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Washington Policy Center

 
501(c)(3) organization
Donations are tax-deductible
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3404 Fourth Avenue, South
Seattle WA 98134
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Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 3643
Seattle WA 98124

Seattle WA | IRS ruling year: 1997 | EIN: 91-1752769  
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Organization Mission
Washington Policy Center (WPC) improves lives of Washington citizens by providing accurate, high-quality research for policymakers, the media and the general public. ...
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Rating Information

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Good

This charity's score is 87%, earning it a Three-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.

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

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Rating Report

Accountability & Finance
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87

Most Recent Fiscal Year:
FY 2022
This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.
 

Key Accountability Metrics

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Majority Independent Board Members - 93% independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Independent Board Size - 29 independent members
10 out of 10 points  plus
Financial Statements - Review or Compilation
0 out of 20 points  plus
Material Diversion of Assets - None
20 out of 20 points  plus

Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Whistleblower Policy - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Document Retention and Destruction - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus
Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes
5 out of 5 points  plus
Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Missing
0 out of 5 points  plus
Loans to/from Officers - None
5 out of 5 points  plus

Website Disclosures

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Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed
5 out of 5 points  plus

Financial Metrics

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Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 3.00%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Program Expense: Ratio - 72.08%
25 out of 25 points  plus
Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.14
25 out of 25 points  plus
Working Capital: Ratio - 1.59 years
25 out of 25 points  plus

Additional Information

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