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Education : Adult Education Programs and Services

MassBioEd

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

92.02

255 Main Street Eighth Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
tel: (617) 674-5100   Web Site
EIN: 22-3799632

Board Leadership
Christopher K. Murphy
Chair

CEO
Sunny Schwartz
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02
  Financial 97.50
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 50.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MassBioEd (MA) 92.02
Mozilla Foundation (CA) 88.06
Public Education Foundation (TN) 87.28
Getting Out and Staying Out (NY) 92.39
Techbridge (GA) 85.54

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,747,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $199,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,947,738
   Program Service Revenue $285,722
Total Primary Revenue $4,233,460
   Other Revenue $26,900
TOTAL REVENUE $4,260,360
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,131,098
   Administrative Expenses $208,987
   Fundraising Expenses $49,026
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,389,111
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $871,249
   
Net Assets $3,212,041

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
Henri A. Termeer Memorial Project $2,024,605 64.7%
Bioteach Program $674,410 21.5%
Workforce Development $205,344 6.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 92.02
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.54
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.92
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.47
2015-12 05/01/2017 87.94
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.32
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.00

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,357 3.10% Sondra Schwartz Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$109,007 3.21% Michelle Mischke Director of Biotech

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MassBioEd (MA) 92.02
Summit Academy OIC (MN) 93.31
Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 90.31
Getting Out and Staying Out (NY) 92.39
Jobs For America's Graduates (VA) 91.90

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Charity Contact Info

MassBioEd
255 Main Street
Eighth Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
tel: (617) 674-5100
fax: (617) 674-5101
EIN: 22-3799632

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Board Leadership

Christopher K. Murphy
Chair

CEO

Sunny Schwartz
Executive Director

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