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Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation

George Bush Presidential Library Foundation

Supporting the activities of the George Bush Presidential Library

one star

67.24

1002 George Bush Drive, W College Station, TX 77845
tel: (979) 862-2251   Web Site
EIN: 76-0345781

Board Leadership
Alexander Ellis, III
President

CEO
David B. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.24 one star
  Financial 55.00 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (GBPLF) was established in 1991 as an educational foundation to design, build, and support the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. In addition to sponsoring its own programs and activities, the Foundation provides program and financial support to the Library, as well as the George Bush School of Government and Public Service. The Foundation sponsors a number of programs including a yearly domestic and foreign policy conference, the White House Lecture and Exhibit Series, and various other lecture and program series. Through its activities, the Foundation is helping make the George Bush Presidential Library Center a leading center in cultural, policy, and academic discussions.

The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (GBPLF) was established in 1991 as an educational foundation to design, build, and support the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. In addition to sponsoring its own programs and activities, the Foundation provides program and financial support to the Library, as well as the George Bush School of Government and Public Service. The Foundation sponsors a number of programs including a yearly domestic and foreign policy conference, the White House Lecture and Exhibit Series, and various other lecture and program series. Through its activities, the Foundation is helping make the George Bush Presidential Library Center a leading center in cultural, policy, and academic discussions.

Financial

one star

55.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2018 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)
49.8%
  Administrative Expenses 38.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.20
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.15
  Program Expenses Growth -13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Bush Presidential Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George Bush Presidential Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (TX) 67.24 one star
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.36 four stars
Boston Athenæum (MA) 85.88 three stars
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 86.21 three stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 91.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,387,726
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $762,419
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $633,177
Total Contributions $2,783,322
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,783,322
   Other Revenue $2,358,229
TOTAL REVENUE $5,141,551
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,991,633
   Administrative Expenses $1,820,485
   Fundraising Expenses $426,985
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,239,103
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $902,448
   
Net Assets $47,948,042

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
Interactive Learning Programs $905,170 45.4%
George Bush School of Gov. & Public Service $850,000 42.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 05/01/2018 67.24 one star
2015-12 04/01/2017 69.16 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 74.05 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 77.15 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 78.73 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 70.02 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 70.20 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 65.30 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 68.89 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 55.58 one star
2008-12 03/01/2010 76.33 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 74.03 two 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 76-0345781
Name in IRS Master File GEORGE BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (61) Library
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 September, 1991
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
$145,577 3.43% David B. Jones CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$26,059 0.61% Frederick D. McClure Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (TX) 67.24 one star
Harry S. Truman Library Institute (MO) 89.05 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.36 four stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 91.46 four stars
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 86.21 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

George Bush Presidential Library Foundation
1002 George Bush Drive, W
College Station, TX 77845
tel: (979) 862-2251
fax: (979) 862-2253
EIN: 76-0345781

Mail donations to:
Texas A&M University
1145 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843

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Board Leadership

Alexander Ellis, III
President

CEO

David B. Jones
Chief Executive Officer

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