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Education : Adult Education Programs and Services

Facing History and Ourselves

Helping classrooms and communities worldwide link the past to moral choices today

90.31

16 Hurd Road Brookline, MA 02445
tel: (800) 856-9039   Web Site
EIN: 04-2761636

Board Leadership
Julie Abrams Leff
Chair

CEO
Roger Brooks
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.31
  Financial 86.31
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Facing History and Ourselves uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate.

Facing History and Ourselves uses lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate.

Financial

86.31

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.25
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing History and Ourselves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Facing History and Ourselves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 90.31
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,015,005
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,673,955
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $26,688,960
   Program Service Revenue $1,450,119
Total Primary Revenue $28,139,079
   Other Revenue $453,439
TOTAL REVENUE $28,592,518
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,333,724
   Administrative Expenses $1,760,105
   Fundraising Expenses $4,694,266
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,788,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $804,423
   
Net Assets $52,624,548

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
Training and Supporting Secondary School Teachers $14,105,666 66.1%
Public Education $4,332,797 20.3%
Literary Curricula $2,895,261 13.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/01/2020 90.31
2018-06 09/03/2019 90.34
2017-06 02/01/2019 89.69
2016-06 02/01/2018 91.74
2015-06 10/01/2016 91.78
2014-06 06/01/2016 94.64
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.37
2013-06 12/01/2014 93.84
2012-06 12/01/2013 92.65
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.12
2011-06 11/06/2012 96.42
2010-06 12/01/2011 90.95
2010-06 11/01/2011 89.69
2009-06 09/20/2011 88.28
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/01/2010 92.94
2008-06 12/15/2009 90.33
2007-06 04/01/2009 84.59
2006-06 03/01/2007 87.42
2005-06 05/01/2006 79.95
2004-06 04/01/2005 77.05

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

EIN 04-2761636
Name in IRS Master File FACING HISTORY AND OURSELVES INC
NTEE Code A70
NTEE Classification Humanities Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
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 February, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$369,896 1.33% Roger Brooks President, CEO

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Facing History and Ourselves (MA) 90.31
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Charity Contact Info

Facing History and Ourselves
16 Hurd Road
Brookline, MA 02445
tel: (800) 856-9039
fax: (617) 232-0281
EIN: 04-2761636

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Board Leadership

Julie Abrams Leff
Chair

CEO

Roger Brooks
President, CEO

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