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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Alabama Policy Institute

free markets, limited government, strong families

two stars

73.10

22113 Morris Avenue First Floor
Birmingham, AL 35203
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 73.10 two stars
  Financial 69.70 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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

69.70

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.23
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.3%
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) 73.10 two stars
Mises Institute (AL) 90.15 four stars
World Environment Center (DC) 85.57 three stars
Health Policy Institute of Ohio (OH) 90.25 four stars
Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 92.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $889,864
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $889,864
   Program Service Revenue $70,170
Total Primary Revenue $960,034
   Other Revenue $116,592
TOTAL REVENUE $1,076,626
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $872,423
   Administrative Expenses $54,430
   Fundraising Expenses $263,824
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,190,677
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-114,051
   
Net Assets $400,179

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 $872,423 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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
$140,000 11.75% Caleb Crosby President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Policy Institute (AL) 73.10 two stars
SPUR (CA) 88.07 three stars
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 89.01 three stars
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research (NY) 87.25 three stars
The Philanthropy Roundtable (DC) 91.97 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Policy Institute
22113 Morris Avenue
First Floor
Birmingham, AL 35203
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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