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Teaching Matters

Great teachers. Bright futures.

four stars

91.77

475 Riverside Drive Suite 1270
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3505   Web Site
EIN: 13-3770472

Board Leadership
Olga Votis
Chair

CEO
Lynette Guastaferro
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77 four stars
  Financial 88.37 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

88.37

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.24
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Teaching Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Teaching Matters on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Teaching Matters (NY) 91.77 four stars
Jobs For America's Graduates (VA) 85.84 three stars
Second Chance (MD) 86.95 three stars
Great Lakes Women's Business Council (MI) 85.81 three stars
The Chicago Public Education Fund (IL) 94.61 four stars

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Teaching Matters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most critical factors in student success. Our services transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement. We also partner with school leadership to create a work environment that equips teachers to succeed in the classroom.

From nearly 20 years of working in New York City's public schools, we've developed an understanding of realistic and lasting ways to improve student outcomes, and we're committed to real, measurable results.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,220,713
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $126,400
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,347,113
   Program Service Revenue $3,903,676
Total Primary Revenue $5,250,789
   Other Revenue $154,371
TOTAL REVENUE $5,405,160
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,809,814
   Administrative Expenses $743,100
   Fundraising Expenses $303,500
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,856,414
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-451,254
   
Net Assets $6,496,229

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
Professional Development for Teachers $4,809,814 100.0%

Ratings History
Teaching Matters has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-08 03/01/2017 91.77 four stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 96.28 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 12/01/2015 93.61 four stars
2013-08 09/01/2014 95.20 four stars
2012-08 09/01/2013 93.65 four stars
2012-08 07/01/2013 91.94 four stars
2011-08 11/06/2012 93.22 four stars
2010-08 09/20/2011 90.30 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 11/01/2010 79.87 two stars
2008-08 02/01/2010 82.08 three stars
2007-08 11/01/2008 87.76 three stars
2006-08 12/01/2007 95.97 four stars
2005-08 12/01/2006 96.04 four stars
2004-08 01/01/2006 85.03 three stars
2003-08 01/05/2005 66.96 one star

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

EIN 13-3770472
Name in IRS Master File TEACHING MATTERS INC
NTEE Code B99
NTEE Classification Education N.E.C.
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(149) Other instruction and training
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 August, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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
$181,161 3.09% Lynette Guastaferro Executive Director

Teaching Matters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness, one of the most critical factors in student success. Our services transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement. We also partner with school leadership to create a work environment that equips teachers to succeed in the classroom.

From nearly 20 years of working in New York City's public schools, we've developed an understanding of realistic and lasting ways to improve student outcomes, and we're committed to real, measurable results.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Teaching Matters (NY) 91.77 four stars
Cleveland Leadership Center (OH) 88.98 three stars
Anita Borg Institute (CA) 92.32 four stars
Public Education Foundation (TN) 89.16 three stars
Summit Academy OIC (MN) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Teaching Matters
475 Riverside Drive
Suite 1270
New York, NY 10115
tel: (212) 870-3505
fax: (212) 870-3516
EIN: 13-3770472

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Board Leadership

Olga Votis
Chair

CEO

Lynette Guastaferro
Executive Director

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