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World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth

Connecting you with the world

three stars

80.98

325 North Street Paul Street Suite 4200
Dallas, TX 75201
tel: (214) 965-8400   Web Site
EIN: 75-0855628

Board Leadership
Jorge L. Baldor
Chairman

CEO
James N. Falk
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.98 three stars
  Financial 75.04 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region's global stature and to prepare North Texans to thrive in our complex world. The Council presents around 100 programs annually, primarily focusing on the international aspects of business, politics, culture and foreign policy. With the goal of connecting North Texas with the world, the Council has been educating Metroplex citizens on global affairs since 1951.

The mission of World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region's global stature and to prepare North Texans to thrive in our complex world. The Council presents around 100 programs annually, primarily focusing on the international aspects of business, politics, culture and foreign policy. With the goal of connecting North Texas with the world, the Council has been educating Metroplex citizens on global affairs since 1951.

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Financial

two stars

75.04

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
70.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 2.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth (TX) 80.98 three stars
HonestReporting.com (NY) 91.45 four stars
Hudson Institute (DC) 97.46 four stars
Center for Global Development (DC) 92.81 four stars
Ibis Reproductive Health (MA) 91.51 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,004,139
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $327,656
   Fundraising Events $773,152
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $337,877
Total Contributions $2,442,824
   Program Service Revenue $226,414
Total Primary Revenue $2,669,238
   Other Revenue $-47,710
TOTAL REVENUE $2,621,528
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,634,468
   Administrative Expenses $404,467
   Fundraising Expenses $244,757
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,283,692
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $337,836
   
Net Assets $1,144,433

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
Public Speaker Programs $920,537 56.3%
International Visitor Leadership Program $449,980 27.5%
International Education $188,721 11.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 06/01/2019 80.98 three stars
2016-11 04/01/2018 80.44 three stars
2015-11 03/01/2017 80.11 three stars
2014-11 06/01/2016 77.12 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-11 12/01/2015 77.78 two stars
2013-11 04/01/2015 75.38 two stars
2012-11 08/01/2014 81.51 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 75-0855628
Name in IRS Master File WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF DALLAS FORT WORTH
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1953
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • November, 2016
  • November, 2015
  • November, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$205,218 8.98% James N. Falk President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth (TX) 80.98 three stars
Ibis Reproductive Health (MA) 91.51 four stars
The National Security Archive (DC) 92.61 four stars
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (DC) 87.62 three stars
Washington Office on Latin America (DC) 91.92 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth
325 North Street Paul Street
Suite 4200
Dallas, TX 75201
tel: (214) 965-8400
fax: (214) 965-8419
EIN: 75-0855628

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Board Leadership

Jorge L. Baldor
Chairman

CEO

James N. Falk
President & CEO

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