBioEd engages teachers, inspires students, and guides the life sciences workforce of tomorrow. Our flagship program, BioTeach, strives to deepen the ability of public high school teachers to more fully engage students through lab-centered, inquiry-based instructional techniques. BioTeach provides high school teachers lab equipment and teaching materials that are combined with intensive teacher professional development and on-site mentoring that incorporates innovative curriculum.

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Financial

three stars

86.94

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 23.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MassBioEd on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MassBioEd on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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MassBioEd (MA) 87.92 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $915,004
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $154,385
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $90,397
Total Contributions $1,159,786
   Program Service Revenue $215,094
Total Primary Revenue $1,374,880
   Other Revenue $36,913
TOTAL REVENUE $1,411,793
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $975,965
   Administrative Expenses $311,782
   Fundraising Expenses $15,188
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,302,935
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $108,858
   
Net Assets $1,601,864

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
Bioteach Program $624,927 64.0%
Workforce Development $158,649 16.3%
Outreach Program $108,533 11.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.92 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.47 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.94 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.32 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.00 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 22-3799632
Name in IRS Master File MASSACHUSETTS BIOTECHNOLOGY EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code B60
NTEE Classification Adult, Continuing Education
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
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 August, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$175,408 13.46% Peter Abair Executive Director

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MassBioEd (MA) 87.92 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

MassBioEd
300 Technology Square
Eighth Floor
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (617) 674-5100
fax: (617) 674-5101
EIN: 22-3799632

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Board Leadership

Renee Connolly
Chair

CEO

Peter Abair
Executive Director

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