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NALEO Educational Fund

Promoting the full participation of Latinos in the American political process

four stars

91.87

1122 West Washington Boulevard 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 747-7606   Web Site
EIN: 52-1212849

Board Leadership
Mara Candelaria Reardon
Chair

CEO
Arturo Vargas
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.87 four stars
  Financial 96.67 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Appointed Officials) Educational Fund facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. A nonpartisan organization first established in 1981, we carry out our mission through programs that integrate Latinos fully into American political society, provide professional development opportunities and technical assistance to the nation's more than 6,000 Latino elected and appointed officials, and monitor and conduct advocacy on issues important to the Latino community and our political participation.

The NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected Appointed Officials) Educational Fund facilitates the full participation of Latinos in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. A nonpartisan organization first established in 1981, we carry out our mission through programs that integrate Latinos fully into American political society, provide professional development opportunities and technical assistance to the nation's more than 6,000 Latino elected and appointed officials, and monitor and conduct advocacy on issues important to the Latino community and our political participation.

Financial

four stars

96.67

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NALEO Educational Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by NALEO Educational Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NALEO Educational Fund (CA) 91.87 four stars
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 92.02 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 93.01 four stars
World Institute on Disability (CA) 85.65 three stars
Center on Policy Initiatives (CA) 89.23 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,167,498
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,167,498
   Program Service Revenue $266,034
Total Primary Revenue $14,433,532
   Other Revenue $24,370
TOTAL REVENUE $14,457,902
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,274,166
   Administrative Expenses $1,340,192
   Fundraising Expenses $1,096,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $12,711,081
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,746,821
   
Net Assets $11,625,865

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
Civic Engagement $5,077,859 49.4%
Constituency Services $2,366,337 23.0%
Annual Conference $1,846,836 18.0%

Ratings History
NALEO Educational Fund has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 91.87 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 91.11 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.84 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.62 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 86.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.43 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.88 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.09 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.07 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.62 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 90.29 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.55 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 94.17 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 96.10 four stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 87.31 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2008 85.49 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 82.64 three stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 94.17 four stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 78.97 two 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 52-1212849
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL ASSN OF LATINO ELECTED OFFICIALS NALEO EDUCATION FUND
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (482) Voter education (mechanics of registering, voting etc.)
(603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
(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 May, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$223,258 1.75% Arturo Vargas Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
NALEO Educational Fund (CA) 91.87 four stars
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Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (DC) 89.79 three stars
Center on Policy Initiatives (CA) 89.23 three stars
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

NALEO Educational Fund
1122 West Washington Boulevard
3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
tel: (213) 747-7606
fax: (213) 747-7664
EIN: 52-1212849

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Board Leadership

Mara Candelaria Reardon
Chair

CEO

Arturo Vargas
Executive Director

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