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Religion : Religious Activities

Prager University Foundation

Promoting what is true, what is excellent, and what is noble through digital media.

91.03

15021 Ventura Boulevard Suite 552
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
tel: (833) 772-4378   Web Site
EIN: 27-1763901

Board Leadership
Steve Robinson
Chairman

CEO
Marissa Streit
CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.03
  Financial 93.71
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2010, Prager University Foundation aims to promote what is true, what is excellent, and what is noble through digital media. We make exceptional video content that advances Judeo-Christian values, and distribute that content through a sophisticated marketing strategy. By reaching millions of people every day, we educate, influence and change minds. Thousands of educators and university professors utilize PragerU videos as teaching supplements in their classrooms.

Founded in 2010, Prager University Foundation aims to promote what is true, what is excellent, and what is noble through digital media. We make exceptional video content that advances Judeo-Christian values, and distribute that content through a sophisticated marketing strategy. By reaching millions of people every day, we educate, influence and change minds. Thousands of educators and university professors utilize PragerU videos as teaching supplements in their classrooms.

Financial

93.71

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.67
  Program Expenses Growth 74.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prager University Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Prager University Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Prager University Foundation (CA) 91.03
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,567,398
   Federated Campaigns $27,424
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $777,781
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $22,372,603
   Program Service Revenue $54,146
Total Primary Revenue $22,426,749
   Other Revenue $1,381,011
TOTAL REVENUE $23,807,760
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,674,959
   Administrative Expenses $1,392,629
   Fundraising Expenses $1,999,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,066,980
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,740,780
   
Net Assets $21,389,877

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
Prager University Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 91.03
2018-12 07/01/2020 91.02

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 27-1763901
Name in IRS Master File PRAGER UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational 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 August, 2010
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$494,285 2.89% Marissa Streit CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$250,000 1.46% Allen Estrin Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Prager University Foundation (CA) 91.03
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Charity Contact Info

Prager University Foundation
15021 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 552
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
tel: (833) 772-4378
EIN: 27-1763901

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Board Leadership

Steve Robinson
Chairman

CEO

Marissa Streit
CEO

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