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

The Indianapolis Public Library Foundation

Supporting the Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library

three stars

86.13

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

Board Leadership
Andrew Z. Soshnick
Chair

CEO
Roberta Knickerbocker Jaggers
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.13 three stars
  Financial 80.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

80.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
79.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.87
  Program Expenses Growth -3.0%
  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 $2,902,700
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $57,570
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,960,270
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,960,270
   Other Revenue $542,370
TOTAL REVENUE $3,502,640
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,299,285
   Administrative Expenses $311,588
   Fundraising Expenses $395,672
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,006,545
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $496,095
   
Net Assets $22,557,483

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$139,823 4.65% Roberta Knickerbocker 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) 86.13 three stars
Providence Public Library (RI) 85.23 three stars
Library Foundation of Los Angeles (CA) 88.70 three stars
The Seattle Public Library Foundation (WA) 86.14 three stars
Nashville Public Library Foundation (TN) 87.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Andrew Z. Soshnick
Chair

CEO

Roberta Knickerbocker Jaggers
President