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American Youth Policy Forum

Bridging youth policy, practice and research

four stars

90.04

1200 18th Street, NW Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 775-9731   Web Site
EIN: 31-1576455

Board Leadership
Anthony R. Sarmiento
Board Chair

CEO
Betsy Brand
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.04 four stars
  Financial 91.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

91.21

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.35
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Youth Policy Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Youth Policy Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 90.04 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 85.15 three stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 93.43 four stars
Washington Policy Center (WA) 85.33 three stars
Advocates for Children of New Jersey (NJ) 88.32 three stars

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American Youth Policy Forum's (AYPF) mission is to broaden the awareness and understanding of policymakers and to strengthen the youth policymaking process by bridging policy, practice, and research. We do this by identifying the most pertinent high-quality information on youth issues available and providing a forum for prominent leaders in government, programming, and research, as well as the youth themselves, to share their viewpoints and expertise about the policies and practices that improve outcomes for all youth. AYPF's vision is that all young people will be able to meet their full potential in school, career, and civic life as a result of our commitment to educate, inform, and engage policymakers in the development of effective and supportive youth policies.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,979,479
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,979,479
   Program Service Revenue $178,174
Total Primary Revenue $2,157,653
   Other Revenue $104,738
TOTAL REVENUE $2,262,391
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $994,477
   Administrative Expenses $126,512
   Fundraising Expenses $38,237
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,159,226
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,103,165
   
Net Assets $2,571,297

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
Improving Education and Academic Performance $584,241 58.7%
Youth and Community Development $392,366 39.5%
Preparation for Careers $17,870 1.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 08/01/2017 90.04 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 31-1576455
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN YOUTH POLICY FORUM
NTEE Code O01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Youth Development
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 January, 1998
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, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,816 13.01% Helen E. Brand Executive Director

American Youth Policy Forum's (AYPF) mission is to broaden the awareness and understanding of policymakers and to strengthen the youth policymaking process by bridging policy, practice, and research. We do this by identifying the most pertinent high-quality information on youth issues available and providing a forum for prominent leaders in government, programming, and research, as well as the youth themselves, to share their viewpoints and expertise about the policies and practices that improve outcomes for all youth. AYPF's vision is that all young people will be able to meet their full potential in school, career, and civic life as a result of our commitment to educate, inform, and engage policymakers in the development of effective and supportive youth policies.

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American Youth Policy Forum (DC) 90.04 four stars
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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (DC) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Youth Policy Forum
1200 18th Street, NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 775-9731
fax: (202) 775-9733
EIN: 31-1576455

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Board Leadership

Anthony R. Sarmiento
Board Chair

CEO

Betsy Brand
Executive Director

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