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Education : Scholarship and Financial Support (Grantmaking)

Peninsula Education Foundation

PEF - A Beacon of Light for 40+ years for Palos Verdes Schools

91.16

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 91.16
  Financial 87.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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"

Financial

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.98
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 91.16
Fund for Public Schools (NY) 92.38
American Friends of The Tel Aviv University (NY) 98.23
The Public Education Foundation (NV) 92.71
USMMA Alumni Association and Foundation (NY) 92.74

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,321,320
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $581,769
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,903,089
   Program Service Revenue $1,214,440
Total Primary Revenue $4,117,529
   Other Revenue $72,852
TOTAL REVENUE $4,190,381
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,792,484
   Administrative Expenses $216,660
   Fundraising Expenses $300,196
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,309,340
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-118,959
   
Net Assets $4,707,919

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 $2,943,578 77.6%
Summer School Programs $805,916 21.3%
Provision of Scholarships to Educators & Students $42,990 1.1%

Ratings History
Peninsula Education Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 04/01/2021 91.16
2018-06 09/01/2020 91.16
2018-06 10/01/2019 88.22
2017-06 11/01/2018 93.31
2016-06 02/01/2018 92.67
2015-06 12/01/2016 95.65
2014-06 06/01/2016 95.66
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.17
2013-06 03/01/2015 91.60
2013-06 12/01/2014 88.90
2013-06 10/01/2014 87.33
2012-06 08/01/2013 83.53

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,125 2.60% Christine Byrne Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Peninsula Education Foundation (CA) 91.16
Nashville Public Education Foundation (TN) 87.26
Uncommon Schools (NY) 87.96
Association of Graduates of the United States Air Force Academy (CO) 95.47
Palo Alto Partners in Education (CA) 89.65

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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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