ESA'S FOUNDATION

Address
601 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE NW NO 300W
WASHINGTON, DC 20001
Contact
Website: http://www.esafoundation.org
Phone: +1 (202) 223-2400
Nonprofit
NTEE: T30 - Public Foundations
EIN: 06-1582325

Mission

THE ESA FOUNDATION SEEKS TO HARNESS THE COLLECTIVE POWER OF THE INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY TO CREATE POSITIVE SOCIAL IMPACT IN OUR COMMUNITIES. WE SUPPORT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS THAT LEVERAGE ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICA'S YOUTH AND PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY INNOVATORS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Number of employees00000
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers50000
Number of highly compensated contractors2111 
Personnel
Cook, Chris
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS COOKCHRIS COOKCHRIS COOK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Gallagher, Michael
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL GALLAGHERMICHAEL GALLAGHERMICHAEL GALLAGHERMICHAEL GALLAGHERMICHAEL GALLAGHER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$72,080.00$69,977.00$67,937.00$66,176.00$66,092.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $1,337,430.00$1,277,567.00$1,230,287.00$1,139,652.00$1,047,365.00
Kitt, Julie
TitleSECRETARY; ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSELSECRETARY; ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSELSECRETARY; ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSELSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personJULIE KITTJULIE KITTJULIE SETREN KITTJULIE SETREN KITTJULIE SETREN KITT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$42,314.00$38,417.00$35,047.00$23,397.00$19,390.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $235,043.00$228,356.00$188,451.00$182,914.00$179,984.00
Lai, Jenny
Title VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person JENNY LAIJENNY LAIJENNY LAIJENNY LAI
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $11,421.00$23,814.00$27,827.00$30,003.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $106,358.00$132,959.00$130,908.00$125,496.00
Rehfeld, Dorian
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  DORIAN REHFELDDORIAN REHFELDDORIAN REHFELD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Rehfield, Dorian
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personDORIAN REHFIELDDORIAN REHFIELD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Sklar, Remi
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personREMI SKLARREMI SKLARREMI SKLARREMI SKLARREMI SKLAR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Staten, Anastasia
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personANASTASIA STATEN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7,605.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $108,080.00    
Taylor, Richard
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD TAYLORRICHARD TAYLORRICHARD TAYLORRICHARD TAYLORRICHARD TAYLOR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$46,404.00$45,612.00$43,861.00$43,091.00$42,852.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $446,750.00$427,250.00$410,810.00$408,800.00$408,500.00
Wynn, Julie
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJULIE WYNNJULIE WYNNJULIE WYNNJULIE WYNNJULIE WYNN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Yapp, Careen
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personCAREEN YAPPCAREEN YAPPCAREEN YAPPCAREEN YAPPCAREEN YAPP
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE ESA FOUNDATION SEEKS TO HARNESS THE COLLECTIVE POWER OF THE INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY TO CREATE POSITIVE SOCIAL IMPACT IN OUR COMMUNITIES. WE SUPPORT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS THAT LEVERAGE ENTERTAINMENT SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE MEANINGFUL OPPORTUNITIES FOR AMERICA'S YOUTH AND PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF INDUSTRY INNOVATORS.SUPPORT POSITIVE PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, AND WELFARE OF AMERICA'S YOUTH.SUPPORT POSITIVE PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, AND WELFARE OF AMERICA'S YOUTH.SUPPORT POSITIVE PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, AND WELFARE OF AMERICA'S YOUTH.SUPPORT POSITIVE PROGRAMS AND OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE QUALITY OF LIFE, HEALTH, AND WELFARE OF AMERICA'S YOUTH.
Program service expenses, total$354,880.00$470,945.00$589,295.00$699,680.00$609,625.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.
Program expenses$354,880.00$470,945.00$589,295.00$699,680.00$609,625.00
Grants and allocations made$354,880.00$470,945.00$589,295.00$699,680.00$609,625.00
Program descriptionDONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.DONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.DONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.DONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.DONATIONS DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND STUDENTS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$878,102.00$683,225.00$666,326.00$401,234.00$756,195.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,192,311.00$1,069,949.00$929,221.00$799,504.00$699,662.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$74,231.00$186,395.00$107,987.00$224,971.00$82,448.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$530.00$3,276.00$5,409.00$9,656.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,192,311.00$1,069,949.00$929,221.00$799,504.00$699,662.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr-$314,209.00-$387,254.00-$266,171.00-$403,679.00$46,877.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$1,338,096.00$1,238,926.00$1,092,587.00$997,896.00$1,173,534.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$532,154.00$493,615.00$586,658.00$574,533.00$617,214.00
Contributions from related organizations$76,600.00$900.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$583,557.00$575,434.00$342,563.00$224,971.00$82,448.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $32,000.00$134,183.00$42,087.00$278,960.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $530.00$3,276.00$5,409.00$9,656.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$314,209.00-$419,254.00-$400,354.00-$445,766.00-$232,083.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$888,535.00$1,009,177.00$1,051,526.00$1,134,404.00$1,011,612.00
Total functional expenses: program service $354,880.00$470,945.00$589,295.00$699,680.00$609,625.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$533,655.00$538,232.00$462,231.00$434,724.00$401,987.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$1,268.00$3,993.00$6,667.00$9,923.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,198,242.00$1,155,954.00$1,492,523.00$2,104,250.00$2,965,431.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,155,954.00$1,492,523.00$2,104,250.00$2,965,431.00$3,679,829.00
Total liabilities$430,563.00$416,582.00$427,199.00$653,726.00$781,737.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$416,582.00$427,199.00$653,726.00$781,737.00$1,240,718.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$767,679.00$739,372.00$1,065,324.00$1,450,524.00$2,183,694.00
Net assets$767,679.00$739,372.00$1,065,324.00$1,450,524.00$2,183,694.00
Net assets, beginning of year$739,372.00$1,065,324.00$1,450,524.00$2,183,694.00$2,439,111.00
Other liabilities $0.00$108,254.00$97,938.00$112,928.00
Other assets$75,000.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,066,277.00$1,049,214.00$204,209.00$56,954.00$3,427.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,049,214.00$204,209.00$56,954.00$3,427.00$149,750.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$10,433.00-$325,952.00-$385,200.00-$733,170.00-$255,417.00
Savings & temp cash investment $5.00$1,272,214.00$2,037,296.00$2,962,004.00
Accounts receivable, net$56,965.00$106,735.00$16,100.00$10,000.00$0.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$430,563.00$416,582.00$318,945.00$555,788.00$668,809.00
Total net assets or fund balances$767,679.00$739,372.00$1,065,324.00$1,450,524.00$2,183,694.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members87877
Number of independent voting members55544
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-04-012015-04-012014-04-012013-04-012012-04-01
Tax year end date2017-03-012016-03-012015-03-012014-03-012013-03-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address change TrueTrueTrue 
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-032017-07-272016-07-142015-03-092014-03-21
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201830459349300023201740459349300319201630439349302423201500479349300900201410489349300706
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