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Entertainment Industry Foundation

The heart of giving for the entertainment industry

89.56

1900 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 90067
tel: (424) 283-3600   Web Site
EIN: 95-1644609

Board Leadership
Sherry Lansing
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa C. Paulsen
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.56
  Financial * 85.79
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
*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.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial *

85.79

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

*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.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
76.9%
  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.
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) 89.56
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Breast Cancer Research Foundation (NY) 91.16
Prevent Cancer Foundation (VA) 90.91
Cancer Research Institute (NY) 94.69

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   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
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $42,924,378
   Administrative Expenses $7,115,253
   Fundraising Expenses $5,599,050
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $55,638,681
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $22,263,488
   
Net Assets $62,476,403

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) $29,495,878 68.7%
Charitable Service Programs $5,826,219 13.6%
Childhood Hunger Initiative $2,389,571 5.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 07/01/2016 89.56
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.93
2013-12 07/01/2015 82.11
2012-12 03/01/2014 91.40
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.34
2011-12 02/01/2013 80.67
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.75
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.77
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 85.53
2008-12 10/01/2009 85.06
2007-12 02/01/2009 67.63
2006-12 12/01/2008 76.02
2005-12 12/01/2006 76.28
2004-12 03/01/2006 88.22
2003-12 10/01/2004 85.44
2002-12 01/01/2004 91.37
2001-06 10/15/2002 87.86
2000-06 04/15/2002 85.20

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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).

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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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Entertainment Industry Foundation (CA) 89.56
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The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (NY) 97.23
The THANC Foundation (NY) 88.54

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American Institute for Cancer Research (DC) 69.87
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (MA) 90.25
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Charity Contact Info

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
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa C. Paulsen
President & CEO


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