Education : Youth Education Programs and Services

National Center for Families Learning

Family literacy, family progress

three stars

89.75

325 West Main Street Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 584-1133   Web Site
EIN: 61-1159549

Board Leadership
Nicole M. Chestang
Chair

CEO
Sharon Darling
President & Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.75 three stars
  Financial 90.56 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is to create a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family. NCFL works to: create understanding about low literacy; develop, evaluate, and replicate programs and interventions poised to break the cycle of low literacy for families with the greatest barriers to success; creative innovative solutions to learning English and achieving literacy proficiency for the nation's immigrant population; support teachers, practitioners and community providers who deliver literacy services; provide families with tools and information necessary to build literacy into their home and daily life; and assist communities and service organizations in designing and developing strategic programs.

Founded in 1989, the mission of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is to create a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family. NCFL works to: create understanding about low literacy; develop, evaluate, and replicate programs and interventions poised to break the cycle of low literacy for families with the greatest barriers to success; creative innovative solutions to learning English and achieving literacy proficiency for the nation's immigrant population; support teachers, practitioners and community providers who deliver literacy services; provide families with tools and information necessary to build literacy into their home and daily life; and assist communities and service organizations in designing and developing strategic programs.

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Financial

four stars

90.56

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
78.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.97
  Program Expenses Growth 6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Families Learning on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Families Learning on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,614,978
   Federated Campaigns $88,436
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $134,461
Total Contributions $1,837,875
   Program Service Revenue $2,111,198
Total Primary Revenue $3,949,073
   Other Revenue $731,129
TOTAL REVENUE $4,680,202
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,312,690
   Administrative Expenses $982,953
   Fundraising Expenses $567,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,863,028
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,182,826
   
Net Assets $14,327,468

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$260,755 3.79% Sharon Darling President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1989, the mission of the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) is to create a literate nation by leveraging the power of the family. NCFL works to: create understanding about low literacy; develop, evaluate, and replicate programs and interventions poised to break the cycle of low literacy for families with the greatest barriers to success; creative innovative solutions to learning English and achieving literacy proficiency for the nation's immigrant population; support teachers, practitioners and community providers who deliver literacy services; provide families with tools and information necessary to build literacy into their home and daily life; and assist communities and service organizations in designing and developing strategic programs.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Families Learning (KY) 89.75 three stars
Reading Partners (CA) 87.60 three stars
Literary Arts (OR) 86.10 three stars
Spread the Word Nevada (NV) 95.54 four stars
First Book (DC) 87.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Families Learning
325 West Main Street
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40202
tel: (502) 584-1133
EIN: 61-1159549

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Board Leadership

Nicole M. Chestang
Chair

CEO

Sharon Darling
President & Founder