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New America Foundation

Bringing promising new voices and ideas into our nation's discourse

three stars

88.61

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

Board Leadership
Reihan Salam and Jonathan Soros
Co-Chairs

CEO
Anne-Marie Slaughter
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.61 three stars
  Financial 89.26 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

89.26

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New America Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New America Foundation (DC) 88.61 three stars
Public Agenda (NY) 89.63 three stars
Ethics and Public Policy Center (DC) 89.80 three stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 88.32 three stars
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 92.16 four stars

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Launched in 1999, the New America Foundation is a nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. New America emphasizes work that is responsive to the changing conditions and problems of our 21st Century information-age economy -- an era shaped by transforming innovation and wealth creation, but also by shortened job tenures, longer life spans, mobile capital, financial imbalances and rising inequality. With an emphasis on big ideas, impartial analysis and pragmatic solutions, New America invests in outstanding individuals whose ability to communicate to wide and influential audiences can change the country's policy discourse in critical areas, bringing promising new ideas and debates to the fore.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $31,761,094
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,471,133
Total Contributions $33,232,227
   Program Service Revenue $14,456
Total Primary Revenue $33,246,683
   Other Revenue $262,911
TOTAL REVENUE $33,509,594
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $21,797,219
   Administrative Expenses $3,224,062
   Fundraising Expenses $628,505
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,649,786
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,859,808
   
Net Assets $22,843,096

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 $7,820,106 35.9%
Technology Policy Programs $6,441,680 29.5%
International Security Policy Program $2,600,898 11.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$510,818 1.99% Anne-Marie Slaughter President And CEO

Launched in 1999, the New America Foundation is a nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States. New America emphasizes work that is responsive to the changing conditions and problems of our 21st Century information-age economy -- an era shaped by transforming innovation and wealth creation, but also by shortened job tenures, longer life spans, mobile capital, financial imbalances and rising inequality. With an emphasis on big ideas, impartial analysis and pragmatic solutions, New America invests in outstanding individuals whose ability to communicate to wide and influential audiences can change the country's policy discourse in critical areas, bringing promising new ideas and debates to the fore.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New America Foundation (DC) 88.61 three stars
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American Institute for Economic Research (MA) 85.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

New America Foundation
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

Reihan Salam and Jonathan Soros
Co-Chairs

CEO

Anne-Marie Slaughter
President, CEO

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