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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Michigan League for Public Policy

Promoting Economic Security Through Research and Advocacy

four stars

91.59

1223 Turner Street Suite G-1
Lansing, MI 48906
tel: (517) 487-5436   Web Site
EIN: 38-1360557

Board Leadership
Charles L. Ballard
Board Chair

CEO
Gilda Jacobs
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.59 four stars
  Financial 90.40 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1912, The Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP) is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to economic opportunity for all. MLPP works to foster economic opportunity, independence and security of Michigan's economically vulnerable population by shaping public policy through objective data-driven research, education and advocacy.

Founded in 1912, The Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP) is a nonpartisan policy institute dedicated to economic opportunity for all. MLPP works to foster economic opportunity, independence and security of Michigan's economically vulnerable population by shaping public policy through objective data-driven research, education and advocacy.

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Financial

four stars

90.40

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Michigan League for Public Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Michigan League for Public Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 91.59 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.53 four stars
Economic Policy Institute (DC) 90.90 four stars
National Skills Coalition (DC) 89.39 three stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 91.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $875,560
   Federated Campaigns $88,257
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $963,817
   Program Service Revenue $195,136
Total Primary Revenue $1,158,953
   Other Revenue $261
TOTAL REVENUE $1,159,214
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,590,278
   Administrative Expenses $290,906
   Fundraising Expenses $58,180
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,939,364
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-780,150
   
Net Assets $4,075,235

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 Policy $1,590,278 100.0%

Ratings History
Michigan League for Public Policy has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 91.59 four stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.85 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 89.44 three stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 90.10 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 90.43 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.74 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 93.54 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 97.36 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 96.13 four 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 38-1360557
Name in IRS Master File MICHIGAN LEAGUE FOR PUBLIC POLICY
NTEE Code P01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(59) Other school related activities
(160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 March, 1956
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,475 6.10% Gilda Z. Jacobs President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 91.59 four stars
MassINC (MA) 87.72 three stars
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (IA) 88.57 three stars
Alliance for Aging Research (DC) 90.66 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 94.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Michigan League for Public Policy
1223 Turner Street
Suite G-1
Lansing, MI 48906
tel: (517) 487-5436
fax: (517) 371-4546
EIN: 38-1360557

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Board Leadership

Charles L. Ballard
Board Chair

CEO

Gilda Jacobs
President & CEO

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