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Foundation for Economic Education

Inspire. Educate. Connect.

four stars

91.45

1819 Peachtree Street NE Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (800) 960-4333   Web Site
EIN: 13-6006960

Board Leadership
Mr. Roger Ream
Chairman

CEO
Mr. Lawrence W. Reed
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 90.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.56
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for Economic Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for Economic Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for Economic Education (GA) 91.45 four stars
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (DC) 92.02 four stars
The Center for Democracy and Technology (DC) 88.83 three stars
Texas Public Policy Foundation (TX) 87.82 three stars
Center on Policy Initiatives (CA) 88.73 three stars

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FEE strives to bring about a world in which the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society are familiar and credible to the rising generation.

Through life-changing student seminars, free online courses, engaging classroom resources, and enlightening classic and contemporary online content, we teach young people the personal value of free markets, entrepreneurship, and strong character.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,222,381
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,222,381
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,222,381
   Other Revenue $340,618
TOTAL REVENUE $3,562,999
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,912,035
   Administrative Expenses $142,707
   Fundraising Expenses $707,527
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,762,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-199,270
   
Net Assets $7,497,074

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
Seminars and Lectures $1,536,444 52.8%
Website Outreach $810,416 27.8%
Books and Publications $565,175 19.4%

Ratings History
Foundation for Economic Education has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 05/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 92.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 08/01/2015 90.20 four stars
2013-03 08/01/2014 80.28 three stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 83.47 three stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 77.27 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 75.06 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 88.37 three stars
2009-03 08/01/2010 82.50 three stars
2008-03 04/01/2009 83.33 three stars
2007-03 06/01/2008 89.31 three stars
2006-03 04/01/2007 77.52 two stars
2005-03 03/01/2006 70.67 two stars
2004-03 03/01/2005 57.74 one star
2003-03 04/01/2004 75.72 two 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 13-6006960
Name in IRS Master File FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION INC
NTEE Code V22
NTEE Classification Economics (as a social science)
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 April, 1947
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,667 3.87% Larry Reed President
Other Salaries of Note
$123,333 3.27% Wayne Olson Executive Director

FEE strives to bring about a world in which the economic, ethical, and legal principles of a free society are familiar and credible to the rising generation.

Through life-changing student seminars, free online courses, engaging classroom resources, and enlightening classic and contemporary online content, we teach young people the personal value of free markets, entrepreneurship, and strong character.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foundation for Economic Education (GA) 91.45 four stars
Alliance for Aging Research (DC) 89.35 three stars
Be the Change Inc. (MA) 89.48 three stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 92.28 four stars
RESULTS Educational Fund (DC) 94.34 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foundation for Economic Education
1819 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30309
tel: (800) 960-4333
fax: (404) 393-3142
EIN: 13-6006960

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Board Leadership

Mr. Roger Ream
Chairman

CEO

Mr. Lawrence W. Reed
President

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