Non-profit

New Priorities Foundation

Location:

BERKELEY, CA

Tax ID:

91-1805939

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $475,568
Expenses: $814,781
Assets: $3,619,553

Type:

Private Foundation

The New Priorities Foundation is a Berkeley, California-based private foundation that was founded in 1997 with the goal of funding left-of-center social and environmentalist nonprofits. [1]

Leadership

Nancy G. Schaub is the President and board member of the New Priorities Foundation. [2]

Anne Schaub Watson is the board secretary of the New Priorities Foundation. [3]

Tim Schaub is the board treasurer of the New Priorities Foundation. [4]

Harald Leventhal is a board member of the New Priorities Foundation. [5] Leventhal is the current president of Leventhal Kline Management Inc. (LKM) and was the chief financial officer of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, Marin, the Peninsula, and Sonoma Counties before co-founding LKM in 1998. [6] Leventhal is also a senior advisor at Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies, a philanthropic advisory organization. [7]

Benita Kline is the assistant secretary of the New Priorities Foundation’s board of directors. [8] Kline co-founded LKM with Leventhal back in 1998 and is the current vice president. [9] Kline is also a senior advisor at Third Plateau Impact Strategies. [10]

Funding

The New Priorities Foundation’s top five grantees since as early as 2003 are the following: Occidental Arts and Ecology Center at $2,145,000; Women’s Voices for the Earth at $307,258; EcoTrust at $295,000; Center for Ecoliteracy at $272,000; and Climate Solutions at $270,000. [11]

References

  1. “New Priorities Foundation.” New Priorities Foundation. Accessed August 08, 2019. http://www.newpriorities.org/. ^
  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Priorities Foundation. 2017. ^
  3. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Priorities Foundation. 2017. ^
  4. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Priorities Foundation. 2017. ^
  5. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Priorities Foundation. 2017. ^
  6. Leventhal Kline Management Inc. Accessed August 09, 2019. http://www.philanthropicadvisor.com/whoweare_LKMteam.html. ^
  7. “Third Plateau.” Third Plateau. Accessed August 09, 2019. https://www.thirdplateau.com/team-member/harald-leventhal/. ^
  8. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Priorities Foundation. 2017. ^
  9. Leventhal Kline Management Inc. Accessed August 09, 2019. http://www.philanthropicadvisor.com/whoweare_LKMteam.html. ^
  10. “Third Plateau.” Third Plateau. Accessed August 09, 2019. https://www.thirdplateau.com/team-member/benita-kline/. ^
  11. Information provided by FoundationSearch. New Priorities Foundation. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 1997

  • 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
    2015 Dec Form PF $475,568 $814,781 $3,619,553 $29,722 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form PF $2,245,603 $2,237,001 $4,133,889 $38,957 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form PF $1,242,196 $387,408 $3,937,725 $67 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2012 Dec Form PF $126,252 $355,535 $2,748,062 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2011 Dec Form PF $262,012 $334,332 $2,818,339 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Additional Filings (PDFs)

    New Priorities Foundation

    127 UNIVERSITY AVE
    BERKELEY, CA 94710-1616