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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

Peninsula Education Foundation

PEF - Keeping Our Schools Great!

three stars

88.22

300 Paseo del Mar Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
tel: (310) 378-2278   Web Site
EIN: 95-3498211

Board Leadership
Shari Shigenaga
President

CEO
Christine Byrne
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.22 three stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF), a 501(c) nonprofit organization, provides funding for designated academic and enrichment programs as well as critical staff positions in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

The PEF's mission is to raise funds to not only maintain what Palos Verdes Peninsula public schools provide children, but to increase the quality of the school's instructional programs -- ensuring that our students continue to compete on a national and international level in college and beyond.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District's schools are among the top performing schools in the state:

*98% of our graduating seniors immediately attend college.

*Both high comprehensive high schools rank in the "Top 100 High Schools in the Nation" according to US News and World Report and Newsweek's "Gold Medal Schools"

The Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF), a 501(c) nonprofit organization, provides funding for designated academic and enrichment programs as well as critical staff positions in the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.

The PEF's mission is to raise funds to not only maintain what Palos Verdes Peninsula public schools provide children, but to increase the quality of the school's instructional programs -- ensuring that our students continue to compete on a national and international level in college and beyond.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District's schools are among the top performing schools in the state:

*98% of our graduating seniors immediately attend college.

*Both high comprehensive high schools rank in the "Top 100 High Schools in the Nation" according to US News and World Report and Newsweek's "Gold Medal Schools"

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Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
89.5%
  Administrative Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth -0.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peninsula Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Peninsula Education Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 88.22 three stars
West Point Association of Graduates (NY) 93.17 four stars
South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Math Foundation (SC) 86.01 three stars
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 88.10 three stars
Basic Fund (CA) 92.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,298,654
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $632,579
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,931,233
   Program Service Revenue $1,177,192
Total Primary Revenue $4,108,425
   Other Revenue $47,300
TOTAL REVENUE $4,155,725
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,907,286
   Administrative Expenses $208,200
   Fundraising Expenses $298,683
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,414,169
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-258,444
   
Net Assets $4,634,925

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
Educational Programs $3,047,000 78.0%
Summer School Programs $816,815 20.9%
Provision of Scholarships to Educators & Students $43,471 1.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.22 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 93.31 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.67 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 95.65 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.66 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.17 four stars
2013-06 03/01/2015 91.60 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.90 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.33 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 83.53 three 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 95-3498211
Name in IRS Master File PALOS VERDES PENINSULA EDUCATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B20
NTEE Classification Elementary, Secondary Education, K - 12
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$110,500 2.50% Christine Byrne Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 88.22 three stars
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.52 four stars
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Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas Foundation (TX) 89.91 three stars
Schoolseed Foundation (TN) 91.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Peninsula Education Foundation
300 Paseo del Mar
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
tel: (310) 378-2278
fax: (310) 378-2078
EIN: 95-3498211

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Board Leadership

Shari Shigenaga
President

CEO

Christine Byrne
Executive Director

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