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Grantmakers for Education

Strengthening philanthropy to improve outcomes and expand opportunities for all learners

three stars

85.74

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 85.74 three stars
  Financial 83.11 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

83.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.7%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers for Education (OR) 85.74 three stars
On the Move (CA) 89.48 three stars
Collision Repair Education Foundation (IL) 88.98 three stars
Coro New York Leadership Center (NY) 87.65 three stars
The Education Foundation of Collier County (FL) 98.23 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,442,850
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,442,850
   Program Service Revenue $538,081
Total Primary Revenue $1,980,931
   Other Revenue $4,485
TOTAL REVENUE $1,985,416
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,787,645
   Administrative Expenses $313,767
   Fundraising Expenses $223,759
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,325,171
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-339,755
   
Net Assets $1,730,082

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 $1,178,760 65.9%
Communications and Publications $302,014 16.9%
Funder Networks $164,457 9.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$219,559 9.44% Ana Tilton Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Grantmakers for Education (OR) 85.74 three stars
Great Lakes Women's Business Council (MI) 85.81 three stars
The Chicago Public Education Fund (IL) 94.61 four stars
Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 91.78 four stars
Cleveland Leadership Center (OH) 88.98 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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