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George W. Bush Presidential Center

Experience the presidency, shape the future

four stars

92.25

2943 SMU Boulevard Dallas, TX 75205
tel: (214) 200-4300   Web Site
EIN: 20-4119317

Board Leadership
Donald L. Evans
Chairman

CEO
Kenneth A. Hersh
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.25 four stars
  Financial 89.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The George W. Bush Presidential Center endows a presidential archive depository to house and preserve documents, papers and memorabilia of President George W. Bush and to promote the George W. Bush Institute which supports research and educational activities on policy issues. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum promotes an understanding of the American presidency, examines the specific time in history during with President Bush served, and provides access to the official records and artifacts from the Bush Administration. The George W. Bush Institute is an action oriented, nonpartisan policy organization that develops leaders, advances policy, and takes action to solve today's most pressing challenges.

The George W. Bush Presidential Center endows a presidential archive depository to house and preserve documents, papers and memorabilia of President George W. Bush and to promote the George W. Bush Institute which supports research and educational activities on policy issues. The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum promotes an understanding of the American presidency, examines the specific time in history during with President Bush served, and provides access to the official records and artifacts from the Bush Administration. The George W. Bush Institute is an action oriented, nonpartisan policy organization that develops leaders, advances policy, and takes action to solve today's most pressing challenges.

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Financial

three stars

89.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 7.07
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George W. Bush Presidential Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by George W. Bush Presidential Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George W. Bush Presidential Center (TX) 92.25 four stars
Boston Athenæum (MA) 85.88 three stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 93.89 four stars
The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 87.25 three stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 91.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $32,954,114
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $978,394
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $33,932,508
   Program Service Revenue $1,282,464
Total Primary Revenue $35,214,972
   Other Revenue $2,588,500
TOTAL REVENUE $37,803,472
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,780,810
   Administrative Expenses $7,225,303
   Fundraising Expenses $6,882,199
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,888,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-12,084,840
   
Net Assets $388,865,775

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
The George W. Bush Institute $28,541,877 79.8%
The George W. Bush Presidential Center $7,238,933 20.2%

Ratings History
George W. Bush Presidential Center has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 92.25 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 92.58 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 20-4119317
Name in IRS Master File GEORGE W BUSH FOUNDATION
NTEE Code B70
NTEE Classification Libraries
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 February, 2006
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$672,934 1.34% Margaret Spellings President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
George W. Bush Presidential Center (TX) 92.25 four stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 91.22 four stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 93.89 four stars
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 86.21 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.36 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

George W. Bush Presidential Center
2943 SMU Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75205
tel: (214) 200-4300
fax: (214) 200-4301
EIN: 20-4119317

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Board Leadership

Donald L. Evans
Chairman

CEO

Kenneth A. Hersh
President and CEO

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