Arts, Culture, Humanities : Libraries, Historical Societies and Landmark Preservation (Grantmaking)

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation

Supporting the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library

four stars

92.12

P.O. Box 6134 2450 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46206
tel: (317) 275-4700   Web Site
EIN: 23-7016089

Board Leadership
Diane Herndon Borgmann
Chair

CEO
Roberta Knickerbocker Jaggers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.12 four stars
  Financial 89.61 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation supports and enhances programs, services and facilities of The Indianapolis Public Library and its partnerships in lifelong learning initiatives that benefit a diverse community. While tax dollars support basic library expenses such as staff salaries and building upkeep, a need exists to develop and maintain quality programs and services for people in our community. The Library Foundation's support delivers, in part or in whole, many of these important initiatives that patrons have grown to know and appreciate through the generations.

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation supports and enhances programs, services and facilities of The Indianapolis Public Library and its partnerships in lifelong learning initiatives that benefit a diverse community. While tax dollars support basic library expenses such as staff salaries and building upkeep, a need exists to develop and maintain quality programs and services for people in our community. The Library Foundation's support delivers, in part or in whole, many of these important initiatives that patrons have grown to know and appreciate through the generations.

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Financial

three stars

89.61

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.11
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,038,290
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $23,920
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,062,210
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,062,210
   Other Revenue $572,142
TOTAL REVENUE $2,634,352
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,283,528
   Administrative Expenses $441,793
   Fundraising Expenses $419,839
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,145,160
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,510,808
   
Net Assets $22,204,633

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$129,904 3.13% Roberta Knickerboker Jaggers Foundation President

Mission

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation supports and enhances programs, services and facilities of The Indianapolis Public Library and its partnerships in lifelong learning initiatives that benefit a diverse community. While tax dollars support basic library expenses such as staff salaries and building upkeep, a need exists to develop and maintain quality programs and services for people in our community. The Library Foundation's support delivers, in part or in whole, many of these important initiatives that patrons have grown to know and appreciate through the generations.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation (IN) 92.12 four stars
Chicago Public Library Foundation (IL) 93.56 four stars
The Library Foundation (OR) 93.53 four stars
Friends of the Hennepin County Library (MN) 92.21 four stars
Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park (RI) 86.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation
P.O. Box 6134
2450 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46206
tel: (317) 275-4700
EIN: 23-7016089

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Board Leadership

Diane Herndon Borgmann
Chair

CEO

Roberta Knickerbocker Jaggers
President