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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Vitae Foundation

Research | Reach | Results

89.32

P.O. Box 791 1731 Southridge Drive, Suite D
Jefferson City, MO 65109
tel: (573) 634-4316   Web Site
EIN: 43-1138252

Board Leadership
Thomas P. Krause
Chairman

CEO
Debbie Stokes
President

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.32
  Financial 84.90
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, the most recent 990 received at that time.

We encourage a culture of life through research-based messaging.

We encourage a culture of life through research-based messaging.

Financial

84.90

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2021 and includes data from FY2020, 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -6.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vitae Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Vitae Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vitae Foundation (MO) 89.32
Common Sense Media (CA) 88.92
Foundation for National Progress (CA) 87.05
GRIST (WA) 94.85
Graywolf Press (MN) 95.47

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,051,043
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,716,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,768,024
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,768,024
   Other Revenue $-40,939
TOTAL REVENUE $3,727,085
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,973,746
   Administrative Expenses $327,092
   Fundraising Expenses $208,017
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,508,855
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,218,230
   
Net Assets $1,492,915

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 Messaging $959,560 48.6%
Community Events $517,173 26.2%
Cooperative Efforts with Network of Pro-Life Orgs $497,013 25.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2020-12 11/01/2021 89.32
2019-12 10/01/2021 82.02
2019-12 10/01/2021 82.02
2019-12 12/23/2020 80.62
2018-12 09/01/2020 81.85
2018-12 03/01/2020 81.19
2017-12 07/01/2019 84.66
2017-12 11/01/2018 83.53
2016-12 09/01/2017 90.18
2015-12 12/01/2016 91.28
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.03
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.24
2013-12 05/01/2015 83.96
2012-12 10/01/2013 73.38
2011-12 04/01/2013 29.23
2011-12 10/01/2012 29.06
2010-12 12/23/2011 74.80
2009-12 09/20/2011 72.49
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 62.69
2008-12 11/01/2009 77.04

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

EIN 43-1138252
Name in IRS Master File VITAE 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 (120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 November, 1977
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,971 3.38% Deborah Stokes President
Other Salaries of Note
$105,460 4.20% Carl Landwehr Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Vitae Foundation (MO) 89.32
National Review Institute (NY) 91.10
Positive Futures Network (YES! Magazine) (WA) 95.29
Graywolf Press (MN) 95.47
Wikimedia Foundation (CA) 98.33

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Charity Contact Info

Vitae Foundation
P.O. Box 791
1731 Southridge Drive, Suite D
Jefferson City, MO 65109
tel: (573) 634-4316
fax: (573) 635-1383
EIN: 43-1138252

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Board Leadership

Thomas P. Krause
Chairman

CEO

Debbie Stokes
President

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