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Netherland-America Foundation

Strengthening the bonds between the Netherlands and the United States

three stars

85.70

505 Eighth Avenue Suite 12A-05
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 825-1221   Web Site
EIN: 13-2989216

Board Leadership
Joannes Joosten
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.70 three stars
  Financial 90.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.81

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.40
  Program Expenses Growth 41.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Netherland-America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Netherland-America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Netherland-America Foundation (NY) 85.70 three stars
AFS-USA (NY) 85.17 three stars
Yale-China Association (CT) 91.95 four stars
Seeds of Peace (NY) 85.90 three stars
American Academy in Berlin (NY) 86.39 three stars

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Founded in 1921, the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) is the leading bilateral foundation initiating and supporting high-impact exchange between the Netherlands and the United States. Building on the enduring heritage and values shared between the peoples of the two countries, the NAF seeks to further strengthen the bonds between the two countries through exchange in the arts, sciences, education, business, and public affairs. NAF provides educational funding for U.S. students in the Netherlands and Dutch students in the United States, through the NAF Fulbright Fellows program, NAF educational loan programs, and NAF educational grants.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,246,999
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $534,528
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,781,527
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,781,527
   Other Revenue $-25,796
TOTAL REVENUE $1,755,731
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,555,535
   Administrative Expenses $114,392
   Fundraising Expenses $186,642
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,856,569
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-100,838
   
Net Assets $4,978,182

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
Cultural Exchange $1,555,535 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.70 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.16 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 06/01/2015 82.93 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 70.40 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 74.80 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 76.02 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.14 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 69.40 one star
2008-12 12/01/2010 87.95 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 97.96 four stars
2006-12 03/01/2008 93.34 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 71.90 two stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 76.92 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 76.42 two stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 75.01 two 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 13-2989216
Name in IRS Master File NETHERLAND-AMERICA FOUNDATION INCORPORATED
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (93) Cultural exchanges with foreign country
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 April, 1980
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$103,656 5.58% Angela Molenaar Executive Director

Founded in 1921, the Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) is the leading bilateral foundation initiating and supporting high-impact exchange between the Netherlands and the United States. Building on the enduring heritage and values shared between the peoples of the two countries, the NAF seeks to further strengthen the bonds between the two countries through exchange in the arts, sciences, education, business, and public affairs. NAF provides educational funding for U.S. students in the Netherlands and Dutch students in the United States, through the NAF Fulbright Fellows program, NAF educational loan programs, and NAF educational grants.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Netherland-America Foundation (NY) 85.70 three stars
Global Minnesota (MN) 87.08 three stars
Eisenhower Fellowships (PA) 93.07 four stars
Seeds of Peace (NY) 85.90 three stars
American Academy in Berlin (NY) 86.39 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Netherland-America Foundation
505 Eighth Avenue
Suite 12A-05
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 825-1221
fax: (212) 825-9105
EIN: 13-2989216

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Board Leadership

Joannes Joosten
Chairman

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