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Education : Special Education

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The power to hope, to learn, and to succeed

90.57

1220 L Street, NW Suite 100
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

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.57
  Financial 86.67
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

86.67

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth -27.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
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) 90.57
Lee Pesky Learning Center (ID) 90.01
The Parish School (TX) 95.01
Tucker-Maxon Oral School (OR) 86.60
Beyond Blindness (CA) 90.45

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,411,534
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $734,844
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,146,378
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,146,378
   Other Revenue $144,695
TOTAL REVENUE $3,291,073
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,326,446
   Administrative Expenses $434,731
   Fundraising Expenses $131,243
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,892,420
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $398,653
   
Net Assets $7,061,006

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
Public Policy $1,164,591 50.1%
Research and Innovation $600,911 25.8%
Young Adults $251,312 10.8%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 90.57
2018-12 05/01/2020 93.70
2017-06 02/01/2019 95.47
2016-06 03/01/2018 92.92
2015-06 06/01/2017 89.39
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.84
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.94
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.88
2013-06 09/01/2014 96.00
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.88
2011-06 07/01/2012 93.85
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.85
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 75.09
2008-06 10/01/2009 83.30
2007-06 11/01/2008 98.07
2006-06 09/01/2007 85.38
2005-06 07/01/2006 84.19
2004-06 08/01/2005 80.88
2003-06 11/01/2004 87.18
2002-06 01/01/2004 90.31

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
$185,857 6.42% Lindsay Jones President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$279,089 9.64% Mary Corcoran Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Learning Disabilities (DC) 90.57
Learning Ally (NJ) 91.01
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IL) 91.67
The Parish School (TX) 95.01
Weingarten Children's Center (CA) 87.91

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Learning Disabilities
1220 L Street, NW
Suite 100
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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