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New America

Dedicated to renewing America

four stars

95.23

740 15th Street, N.W. Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 986-2700   Web Site
EIN: 52-2096845

Board Leadership
Lenny Mendonca
Co-Chairs

CEO
Anne-Marie Slaughter
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.23 four stars
  Financial 94.57 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to renewing America by continuing the quest to realize our nation's highest ideals, honestly confronting the challenges caused by rapid technological and social change, and seizing the opportunities those changes create.

Since 1999, New America has nurtured a new generation of policy experts and public intellectuals. Today we are a community of innovative problem-solvers, combining our core expertise in researching, reporting and analysis with new areas of coding, data science, and human-centered design to experiment and innovate nationally and globally. We prize our intellectual and ideological independence and our diversity, seeking to do our best work and to reflect the America we are becoming.

Our Mission

We are dedicated to renewing America by continuing the quest to realize our nation's highest ideals, honestly confronting the challenges caused by rapid technological and social change, and seizing the opportunities those changes create.

Since 1999, New America has nurtured a new generation of policy experts and public intellectuals. Today we are a community of innovative problem-solvers, combining our core expertise in researching, reporting and analysis with new areas of coding, data science, and human-centered design to experiment and innovate nationally and globally. We prize our intellectual and ideological independence and our diversity, seeking to do our best work and to reflect the America we are becoming.

Financial

four stars

94.57

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
83.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.83
  Program Expenses Growth 21.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New America on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New America (DC) 95.23 four stars
National Skills Coalition (DC) 89.39 three stars
Tobin Project (MA) 91.19 four stars
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 90.67 four stars
CLASP (DC) 94.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,515,510
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,012,658
Total Contributions $36,528,168
   Program Service Revenue $15,563
Total Primary Revenue $36,543,731
   Other Revenue $1,430,001
TOTAL REVENUE $37,973,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $31,317,302
   Administrative Expenses $4,807,766
   Fundraising Expenses $1,120,003
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,245,071
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $728,661
   
Net Assets $23,571,601

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
Domestic Policy Programs - Education Policy $10,688,132 34.1%
Economic and Fiscal Policy $7,834,688 25.0%
Technology Policy Programs $6,597,515 21.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 95.23 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.61 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.86 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 05/01/2015 88.63 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.40 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 86.34 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 86.38 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 86.41 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 97.14 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 99.57 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 98.98 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 98.60 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 99.16 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 96.02 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 52-2096845
Name in IRS Master File NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable 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 July, 1998
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$650,084 1.74% Anne-Marie Slaughter President And CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New America (DC) 95.23 four stars
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 90.67 four stars
Public Agenda (NY) 91.81 four stars
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (IA) 88.07 three stars
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New America
740 15th Street, N.W.
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 986-2700
fax: (202) 986-3696
EIN: 52-2096845

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Board Leadership

Lenny Mendonca
Co-Chairs

CEO

Anne-Marie Slaughter
President, CEO

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