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Research and Public Policy : Non-Medical Science & Technology Research (Grantmaking)

National Academy of Engineering Fund

Supporting the activities of the National Academy of Engineering

two stars

78.04

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20418
tel: (202) 334-3200   Web Site
EIN: 23-7284092

Board Leadership
Gordon R. England
Chair

CEO
John L. Anderson John L. Anderson
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.04 two stars
  Financial 75.45 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Academy of Engineering Fund supports the activities of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Founded in 1964, the NAE provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE conducts independent studies to examine important topics in engineering and technology. The NAE is a member of the National Academies - which includes the NAE, the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council - which serves as the principal operating arm of the academies. The NAE has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia, and government who are among the world's most accomplished engineers.

The National Academy of Engineering Fund supports the activities of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Founded in 1964, the NAE provides engineering leadership in service to the nation. In addition to its role as advisor to the federal government, the NAE conducts independent studies to examine important topics in engineering and technology. The NAE is a member of the National Academies - which includes the NAE, the National Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council - which serves as the principal operating arm of the academies. The NAE has more than 2,000 peer-elected members and foreign associates, senior professionals in business, academia, and government who are among the world's most accomplished engineers.

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Financial

two stars

75.45

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
69.1%
  Administrative Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.14
  Program Expenses Growth -5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Academy of Engineering Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Academy of Engineering Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Academy of Engineering Fund (DC) 78.04 two stars
Carnegie Institution for Science (DC) 89.75 three stars
Earthwatch Institute (MA) 88.23 three stars
Mind & Life Institute (VA) 88.13 three stars
The Leakey Foundation (CA) 86.24 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,520,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $244,000
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,764,188
   Program Service Revenue $265,065
Total Primary Revenue $5,029,253
   Other Revenue $1,984,044
TOTAL REVENUE $7,013,297
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,457,610
   Administrative Expenses $1,608,388
   Fundraising Expenses $1,244,451
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,310,449
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,297,152
   
Net Assets $74,669,581

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
Engineering Education, Practice, Workforce $3,306,785 60.6%
Awards $1,384,684 25.4%
Member Programs $470,852 8.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 78.04 two stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 80.56 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 79.01 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 84.55 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.44 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.79 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 87.12 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 85.46 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.67 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 69.79 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.72 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 71.24 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 81.10 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 92.16 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 76.60 two stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 77.34 two stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 60.73 one star
2003-12 10/01/2004 93.29 four stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 90.39 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 23-7284092
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING FUND
NTEE Code U12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Science and Technology Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- C. D. Mote President $849,805

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Academy of Engineering Fund (DC) 78.04 two stars
Earthwatch Institute (MA) 88.23 three stars
Lowell Observatory (AZ) 88.81 three stars
Santa Fe Institute (NM) 85.60 three stars
Botanical Research Institute of Texas (TX) 85.94 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Academy of Engineering Fund
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20418
tel: (202) 334-3200
fax: (202) 334-2290
EIN: 23-7284092

Mail donations to:
Development Office - NAS 052
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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Board Leadership

Gordon R. England
Chair

CEO

John L. Anderson John L. Anderson
President

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