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The NEA Foundation

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94.66

1201 Sixteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-7840   Web Site
EIN: 23-7035089

Board Leadership
Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh
Chair

CEO
Harriet Sanford
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.66 four stars
  Financial 92.45 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

92.45

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.39
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NEA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The NEA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NEA Foundation (DC) 94.66 four stars
ConnCAN (CT) 90.38 four stars
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 94.93 four stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 89.22 three stars
New Teacher Center (CA) 90.57 four stars

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The NEA Foundation, through the unique strength of its partnership with educators, advances student achievement by investing in public education that will prepare each of America's children to learn and thrive in a rapidly changing world. Since 1998, the NEA Foundation has provided nearly 4,000 grants totaling $8.5 million to help public school educators improve their students' academic achievement. These grants support a wide array of projects that help improve student achievement, develop creative learning opportunities, and enhance teacher professional development. In addition, the Foundation has invested $10 million to support district-level initiatives to close the achievement gaps.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,923,739
   Federated Campaigns $1,532
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $208,983
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,134,254
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,134,254
   Other Revenue $2,049,920
TOTAL REVENUE $8,184,174
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,851,854
   Administrative Expenses $935,632
   Fundraising Expenses $389,124
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,176,610
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,007,564
   
Net Assets $46,296,150

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
Union-District Collaborations $1,809,416 30.9%
Fiscal Sponsorship $705,064 12.0%
Grants to Educators $624,500 10.7%

Ratings History
The NEA Foundation has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-08 07/01/2017 94.66 four stars
2015-08 06/01/2016 100.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-08 04/01/2016 99.03 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2015 99.17 four stars
2013-08 08/01/2014 97.77 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 94.84 four stars
2011-08 08/01/2012 94.18 four stars
2010-08 11/01/2011 97.29 four stars
2009-08 09/20/2011 92.94 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 85.44 three stars
2008-08 10/01/2009 80.74 three stars
2007-08 09/01/2008 92.02 four stars
2006-08 07/01/2007 92.86 four stars
2005-08 09/01/2006 96.96 four stars
2004-08 05/01/2005 91.86 four stars
2003-08 06/01/2004 70.27 two stars
2002-08 04/15/2003 70.03 two stars
2001-08 10/15/2002 69.72 one star

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

EIN 23-7035089
Name in IRS Master File THE NEA FOUNDATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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 August, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$250,587 3.49% Harriet Sanford President & CEO

The NEA Foundation, through the unique strength of its partnership with educators, advances student achievement by investing in public education that will prepare each of America's children to learn and thrive in a rapidly changing world. Since 1998, the NEA Foundation has provided nearly 4,000 grants totaling $8.5 million to help public school educators improve their students' academic achievement. These grants support a wide array of projects that help improve student achievement, develop creative learning opportunities, and enhance teacher professional development. In addition, the Foundation has invested $10 million to support district-level initiatives to close the achievement gaps.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NEA Foundation (DC) 94.66 four stars
Children Now (CA) 92.02 four stars
Council for Educational Change (FL) 85.77 three stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 89.22 three stars
National Association of Charter School Authorizers (IL) 85.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The NEA Foundation
1201 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-7840
fax: (202) 822-7779
EIN: 23-7035089

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Board Leadership

Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh
Chair

CEO

Harriet Sanford
President & CEO

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