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Colorado Health Institute

Informing policy. Advancing health.

four stars

91.92

303 East 17th Avenue Suite 930
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 831-4200   Web Site
EIN: 74-3082235

Board Leadership
Arthur Davidson
Chair

CEO
Michele Lueck
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.92 four stars
  Financial 96.92 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

96.92

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 17.0%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Health Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Colorado Health Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colorado Health Institute (CO) 91.92 four stars
Institute for Women's Policy Research (DC) 92.02 four stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 90.42 four stars
The Land Institute (KS) 93.67 four stars
Peterson Institute for International Economics (DC) 91.95 four stars

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Colorado Health Institute (CHI) is a trusted and leading source of credible health information, data and analysis for Colorado health care leaders. CHI provides sophisticated, evidence-based information that can help policy-makers reach sound decisions. Our insight is used to inform policy, contribute to effective policy implementation and support state efforts to improve health. In addition to research, CHI serves as a nonpartisan health information resource for Colorado legislators. By staying “above the political fray,” CHI provides objective analysis that policymakers on both sides of the aisle can use to make evidence-based decisions.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,596,643
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,596,643
   Program Service Revenue $466,334
Total Primary Revenue $3,062,977
   Other Revenue $27,537
TOTAL REVENUE $3,090,514
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,102,515
   Administrative Expenses $383,894
   Fundraising Expenses $161,389
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,647,798
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-557,284
   
Net Assets $1,727,421

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
Health Information $3,102,515 100.0%

Ratings History
Colorado Health Institute has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 91.92 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 90.58 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 91.64 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 85.59 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 74-3082235
Name in IRS Master File COLORADO HEALTH INSTITUTE
NTEE Code E31
NTEE Classification Group Health Practice (Health Maintenance Organizations)
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Private operating foundation exempt from paying excise taxes on investment income
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 June, 2003
Filing Requirement Required to file form 990-PF
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$236,735 6.48% Michele Lueck President, CEO

Colorado Health Institute (CHI) is a trusted and leading source of credible health information, data and analysis for Colorado health care leaders. CHI provides sophisticated, evidence-based information that can help policy-makers reach sound decisions. Our insight is used to inform policy, contribute to effective policy implementation and support state efforts to improve health. In addition to research, CHI serves as a nonpartisan health information resource for Colorado legislators. By staying “above the political fray,” CHI provides objective analysis that policymakers on both sides of the aisle can use to make evidence-based decisions.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Colorado Health Institute (CO) 91.92 four stars
Institute for Women's Policy Research (DC) 92.02 four stars
CLASP (DC) 91.55 four stars
National Humanities Center (NC) 87.41 three stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 88.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Colorado Health Institute
303 East 17th Avenue
Suite 930
Denver, CO 80203
tel: (303) 831-4200
fax: (303) 831-4247
EIN: 74-3082235

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Board Leadership

Arthur Davidson
Chair

CEO

Michele Lueck
President, CEO

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