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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Institute for Energy Research

Research and analysis of global energy markets.

three stars

89.39

1155 15th Street NW Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 621-2950   Web Site
EIN: 76-0149778

Board Leadership
Preston Marshall
Chairman

CEO
Robert L. Bradley, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 89.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Institute for Energy Research (IER) conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets. IER maintains that freely-functioning energy markets provide the most efficient and effective solutions to today's global energy and environmental challenges and, as such, are critical to the well-being of individuals and society. IER's perspective is based on the following tenets: free markets; objective science; public policy tradeoffs; efficient outcomes; and impartiality.

The Institute for Energy Research (IER) conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets. IER maintains that freely-functioning energy markets provide the most efficient and effective solutions to today's global energy and environmental challenges and, as such, are critical to the well-being of individuals and society. IER's perspective is based on the following tenets: free markets; objective science; public policy tradeoffs; efficient outcomes; and impartiality.

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Financial

three stars

89.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth -15.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for Energy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for Energy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 89.39 three stars
Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CO) 92.33 four stars
Public Agenda (NY) 91.07 four stars
Supportive Housing Network of New York (NY) 87.00 three stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 92.85 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $789,113
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $789,113
   Program Service Revenue $121,122
Total Primary Revenue $910,235
   Other Revenue $65,413
TOTAL REVENUE $975,648
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,111,700
   Administrative Expenses $143,332
   Fundraising Expenses $147,608
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,402,640
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-426,992
   
Net Assets $2,033,333

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
Public Education $655,203 58.9%
Research $456,497 41.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 89.39 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.48 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.26 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 84.99 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.46 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 80.17 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 90.46 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 76-0149778
Name in IRS Master File INSTITUTE FOR ENERGY RESEARCH
NTEE Code C05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$122,704 8.74% Robert Bradley Chief Executive Officer $14,395

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 89.39 three stars
Institute for Women's Policy Research (DC) 86.47 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Institute for Energy Research
1155 15th Street NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 621-2950
fax: (202) 741-9170
EIN: 76-0149778

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Board Leadership

Preston Marshall
Chairman

CEO

Robert L. Bradley, Jr.
Chief Executive Officer

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