THE NEA FOUNDATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION



FOUNDATION PROFILE


The foundation was granted charitable status in August, 1969 and is located in Washington, Dist Of Columbia.

The NEA Foundation is a public charity founded by educators for educators to improve public education for all students.

In their most recent reporting year ending Aug. 2018, the foundation reported assets of $48,231,308 (ledger value) and income of $7,331,995.

Further details for this foundation are as follows:

  • Classified as a(n) Public charity. with Employer Identification Number (EIN) 237035089.
  • Ranked 3066 in the FoundationSearch Top 10,000 US Foundations by Assets.
  • Ranked 68 in the FoundationSearch Top Foundations by Assets for the state of Dist Of Columbia.


CONTACT INFORMATION


The foundation can be contacted at the following address:

THE NEA FOUNDATION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION
1201 16TH STREET, NW
Washington, Dist Of Columbia 20036

Tel:  (202) 822-7840
Fax:  (202) 822-7779


FOUNDATION NEWS


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FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES


The foundation has identified the following as its official purpose and/or activities: scientific research (diseases); contact or sponsored scientific research for industry; other school related activities.
Its NTEE Code is B112, and its NTEE description is Single Organization Support.
Grants are available for the following:
  • Equipment

  • Fellowships

  • Conferences & Seminars

  • Individuals


FUNDING INTERESTS


The foundation provides funding in the following areas:
  • Education

  • Public Education

  • Teaching

  • Educators

Detailed information about the foundation's funding interests is available on the company website.


APPLICATION GUIDELINES


To view the foundationís support limitations, click here.

Application submission deadlines are: Student Achievement Grants: February 1, June 1, October 15
Learning & Leadership Grants: February 1, June 1, October 15

Detailed information about the foundation's application guidelines is available on the company website.


DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS


CARMEN ORTIZ MCGHEE, DIRECTOR 
CATHY ZIER, DIRECTOR 
CHRISTIAN DUFFUS, DIRECTOR 
DAAIYAH BILAL THREATS, DIRECTOR 
DONNA MEACHAM BLACKMAN, SECRETARY TREASURER 
HARRIET SANFORD, PRESIDENT & CEO 
JEFFREY FREUND, DIRECTOR 
JONI HENDERSON, DIRECTOR 
JULIAN VASQUEZ HEILIG, DIRECTOR 
KATHERINE UNDERWOOD, DIRECTOR 
KATIE BLOT, DIRECTOR 
KEVIN ANDERSON, DIRECTOR 
LILY ESKELSEN GARCIA, DIRECTOR 
MARYANN WOODS MURPHY, DIRECTOR 
NANCY MOLL, SVP OF FINANCE 
NICK ARCHULETA, DIRECTOR 
PAIGE JOHNSON, DIRECTOR 
PEDRO DEJESUS JR, DIRECTOR 
PETER HECKMAN, DIRECTOR 
SANDRA WALKER, DIRECTOR 
SEAN CORCORAN, DIRECTOR 
SHARON GALLAGHER FISHBAUGH, CHAIR 
STACEY HERNDON, DIRECTOR 
VALERIA LASSITER, DIRECTOR 

For a detailed review of the foundation's funding history as well as a list of the foundation's directors, officers and trustees, click here or on the link below.


GRANTING ANALYSIS


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GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF GRANTS


