EIN 23-7391796

National Governors Association (NGA)

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National Governors Association's mission is to provide tailored technical assistance for challenges facing the states, identity and share best practices, and serve as an information clearing house of Gubernatorial initiatives.
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National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

Program areas at NGA

Education division during fy19, the education division provided information, research, policy analysis, and technical assistance such as large scale and small scale convenings on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staff, including trends in state policies in areas of early care and education, k-12 education, and postsecondary education. Specific accomplishments included: rapid response and technical assistance through the governor'Governors's response team on the following topics: -school safety -special education -charter schools -social and emotional learning -universal home visiting -early childhood workforce development and support -early care and education governance structures -school finance and school funding formulas -human capital, teacher licensure, and school leadership -high-quality prek (including for rural locations) -education policy advisor and governor role -student achievement -computer science -federal legislation (essa and perkins) -accountability -wraparound services (including student hunger) -work-based learning -housing (teacher housing and affordable housing) -early college credit programs -postsecondary wrap around services (specific) webinars: -chronic absenteeism -'back to school' school safety and prevention webinar -prenatal to age three policies: summary of an expert roundtable discussion -school leadership under essa -state highlight: Louisiana's efforts to develop and support school leaders -building success: strategies for effectively advancing your governor'Governors's education priorities -what are state's higher education priorities for 2019? (in collaboration with the american Association of state colleges and universities) policy academies and convenings: -back to school reception: gubernatorial candidate education priorities for 2019 -Governors' education policy advisors institute -early care and education workforce 2.0 cross-state convening -higher education expert roundtable -mini summit on gubernatorial priorities -integrating and advancing state prenatal to age three policies learning collaborative -improving workforce readiness through social-emotional skills and school climate advisory group meeting -early care and education workforce 2.0 cross-state convening 2 -student health, well-being, and safety summit (cross-divisional event) -integrating and advancing state prenatal to age three policies site visits -early care and education workforce 2.0 site visits -educate for opportunity kick-off meeting (with eo division) publications and products: -policy profiles - gubernatorial candidates' education policy profiles -report - integrating and advancing state prenatal to age 3 policies: report of an expert roundtable conversation -white paper - leveraging transition: ten ways for new Governors to advance education policies and priorities from day one accompanied by an executive summary podcast series -episode 1: principal pipelines -episode 2: learning policy institute -episode 3: new leaders -episode 4: dr. steve tozer in principal preparation -episode 5: deven scott of the education commission of the states -episode 6: dr. paul manna on using essa to help prepare principals -episode 7: dr. cortney rowland on principal professional development -medium post: five education priorities for new Governors -medium post: Governors are providing leadership in helping students succeed in postsecondary education
Health division during fy 2019, the health division provided information, research, policy analysis, and technical assistance, to states on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staffs in the six core focus areas of: (1) health systems transformation (2) innovation in the delivery and financing of medicaid services and innovations in private health insurance coverage (3) addressing states' health care workforce needs (4) public health, including maternal and child health and opioid addiction (5) health care data and analytics and (6) behavioral health and social determinants of health, including strategies to improve the health of high cost patients and reduce the cost of caring for them. Specific accomplishments included: -technical assistance, projects and retreats -addressing infectious diseases associated with the opioid crisis -addressing maternal opioid use disorder to prevent and reduce the effects of neonatal abstinence syndrome -addressing the whole child: building cross-sector collaborations to support child health and well-being -building capacity to improve outcomes and reduce cost of care for high need, high cost populations with behavioral health and social support needs: behavioral health integration learning lab -building state capacity to evaluate innovative medicaid policies -harnessing the power of data to achieve state policy goals: the foundation for state success in improving quality and reducing costs -improving health in rural america: addressing the leading causes of death learning collaborative -opioid state action network -pharmaceutical learning collaborative -rwjf state policy scan