EIN 27-3744004

Gooru

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
4
Year formed
2010
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
To honor the human right to education. We are dedicated to engaging a community of teachers, developers, and supporters to unleash personalized learning with technology to educate all the students of the world.

Program areas at Gooru

Navigated learning" is an approach to learning that assures learning outcomes for all learners. Navigated learning addresses three central elements to assuring outcomes - locate each learner's current knowledge and skills, curate learning activities; and close-loop between science and practice; to enable emergent solutions for every collaborator in their environments. Navigated learning makes it possible to personalize learning pathways, mediate learning journey with research-backed suggestions of routes based on profile and reroutes based on performance, facilitate instructional practices where teachers can monitor learners' progress and differentiate instruction, and integrate communities of practice among learners and educators so they support each other by sharing their practices, content, and answering each other's questions. Gooru has developed a web-based application that provides a hybrid learning environment known as the "navigator". Navigator is open source under apche 2.0 and can be used for free as on www.gooru.org for free by individual, learner, instructor and guardian. Gooru has established a "navigated learning collaborative (nlc)" to bring together international collaborators who want to innovate, validate and scale navigated learning to assure success to all learners. Its purpose is to connect k12 providers, higher education systems, consortiums, and institutions, professional societies and organizations of academic disciplines, corporations, and individuals to form a community of people who strive to enrich the teaching and learning experiences with navigated learning technologies. The goal of the nlc is to provide quality and appropriate learning with accelerated outcomes to millions of users in their environments. The collaborators include researchers, early-childhood educators, schools, implementers, non-profit organizations, industry associations, skill training providers and companies across geographies and disciplines.

Form 990s for Gooru

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-01990View PDF
2018-122020-01-23990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-12-28990View PDF
2015-122016-12-20990View PDF
...and 4 more Form 990s

Who funds Gooru

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
William and Flora Hewlett FoundationFor An Open Source Platform That Enables Better Discovery Insights and Use of Oer$300,000
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Financials for Gooru

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$454,722
Program services$1,263,776
Investment income and dividends$7,736
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,726,234

Personnel at Gooru

NameTitleCompensation
Prasad RamFounder and Chief Executive Officer / Chairman / Chief Executive Officer and Founder$264,000
Srinivasan HpVice President Product and Engineering Books , Long Drives , Music / Senior Director of Product Books , Long Drives , Music
Dr. Gerry HanelyVice President of Learning and Instruction
 Subscribe to viewVice President Learning and Instruction / Board Member
 Subscribe to viewSuperintendent
...and 10 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$1,726,234
2019
Yearly growth
16%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$1,726,487
2019
Yearly growth
-15.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$2,218,761
2019
Yearly growth
39.9%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
4
2019
Yearly growth
-50%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
350 Twin Dolphin Drive Suite 115
Redwood City, CA 94065
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
Website URL
gooru.org/about/ 
Phone
(650) 331-0219
Facebook page
gooru 
Twitter profile
@gooru 
IRS details
EIN
27-3744004
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2010
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B90: Educational Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent