Education : Education Policy and Reform

The NEA Foundation

Keeping the Promise of Public Education

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four stars

94.37

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 94.37 four stars
  Financial 92.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

four stars

92.05

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.33
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
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 $3,391,023
   Federated Campaigns $2,510
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $515,854
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,909,387
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,909,387
   Other Revenue $1,422,474
TOTAL REVENUE $5,331,861
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,733,644
   Administrative Expenses $812,107
   Fundraising Expenses $485,480
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,031,231
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,699,370
   
Net Assets $47,676,343

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$255,076 3.62% Harriet Sanford 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The NEA Foundation (DC) 94.37 four stars
Jacksonville Public Education Fund (FL) 91.64 four stars
Center for Education Reform (DC) 88.69 three stars
Education Writers Association (DC) 90.26 four stars
Advance Illinois (IL) 87.10 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