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Entertainment Industry Foundation

The heart of giving for the entertainment industry

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four stars

95.41

10880 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (424) 283-3600   Web Site
EIN: 95-1644609

Board Leadership
Chris Silbermann
Chair

CEO
Nicole Sexton and Sung Poblete, PhD.
Pres./CEO of EIF and Pres/CEO of SU2C

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.41 four stars
  Financial 93.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Created in 1942, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) was established on the belief that the entertainment industry was in a unique position to truly help others. EIF harnesses the collective power of the entertainment industry and channels its unique assets to raise awareness and funds for critical health, educational and social issues in order to make a positive impact in our community and throughout the nation. Annually, the Entertainment Industry Foundation funds more than 300 charitable organizations within the greater Los Angeles area and throughout the nation.

Created in 1942, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) was established on the belief that the entertainment industry was in a unique position to truly help others. EIF harnesses the collective power of the entertainment industry and channels its unique assets to raise awareness and funds for critical health, educational and social issues in order to make a positive impact in our community and throughout the nation. Annually, the Entertainment Industry Foundation funds more than 300 charitable organizations within the greater Los Angeles area and throughout the nation.

Impact Information

Reported Results
Total in 2017
Number of programs funded that provide direct services.
12,000
Hunger based programs supported nationally.
20,000,000
Projects, teachers and students supported nationally through education initiative.
650,000
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Financial

four stars

93.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Entertainment Industry Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Entertainment Industry Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 95.41 four stars
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 92.61 four stars
Metavivor (MD) 90.58 four stars
Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation (CA) 93.08 four stars
The THANC Foundation (NY) 87.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $24,168,898
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $35,904,743
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $60,073,641
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $60,073,641
   Other Revenue $225,265
TOTAL REVENUE $60,298,906
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $50,337,203
   Administrative Expenses $5,839,238
   Fundraising Expenses $5,546,653
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $61,723,094
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,424,188
   
Net Assets $74,504,176

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
Stand Up to Cancer Initiative (SU2C) $38,576,718 76.6%
Childhood Hunger Initiative $6,333,072 12.6%
Think It Up (TIU) $2,581,109 5.1%

Ratings History
Entertainment Industry Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.41 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 93.26 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.70 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.56 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.93 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.11 three stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.40 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.34 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.67 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.75 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 85.53 three stars
2008-12 10/01/2009 85.06 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 67.63 one star
2006-12 12/01/2008 76.02 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 76.28 two stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.22 three stars
2003-12 10/01/2004 85.44 three stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 91.37 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 87.86 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 95-1644609
Name in IRS Master File ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T70
NTEE Classification Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 November, 1942
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$478,133 0.77% Lisa Paulsen President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 95.41 four stars
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Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (MD) 97.03 four stars
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 90.41 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Entertainment Industry Foundation
10880 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90024
tel: (424) 283-3600
fax: (424) 283-3700
EIN: 95-1644609

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Board Leadership

Chris Silbermann
Chair

CEO

Nicole Sexton and Sung Poblete, PhD.
Pres./CEO of EIF and Pres/CEO of SU2C

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