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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Young America's Foundation

The Conservative Movement starts here

93.82

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

Board Leadership
Governor Scott Walker
President of the Board

CEO
Governor Scott Walker
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.82
  Financial 94.77
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Young America's Foundation preserves the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California and the Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois as premier Presidential properties and sites to inspire America's future leaders and teach the lessons of Ronald Reagan's Presidency.

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 and Reagan Boyhood Home projects.

Young America's Foundation preserves the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California and the Reagan Boyhood Home in Dixon, Illinois as premier Presidential properties and sites to inspire America's future leaders and teach the lessons of Ronald Reagan's Presidency.

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 and Reagan Boyhood Home projects.

Financial

94.77

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.13
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
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) 93.82
National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 94.63
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Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.47
Alliance for Justice (DC) 94.20

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $27,924,988
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $27,924,988
   Program Service Revenue $646,403
Total Primary Revenue $28,571,391
   Other Revenue $4,479,019
TOTAL REVENUE $33,050,410
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,746,736
   Administrative Expenses $2,692,927
   Fundraising Expenses $1,810,919
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $26,250,582
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,799,828
   
Net Assets $76,156,484

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 $12,045,139 55.4%
Public Information and Education $5,700,225 26.2%
The Reagan Ranch Program $3,566,518 16.4%

Ratings History
Young America's Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 93.82
2018-12 03/01/2020 90.51
2018-12 02/01/2020 89.92
2017-12 04/01/2019 91.35
2016-12 05/01/2018 97.09
2015-12 06/01/2017 94.30
2015-12 05/01/2017 83.19
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.92
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.40
2012-12 05/01/2014 86.11
2011-12 06/01/2013 75.37
2010-12 12/23/2011 89.38
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.38
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 73.15
2008-12 07/01/2010 95.54
2007-12 06/01/2009 95.42
2006-12 04/01/2008 93.51
2005-12 03/01/2007 84.20
2004-12 05/01/2006 87.56
2003-12 02/01/2005 77.68

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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$684,800 2.60% Ron Robinson President, Director

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Young America's Foundation (VA) 93.82
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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

Governor Scott Walker
President of the Board

CEO

Governor Scott Walker
President

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