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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

69.16

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 69.16 one star
  Financial 65.00 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 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

one star

65.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
49.6%
  Administrative Expenses 40.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.71
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 30.3%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (TX) 69.16 one star
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 87.43 three stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 88.22 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 86.14 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,146,764
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $525,264
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $770,667
Total Contributions $2,442,695
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,442,695
   Other Revenue $3,553,574
TOTAL REVENUE $5,996,269
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,756,888
   Administrative Expenses $1,756,197
   Fundraising Expenses $536,070
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,049,155
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,947,114
   
Net Assets $47,420,940

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
George Bush School of Gov. & Public Service $789,854 45.0%
Interactive Learning Programs $762,382 43.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(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
$87,692 2.16% Frederick D. McClure Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George Bush Presidential Library Foundation (TX) 69.16 one star
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 94.06 four stars
National Yiddish Book Center (MA) 86.39 three stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 88.22 three stars
George W. Bush Presidential Center (TX) 92.58 four 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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