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Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching is a private foundation based in Los Angeles, CA that was founded in 1985. As of 2018 they had $178 million in revenue and $236 million in assets.

The mission of the Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching is to transform good teachers into great teachers. This transformation occurs through a program in which proven educators receive coaching and mentoring.

Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching makes grants to other organizations, such as $622,836 to Loyola Marymount University (LMU) for "Mentor Program"; $558,187 to Fullerton School District Capital Facilities Corporation for "Mentor Program"; $290,426 to Tustin Unified School District Financing Corporation for "Mentor Program"; $69,452 to Whittier City School District Financing Corporation for "Mentor Program"; and $50,000 to The Acme Network for "General".

(310) 826-0504
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Form 990s for Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jul 23, 2019990PFView PDF
2017-06Sep 12, 2018990PFView PDF
2016-06Aug 29, 2017990PFView PDF
2015-06Aug 3, 2016990PFView PDF
2014-06Mar 11, 2015990PFView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

Total grants, contributions, etc.$176,167,504
Investment income and dividends$583,121
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$365,322
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,738,033
Total revenues$178,853,980

Vendors for Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Constant ContactMarketing software2020-06-16
██████Fundraising software2020-06-16
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-16
█████████Content management system software2020-06-16
█████████ ████████Software2020-03-17
███████████ ███Tax accounting2019-05-14
████████ ███ ███Tax Service$96,1702018-06-01
█████████ ██████ ██████Evaluation Consulting$69,8252018-06-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Cotsen Foundation for the Art of Teaching

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Barry MunitzPresident and Chief Executive Officer$103,000May 28, 2020
Kamyab Hashemi-NejadChief Financial Officer$0May 28, 2020
█████ █████Chief Administrative Officer and Board Secretary-May 28, 2020
█████ ██████Executive Director-May 28, 2020
██████ ███████Executive Assistant$89,646Jan. 10, 2019

Peer private foundations

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6Gordon E and Betty I Moore Foundation501(c)(3)$530 millionPalo Alto, CA
7The Schmidt Family Foundation (TSFF)501(c)(3)$613 millionPalo Alto, CA
8The Annenberg Foundation501(c)(3)$75 millionLos Angeles, CA
9Making Waves Foundation (MWF)501(c)(3)$64 millionRichmond, CA
10California Wellness Foundation501(c)(3)$54 millionLos Angeles, CA
11The Wallace Foundation501(c)(3)$86 millionNew York, NY
12Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation501(c)(3)$177 millionKansas City, MO
13Kresge Foundation501(c)(3)$275 millionTroy, MI
14Andrew W. Mellon Foundation501(c)(3)$483 millionNew York, NY
15Richard M Schulze Family Foundation501(c)(3)$80 millionMinneapolis, MN
16The Leona M and Harry B Helmsley Charitable Trust501(c)(3)$191 millionNew York, NY
17Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian501(c)(3)$123 millionPortugal,
18Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)501(c)(3)$548 millionPrinceton, NJ
19Public Welfare Foundation501(c)(3)$52 millionWashington, DC
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21Michael and Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF)501(c)(3)$139 millionAustin, TX
22Simons Foundation501(c)(3)$441 millionNew York, NY
23Jerry and Laura Jacobson Foundation501(c)(3)$61 millionSugar Creek, OH
24Medtronic Foundation501(c)(3)$80 millionFridley, MN
25Diana Davis Spencer Foundation501(c)(3)$55 millionBethesda, MD

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