Education : Education Policy and Reform

The NEA Foundation

Keeping the Promise of Public Education

four stars

90.04

1201 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-7840   Web Site
EIN: 23-7035089

Board Leadership
Kevin A. Anderson
Chair

CEO
Sara A. Sneed
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04 four stars
  Financial 85.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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. The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. Since our beginning in 1969, the Foundation has served as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other resources to public school educators, their schools, and districts to solve complex teaching and learning challenges. We believe that when educators unleash their own power, ideas, and voices, communities, schools, and students all benefit. Since 2012, we have awarded more than $2.4 million in grants, reaching more than 35,000 educators and 512,000 students in 49 states. We also awarded two $300,000, multi-year grants to increase student engagement and motivation around STEM in under-served communities.

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. The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. Since our beginning in 1969, the Foundation has served as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other resources to public school educators, their schools, and districts to solve complex teaching and learning challenges. We believe that when educators unleash their own power, ideas, and voices, communities, schools, and students all benefit. Since 2012, we have awarded more than $2.4 million in grants, reaching more than 35,000 educators and 512,000 students in 49 states. We also awarded two $300,000, multi-year grants to increase student engagement and motivation around STEM in under-served communities.

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Financial

three stars

85.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
79.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.89
  Program Expenses Growth -5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,757,796
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $69,632
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,827,428
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,827,428
   Other Revenue $1,614,780
TOTAL REVENUE $4,442,208
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,902,805
   Administrative Expenses $877,915
   Fundraising Expenses $439,591
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,220,311
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,778,103
   
Net Assets $45,042,503

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Sara Sneed President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$259,250 4.16% Harriet Sanford Former President, CEO

Mission

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. The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students. Since our beginning in 1969, the Foundation has served as a laboratory of learning, offering funding and other resources to public school educators, their schools, and districts to solve complex teaching and learning challenges. We believe that when educators unleash their own power, ideas, and voices, communities, schools, and students all benefit. Since 2012, we have awarded more than $2.4 million in grants, reaching more than 35,000 educators and 512,000 students in 49 states. We also awarded two $300,000, multi-year grants to increase student engagement and motivation around STEM in under-served communities.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NEA Foundation (DC) 90.04 four stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars
Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education (GA) 94.93 four stars
New Profit (MA) 88.19 three stars
Center for Collaborative Education (MA) 90.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The NEA Foundation
1201 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-7840
fax: (202) 822-7779
EIN: 23-7035089

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Board Leadership

Kevin A. Anderson
Chair

CEO

Sara A. Sneed
President & CEO