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
Neil Borkan
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.

Impact Information

GuideStar is Charity Navigator's trusted partner in sharing information on how this organization seeks impact.  GuideStar has recognized this organization with a Gold Seal of Transparency for voluntarily and publicly describing their goals, strategies, and accomplishments.  Learn More about Impact Information.
Charting Impact

What is your organization aiming to accomplish?

What are your strategies for making this happen?

What are your organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will your organization know if you are making progress?

What have and haven't you accomplished so far?

This impact information is current as of January 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

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.
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

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$180,239 1.85% Tina Nguyen Director, HR

Mission

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taco Bell Foundation (CA) 91.14 four stars
Bright Prospect (CA) 91.80 four stars
College Bound, St. Louis (MO) 87.61 three stars
Pratham USA (TX) 98.23 four stars
Church Hill Activities and Tutoring (VA) 96.81 four stars

Compare These Charities (Highly Rated)

Charity Contact Info

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

Visit Web Site

Board Leadership

Neil Borkan
Chairman

CEO

Tina Nguyen
Executive Director