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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services (Grantmaking)

Taco Bell Foundation

Empowering future innovators, dreamers and creators to follow their passions and achieve their dreams.

four stars

91.14

1 Glen Bell Way Irvine, CA 92618
tel: (949) 863-4500   Web Site
EIN: 33-0523542

Board Leadership
Frank Tucker
Chairman

CEO
Tina Nguyen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.14 four stars
  Financial 88.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Taco Bell Foundation focuses on investing in the potential of America's youth by providing resources and experiences that help them pursue their educational goals and career aspirations. We leverage our scale and reach to convene the right partners and build the right programs to give youth (ages 16-24) access to opportunities to help them be successful in the pursuit of their passions. Founded in 1992, The Taco Bell Foundation believes all young people deserve the chance to follow their dreams and reach their full potential though a high school diploma and beyond.

The Taco Bell Foundation focuses on investing in the potential of America's youth by providing resources and experiences that help them pursue their educational goals and career aspirations. We leverage our scale and reach to convene the right partners and build the right programs to give youth (ages 16-24) access to opportunities to help them be successful in the pursuit of their passions. Founded in 1992, The Taco Bell Foundation believes all young people deserve the chance to follow their dreams and reach their full potential though a high school diploma and beyond.

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Financial

three stars

88.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taco Bell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taco Bell Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taco Bell Foundation (CA) 91.14 four stars
Communities In Schools of Houston (TX) 93.98 four stars
Youth On Their Own (AZ) 88.91 three stars
Mikva Challenge (IL) 95.01 four stars
iMentor (NY) 90.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,433,072
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $8,317,139
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $12,750,211
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $12,750,211
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $12,750,211
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,721,108
   Administrative Expenses $602,185
   Fundraising Expenses $406,300
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,729,593
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,020,618
   
Net Assets $10,166,570

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
Local Funding to the Boys & Girls Clubs $5,989,616 68.7%
Live Mas Scholarship Program $1,935,973 22.2%
National Funding to the Boys & Girls Clubs $795,519 9.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 91.14 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 89.88 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 93.86 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2017 92.24 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.56 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 81.23 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 81.42 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 33-0523542
Name in IRS Master File TACO BELL FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 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 July, 1993
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,239 1.85% Tina Nguyen Director, HR

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taco Bell Foundation (CA) 91.14 four stars
The Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation (CO) 92.22 four stars
AMIT (NY) 90.28 four stars
HEAF (NY) 85.05 three stars
Youth Policy Institute (CA) 86.84 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Taco Bell Foundation
1 Glen Bell Way
Irvine, CA 92618
tel: (949) 863-4500
EIN: 33-0523542

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Board Leadership

Frank Tucker
Chairman

CEO

Tina Nguyen
Executive Director

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