Education : Education Policy and Reform

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

90.99

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 90.99 four stars
  Financial 87.27 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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

three stars

87.27

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
84.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.56
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,511,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $432,461
Total Contributions $2,943,649
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,943,649
   Other Revenue $19,475
TOTAL REVENUE $2,963,124
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,225,635
   Administrative Expenses $160,452
   Fundraising Expenses $317,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,703,911
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $259,213
   
Net Assets $1,474,846

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,000 4.17% James Gavrilos President & CEO

Mission

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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Education Foundation of Palm Beach County (FL) 90.99 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