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African Leadership Foundation

Supporting African Leadership Academy and the next generation of African Leaders

three stars

82.24

P.O. Box 7408 New York, NY 10150
tel: (800) 261-7689   Web Site
EIN: 83-0425133

Board Leadership
Liz Berry Gips
Chair of the Board

CEO
Chris Bradford
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.24 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The African Leadership Foundation is a non profit organization that supports transformative change in Africa by developing and connecting the continent's next generation of leaders. We carry out our mandate through partnership with the African Leadership Academy (ALA), a need-blind secondary boarding school based in South Africa. ALA gathers the most outstanding 15-19 year old students from all 54 African nations for study through the rigorous Cambridge University A-Level Curriculum and an innovative program focused on leadership, entrepreneurship, and African studies.

The African Leadership Foundation is a non profit organization that supports transformative change in Africa by developing and connecting the continent's next generation of leaders. We carry out our mandate through partnership with the African Leadership Academy (ALA), a need-blind secondary boarding school based in South Africa. ALA gathers the most outstanding 15-19 year old students from all 54 African nations for study through the rigorous Cambridge University A-Level Curriculum and an innovative program focused on leadership, entrepreneurship, and African studies.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 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)
91.8%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.25
  Program Expenses Growth -11.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by African Leadership Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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African Leadership Foundation (NY) 82.24 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,539,530
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,539,530
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,539,530
   Other Revenue $20,496
TOTAL REVENUE $4,560,026
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,944,123
   Administrative Expenses $160,543
   Fundraising Expenses $248,124
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,352,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $207,236
   
Net Assets $1,274,420

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
Support for African Leadership Academy $3,944,123 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 82.24 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 82.24 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 80.86 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 83-0425133
Name in IRS Master File AFRICAN LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B82
NTEE Classification Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable 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 September, 2006
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,813 2.93% Tim McChristian Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

African Leadership Foundation
P.O. Box 7408
New York, NY 10150
tel: (800) 261-7689
EIN: 83-0425133

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Board Leadership

Liz Berry Gips
Chair of the Board

CEO

Chris Bradford
President

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