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Mozilla Foundation

Ensuring the web remains free and open.

three stars

83.51

331 East Evelyn Avenue Mountain View, CA 94041
  Web Site
EIN: 20-0097189

Board Leadership
Mitchell Baker
Chair

CEO
Mark Surman
President, Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.51 three stars
  Financial 96.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

96.18

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.07
  Program Expenses Growth 16.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mozilla Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mozilla Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mozilla Foundation (CA) 83.51 three stars
Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 91.78 four stars
On the Move (CA) 89.48 three stars
The Chicago Public Education Fund (IL) 94.61 four stars
Robert Toigo Foundation (CA) 88.41 three stars

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The Mozilla Foundation is the organizational home of the Mozilla Project, a global community and public interest initiative that believes the web should be open and accessible to all. To protect the web as a public resource and empower its users, we create open source products, teach 21st-century skills, and spur grassroots advocacy campaigns. We build products that create opportunity and inspire further innovation. We believe in the importance of universal web literacy: creating a world where everyone can read, write and participate online. Our advocacy work addresses issues like net neutrality, privacy and mass surveillance, and often requires effort from all corners of the Mozilla Project.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $12,097,770
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $331,468
Total Contributions $12,429,238
   Program Service Revenue $6,519,514
Total Primary Revenue $18,948,752
   Other Revenue $510,135
TOTAL REVENUE $19,458,887
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $12,230,106
   Administrative Expenses $1,865,191
   Fundraising Expenses $1,171,841
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,267,138
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,191,749
   
Net Assets $31,023,584

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
Education $7,169,065 58.6%
Fellowships $3,986,669 32.6%
Community $1,074,372 8.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.51 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 91.46 four 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 20-0097189
Name in IRS Master File MOZILLA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code U40
NTEE Classification Engineering and Technology Research, Services
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational 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 June, 2004
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,699 1.11% Mark Surman Executive Director

The Mozilla Foundation is the organizational home of the Mozilla Project, a global community and public interest initiative that believes the web should be open and accessible to all. To protect the web as a public resource and empower its users, we create open source products, teach 21st-century skills, and spur grassroots advocacy campaigns. We build products that create opportunity and inspire further innovation. We believe in the importance of universal web literacy: creating a world where everyone can read, write and participate online. Our advocacy work addresses issues like net neutrality, privacy and mass surveillance, and often requires effort from all corners of the Mozilla Project.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Mozilla Foundation (CA) 83.51 three stars
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Great Lakes Women's Business Council (MI) 85.81 three stars
Investigative Reporters & Editors (MO) 90.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Mozilla Foundation
331 East Evelyn Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94041
EIN: 20-0097189

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Board Leadership

Mitchell Baker
Chair

CEO

Mark Surman
President, Executive Director

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