Public Benefit : Research and Public Policy Institutions

Foundation for Economic Education

Studying and advancing the freedom philosophy


Overall Rating    
Organizational Efficiency      
Program Expenses 74.9%    
Administrative Expenses 10.0%    
Fundraising Expenses 15.0%    
Fundraising Efficiency $0.23    
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Organizational Capacity      
Primary Revenue Growth 2.1%    
Program Expenses Growth 29.5%    
Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12    
Capacity Rating    

Income Statement     (FYE 03/2008)

Primary Revenue $1,843,849
Other Revenue $341,960
Total Revenue $2,185,809
Program Expenses $2,148,552
Administrative Expenses $286,905
Fundraising Expenses $432,239
Total Functional Expenses $2,867,696
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-681,887
Net Assets $6,682,177


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Contact Information

Foundation for Economic Education
30 South Broadway
Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 10533
tel: (800) 960-4333
fax: (914) 591-8910
EIN: 13-6006960

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Leadership      (FYE 03/2008)

Name Title Compensation % of Expenses
Richard Ebeling President (The person identified as holding the highest position of management, and therefore who would normally be responsible for carrying out the mission of the charity and leading the organization on a day-to-day basis.) $133,009 4.63%

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The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), one of the oldest free-market organizations in the United States, was founded in 1946 by Leonard E. Read to study and advance the freedom philosophy. FEE's mission is to offer the most consistent case for the first principles of freedom: the sanctity of private property, individual liberty, the rule of law, the free market, and the moral superiority of individual choice and responsibility over coercion. To help people rediscover how essential freedom is to human existence and to demonstrate how dangerous it is to move toward any form of collectivism, FEE offers a comprehensive educational program to all students of liberty.

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