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National Center for Learning Disabilities

The power to hope, to learn, and to succeed

four stars

95.47

32 Laight Street 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel: (212) 545-7510   Web Site
EIN: 13-2899381

Board Leadership
Frederic M. Poses
Chair

CEO
Lindsay Jones
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.47 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities. Since its beginning, NCLD has been led by passionate and devoted parents committed to creating better outcomes for children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.

Founded in 1977, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities. Since its beginning, NCLD has been led by passionate and devoted parents committed to creating better outcomes for children, adolescents and adults with learning disabilities.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 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)
85.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 15.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Learning Disabilities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Learning Disabilities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NY) 95.47 four stars
The Brookwood Community (TX) 89.71 three stars
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 89.87 three stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars
Little Light House (OK) 99.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,680,481
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,855,810
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,536,291
   Program Service Revenue $41,500
Total Primary Revenue $9,577,791
   Other Revenue $133,152
TOTAL REVENUE $9,710,943
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,083,013
   Administrative Expenses $349,239
   Fundraising Expenses $685,991
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,118,243
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $592,700
   
Net Assets $4,757,258

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
Parent Empowerment $6,381,347 78.9%
Public Policy $824,092 10.2%
School Transformation $511,377 6.3%

Ratings History
National Center for Learning Disabilities has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 02/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 92.92 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.84 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.94 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.88 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 96.00 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.88 four stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.85 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.85 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 75.09 two stars
2008-06 10/01/2009 83.30 three stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 98.07 four stars
2006-06 09/01/2007 85.38 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 84.19 three stars
2004-06 08/01/2005 80.88 three stars
2003-06 11/01/2004 87.18 three stars
2002-06 01/01/2004 90.31 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 13-2899381
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 July, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
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
$127,233 1.39% Mary Corcoran President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$178,623 1.95% James Wendorf Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NY) 95.47 four stars
Perkins School for the Blind (MA) 86.76 three stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 96.79 four stars
Blind Children's Learning Center (CA) 94.69 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Learning Disabilities
32 Laight Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel: (212) 545-7510
fax: (212) 545-9665
EIN: 13-2899381

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Board Leadership

Frederic M. Poses
Chair

CEO

Lindsay Jones
Chief Executive Officer

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