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Young America's Foundation

The Conservative Movement starts here

four stars

91.35

11480 Commerce Park Drive 6th Floor
Reston, VA 20191
tel: (800) 872-1776   Web Site
EIN: 23-7042029

Board Leadership
Ron Robinson
President of the Board

CEO
Ron Robinson
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.35 four stars
  Financial 97.68 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Young America's Foundation protects the Reagan Ranch, Ronald Reagan's home of 25 years and his only private residence during his Presidency, and reaches new audiences with conservative ideas.

Young America's Foundation is the leading youth outreach organization dedicated to ensuring that increasing numbers of young people understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.

Thousands of young people from across the country become involved in the Conservative Movement through national conferences and seminars for high school and college students, the largest conservative campus lecture program in the country, Young Americans for Freedom chapters, National Journalism Center internships, Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise activities, and the Reagan Ranch project.

Young America's Foundation protects the Reagan Ranch, Ronald Reagan's home of 25 years and his only private residence during his Presidency, and reaches new audiences with conservative ideas.

Young America's Foundation is the leading youth outreach organization dedicated to ensuring that increasing numbers of young people understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.

Thousands of young people from across the country become involved in the Conservative Movement through national conferences and seminars for high school and college students, the largest conservative campus lecture program in the country, Young Americans for Freedom chapters, National Journalism Center internships, Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise activities, and the Reagan Ranch project.

Financial

four stars

97.68

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.19
  Program Expenses Growth 7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young America's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Young America's Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young America's Foundation (VA) 91.35 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 91.65 four stars
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 95.12 four stars
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 91.93 four stars
Leadership Conference Education Fund (DC) 90.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,547,511
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,547,511
   Program Service Revenue $481,119
Total Primary Revenue $22,028,630
   Other Revenue $2,890,722
TOTAL REVENUE $24,919,352
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,516,353
   Administrative Expenses $2,409,062
   Fundraising Expenses $1,807,296
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $23,732,711
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,186,641
   
Net Assets $69,486,929

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
Lectures and Conferences $10,042,516 51.4%
Public Information and Education $5,072,290 26.0%
The Reagan Ranch Program $4,030,785 20.7%

Ratings History
Young America's Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.35 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 97.09 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.30 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.19 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.92 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.40 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.11 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 75.37 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 89.38 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.38 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 73.15 two stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 95.54 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 95.42 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.51 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.20 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 87.56 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 77.68 two stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 84.42 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 83.36 three stars
2000-12 10/15/2002 90.67 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 23-7042029
Name in IRS Master File YOUNG AMERICAS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$695,476 2.93% Ron Robinson President
Other Salaries of Note
$6,410 0.02% Emily Jashinsky Director
$1,500 0.00% Kate Obenshain Director
$1,000 0.00% Peter Schweizer Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Young America's Foundation (VA) 91.35 four stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 94.07 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 87.28 three stars
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OneAmerica (WA) 88.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Young America's Foundation
11480 Commerce Park Drive
6th Floor
Reston, VA 20191
tel: (800) 872-1776
fax: (703) 318-9122
EIN: 23-7042029

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Board Leadership

Ron Robinson
President of the Board

CEO

Ron Robinson
President

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