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Keystone Policy Center

Action-oriented, sustainable solutions to complex energy, environmental, and public health issues.

three stars

85.25

1628 Saints John Road Keystone, CO 80435
tel: (970) 513-5800   Web Site
EIN: 84-0688506

Board Leadership
Paula Gold-Williams
Chair

CEO
Christine M. Scanlan
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.25 three stars
  Financial 82.28 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Keystone Policy Center inspires leaders to rise about entrenched positions to reach common higher ground.

Keystone Policy Center inspires leaders to rise about entrenched positions to reach common higher ground.

Financial

three stars

82.28

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 8.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keystone Policy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Keystone Policy Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keystone Policy Center (CO) 85.25 three stars
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The Great Plains Institute (MN) 90.61 four stars
Public Knowledge (DC) 85.18 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,705,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $262,490
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,968,449
   Program Service Revenue $2,381,455
Total Primary Revenue $4,349,904
   Other Revenue $52,427
TOTAL REVENUE $4,402,331
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,433,854
   Administrative Expenses $648,614
   Fundraising Expenses $206,475
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,288,943
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $113,388
   
Net Assets $1,169,351

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 85.25 three stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 83.67 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 78.10 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 76.59 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 70.19 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.08 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 68.23 one star
2013-12 06/01/2015 69.83 one star
2012-12 12/20/2013 81.15 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 85.33 three 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 84-0688506
Name in IRS Master File KEYSTONE CENTER
NTEE Code C05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(149) Other instruction and training
(59) Other school related activities
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 May, 1975
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$213,201 4.97% Christine Scanlan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keystone Policy Center (CO) 85.25 three stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 92.20 four stars
SPUR (CA) 89.80 three stars
National Employment Law Project (NY) 92.22 four stars
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 88.55 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Keystone Policy Center
1628 Saints John Road
Keystone, CO 80435
tel: (970) 513-5800
fax: (970) 262-0152
EIN: 84-0688506

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Board Leadership

Paula Gold-Williams
Chair

CEO

Christine M. Scanlan
President, CEO

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