Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1973

Headquarters

750 First Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002, USA

Charitable Causes

Student Services
Voluntarism Promotion

Employees (Worldwide)

33

Industries

Other Business & Consulting Services
Schools & Student Services

Company Description

Reading Is Fundamental Inc Our vision is a literate America in which all children have access to books and discover the joys and value of reading. OUR MISSION: To motivate young children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life. RIF's highest priority is reaching underserved children from birth to age 8. Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. We prepare and motivate children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most. We inspire children to be lifelong readers through the power of choice. RIF provides new, free books for children to choose from and make their own. The seeds of inspiration in these books have motivated children to follow their dreams and achieve their potential. Yes, it seems incredible for a book to launch a life, but it happens every day as hungry, inquisitive young minds reach out and grab hold of the new people, places, and ideas that books bring them. Nearly two-thirds of low-income families in the U.S. own no books. Planting seeds of inspiration in our nation’s most vulnerable children is what RIF and a network of more than 400,000 volunteers do. Whether in schools, homeless shelters, or community centers—wherever you find children—RIF volunteers spend countless hours distributing books, staging reading motivation activities, and promoting the importance of literacy in their communities. RIF is generously supported by corporations, foundations, community organizations, and thousands of individuals. Your generosity is what allows us to fulfill our mission and positively impact the lives of our nation’s children and their families.

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Director-Online Communications

Vice President of Development

Chief Marketing Officer

Senior Director, Government & Community

Senior Marketing Director

Director, Content & Programming

Community & Content Coordinator

Treasurer & Director

Director

Board of Directors

President & Chief Executive Officer at Navient Corp.

Member, Board of Directors at Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, Inc.

Former Director, Global Marketing for Juice Products at Procter & Gamble Co.

Secretary & Director at Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Member, Board of Directors at Reading Is Fundamental, Inc.

Vice President-Business & Commercial Operations at GestVision, Inc.

Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Global Citizenship at International Paper Co.

Former President & Chief Operating Officer at Fidelity Investments, Inc.

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BDO USA, LLP is the United States Member Firm of BDO International, a global professional services network. BDO USA, LLP was founded as Seidman and Seidman in New York City in 1910 by three immigrant brothers: Maximillian L. Seidman, Francis E. Seidman, and Jacob S. Seidman.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2018
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$11.2M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$10K - $20K
2017
$500 - $999
2013
$15K - $20K
2013
Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
Suppliers
Lautman Maska Neill & Co. Management Consulting | Washington, DC

Lautman & Co. engaged in development and fundraising for non profit organization. It offers direct mail fundraising, digital fundraising, and telefundaraising. The company was founded by Kay Partney Lautman in 1940 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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