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Edify

Our mission is to improve and expand sustainable Christ-centered education globally.

four stars

91.16

8825 Aero Drive Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (855) 463-3439   Web Site
EIN: 27-0892545

Board Leadership
Christopher Crane
Chairman

CEO
Tiger Dawson
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.51 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Edify's mission is to improve and expand sustainable Christ-centered education globally. We are helping to solve the global education crisis by empowering school owners of low-fee independent schools.

Hundreds of thousands of these independent schools have been started by local entrepreneurs. We come alongside them to help improve and expand their schools. Edify places a strong focus on training school leaders and teachers to provide a biblically-based, high-quality education and develop Christ-like character in students. Trainings also teach and equip them with necessary skills that will help manage efficient and sustainable schools. We also partner with schools through loans and education technology solutions.

Edify's mission is to improve and expand sustainable Christ-centered education globally. We are helping to solve the global education crisis by empowering school owners of low-fee independent schools.

Hundreds of thousands of these independent schools have been started by local entrepreneurs. We come alongside them to help improve and expand their schools. Edify places a strong focus on training school leaders and teachers to provide a biblically-based, high-quality education and develop Christ-like character in students. Trainings also teach and equip them with necessary skills that will help manage efficient and sustainable schools. We also partner with schools through loans and education technology solutions.

Financial

three stars

87.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Edify on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Edify on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Edify (CA) 91.16 four stars
Josiah Venture (IL) 91.93 four stars
Resourcing Christian Education International (IL) 92.44 four stars
Paraclete Mission Group (CO) 95.17 four stars
East-West Ministries International (TX) 91.97 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,819,224
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,819,224
   Program Service Revenue $51,040
Total Primary Revenue $6,870,264
   Other Revenue $4,186
TOTAL REVENUE $6,874,450
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,827,275
   Administrative Expenses $427,392
   Fundraising Expenses $1,076,375
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,331,042
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $543,408
   
Net Assets $3,664,144

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
Edify has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 91.16 four stars
2018-09 11/01/2019 91.14 four stars
2017-09 12/21/2018 90.90 four stars
2016-09 08/01/2018 89.56 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 27-0892545
Name in IRS Master File EDIFY
NTEE Code Q12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 October, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,000 2.05% George T. Dawson President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Edify (CA) 91.16 four stars
Episcopal Church Foundation (NY) 85.62 three stars
Feed the Hunger (NC) 86.53 three stars
Paraclete Mission Group (CO) 95.17 four stars
e3 Partners Ministries (TX) 90.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Edify
8825 Aero Drive
Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92123
tel: (855) 463-3439
EIN: 27-0892545

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Board Leadership

Christopher Crane
Chairman

CEO

Tiger Dawson
Chief Executive Officer

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