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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

FCNL Education Fund

Bringing Quaker perspectives to public policy issues

two stars

78.94

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

Board Leadership
Bridget Moix
Chair

CEO
Diane Randall
Executive Secretary

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.94 two stars
  Financial 70.38 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

70.38

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
53.4%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 28.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.33
  Program Expenses Growth 7.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
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) 78.94 two stars
Taxpayers for Common Sense (DC) 92.02 four stars
Democracy North Carolina (NC) 92.78 four stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 89.76 three stars
Freedom Alliance (VA) 90.18 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,404,354
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,404,354
   Program Service Revenue $779
Total Primary Revenue $4,405,133
   Other Revenue $2,288,074
TOTAL REVENUE $6,693,207
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,954,323
   Administrative Expenses $701,512
   Fundraising Expenses $1,024,867
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,680,702
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,012,505
   
Net Assets $25,227,160

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 $732,806 37.5%
Young Adult Professional Development $307,560 15.7%
Domestic Policy Program $280,680 14.4%
Peacebuilding Policy Program $165,123 8.4%
Foreign Policy Program $147,831 7.6%
Energy and Environment $127,048 6.5%
Native American Advocacy Program $101,700 5.2%
Quaker Nuclear Disarmament Program $91,575 4.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2002-06 12/01/2003 80.51 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
$97,723 2.65% Diane Randall Executive Secretary $65,834

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
FCNL Education Fund (DC) 78.94 two stars
Medicare Rights Center (NY) 90.86 four stars
Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (DC) 85.27 three stars
Taxpayers for Common Sense (DC) 92.02 four stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 89.76 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

Bridget Moix
Chair

CEO

Diane Randall
Executive Secretary

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