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Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Identifying and developing the best minds for the nation's most important challenges

four stars

90.73

Five Vaughn Drive Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 452-7007   Web Site
EIN: 21-0703075

Board Leadership
Thomas C. Hudnut
Board Chair

CEO
Arthur Levine
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.73 four stars
  Financial 92.88 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1945, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has been preparing leaders and reshaping institutions for the nation's most essential professions. Through a suite of fellowship programs, the Foundations opens doors to education, particularly for women, people of color, and underrepresented groups. Each year the Foundation awards fellowships to more than 150 future leaders. Building on this mission to prepare outstanding individuals for careers that shape the nation's future, the Foundation is now addressing the critical need for children, particularly those in low-income districts, to have access to well-prepared, committed teachers. The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship recruits very able candidates to teaching careers in science, technology, and mathematics (STEM) - subjects with critical teacher shortages - and places them in schools that most need them.

Since 1945, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has been preparing leaders and reshaping institutions for the nation's most essential professions. Through a suite of fellowship programs, the Foundations opens doors to education, particularly for women, people of color, and underrepresented groups. Each year the Foundation awards fellowships to more than 150 future leaders. Building on this mission to prepare outstanding individuals for careers that shape the nation's future, the Foundation is now addressing the critical need for children, particularly those in low-income districts, to have access to well-prepared, committed teachers. The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship recruits very able candidates to teaching careers in science, technology, and mathematics (STEM) - subjects with critical teacher shortages - and places them in schools that most need them.

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Financial

four stars

92.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
92.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 90.73 four stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars
10,000 Degrees (CA) 90.25 four stars
Step Up For Students (FL) 98.23 four stars
Futures in Education (NY) 88.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,344,409
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,740,583
Total Contributions $16,084,992
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $16,084,992
   Other Revenue $313,484
TOTAL REVENUE $16,398,476
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,022,185
   Administrative Expenses $1,234,903
   Fundraising Expenses $859,045
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $24,116,133
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,717,657
   
Net Assets $27,153,657

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
Teaching & Leadership Fellowships $18,057,944 82.0%
Higher Education Fellowships $3,964,241 18.0%

Ratings History
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 06/01/2018 90.73 four stars
2016-06 05/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.17 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 83.33 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 92.50 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.37 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.38 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.37 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 91.01 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 88.71 three stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 78.74 two stars
2006-06 02/01/2007 84.89 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 88.64 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 81.20 three stars
2003-06 12/01/2004 83.32 three stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 96.67 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 96.57 four stars

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

EIN 21-0703075
Name in IRS Master File WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (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 December, 1971
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$594,686 2.46% Arthur E. Levine President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ) 90.73 four stars
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The Posse Foundation (NY) 90.73 four stars
Horizons for Youth (IL) 87.22 three stars
North Carolina Agricultural Foundation (NC) 94.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Five Vaughn Drive
Suite 300
Princeton, NJ 08540
tel: (609) 452-7007
fax: (609) 452-0066
EIN: 21-0703075

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 5281
Princeton, NJ 08543

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Board Leadership

Thomas C. Hudnut
Board Chair

CEO

Arthur Levine
President

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