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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Cambridge in America

Promoting interest in and support for the University of Cambridge and its constituent colleges

four stars

97.17

1120 Avenue of the Americas 17th Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 984-0960   Web Site
EIN: 52-6071299

Board Leadership
Alan E. Smith
Chair

CEO
Gabrielle Bennett
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Cambridge in America (CAm) advances the mission of the University of Cambridge and its thirty-one member Colleges by providing expertise in fundraising and alumni relations and by growing the base of support for Collegiate Cambridge among alumni and friends in the US.

Cambridge in America (CAm) advances the mission of the University of Cambridge and its thirty-one member Colleges by providing expertise in fundraising and alumni relations and by growing the base of support for Collegiate Cambridge among alumni and friends in the US.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
90.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 47.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cambridge in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Cambridge in America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cambridge in America (NY) 97.17 four stars
United States Coast Guard Academy Alumni Association (CT) 89.21 three stars
Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation (OH) 87.06 three stars
ASU Foundation (AZ) 95.99 four stars
Sun Devil Club (AZ) 86.52 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $141,778,738
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $141,778,738
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $141,778,738
   Other Revenue $70,486
TOTAL REVENUE $141,849,224
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $78,203,134
   Administrative Expenses $2,656,325
   Fundraising Expenses $3,731,962
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $84,591,421
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,257,803
   
Net Assets $100,353,711

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
Supporting University of Cambridge $78,203,134 100.0%

Ratings History
Cambridge in America has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-07 02/01/2020 97.17 four stars
2017-07 12/01/2018 92.02 four stars
2016-07 02/01/2018 97.87 four stars
2015-07 11/01/2016 95.04 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 89.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 87.83 three stars
2013-07 12/01/2014 84.29 three stars
2012-07 11/01/2013 71.80 two stars
2011-07 11/06/2012 79.61 two stars
2010-07 11/01/2011 88.66 three stars
2009-07 09/20/2011 77.76 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-07 11/01/2010 70.53 two stars
2008-07 10/01/2009 87.38 three stars
2007-07 10/01/2008 98.53 four stars
2006-07 08/01/2007 98.65 four 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 52-6071299
Name in IRS Master File CAMBRIDGE IN AMERICA
NTEE Code Q11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
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 April, 1967
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2018
  • July, 2017
  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$352,096 0.41% Yun Won Cho Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Cambridge in America (NY) 97.17 four stars
Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation (IL) 86.42 three stars
Old Dominion Athletic Foundation (VA) 89.07 three stars
Kansas University Alumni Association (KS) 85.65 three stars
ASU Foundation (AZ) 95.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Cambridge in America
1120 Avenue of the Americas
17th Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 984-0960
fax: (212) 984-0970
EIN: 52-6071299

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 9123
JAF BLG
New York, NY 10087

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Board Leadership

Alan E. Smith
Chair

CEO

Gabrielle Bennett
Executive Director

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