Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Foundation for National Progress

Publisher of Mother Jones magazine

three stars

83.59

222 Sutter Street Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 321-1700   Web Site
EIN: 94-2282759

Board Leadership
Phil Straus
Chair

CEO
Monika Bauerlain
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.59 three stars
  Financial 79.58 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 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

two stars

79.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 287.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for National Progress on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foundation for National Progress on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,813,163
   Federated Campaigns $30,000
   Membership Dues $2,308,246
   Fundraising Events $402,568
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $276,805
Total Contributions $8,830,782
   Program Service Revenue $4,266,769
Total Primary Revenue $13,097,551
   Other Revenue $89,779
TOTAL REVENUE $13,187,330
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,422,507
   Administrative Expenses $1,365,528
   Fundraising Expenses $1,261,847
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,049,882
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-862,552
   
Net Assets $-2,692,511

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$186,118 1.32% Monika Bauerlein CEO

Mission

Established in 1976, the Foundation for National Progress (FNP) exists to publish and support Mother Jones magazine. Mother Jones is a news organization that specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting. We currently have two main channels: an award-winning bimonthly national magazine (circulation 240,000), and a website featuring new, original reporting. The foundation also supports the leading independent hands-on training program for emerging journalists, the Ben Bagdikian Fellowship Program. In 1993 Mother Jones became the first general interest magazine to go online.

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Charity Contact Info

Foundation for National Progress
222 Sutter Street
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94108
tel: (415) 321-1700
EIN: 94-2282759

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Board Leadership

Phil Straus
Chair

CEO

Monika Bauerlain
CEO

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