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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

FCNL Education Fund

Bringing Quaker perspectives to public policy issues

two stars

79.78

245 Second Street, NE Washington, DC 20002
tel: (800) 630-1330   Web Site
EIN: 52-1254489

Board Leadership
Ron Ferguson
Chair

CEO
Diane Randall
General Secretary

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.78 two stars
  Financial 71.57 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Education Fund exists in parallel with FCNL to support the research, analysis and education for which FCNL is known and respected. FCNL's multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues which the United States government is or should be addressing. In the last six-and-a-half decades, FCNL has played a pivotal role in the creation of the Peace Corps, was instrumental in lobbying for the creation of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, helped lobby for the Civil Rights Act, and led efforts in Washington to oppose both the first and second Iraq wars.

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) Education Fund exists in parallel with FCNL to support the research, analysis and education for which FCNL is known and respected. FCNL's multi-issue advocacy connects historic Quaker testimonies on peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with peace and social justice issues which the United States government is or should be addressing. In the last six-and-a-half decades, FCNL has played a pivotal role in the creation of the Peace Corps, was instrumental in lobbying for the creation of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, helped lobby for the Civil Rights Act, and led efforts in Washington to oppose both the first and second Iraq wars.

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Financial

two stars

71.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
55.5%
  Administrative Expenses 17.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 26.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.78
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FCNL Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FCNL Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FCNL Education Fund (DC) 79.78 two stars
National Health Law Program (DC) 91.66 four stars
The Campaign Legal Center (DC) 91.09 four stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 89.76 three stars
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 91.89 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,788,703
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,788,703
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,788,703
   Other Revenue $1,670,557
TOTAL REVENUE $4,459,260
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,470,120
   Administrative Expenses $756,448
   Fundraising Expenses $943,640
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,170,208
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $289,052
   
Net Assets $24,959,134

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
Strategic Advocacy Program $991,198 40.1%
Domestic Policy Program $369,759 15.0%
Peacebuilding Program $187,940 7.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 79.78 two stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 78.94 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 78.00 two stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 79.96 two stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 79.62 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.18 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/22/2015 77.22 two stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 76.09 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 85.85 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 83.76 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 82.52 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.52 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 73.60 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 63.24 one star
2008-06 06/01/2009 78.46 two stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 70.30 two stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 64.92 one star
2005-06 04/01/2006 79.09 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 86.26 three stars
2003-06 04/01/2004 86.66 three 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 52-1254489
Name in IRS Master File FCNL EDUCATION FUND
NTEE Code W20
NTEE Classification Government and Public Administration
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(520) Pacifism and peace
(29) Other religious activities
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 October, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$79,090 1.89% Diane Randall Executive Secretary $88,067

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FCNL Education Fund (DC) 79.78 two stars
Government Accountability Project (DC) 89.71 three stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 89.76 three stars
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 91.89 four stars
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (DC) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

FCNL Education Fund
245 Second Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (800) 630-1330
fax: (202) 547-6019
EIN: 52-1254489

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Board Leadership

Ron Ferguson
Chair

CEO

Diane Randall
General Secretary

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