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FUNDING HISTORY


RecipientCityStateGrant SizeYearGrant Description
NEA WASHINGTON DC$2,811,6882014 Fiscal sponsorship
SCHOOL NUTRITION FOUNDATION NATIONAL HARBOR MD$1,625,0002017 Breakfast in the classroom
NEA WASHINGTON DC$1,289,9502013 Fiscal sponsorship
NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF THE USA WASHINGTON DC$788,5122015 Fiscal sponsorship
MILWAUKEE TEACHERS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$591,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
MILWAUKEE TEACHER'S EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$591,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
MILWAUKEE TEACHERS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$583,7502007
MILWAUKEE TEACHERS EDUCATION MILWAUKEE WI$537,5822008
MILWAUKEE TEACHER'S EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$532,2332011 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION CHATTANOOGA TN$510,0002007
PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION CHATTANOOGA TN$500,0002005
PUBLIC EDUCATION FOUNDATION CHATTANOOGA TN$500,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
MILWAUKEE TEACHERS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$500,0002005
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEATTLE WA$280,0002011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
UNITED WAY - PIONEER VALLEY SPRINGFIELD MA$275,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
NORTH CAROLINA FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN RALEIGH NC$260,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
FIRST BOOK WASHINGTON DC$258,0002016 Strategic plan
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FT. MYERS FL$252,5002016 Closing the achievement gaps
NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION OF THE USA WASHINGTON DC$252,2002016 Fiscal sponsorship
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS MEYER FL$250,0002013 Union-district collaborations
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS MEYER FL$250,0002014 Closing the achievement gap
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FT. MYERS FL$250,0002015 Closing the achievement caps
UNITED WAY - OHIO COLUMBUS OH$250,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
UNITED WAY - OHIO COLUMBUS OH$250,0002014 Closing the achievement gap
UNITED WAY - OHIO COLUMBUS OH$250,0002013 Union-district collaborations
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$250,0002015 Donorschoose.org
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$250,0002013 Innovation
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$250,0002014 Donorschoose.org
UNITED WAY - PIONEER VALLEY SPRINGFIELD MA$250,0002014 Closing the achievement gap
UNITED WAY - PIONEER VALLEY SPRINGFIELD MA$250,0002013 Union-district collaborations
UNITED WAY OF PIONEER VALLEY SPRINGFIELD MA$250,0002012 Union-district collaboration
UNITED WAY OF PIONEER VALLEY SPRINGFIELD MA$250,0002015 Closing the achievement caps
UNITED WAY OF OHIO COLUMBUS OH$250,0002012 Union-district collaboration
UNITED WAY OF OHIO COLUMBUS OH$250,0002015 Closing the achievement caps
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEATTLE WA$250,0002008
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEATTLE WA$250,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
SEATTLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEATTLE WA$250,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FT. MYERS FL$250,0002012 Union-district collaboration
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$250,0002012 Union-district collaboration
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT FOUNDATION STORRS CT$250,0002010 Closing the achievement gaps - the NEA foundation created the achievement gaps initiative
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT FOUNDATION STORRS CT$250,0002008
WASHINGTON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FEDERAL WAY WA$240,2882016 Fiscal sponsorship
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$240,0002016 Closing the achievement gaps
WASHINGTON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FEDERAL WAY WA$226,0162015 Fiscal sponsorship
COLORADO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION DENVER CO$225,0002016 State affiliate capacity building
KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FRANKFORT KY$225,0002016 State affiliate capacity building
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$210,0002015 Closing the achievement caps
UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT FOUNDATION STORRS CT$200,0002011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$200,0002016 Donorschoose.org
KNOWLEDGEWORKS FOUNDATION CINCINNATI OH$200,0002008
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$190,0002014 Closing the achievement gap
ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SPRINGFIELD IL$185,0002015 State affiliate capacity building
KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FRANKFURT KY$175,0002015 State affiliate capacity building
UTAH EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MURRAY UT$175,0002015 State affiliate capacity building
KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FRANKFORT KY$171,1252014 Fiscal sponsorship
KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FRANKFURT KY$151,0122015 Fiscal sponsorship
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$150,0002012 Innovation & Grants to educators
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$150,0002013 Union-district collaborations
COLORADO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION DENVER CO$133,7002015 State affiliate capacity building
NEW JERSEY CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING MAHWAH NJ$131,0002012 New program development
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY COLUMBUS OH$123,0072011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
MASSACHUSETTS TEACHERS ASSOCIATION BOSTON MA$121,0002012 Union-district collaboration
BAY ST. LOUIS - WAVELAND SCHOOL DISTRICT BAY SAINT LOUIS MS$120,0002006
PLAQUEMINES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD BELLE CHASE LA$120,0002006
NEW VENTURE FUND WASHINGTON DC$117,5002017 New program development
NEA HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK WASHINGTON DC$100,1002006
PUBLIC INTEREST PROJECTS NEW YORK NY$100,0002015 Communities for public education reform
PUBLIC INTEREST PROJECTS NEW YORK NY$100,0002013 Communities for public education reform
PUBLIC INTEREST PROJECTS NEW YORK NY$100,0002014 Communities for public education reform
PEARSON FOUNDATION MILL VALLEY CA$100,0002009 Digital Arts Alliance -the foundation supports digital arts for its achievement gap sites
PEARSON FOUNDATION MILL VALLEY CA$100,0002007
WALLINGFORD YOUTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES WALLINGFORD CT$85,0002017 Stem
MILWAUKEE TEACHER'S EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MILWAUKEE WI$76,9732012 Union-district collaboration
PEARSON FOUNDATION MILL VALLEY CA$75,0722011 Other grants & awards - the foundation support of one time projects and programs th
UTAH EDUCATION ASSOCIATION MURRAY UT$75,0002014 State affiliate capacity building
KENTUCKY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION FRANKFORT KY$75,0002014 State affiliate capacity building
NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION FRISCO TX$70,0982017 Support for education
NEW VENTURE FUND, FISCAL SPONSOR FOR COMMUNITIES FOR JUST SCHOOLS FUND WASHINGTON DC$70,0002016 New program development
ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SPRINGFIELD IL$65,5002014 State affiliate capacity building
HAWAII STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION HONOLULU HI$63,0002016 Fiscal sponsorship; new program development
COLORADO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION DENVER CO$61,3002014 State affiliate capacity building
DONORSCHOOSE.ORG NEW YORK NY$60,5002011 Innovation - the foundation's innovation program is comprised of two district initiatives
CENTURY FOUNDATION NEW YORK NY$60,0002015 State affiliate capacity building
OHIO EDUCATION ASSOCIATION COLUMBUS OH$60,0002014 State affiliate capacity building
COLUMBUS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION COLUMBUS OH$57,0002011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
GUILFORD COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS GREENSBORO NC$55,3702016 Strategic plan
PEARSON FOUNDATION MILL VALLEY CA$54,1022012 Innovation
LOUISIANA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION BATON ROUGE LA$51,7362017 Flood relief
ST. TAMMANY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD COVINGTON AL$50,0002006
SPRINGFIELD EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SPRINGFIELD MA$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
HANCOCK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT KILN MS$50,0002006
OHIO UNIVERSITY - APPALACHIAN EDUCATION INSTITUTE ATHENS OH$50,0002007
NORTH CAROLINA FOUNDATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN RALEIGH NC$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
EDWARD KENNEDY INSTITUTE BOSTON MA$50,0002010 Other grants and awards - the foundation support of one time projects and programs
COLUMBUS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION COLUMBUS OH$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
PREP-KC KANSAS CITY MO$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
PARENT TEACHER HOME VISIT PROJECT SACRAMENTO CA$50,0002008 New program development
UNIVERSITY OF OHIO ATHENS OH$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
UNIVERSITY OF OHIO ATHENS OH$50,0002008
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON MA$50,0002016 New program development
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$50,0002009 Closing the Achievement Gaps- the NEA Foundation created the Achievement Gaps Initiative to
OMAHA SCHOOLS FOUNDATION OMAHA NE$50,0002011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
SCHOOLS THAT LEAD WILMINGTON DE$50,0002016 Strategic plan
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FT. MYERS FL$50,0002017 Closing the achievement gaps
FOUNDATION FOR LEE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS FT. MYERS FL$50,0002011 Closing the achievement gaps - reference description from above
HEIFER INTERNATIONAL LITTLE ROCK AR$50,0002009 Other grants and awards -the foundation support of one time projects and programs that enhance the






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