project -strategies to promote child health, wellbeing, and safety in schools and communities -convenings -bootcamp for Governors' new health policy leaders -expanding access to opioid use disorder treatment for justice-involved populations -health policy leaders institute (2018) -improving capacity for health care service delivery meeting -improving coordination and integration of care for the dual eligible population -medicaid expansion roundtable -midwest regional workshop on expanding access to medication-assisted treatment for justice-involved populations -opioid summit for new administrations -pharmaceuticals summit (2018) -roundtable on state strategies to address maternal morbidity and mortality -roundtable on strategies to address unanticipated out-of-network billing - states -roundtable on strategies to address unanticipated out-of-network billing - industry -southeast regional workshop on expanding access to medication-assisted treatment for justice-involved populations -strategies to promote child health, wellbeing, and safety in schools and communities: multi-state convening -using data to combat the opioid epidemic: a roundtable discussion with state public safety and public health experts -publications -addressing the infectious disease consequences of the opioid epidemic -emerging trends in the evolving opioid epidemic -improving the health and well-being of the nation's aging population: considerations for Governors -public health crises and pharmaceutical interventions: improving access while ensuring fiscal sustainability -state strategies for averting early deaths
Economic opportunity division accomplishments during fy 2019, the economic opportunity division provided information, research, policy analysis and technical assistance on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staff related to economic development, human services, postsecondary education and workforce development. This included: scaling participation in work-based learning and apprenticeship programs and strategies to reduce barriers to licensure; strategies to improve the safety of children and youth in the child welfare system and two-generation state strategies for addressing family and community poverty; promoting access to capital, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in states and helping rural areas prosper through creative sector initiatives. Specific accomplishments included: the eo division delivered a variety of focused projects and technical assistance across the division's four program areas: economic development: -supported Governors' economic policy advisors through information sharing, research and technical assistance. -completed project to educate economic policy advisors on entrepreneurship. Ocompleted project on contribution of the creative sector to rural economic development. -shared state strategies on opportunity zones. -began planning phase for a policy academy on business regulations. Human services initiatives and technical assistance: -supported Governors' human services advisors with information, research, peer-sharing opportunities, and collaborating with National human services partners. -supported states' successful implementation of the family first prevention services act through technical assistance, information-sharing and connections to peers and experts in the field. -conducted the 2018 policy institute for Governors' human services advisors. -developed the three branch institute toolkit in partnership with the three-branch advisory committee, the National conference of state legislatures and casey family programs. Postsecondary education initiative and technical assistance: -executed funding success, a state postsecondary financing learning lab project. The project meetings focused on the Governors role in supporting postsecondary attainment and the institutional voice in state financial policy. -supported Governors' postsecondary education staff through information sharing, research and technical assistance. -collaborated with the education division on the Governors education policy advisor meeting and related resources and technical assistance. -launched flagship educate for opportunity project, a 2.3m project funded by strada education network. This project focuses on connecting adults to postsecondary pathways that respond to state workforce needs. Nga announced educate for opportunity via an in-person event in june 2019 in Washington, dc. The event was also livestreamed to 400+ individuals across states. This launch encouraged states to apply to be one of six states in the cohort, each of which would receive 100,000 loan and join a 1.5 year nga policy academy, including in-person and cohort technical assistance. Applications were due in july 2019. -partnered with the american Association of community colleges (aacc) on the expanding community college apprenticeships (ecca) project. -received support from the lumina foundation to execute a research project on state oversight of quality assurance in higher education. This project was crafted is collaboration with the state higher education executive officers (sheeo) Association and the National council of higher education management systems (nchems). Workforce development initiatives and technical assistance: -provided customized technical assistance to state workforce board chairs and state workforce development agency leaders to support improved functioning of state public workforce systems through the ongoing workforce development technical assistance