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Grantmakers for Education

Strengthening philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners

three stars

81.56

851 SW 6th Avenue Suite 350
Portland, OR 97204
tel: (503) 595-2100   Web Site
EIN: 33-0919329

Board Leadership
Cristina Huezo
Chair

CEO
Ana Tilton
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.56 three stars
  Financial 76.37 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to strengthen philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners. Over the past 20 years, Grantmakers for Education (GFE) has grown into the largest and most diverse consortium of education philanthropists in the nation. Founded in 1995 on the premise that collective insights, shared resources and constructive collaboration enable grantmakers to make more intentional and impactful investments, GFE set out to demonstrate the power of networks in affecting greater change. We can strengthen, deepen and broaden philanthropy's impact on public education by bringing together organizations united by a commitment to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners.

Our mission is to strengthen philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners. Over the past 20 years, Grantmakers for Education (GFE) has grown into the largest and most diverse consortium of education philanthropists in the nation. Founded in 1995 on the premise that collective insights, shared resources and constructive collaboration enable grantmakers to make more intentional and impactful investments, GFE set out to demonstrate the power of networks in affecting greater change. We can strengthen, deepen and broaden philanthropy's impact on public education by bringing together organizations united by a commitment to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners.

Financial

two stars

76.37

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth -10.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grantmakers for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Grantmakers for Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers for Education (OR) 81.56 three stars
The Education Foundation of Collier County (FL) 97.14 four stars
Coro Northern California (CA) 85.57 three stars
PowerMyLearning (NY) 92.61 four stars
School for Advanced Research (NM) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,522,759
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,522,759
   Program Service Revenue $552,338
Total Primary Revenue $2,075,097
   Other Revenue $3,372
TOTAL REVENUE $2,078,469
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,337,409
   Administrative Expenses $421,637
   Fundraising Expenses $263,460
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,022,506
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $55,963
   
Net Assets $1,820,856

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
Conferences and Programs $904,509 67.6%
Member Service and Strategic Initiatives $151,014 11.3%
Impact Groups $143,328 10.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 81.56 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 85.45 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.74 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 91.83 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 33-0919329
Name in IRS Master File GRANTMAKERS FOR EDUCATION
NTEE Code B03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 August, 2002
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,510 12.23% Ana Tilton Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers for Education (OR) 81.56 three stars
JobTrain (CA) 89.54 three stars
PowerMyLearning (NY) 92.61 four stars
Public Education Foundation (TN) 88.64 three stars
Techbridge (GA) 85.23 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Grantmakers for Education
851 SW 6th Avenue
Suite 350
Portland, OR 97204
tel: (503) 595-2100
fax: (503) 595-2102
EIN: 33-0919329

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Board Leadership

Cristina Huezo
Chair

CEO

Ana Tilton
Executive Director

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