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Partnership for Public Service

Effective government for the American people

four stars

90.15

1100 New York Avenue Suite 200 East
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 775-9111   Web Site
EIN: 06-1540513

Board Leadership
Tom A. Bernstein
President

CEO
Max Stier
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.15 four stars
  Financial 87.96 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Partnership for Public Service works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works. Building, energizing and maintaining a high-quality workforce is the key to success for any organization - and the federal government is no exception. We believe that by strengthening the civil service, we help government work better to serve the needs of all 310 million Americans. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan, mission-driven organization, we bring unique characteristics to that effort, including third-party credibility, continuity, a strong ability to convene across sectors and a passion for change.

The Partnership for Public Service works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works. Building, energizing and maintaining a high-quality workforce is the key to success for any organization - and the federal government is no exception. We believe that by strengthening the civil service, we help government work better to serve the needs of all 310 million Americans. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan, mission-driven organization, we bring unique characteristics to that effort, including third-party credibility, continuity, a strong ability to convene across sectors and a passion for change.

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Financial

three stars

87.96

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 2.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Partnership for Public Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Partnership for Public Service on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 92.85 four stars
RESULTS Educational Fund (DC) 90.06 four stars
Council for a Strong America (DC) 95.16 four stars
Foundation for Defense of Democracies (DC) 88.70 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,844,179
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,844,179
   Program Service Revenue $9,252,311
Total Primary Revenue $17,096,490
   Other Revenue $1,152,070
TOTAL REVENUE $18,248,560
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,474,458
   Administrative Expenses $1,374,643
   Fundraising Expenses $1,158,614
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,007,715
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,240,845
   
Net Assets $16,688,184

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Leadership Development $7,318,899 54.3%
Center for Presidential Transition $774,487 5.7%
Samuel J. Heyman Awards $740,548 5.5%

Ratings History
Partnership for Public Service has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.15 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 96.46 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.36 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 85.45 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.75 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.23 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 92.09 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 06-1540513
Name in IRS Master File PARTNERSHIP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE INC
NTEE Code J05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date September, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$575,000 3.59% Max Stier President & Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars
Supportive Housing Network of New York (NY) 85.20 three stars
Food and Water Watch (DC) 87.57 three stars
The Committee of Seventy (PA) 87.63 three stars
Center for a New American Security (DC) 92.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Partnership for Public Service
1100 New York Avenue
Suite 200 East
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 775-9111
fax: (202) 775-8885
EIN: 06-1540513

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Board Leadership

Tom A. Bernstein
President

CEO

Max Stier
President and CEO

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