Arts, Culture, Humanities : Public Broadcasting and Media

Foundation for National Progress

Publisher of Mother Jones magazine

three stars

83.85

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 83.85 three stars
  Financial 80.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 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

80.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
82.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 9.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 189.5%
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 $6,442,016
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $2,026,111
   Fundraising Events $245,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,713,127
   Program Service Revenue $4,523,094
Total Primary Revenue $13,236,221
   Other Revenue $337,294
TOTAL REVENUE $13,573,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,706,851
   Administrative Expenses $1,372,976
   Fundraising Expenses $1,235,951
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $14,315,778
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-742,263
   
Net Assets $-1,829,959

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$173,240 1.21% Monika Bauerlein CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$175,453 1.22% Madeleine Buckingham Chief Business Strategist/CFO
$175,262 1.22% Steve Katz Publisher

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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