program. -provided support and technical assistance to 46 recipients of the u.s. department of labor (usdol)'s 2015 american apprenticeship initiative grants. -conducted and concluded the second phase of a policy academy with 18 states and territories on scaling work-based learning opportunities for youth and young adults to prepare for entry into middle-skills stem jobs. -served as a National partner in the partnership to advance youth apprenticeship, including providing technical assistance to states and localities interested in expanding youth apprenticeship and preparing a publication for fy20 on the Governors' role in scaling youth apprenticeship. -conducted a consortium project with 11 states on occupational licensing reform, including reducing barriers to entering licensed occupations and increasing portability and reciprocity of licenses across states. Conducted in partnership with ncsl and csg. Co-produced four publications and planned two multi-state convenings as part of this project. -published a report on expanding access to quality training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities, as a product of a fy18 project as part of the state exchange for employment and disability supported by the usdol. -launched the future workforce now initiative, including extensive background research and hosting two cross-sector, multidisciplinary expert roundtables. Additional roundtables, a major state policy forum, and a publication were planned to follow in fy20. -launched the state collaborative consortium to understand and support the on-demand workforce with 9 states, which established cross-state topical working groups to develop policy and practice solutions. -ongoing customized technical assistance for Governors' workforce policy advisors and state workforce officials and working with federal agencies and National workforce partners. -hosted three regional workshops across the nation and published a Governors' action guide for governor steve bullock's 2018-2019 chair's initiative good jobs for all americans. Policy academies -policy academy on state strategies to scale high-quality work-based learning (18 states and territories participated in phase ii during this fiscal year) -american apprenticeship initiative (aai) grantees technical assistance provision (including 12 states) -occupational licensing policy learning consortium (11 states; in partnership with ncsl, csg) -nga-pew policy academy on business regulations - rfp issued during this fiscal year -state collaborative consortium to understand and support the on-demand workforce (9 states) -educate for opportunity policy academy (launched during this fiscal year, states were not selected during this time period) general meetings -policy institute for Governors' human services advisors -state summit on opportunity zones -summer 2018 meeting of state workforce board chairs -summer 2018 meeting of state workforce agency leaders -winter 2019 meeting of state workforce board chairs -winter 2019 meeting of state workforce agency leaders -work-based learning policy academy cross-state meeting of cohort states -National institute on scaling work-based learning -american apprenticeship initiative: 3rd grantee National meeting -occupational licensing policy consortium: multi-state meeting -cross-branch summit on juvenile justice -future workforce now initiative: two expert roundtables -good jobs for all americans: three regional workshops -funding success postsecondary financing project: one expert roundtable and two regional roundtables (nashville and portland) -educate for opportunity project launch event publications -aligning state systems for a talent-driven economy: a road map for states -states continue advancing strategies to scale work-based learning -rural prosperity through the arts & creative sector: a rural action guide for Governors and states -entrepreneurship in states: fostering a startup-friendly economy -governor'Governorsr's action guide to achieving good jobs for all americans -states expand employment and training opportunities for people with disabilities -occupational licensing: barriers to work series (collaborated and co- authored with ncsl, csg)

Form 990s for NGA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-09-10990View PDF
2018-062019-12-07990View PDF
2017-062019-09-14990View PDF
2017-062018-11-15990View PDF
2016-062017-09-21990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds National Governors Association (NGA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew)Policy$720,000
 Subscribe to viewOperating Grant$650,000
 Subscribe to viewEducation$500,000
...and 15 more grants received
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...and 25 more federal grants / contracts

Financials for NGA

RevenuesFYE 06/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,871,944
Program services$522,954
Investment income and dividends$381,981
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$224,867
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$20,741
Total revenues$19,022,487

Personnel at NGA

Scott PattisonExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer$639,834
Leanne WilsonChief Operating Officer
Steve PolkChief Financial Officer
 Subscribe to viewInterim Executive Director and Chief of Staff$275,427
 Subscribe to viewChief Development Officer
...and 48 more key personnel

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444 N Capitol Street NW Suite 267
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