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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services (Grantmaking)

National FFA Foundation

Making a positive difference in the lives of students through agricultural education.

three stars

86.30

P.O. Box 68960 Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (317) 802-6060   Web Site
EIN: 54-6044662

Board Leadership
James R. Woodard
Chair

CEO
Molly Ball
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.30 three stars
  Financial 80.63 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Created in 1944, The National FFA Foundation provides companies, organizations and individuals with opportunities to provide financial resources and cooperation in support of FFA programs and other agricultural education organizations.

Created in 1944, The National FFA Foundation provides companies, organizations and individuals with opportunities to provide financial resources and cooperation in support of FFA programs and other agricultural education organizations.

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Financial

three stars

80.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National FFA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National FFA Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National FFA Foundation (IN) 86.30 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (FL) 87.82 three stars
Rodeheaver Boys Ranch (FL) 97.86 four stars
Futures and Options (NY) 91.17 four stars
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta (GA) 89.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,306,440
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $22,306,440
   Program Service Revenue $686,102
Total Primary Revenue $22,992,542
   Other Revenue $503,624
TOTAL REVENUE $23,496,166
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,103,521
   Administrative Expenses $1,375,593
   Fundraising Expenses $3,461,812
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,940,926
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,555,240
   
Net Assets $29,699,031

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
Career Development $9,688,878 68.7%
Professional Development $2,236,180 15.9%
Leadership Development $1,649,590 11.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 86.30 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 84.96 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 85.13 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 82.79 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 85.89 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 88.23 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 90.87 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 92.56 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 86.14 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 82.94 three stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 80.03 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 80.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 70.71 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 87.23 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 89.57 three stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 92.93 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 92.70 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 88.11 three stars
2003-12 11/01/2004 80.65 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 54-6044662
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL FFA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code O52
NTEE Classification Youth Development - Agricultural
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (322) FFA, FHA, 4-H club, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1945
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 Compensation from Affiliates
$223,333 1.17% Molly Ball President --
Other Salaries of Note
$61,985 0.32% Mark Poeschl Chief Executive Officer $185,956

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National FFA Foundation (IN) 86.30 three stars
Girls on the Run International (NC) 89.89 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas (TX) 87.61 three stars
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta (GA) 86.57 three stars
Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council (MD) 88.24 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National FFA Foundation
P.O. Box 68960
Indianapolis, IN 46268
tel: (317) 802-6060
EIN: 54-6044662

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Board Leadership

James R. Woodard
Chair

CEO

Molly Ball
President

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