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Alabama Policy Institute

free markets, limited government, strong families

two stars

76.17

402 Office Park Drive, Suite 300 Birmingham, AL 35223
tel: (205) 870-9900   Web Site
EIN: 63-0809568

Board Leadership
Richard and Leah Stimpson
Co-Chairs

CEO
Caleb Crosby
President, CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.17 two stars
  Financial 72.17 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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

two stars

72.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
75.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth -5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Policy Institute (AL) 76.17 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $878,708
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $878,708
   Program Service Revenue $28,168
Total Primary Revenue $906,876
   Other Revenue $116,780
TOTAL REVENUE $1,023,656
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $811,024
   Administrative Expenses $46,381
   Fundraising Expenses $160,538
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,017,943
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,713
   
Net Assets $514,230

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 and Education $811,024 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,000 12.77% Caleb Crosby President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Policy Institute (AL) 76.17 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Policy Institute
402 Office Park Drive, Suite 300
Birmingham, AL 35223
tel: (205) 870-9900
fax: (205) 449-9990
EIN: 63-0809568

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 131088
Birmingham, AL 35213

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Board Leadership

Richard and Leah Stimpson
Co-Chairs

CEO

Caleb Crosby
President, CEO

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