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Hope Street Group

Expanding economic opportunity and prosperity for all Americans

two stars

77.74

P.O. Box 53098 Washington, DC 20009
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 77.74 two stars
  Financial 94.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 69.00 one star
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

94.54

Accountability & Transparency

one star

69.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 12.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.4%
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 (DC) 77.74 two stars
RESULTS Educational Fund (DC) 90.06 four stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 95.85 four stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 91.45 four stars
Colorado Center on Law and Policy (CO) 94.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,543,828
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,543,828
   Program Service Revenue $48,965
Total Primary Revenue $3,592,793
   Other Revenue $1,099
TOTAL REVENUE $3,593,892
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,382,755
   Administrative Expenses $482,989
   Fundraising Expenses $84,983
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,950,727
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,356,835
   
Net Assets $1,357,981

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 $2,567,807 58.6%
Sync Our Signals $1,814,948 41.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$276,447 5.58% Martin Scagline President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$115,000 2.32% Christine Hubley Director
$108,571 2.19% Brad Clark Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Street Group (DC) 77.74 two stars
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (MN) 89.32 three stars
Foundation for Economic Education (GA) 89.00 three stars
PolicyLink (CA) 91.44 four stars
Freedom Foundation (WA) 87.01 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Street Group
P.O. Box 53098
Washington, DC 20009
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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