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The Family Foundation

Strong Values are the Foundation of a Strong Commonwealth.

two stars

71.28

707 East Franklin Street Richmond, VA 23219
tel: (804) 343-0010   Web Site
EIN: 52-1425355

Board Leadership
John Disosway
Chairman

CEO
Victoria Cobb
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 71.28 two stars
  Financial 68.81 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, The Family Foundation works empower Virginia families by applying a biblical worldview and founding principles to culture and public policy. The organization seeks to establish through citizen advocacy and enactment of Virginia law a safe, prosperous and wholesome climate for families. All of its public policy decisions are based on the principles of life, marriage, parental authority, constitutional government and religious liberty.

Founded in 1985, The Family Foundation works empower Virginia families by applying a biblical worldview and founding principles to culture and public policy. The organization seeks to establish through citizen advocacy and enactment of Virginia law a safe, prosperous and wholesome climate for families. All of its public policy decisions are based on the principles of life, marriage, parental authority, constitutional government and religious liberty.

Financial

one star

68.81

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth -0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 44.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Family Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Foundation (VA) 71.28 two stars
Constitutional Accountability Center (DC) 90.20 four stars
Encore.org (CA) 92.38 four stars
Council for a Strong America (DC) 92.02 four stars
The Heartland Institute (IL) 85.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $902,473
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $280,990
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,183,463
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,183,463
   Other Revenue $-43,386
TOTAL REVENUE $1,140,077
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $743,083
   Administrative Expenses $165,577
   Fundraising Expenses $149,281
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,057,941
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $82,136
   
Net Assets $849,072

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
Research & Education $665,913 89.6%
Virginia Pastor Network $73,489 9.9%
Youth Training $3,681 0.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 71.28 two stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 73.65 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 75.69 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 79.80 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 83.64 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 52-1425355
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$121,879 11.52% Victoria Cobb President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Family Foundation (VA) 71.28 two stars
Illinois Policy Institute (IL) 88.59 three stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 91.59 four stars
The Center for Democracy & Technology (DC) 88.48 three stars
CLASP (DC) 95.38 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Family Foundation
707 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
tel: (804) 343-0010
fax: (804) 343-0050
EIN: 52-1425355

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Board Leadership

John Disosway
Chairman

CEO

Victoria Cobb
President

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