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Truman Center for National Policy

Fostering productive and insightful dialogue

one star

65.92

1250 I Street NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 216-9723   Web Site
EIN: 52-1080919

Board Leadership
Stephen Bailey
Board Chair

CEO
Jenna Ben-Yehuda
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.92 one star
  Financial 59.43 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Truman Center for National Policy directly engages Capitol Hill and the executive branch on the nation's most important national security issues. As an organization dedicated to fostering productive, insightful dialogue, the Truman Center for National Policy is uniquely able to bring together experts and policy makers from both sides of the political aisle for study, discussion, and action. Finding solutions to the complex national security issues facing our country requires building consensus and bipartisan cooperation, a vital role that the Truman Center for National Policy will continue to play through leveraging its comparative advantages and utilizing its knowledge of the policy making process. The Truman Center for National Policy focuses on several areas of national, economic, and regional security.

The Truman Center for National Policy directly engages Capitol Hill and the executive branch on the nation's most important national security issues. As an organization dedicated to fostering productive, insightful dialogue, the Truman Center for National Policy is uniquely able to bring together experts and policy makers from both sides of the political aisle for study, discussion, and action. Finding solutions to the complex national security issues facing our country requires building consensus and bipartisan cooperation, a vital role that the Truman Center for National Policy will continue to play through leveraging its comparative advantages and utilizing its knowledge of the policy making process. The Truman Center for National Policy focuses on several areas of national, economic, and regional security.

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Financial

one star

59.43

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
46.0%
  Administrative Expenses 36.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Truman Center for National Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Truman Center for National Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Truman Center for National Policy (DC) 65.92 one star
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.05 three stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 91.59 four stars
California Food Policy Advocates (CA) 90.72 four stars
Center for Economic and Policy Research (DC) 91.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,925,958
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,925,958
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,925,958
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,925,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,064,586
   Administrative Expenses $626,677
   Fundraising Expenses $369,059
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,060,322
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-134,364
   
Net Assets $1,525,712

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 Training $420,773 39.5%
Policy $332,056 31.2%
Advocacy $297,159 27.9%
Women, Peace, and Security $14,598 1.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 65.92 one star
2017-12 07/01/2019 65.17 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 63.81 one star
2015-12 03/01/2017 65.32 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 68.28 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 70.73 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.10 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 83.48 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 88.71 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.01 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 78.53 two stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 86.45 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 74.36 two stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 68.34 one star
2005-12 04/01/2007 62.49 one star
2004-12 07/01/2006 58.12 one star

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

EIN 52-1080919
Name in IRS Master File TRUMAN CENTER FOR NATIONAL POLICY
NTEE Code W05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 May, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,663 5.95% Michael Breen President And CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Truman Center for National Policy (DC) 65.92 one star
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Peterson Institute for International Economics (DC) 88.23 three stars
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Sightline Institute (WA) 95.85 four stars

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Truman Center for National Policy
1250 I Street NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 216-9723
fax: (202) 682-1818
EIN: 52-1080919

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Board Leadership

Stephen Bailey
Board Chair

CEO

Jenna Ben-Yehuda
President and CEO

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