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National Center for Learning Disabilities

The power to hope, to learn, and to succeed

four stars

93.70

1 Thomas Circle NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (212) 545-7510   Web Site
EIN: 13-2899381

Board Leadership
Margi Booth, Joe Zimmel
Co-Chair

CEO
Lindsay E. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.70 four stars
  Financial 94.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

94.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.68
  Program Expenses Growth 9.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.6%
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 (DC) 93.70 four stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars
Eye to Eye (NY) 91.75 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
Learning Ally (NJ) 87.80 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,294,349
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,911,099
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,205,448
   Program Service Revenue $1,678,000
Total Primary Revenue $15,883,448
   Other Revenue $-89,650
TOTAL REVENUE $15,793,798
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,513,100
   Administrative Expenses $1,723,871
   Fundraising Expenses $990,924
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,227,895
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,565,903
   
Net Assets $6,770,216

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 $5,778,116 60.7%
Public Policy $1,435,288 15.1%
Educator Project $1,430,816 15.0%

Ratings History
National Center for Learning Disabilities has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 93.70 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,395 1.69% Lindsay Jones President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$283,631 2.31% Mary Corcoran Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 93.70 four stars
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.89 three stars
Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) (KY) 96.79 four stars
The Parish School (TX) 93.74 four stars
Sisu of Georgia (GA) 90.58 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Learning Disabilities
1 Thomas Circle NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (212) 545-7510
fax: (212) 545-9665
EIN: 13-2899381

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Board Leadership

Margi Booth, Joe Zimmel
Co-Chair

CEO

Lindsay E. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

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