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National Defense University Foundation

Celebrating over 36 years of service to NDU and the nation

three stars

80.59

300 Fifth Avenue, Marshall Hall, Bldg. 62 Suite 209, Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319
tel: (202) 685-3800   Web Site
EIN: 52-1268692

Board Leadership
RADM Mike Manazir
Chairman

CEO
James Schmeling, J.D.
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.59 three stars
  Financial 73.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Defense University (NDU) Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)3 philanthropic foundation established to support the National Defense University's mission of joint strategic education and leadership development.

The NDU Foundation seeks to enhance excellence and innovation in the faculty and student body through external partnerships, financial support and original initiatives bringing together industry & individuals with military, diplomatic and intelligence leaders to ensure our collective national and international security.

The National Defense University (NDU) Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)3 philanthropic foundation established to support the National Defense University's mission of joint strategic education and leadership development.

The NDU Foundation seeks to enhance excellence and innovation in the faculty and student body through external partnerships, financial support and original initiatives bringing together industry & individuals with military, diplomatic and intelligence leaders to ensure our collective national and international security.

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Financial

two stars

73.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 16.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth -22.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Defense University Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Defense University Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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National Defense University Foundation (DC) 80.59 three stars
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 91.99 four stars
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Mackinac Center for Public Policy (MI) 92.92 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $278,508
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $555,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $833,508
   Program Service Revenue $62,151
Total Primary Revenue $895,659
   Other Revenue $-187,698
TOTAL REVENUE $707,961
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $339,675
   Administrative Expenses $99,291
   Fundraising Expenses $56,914
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $495,880
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $212,081
   
Net Assets $233,456

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/03/2019 80.59 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2019 71.81 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2018 76.38 two stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 74.27 two stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 79.36 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.38 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 72.24 two stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 79.17 two stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 76.43 two stars
2011-06 07/01/2012 80.44 three stars
2010-06 12/23/2011 80.53 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.49 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 72.32 two stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 77.43 two stars
2007-06 09/01/2008 67.31 one star
2006-06 07/01/2007 86.76 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 90.80 four stars
2004-06 10/01/2005 92.62 four stars
2003-05 08/01/2004 92.57 four stars
2002-05 01/01/2004 74.82 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 52-1268692
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION 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 (927) Fundraising
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 December, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

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National Defense University Foundation (DC) 80.59 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Defense University Foundation
300 Fifth Avenue, Marshall Hall, Bldg. 62
Suite 209, Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319
tel: (202) 685-3800
EIN: 52-1268692

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 71386
Washington, DC 20024

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Board Leadership

RADM Mike Manazir
Chairman

CEO

James Schmeling, J.D.
President, CEO

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