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Education Foundation of Palm Beach County

We are YOUR Education Foundation, serving the needs of the schools, teachers and students in Palm Beach County.

four stars

92.92

505 South Congress Avenue Boynton Beach, FL 33426
tel: (561) 738-2929   Web Site
EIN: 59-2420369

Board Leadership
Juan Tagle
Chairman

CEO
James S. Gavrilos
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1984, the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is dedicated to advancing excellence in Palm Beach County's public education by increasing public awareness and inspiring community and business support for programs focused on learning, literacy, and leadership. The Education Foundation serves as a conduit for private sector investment and community involvement in our public schools. We leverage these relationships for the benefit of our public schools and create partnerships with businesses and funders that affect students in the classroom and strengthen cooperation between the private sector and our public schools. We invest in programs not funded through tax dollars, including student scholarships, mentoring and other dropout prevention strategies, teacher quality and recognition programs, classroom grants, literacy improvement strategies, technical/career education initiatives, and targeted support for low-performing students and schools.

Founded in 1984, the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County is dedicated to advancing excellence in Palm Beach County's public education by increasing public awareness and inspiring community and business support for programs focused on learning, literacy, and leadership. The Education Foundation serves as a conduit for private sector investment and community involvement in our public schools. We leverage these relationships for the benefit of our public schools and create partnerships with businesses and funders that affect students in the classroom and strengthen cooperation between the private sector and our public schools. We invest in programs not funded through tax dollars, including student scholarships, mentoring and other dropout prevention strategies, teacher quality and recognition programs, classroom grants, literacy improvement strategies, technical/career education initiatives, and targeted support for low-performing students and schools.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 12.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Foundation of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Education Foundation of Palm Beach County on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Foundation of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.92 four stars
Children Now (CA) 92.02 four stars
Teach Plus Incorporated (MA) 87.51 three stars
League of Education Voters Foundation (WA) 87.56 three stars
The Southern Education Foundation (GA) 91.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,954,568
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $470,453
Total Contributions $2,425,021
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,425,021
   Other Revenue $7,825
TOTAL REVENUE $2,432,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,969,869
   Administrative Expenses $156,628
   Fundraising Expenses $274,152
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,400,649
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,197
   
Net Assets $1,246,406

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
Career Education $352,112 17.9%
Red Apple Supply Store $323,553 16.4%
Dwyer Awards $117,098 5.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 81.20 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 78.80 two 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 59-2420369
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
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 August, 1984
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,077 4.46% Christina Lambert President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Education Foundation of Palm Beach County (FL) 92.92 four stars
The Edible Schoolyard Project (CA) 87.39 three stars
The NEA Foundation (DC) 90.22 four stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 88.22 three stars
San Francisco Education Fund (CA) 97.17 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Education Foundation of Palm Beach County
505 South Congress Avenue
Boynton Beach, FL 33426
tel: (561) 738-2929
EIN: 59-2420369

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Board Leadership

Juan Tagle
Chairman

CEO

James S. Gavrilos
President, CEO

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