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Interfaith Education Fund

Providing training and education on public issues

two stars

70.73

1106 Clayton Lane Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 459-6551   Web Site
EIN: 74-2548241

Board Leadership
David Garcia
Chair

CEO
Ernesto Cortes Jr.
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 70.73 two stars
  Financial 94.31 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 59.00 one star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Interfaith Education Fund (IEF) provides training and education for community, civic, and religious organizations and for the general public on public issues affecting the welfare of the Southwestern U.S. IEF's programs include the educational initiative, training parents in theories of education and school restructuring; the Mott Foundation, raising funds to support the work of IEF and the education initiative in particular; the civic culture initiative, providing training and organizing assistance to volunteer leaders seeking to engage their neighbors in conversation and action on community issues; and work strategy, providing training, organizing and research assistance to volunteer community leaders on the state of local, national and world economics and labor markets.

The Interfaith Education Fund (IEF) provides training and education for community, civic, and religious organizations and for the general public on public issues affecting the welfare of the Southwestern U.S. IEF's programs include the educational initiative, training parents in theories of education and school restructuring; the Mott Foundation, raising funds to support the work of IEF and the education initiative in particular; the civic culture initiative, providing training and organizing assistance to volunteer leaders seeking to engage their neighbors in conversation and action on community issues; and work strategy, providing training, organizing and research assistance to volunteer community leaders on the state of local, national and world economics and labor markets.

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Financial

four stars

94.31

Accountability & Transparency

one star

59.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
82.6%
  Administrative Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.73
  Program Expenses Growth 21.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Interfaith Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Education Fund (TX) 70.73 two stars
Children Now (CA) 91.66 four stars
EdChoice (IN) 92.02 four stars
Excelencia in Education (DC) 91.83 four stars
Teach Plus Incorporated (MA) 86.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,068,871
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,068,871
   Program Service Revenue $505,101
Total Primary Revenue $1,573,972
   Other Revenue $173,417
TOTAL REVENUE $1,747,389
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,790,043
   Administrative Expenses $345,749
   Fundraising Expenses $21,161
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,156,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-409,564
   
Net Assets $4,789,632

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 70.73 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 81.01 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 79.07 two stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 78.32 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.06 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 73.54 two stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 74.83 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 79.82 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 76.19 two stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 78.40 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.40 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 79.10 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 78.73 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 78.88 two stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 88.92 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 90.41 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 80.15 three stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 81.20 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 81.46 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 99.01 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 74-2548241
Name in IRS Master File INTERFAITH EDUCATION FUND INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(149) Other instruction and training
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 March, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,000 7.88% Ernesto Cortes Jr. Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Interfaith Education Fund (TX) 70.73 two stars
National College Attainment Center (DC) 91.45 four stars
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.99 four stars
California Charter Schools Association (CA) 86.08 three stars
Student Leadership Network (NY) 90.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Interfaith Education Fund
1106 Clayton Lane
Austin, TX 78723
tel: (512) 459-6551
EIN: 74-2548241

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Board Leadership

David Garcia
Chair

CEO

Ernesto Cortes Jr.
Executive Director

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