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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

National 4-H Council

The power of youth

three stars

88.44

7100 Connecticut Avenue Chevy Chase, MD 20815
tel: (301) 961-2800   Web Site
EIN: 36-2862206

Board Leadership
Landel Hobbs
Board Chair

CEO
Jennifer Sirangelo
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.44 three stars
  Financial 84.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Mission: To increase investment and participation in High Quality 4-H Positive Youth Development.

National 4-H Council works to advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. National 4-H Council is the private-sector, nonprofit partner of 4-H Headquarters located at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 4-H programs are implemented by the 106 Land Grant Universities and the Cooperative Extension System through their 3,100 local extension offices across the country. National 4-H Council provides grants, establishes programs/initiatives, designs and publishes curriculum and reference materials, and creates linkages fostering innovation and shared learning to advance the 4-H youth development movement for 6 million youth.

Mission: To increase investment and participation in High Quality 4-H Positive Youth Development.

National 4-H Council works to advance the 4-H youth development movement to build a world in which youth and adults learn, grow, and work together as catalysts for positive change. National 4-H Council is the private-sector, nonprofit partner of 4-H Headquarters located at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 4-H programs are implemented by the 106 Land Grant Universities and the Cooperative Extension System through their 3,100 local extension offices across the country. National 4-H Council provides grants, establishes programs/initiatives, designs and publishes curriculum and reference materials, and creates linkages fostering innovation and shared learning to advance the 4-H youth development movement for 6 million youth.

Financial

three stars

84.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth 0.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 34.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National 4-H Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National 4-H Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National 4-H Council (MD) 88.44 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida (FL) 87.97 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Bucksin Council (WV) 85.66 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (CA) 99.44 four stars
Girl Scouts of Citrus Council (FL) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $29,639,023
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $744,586
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $30,383,609
   Program Service Revenue $10,382,561
Total Primary Revenue $40,766,170
   Other Revenue $3,819,756
TOTAL REVENUE $44,585,926
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,898,880
   Administrative Expenses $4,473,518
   Fundraising Expenses $2,913,487
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $38,285,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,300,041
   
Net Assets $25,695,955

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
Educational Programs $21,641,249 70.0%
National 4-H Center $7,314,719 23.7%
National 4-H Supply Service $1,942,912 6.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 88.44 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 94.53 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 95.55 four stars
2012-06 03/01/2014 95.44 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 93.27 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 97.03 four stars
2010-06 11/01/2011 93.22 four stars
2009-06 09/20/2011 85.62 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 92.77 four stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 92.96 four stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 92.55 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 86.55 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 76.74 two stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 82.71 three stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 85.95 three stars
2002-06 02/05/2003 85.63 three stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 67.57 one star

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

EIN 36-2862206
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL 4-H COUNCIL
NTEE Code O52
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Agricultural
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (322) FFA, FHA, 4-H club, etc.
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 July, 1976
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$433,274 1.13% Jennifer Sirangelo President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National 4-H Council (MD) 88.44 three stars
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver (CO) 90.98 four stars
A Place Called Home (CA) 93.03 four stars
Friends of the Children, Portland (OR) 93.79 four stars
More Than Words (MA) 93.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National 4-H Council
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
tel: (301) 961-2800
fax: (301) 961-2894
EIN: 36-2862206

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Board Leadership

Landel Hobbs
Board Chair

CEO

Jennifer Sirangelo
President and CEO

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