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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Keystone Policy Center

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

three stars

83.67

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

Board Leadership
Paula Gold-Williams
Co-Chairs

CEO
Christine M. Scanlan
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.67 three stars
  Financial 79.70 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

two stars

79.70

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 19.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.26
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 43.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keystone Policy Center (CO) 83.67 three stars
National Humanities Center (NC) 89.79 three stars
California Food Policy Advocates (CA) 90.72 four stars
Institute for Policy Studies (DC) 88.57 three stars
Alliance for Aging Research (DC) 90.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,176,145
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $285,407
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,461,552
   Program Service Revenue $2,779,628
Total Primary Revenue $4,241,180
   Other Revenue $67,002
TOTAL REVENUE $4,308,182
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,197,450
   Administrative Expenses $741,898
   Fundraising Expenses $204,072
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,143,420
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $164,762
   
Net Assets $1,055,963

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
Advance Good Public Policy $3,197,450 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$205,373 4.95% Christine Scanlan President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Keystone Policy Center (CO) 83.67 three stars
Advocates for Children of New Jersey (NJ) 90.88 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.53 four stars
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (VT) 92.22 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 94.76 four 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
Co-Chairs

CEO

Christine M. Scanlan
President, CEO

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