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Charity Name Taxpayers for Common Sense Goldwater Institute The Sunlight Foundation Better Government Association MapLight
Location Washington, DC Phoenix, AZ Washington, DC Chicago, IL Berkeley, CA
   
Overall Rating
 
four stars
(92.02)
three stars
(87.22)
three stars
(81.08)
four stars
(96.89)
three stars
(89.96)
   
Financial Rating four stars
(97.50)
three stars
(82.19)
two stars
(77.85)
four stars
(98.20)
three stars
(85.81)
   
A&T Rating three stars
(89.00)
four stars
(97.00)
three stars
(85.00)
four stars
(96.00)
four stars
(100.00)
   
Financial Metrics
Program Expenses 88.0% 74.4% 77.5% 78.7% 79.1%
Admin Expenses 7.1% 7.7% 14.3% 13.2% 8.4%
Fund Expenses 4.7% 17.8% 8.0% 8.0% 12.4%
Fund Efficiency $0.04 $0.19 $0.13 $0.06 $0.14
Program Growth 12.0% 6.7% -42.6% 17.5% 19.9%
Working Capital 0.89 0.74 0.24 1.61 0.46
Liabilitites to Assets 4.8% 16.6% 5.3% 5.1% 13.1%
Total Revenue $1,954,248 $6,400,250 $507,104 $3,487,026 $1,752,214
Total Expenses $1,821,148 $5,504,511 $1,451,359 $3,079,240 $2,988,723
Excess/Deficit $133,100 $895,739 $-944,255 $407,786 $-1,236,509
Net Assets $1,408,180 $4,934,972 $799,582 $4,354,350 $1,128,253
CEO Compensation
% of Expenses
$146,775
8.05%
$362,581
6.58%
$176,750
12.17%
$250,000
8.11%
$203,763
6.81%
   
Accountability & Transparency Metrics
Information Provided on the Form 990      
Independent Voting Board Members
No Material diversion of assets
Audited financials prepared by independent accountant
Does Not Provide Loan(s) to or Receive Loan(s) From related parties
Documents Board Meeting Minutes
Provided copy of Form 990 to organization's governing body in advance of filing
Conflict of Interest Policy
Whistleblower Policy
Records Retention Policy
CEO listed with salary
Process for determining CEO compensation
Does Not Compensate Any Board Members
Does the charity's website include readily accessible information about the following:
Donor Privacy Policy
Board Members Listed
Audited Financials
Form 990
Key staff listed
       

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