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Entertainment Industry Foundation
1900 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (424) 283-3600
fax: (424) 283-3700
EIN: 95-1644609

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Board Leadership

Sherry Lansing


Lisa C. Paulsen
President & CEO

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Health : Medical Research (Fundraising)

Entertainment Industry Foundation

The heart of giving for the entertainment industry

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 89.56 3 stars
  Financial * 85.79 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Entertainment Industry Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,355,031
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $41,842,777
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $77,197,808
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $77,197,808
   Other Revenue $704,361
TOTAL REVENUE $77,902,169
   Program Expenses $42,924,378
   Administrative Expenses $7,115,253
   Fundraising Expenses $5,599,050
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,263,488
Net Assets $62,476,403

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Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$527,751 0.94% Lisa Paulsen President, CEO


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.

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