GuideStar Exchange Reports for ARCUS FOUNDATION

Basic Organization Information


Physical Address:New York, NY 10001 EIN:38-3332791Web NTEE Category:T Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking T20 Private Grantmaking Foundations Ruling Year:1997 

Sign in or create an account to see this organization's full address, contact information, and more!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arcus Foundation is to achieve social justice that is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity and race, and to ensure conservation and respect of the great apes.

Expert Assessment

There are no Expert Reviews for this organization. Learn more about TakeAction@GuideStar.

Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

The creation of a more just and humane world, based on diversity, equality and fundamental respect.

Personal Reviews

ARCUS FOUNDATION does not have review writing capability at this time.

Forms 990 Provided by the Nonprofit

Financial Statements

Audited Financial Statement is not available for this organization.


Kevin Jennings


Since Sept 2012


Kevin has a long and distinguished career as an educator, social justice activist, teacher, and author.  Most recently, he was CEO of Be the Change, a nonprofit that creates national issue-base campaigns on pressing problems in U.S. society.  Before that, Kevin served as Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education, heading the department’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools where he led federal efforts to promote the safety, health and well being of U.S. students and led the Obama Administration’s anti-bullying initiative.  Kevin began his career as a high school history teacher and coach in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  During this time he served as faculty advisor to the nation’s first Gay-Straight Alliance leading him in 1990 to found the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), a national education organization tackling anti-LGBT bias in U.S. schools.   Dr. Burton has extensive experience working for LGBT organizations and causes, with a focus on health care advocacy and service delivery. From 1992-1994, she was the Director of Lesbian Health for the New York City Department of Health, and also served as director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center’s Project Connect.

Highest Paid Employees & Their Compensation

Highest Paid Employee data is not available for this organization.

Evidence of Impact

Expert Comments

There are no comments available for this organization.

Organizational Strengths

Expert Comments

There are no comments available for this organization.

Areas for Improvement

Expert Comments

There are no comments available for this organization.