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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Alabama Policy Institute

free markets, limited government, strong families

one star

62.38

2213 Morris Avenue First Floor
Birmingham, AL 35203
tel: (205) 870-9900   Web Site
EIN: 63-0809568

CEO
Caleb Crosby
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 62.38 one star
  Financial 62.78 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 62.00 one star
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alabama Policy Institute, API is a non-partisan, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to influencing public policy in the interest of the preservation of free markets, limited government, and strong families, which are indispensable to a prosperous society. We do this by identifying, developing, and promoting innovative policy ideas and by providing fact-based, objective analysis of key issues. The mission of API is to provide information to the people of Alabama about the legislative issues being debated in Montgomery and Washington D.C. and to be a reliable resource to our elected representatives on public policy issues. As a conservative think tank, API addresses a wide range of emerging policy issues in the areas of economics, education, the environment, government, family and society.

The Alabama Policy Institute, API is a non-partisan, non-profit research and education organization dedicated to influencing public policy in the interest of the preservation of free markets, limited government, and strong families, which are indispensable to a prosperous society. We do this by identifying, developing, and promoting innovative policy ideas and by providing fact-based, objective analysis of key issues. The mission of API is to provide information to the people of Alabama about the legislative issues being debated in Montgomery and Washington D.C. and to be a reliable resource to our elected representatives on public policy issues. As a conservative think tank, API addresses a wide range of emerging policy issues in the areas of economics, education, the environment, government, family and society.

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Financial

one star

62.78

Accountability & Transparency

one star

62.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
68.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 26.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth -11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Policy Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Policy Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Policy Institute (AL) 62.38 one star
National Consumers League (DC) 86.24 three stars
New York Public Interest Research Group Fund (NY) 90.27 four stars
Safe Kids Worldwide (DC) 85.85 three stars
The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 91.89 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $813,341
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $813,341
   Program Service Revenue $1,025
Total Primary Revenue $814,366
   Other Revenue $117,308
TOTAL REVENUE $931,674
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $561,141
   Administrative Expenses $58,655
   Fundraising Expenses $287,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $907,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $24,432
   
Net Assets $265,184

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
Research, Education, and Public Policy $561,141 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2020 62.38 one star
2018-06 08/01/2019 70.33 two stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 73.10 two stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 76.17 two stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 77.74 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 73.04 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 68.33 one star

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

EIN 63-0809568
Name in IRS Master File ALABAMA POLICY INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious 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, 1981
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
$122,703 13.52% Caleb Crosby President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Policy Institute (AL) 62.38 one star
SPUR (CA) 89.80 three stars
Freedom Foundation (WA) 87.01 three stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 94.08 four stars
State Policy Network (VA) 90.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Policy Institute
2213 Morris Avenue
First Floor
Birmingham, AL 35203
tel: (205) 870-9900
fax: (205) 449-9990
EIN: 63-0809568

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CEO

Caleb Crosby
President, CEO

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