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Hope Street Group

Expanding economic opportunity and prosperity for all Americans

one star

65.19

P.O. Box 10654 Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (720) 232-1002   Web Site
EIN: 45-0497577

Board Leadership
Allen Blue
Chairman

CEO
Martin Scaglione
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 65.19 one star
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 54.00 zero star
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2003 by young entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries, Hope Street Group is a national, nonpartisan 501(c3) that is mobilizing the tremendous untapped ability outside of government- creative business minds, nonprofit heads, and experienced practitioners in key fields - help our leaders tackle the economic challenges our nation faces. We consider ourselves a coalition of the reasonable, welcoming members of all political stripes, and we are dedicated to finding and driving smart solutions to ensure America's future prosperity. Hope Street Group represents a different way of thinking and acting on public policy. Fiercely bipartisan and relentlessly focused on evidence and results.

Founded in 2003 by young entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries, Hope Street Group is a national, nonpartisan 501(c3) that is mobilizing the tremendous untapped ability outside of government- creative business minds, nonprofit heads, and experienced practitioners in key fields - help our leaders tackle the economic challenges our nation faces. We consider ourselves a coalition of the reasonable, welcoming members of all political stripes, and we are dedicated to finding and driving smart solutions to ensure America's future prosperity. Hope Street Group represents a different way of thinking and acting on public policy. Fiercely bipartisan and relentlessly focused on evidence and results.

Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

54.00

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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Street Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Street Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Street Group (IL) 65.19 one star
Public Agenda (NY) 89.54 three stars
National Skills Coalition (DC) 89.39 three stars
The Center for Democracy & Technology (DC) 88.48 three stars
Freedom Foundation (WA) 87.01 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,064,214
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,064,214
   Program Service Revenue $488,400
Total Primary Revenue $2,552,614
   Other Revenue $801
TOTAL REVENUE $2,553,415
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,911,943
   Administrative Expenses $229,076
   Fundraising Expenses $52,751
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,193,770
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-640,355
   
Net Assets $717,626

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
Education Program $1,718,046 59.0%
Sync Our Signals $1,193,897 41.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 12/23/2020 65.19 one star
2018-06 08/01/2019 77.74 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 80.75 three stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 80.50 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 91.27 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.73 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.14 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 86.15 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 45-0497577
Name in IRS Master File HOPE STREET GROUP
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$276,987 8.67% Martin Scagline President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$117,067 3.66% Christine Hubley Director
$107,625 3.36% Katharine Correll Director
$86,781 2.71% Brad Clark Director
$84,865 2.65% Kristen Brummel Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Street Group (IL) 65.19 one star
The Independent Institute (CA) 95.63 four stars
Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (VT) 92.22 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 93.01 four stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 95.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Street Group
P.O. Box 10654
Chicago, IL 60610
tel: (720) 232-1002
EIN: 45-0497577

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Board Leadership

Allen Blue
Chairman

CEO

Martin Scaglione
President & CEO

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