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The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc.

Baldrige - America's Best Investment

aka Baldrige Foundation   |   Washington, DC   |  http://baldrigefoundation.org

Mission

The mission of The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc. (aka Baldrige Foundation) is to ensure the long-term financial growth and viability of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, and to support organizational performance excellence in the United States and throughout the world.

Ruling year info

1988

President and CEO

Al Faber

Main address

1717 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 1025

Washington, DC 20006 USA

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EIN

59-2891462

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (S12)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

What We Do:

The Baldrige Program educates organizations in performance excellence management and administers the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

We are the nation's public-private partnership dedicated to improving the performance of U.S. organizations. Our main focus areas are to:

• Help organizations achieve best-in-class levels of performance.
•Identify and recognize role-model organizations.
•Identify and share best management practices, principles, and strategies.

In collaboration with the greater Baldrige community, we offer organizations:

• An integrated management framework that gets results.
•Assessment tools to evaluate improvement efforts.
• Feedback reports from a team of trained experts, highlighting organizational strengths and opportunities for improvement.
•Presentations and workshops on how to improve using the Baldrige Criteria.
• Conferences and other learning events that showcase best management practices.
•A Presidential Award for organizations recognized as national role models.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Amount of Gifts In Kind Received

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Total amount of Gifts In Kind (Goods and Services)

Foundation & Institute Webinar Registrations

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of individuals registered for Foundation and Institute Webinars. Topics vary from Health Care, Business, Cybersecurity, Nonprofit, Government, and Education

Number of Students Attending On-Line Educational Courses

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of students attending various online courses provided by the Baldrige Foundation Institute for Performance Excellence

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

We will be recognized around the world as the premier foundation for the promotion of performance excellence in all sectors of the economy. We will inspire organizations to achieve excellence in all they do with pride and societal responsibility. Together with our stakeholders we will create value through research and deployment of the latest cutting-edge management practices. We will focus on the future and manage for agility, innovation and creativity. Our Baldrige-based role-model performance will result in the Foundation's endowment exceeding $50 million by 2025.

Fundraising and Messaging:

Bold, Dynamic, Inspirational Message (Agile/Flexible - Results Focused)
Strategic Communications (Internal/External)
Media Relations- Public Service Announcements Online & Print Advertising
Leverage Social Media
Fundraising Campaign
Major Gifts, Small Gifts, Planned Giving
Combined Federal Campaign + State Programs

Advocacy:

Educate to Develop Strategic Alliances in Congress; Departments of: Education; Defense; Health and Human Services; Veterans Affairs; US Trade Representative; Council of Economic Advisors; Small Business Administration; and others.
Build Grass Roots Support.

Board Development:

Working Board – Trustee Board
Embrace the Mission and Work as a “Team"
Contribute financially and seek support
Make connections and offer expertise
Represent the organization

Operations:

Apply the Baldrige Excellence Framework and Core Values to our own operations
Provide donor value and communications back on Return on Investment (ROI)
Clearly demonstrate the benefit to the American economy in all sectors by improving small business, manufacturing, health care, education.
Apply Lean to all operations maximizing cost savings to fund mission related programs.

Reaching all communities nationwide and all sectors of the economy through the Baldrige enterprise, a nationwide network of state-based programs which add value in all sectors including business, health care, education, business, government, and non-profit agencies.

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program continues to grow by serving more applicants at the national-level. To date, more than 50 office visits with legislators and 10 major conference presentations have been performed by the foundation and its representatives. State programs continue to grow applicants. The foundation has performed more outreach than in the past 10 years to grow the endowment and attract donors and sponsors. The first Baldrige Excellence Framework Sponsors have been recognized at the annual conference and include: the American Hospital Association; the American College of Healthcare Executives, MESA, Larry and Brenda Potterfield (MidwayUSA), Wolters Kluwer, and Lippincott Solutions. The Foundation also hosted a successful national fundraising dinner in Baltimore, Maryland attracting leaders from all sectors of the economy.

Financials

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The Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 01/17/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Dr. Kathryn Eggleston

President, RIchland College

Term: 2020 - 2023


Board co-chair

Diane Brockmeier

Mid-America Transplant

Term: 2022 - 2023

Frank Fusco

South Carolina State Government - retired

David Spong

Boeing Aerospace Support - retired

David Gifford

American Healthcare Association (AHCA) & National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)

Lowell Kruse

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Scott McIntyre

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Tony Scott

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Russ Branzell

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Karen Morrison

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George Benson

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S. Padmanabhan

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John Raffoul

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Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/19/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data