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    Lincoln Presidential Foundation

    Lincoln Presidential Foundation


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible


    Springfield IL 62704-6022


    Springfield IL | IRS ruling year: 2000 | EIN: 36-4385644  


    Established in 2000, the Lincoln Presidential Foundation is an independent 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to sharing the story of Abraham Lincoln's life, legacy, and leadership with the world. We are passionate supporters, governing board members, and professional staff.

    Our vision is the global protection and expansion of freedom and democracy inspired by the life and work of Abraham Lincoln.

    Our mission is to democratize Abraham Lincoln, making the story of his life, legacy, and leadership available to all people.
    With the foresight and generosity of people like you, we are incorporated for a variety of charitable purposes including to: support, sustain, and provide educational and public programming, research, and access to historic places and collections related to the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. We do this in cooperation and partnership with others locally, nationally, and globally.
    The world needs leaders who are principled, intellectually curious, and honest-traits embodied


    Rating Information

    Needs Improvement

    This charity's score is 71%, earning it a Two-Star rating.

    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Lincoln Presidential Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

    Rating Report

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    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
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    Accountability & Finance


    Lincoln Presidential Foundation has earned a 71% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable

    Financial Metrics
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    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 26.10% - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 9.22 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.22 - 5/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 16.40% - 7.5/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 23.50% - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 60.00% - 2.85/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - -7.39% - 0/10 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - No Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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