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Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

The Education Fund

For excellence in Miami-Dade Public Schools

three stars

86.10

6713 Main Street Suite 240
Miami, FL 33014
tel: (305) 558-4544   Web Site
EIN: 59-2468114

Board Leadership
Cheryl Rees
Chair

CEO
Linda Lecht
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.10 three stars
  Financial 94.99 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Education Fund's mission is to maximize every child's potential and to ensure that each one graduates with every opportunity for success. The Education Fund engages the entire community in making educational excellence a top priority, ensuring that every child learns and succeeds in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

The Education Fund's mission is to maximize every child's potential and to ensure that each one graduates with every opportunity for success. The Education Fund engages the entire community in making educational excellence a top priority, ensuring that every child learns and succeeds in Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

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Financial

four stars

94.99

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.94
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Education Fund (FL) 86.10 three stars
National Archery in the Schools Program (WI) 89.89 three stars
Healthcorps (NY) 88.86 three stars
Youth Entrepreneurs (KS) 90.75 four stars
Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee (TN) 85.06 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,930,092
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $592,406
Total Contributions $2,522,498
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,522,498
   Other Revenue $237,669
TOTAL REVENUE $2,760,167
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,801,056
   Administrative Expenses $165,034
   Fundraising Expenses $106,251
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,072,341
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-312,174
   
Net Assets $2,625,483

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 86.10 three stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 86.44 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 86.56 three stars
2015-06 08/01/2017 86.56 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 59-2468114
Name in IRS Master File THE EDUCATION FUND INC
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans 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 January, 1985
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$149,319 4.86% Linda Lecht President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Education Fund (FL) 86.10 three stars
Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee (TN) 85.06 three stars
Junior Achievement of South Dakota (SD) 85.52 three stars
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Inc. (KY) 89.69 three stars
David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education (NY) 92.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Education Fund
6713 Main Street
Suite 240
Miami, FL 33014
tel: (305) 558-4544
fax: (305) 558-4964
EIN: 59-2468114

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Board Leadership

Cheryl Rees
Chair

CEO

Linda Lecht
President

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