Non-profit

MomsRising Education Fund

Website:

momsrisingedfund.org/

Location:

BELLEVUE, WA

Tax ID:

45-2499952

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2019):

Revenue: $8,748,515
Expenses: $5,517,454
Assets: $5,748,504

Type:

Public Foundation

Founded:

2011

MomsRising Education Fund is the fundraising and political advocacy arm of the left-of-center organization MomsRising. The organization argues for an expansion of the welfare state such as paid family and medical leave and other left-of-center policies such as gun control, amnesty for illegal immigrants and expansion of immigration quotas, and increasing taxes on the wealthy, among others. [1]

The organization is the recipient of grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, [2] the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, [3] and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among other left-of-center foundations. [4] The organization was also a recipient of funds from the “Equality Can’t Wait Challenge” which was sponsored by Mackenzie Scott and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, and managed by MacArthur Foundation affiliate Lever for Change. [5]

Leadership

The board president of the fund is Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, who is the founder and executive director of MomsRising. [6]

Finances

According to the 2019 tax return, the organization raised $8,748,515 and spent $5,517,454. It had $5,748,504 in assets. [7]

The main expenditure of the organization was $2,521,458 in grants paid to its 501(c)(4) sister organization, MomsRising Together. It also spent $425,873 on lobbying expenses. [8]

Donors and Activities

In October 2019, the group received a $450,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. [9] In June 2020, it received a $250,000 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. [10] In 2020, it received a $400,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation [11] and was a Four Freedoms Fund grantee from Neo Philanthropy. [12]

In July 2021, the group was part of a coalition called the Building Women’s Equality through Strengthening the Care Infrastructure which included other left-of-center organizations the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Caring Across Generations, the National Women’s Law Center, the Arc, and Family Values @ Work that received $10 million from the Equality Can’t Wait Challenge, which was co-sponsored by Mackenzie Scott. [13]

References

  1. Momsrising Education Fund. Accessed October 11. http://momsrisingedfund.org/. ^
  2. “Momsrising Education Fund 2020.”  Rockefeller Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/grant/grant-momsrising-education-fund-2020/. ^
  3. “Momsrising Education Fund.”  David And Lucile Packard Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/momsrising-education-fund-7/. ^
  4.      “Momsrising Education Fund.” Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.gatesfoundation.org/about/committed-grants/2019/10/inv001520. ^
  5. Schultz, Abby. “The ‘Equality Can’T Wait Challenge’ Awards More Than $40 Million To Advance Women.” Barrons. July 29, 2021. https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-equality-cant-wait-challenge-awards-more-than-40-million-to-advance-women-01627563527 ^
  6. Momsrising Education Fund, Return of an Organization Exempt From Income Tax (Form 990), 2019. https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/452499952/10_2020_prefixes_41-45%2F452499952_201912_990_2020100217346796. ^
  7. Momsrising Education Fund, Return of an Organization Exempt From Income Tax (Form 990), 2019. https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/452499952/10_2020_prefixes_41-45%2F452499952_201912_990_2020100217346796. ^
  8. Momsrising Education Fund, Return of an Organization Exempt From Income Tax (Form 990), 2019. https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/display_990/452499952/10_2020_prefixes_41-45%2F452499952_201912_990_2020100217346796. ^
  9. “Momsrising Education Fund.” Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.gatesfoundation.org/about/committed-grants/2019/10/inv001520. ^
  10. “Momsrising Education Fund 2020.”  Rockefeller Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/grant/grant-momsrising-education-fund-2020/. ^
  11. “Momsrising Education Fund.” David And Lucile Packard Foundation. Accessed October 11. https://www.packard.org/grants-and-investments/grants-database/momsrising-education-fund-7/. ^
  12. Four Freedoms Fund Grantees.” NEO Philanthropy. Accessed October 11. https://neophilanthropy.org/collaborative-funds/four-freedoms-fund/grantees/. ^
  13. Schultz, Abby. 2021. “The ‘Equality Can’T Wait Challenge’ Awards More Than $40 Million To Advance Women.” Barrons. July 29, 2021. https://www.barrons.com/articles/the-equality-cant-wait-challenge-awards-more-than-40-million-to-advance-women-01627563527. ^

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Barbara Arnwine
    Board Member

Associated Organizations

  1. MomsRising (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 2011

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2019 Dec Form 990 $8,748,515 $5,517,454 $5,748,504 $120,766 N $8,748,515 $0 $0 $185,463 PDF
    2018 Dec Form 990 $5,718,343 $5,040,193 $2,605,195 $208,518 N $5,718,343 $0 $0 $194,722 PDF
    2017 Dec Form 990 $5,338,874 $5,234,955 $2,582,491 $863,964 N $5,338,874 $0 $0 $148,381 PDF
    2016 Dec Form 990 $3,869,345 $2,889,842 $2,595,922 $981,314 N $3,869,345 $0 $0 $76,167 PDF
    2015 Dec Form 990 $3,547,636 $3,418,006 $1,976,010 $1,340,905 N $3,547,636 $0 $0 $45,442 PDF
    2014 Dec Form 990 $2,315,593 $1,841,291 $518,539 $13,064 N $2,315,593 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form 990 $1,953,240 $1,932,832 $133,884 $102,711 N $1,953,240 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form 990 $1,037,640 $1,005,300 $127,405 $116,640 N $1,037,640 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form 990EZ $1,000 $22,575 $1,000 $22,575 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    MomsRising Education Fund

    12011 NE BEL RED RD STE 100B
    BELLEVUE, WA 98005-2471