International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

The Center for Strategic and International Studies

Providing strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions to decision makers

three stars

87.62

1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 887-0200   Web Site
EIN: 52-1501082

Board Leadership
Thomas J. Pritzker
Chairman

CEO
John J. Hamre
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.62 three stars
  Financial 84.44 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change. CSIS has grown to become one of the world's preeminent international policy institutions, with more than 220 full-time staff and a large network of affiliated scholars focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration.

Founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change. CSIS has grown to become one of the world's preeminent international policy institutions, with more than 220 full-time staff and a large network of affiliated scholars focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration.

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Financial

three stars

84.44

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
72.6%
  Administrative Expenses 20.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.36
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Strategic and International Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Strategic and International Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,415,022
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,875,598
Total Contributions $40,290,620
   Program Service Revenue $5,064,922
Total Primary Revenue $45,355,542
   Other Revenue $80,743
TOTAL REVENUE $45,436,285
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $33,039,143
   Administrative Expenses $9,692,848
   Fundraising Expenses $3,109,478
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,841,469
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-405,184
   
Net Assets $132,965,801

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$376,307 0.82% John J. Hamre President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1962 by David M. Abshire and Admiral Arleigh Burke, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change. CSIS has grown to become one of the world's preeminent international policy institutions, with more than 220 full-time staff and a large network of affiliated scholars focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration.

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Charity Contact Info

The Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 887-0200
fax: (202) 775-3199
EIN: 52-1501082

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Board Leadership

Thomas J. Pritzker
Chairman

CEO

John J. Hamre
President & CEO