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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Global Think Tank

four stars

91.64

1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 483-7600   Web Site
EIN: 13-0552040

Board Leadership
Penny Pritzker
Chairman

CEO
William J. Burns
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.64 four stars
  Financial 88.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Founded in 1910, it is known for excellence in scholarship, responsiveness to changing global circumstances, and a commitment to concrete improvements in public policy. Carnegie launched a revolutionary plan in 2006 to build the first global think tank. Since then it has transformed an American institution into one well prepared to take on the challenges of a globalized world. At Carnegie's international centers, local experts produce unrivaled work on critical national, regional, and global issues, collaborating closely with colleagues across the world. The result provides capitals and global institutions with a deeper understanding of the circumstances shaping policy choices worldwide as well as a flow of new approaches to policy problems.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is the oldest international affairs think tank in the United States. Founded in 1910, it is known for excellence in scholarship, responsiveness to changing global circumstances, and a commitment to concrete improvements in public policy. Carnegie launched a revolutionary plan in 2006 to build the first global think tank. Since then it has transformed an American institution into one well prepared to take on the challenges of a globalized world. At Carnegie's international centers, local experts produce unrivaled work on critical national, regional, and global issues, collaborating closely with colleagues across the world. The result provides capitals and global institutions with a deeper understanding of the circumstances shaping policy choices worldwide as well as a flow of new approaches to policy problems.

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Financial

three stars

88.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
73.3%
  Administrative Expenses 20.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 8.61
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC) 91.64 four stars
HonestReporting.com (NY) 91.45 four stars
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (DC) 88.94 three stars
Foreign Policy Research Institute (PA) 94.52 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $25,251,469
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,846,393
Total Contributions $28,097,862
   Program Service Revenue $2,625,824
Total Primary Revenue $30,723,686
   Other Revenue $27,563,196
TOTAL REVENUE $58,286,882
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,874,160
   Administrative Expenses $7,390,787
   Fundraising Expenses $2,130,122
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $37,395,069
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,891,813
   
Net Assets $331,648,247

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
Middle East Program $4,584,398 16.4%
Asia Program $3,679,345 13.2%
Russia Eurasia Moscow Program $3,490,945 12.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 91.64 four stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 86.94 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 84.25 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 88.67 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 86.69 three stars
2014-06 10/01/2015 86.39 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 85.80 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 94.21 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 92.74 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 13-0552040
Name in IRS Master File CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE
NTEE Code Q40
NTEE Classification International Peace and Security
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(922) Endowment fund or financial services
(40) Scholarships (other)
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 July, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$531,672 1.42% William J. Burns President

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC) 91.64 four stars
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Institute for Middle East Understanding (CA) 85.77 three stars
HonestReporting.com (NY) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 483-7600
fax: (202) 483-1840
EIN: 13-0552040

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Board Leadership

Penny Pritzker
Chairman

CEO

William J. Burns
President

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