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The Miller Center Foundation

Supporting the work of the Miller Center

two stars

79.66

2201 Old Ivy Road Charlottesville, VA 22904
tel: (434) 924-7236   Web Site
EIN: 54-1420895

Board Leadership
Joseph R. Gladden, Jr.
Chair

CEO
William J. Antholis
Director & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.66 two stars
  Financial 78.42 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Miller Center Foundation was established in 1987 to support the work of the Miller Center by serving as the nexus for the Center's resource development program. The Foundation is governed by a distinguished board of directors and managed by a professional foundation staff that are committed to supporting the work of the Miller Center. The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges.

The Miller Center Foundation was established in 1987 to support the work of the Miller Center by serving as the nexus for the Center's resource development program. The Foundation is governed by a distinguished board of directors and managed by a professional foundation staff that are committed to supporting the work of the Miller Center. The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges.

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Financial

two stars

78.42

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

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)
68.0%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.47
  Program Expenses Growth 7.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Miller Center Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Miller Center Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Miller Center Foundation (VA) 79.66 two stars
Independence Institute (CO) 88.43 three stars
New America (DC) 94.30 four stars
The Great Plains Institute (MN) 92.65 four stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 86.79 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,958,408
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,958,408
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,958,408
   Other Revenue $4,072
TOTAL REVENUE $1,962,480
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,296,860
   Administrative Expenses $271,205
   Fundraising Expenses $641,000
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,209,065
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,246,585
   
Net Assets $17,907,491

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
Support the Miller Center $2,296,860 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 79.66 two stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 74.87 two stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 80.35 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 79.02 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.99 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 84.90 three stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 78.99 two 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 54-1420895
Name in IRS Master File THE MILLER CENTER FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (927) Fundraising
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 December, 1987
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,306 6.14% Douglas F. Trout Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Miller Center Foundation (VA) 79.66 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Miller Center Foundation
2201 Old Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904
tel: (434) 924-7236
fax: (434) 982-2739
EIN: 54-1420895

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 400406
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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Board Leadership

Joseph R. Gladden, Jr.
Chair

CEO

William J. Antholis
Director & CEO

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