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Population Council

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four stars

90.83

One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 339-0500   Web Site
EIN: 13-1687001

Board Leadership
Darcy Bradbury
Chair

CEO
Julia Bunting
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.83 four stars
  Financial 87.67 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Population Council, an international, nongovernmental organization, seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. Since 1952, the Population Council has been the premier international organization conducting biomedical, public health, and social science research on population issues. The Council has been instrumental in the design of health products, service-delivery programs, and public policies responsive to the needs of people living in the world's poorest countries.

The Population Council, an international, nongovernmental organization, seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. Since 1952, the Population Council has been the premier international organization conducting biomedical, public health, and social science research on population issues. The Council has been instrumental in the design of health products, service-delivery programs, and public policies responsive to the needs of people living in the world's poorest countries.

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Financial

three stars

87.67

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.10
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Population Council on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $28,735,792
   Federated Campaigns $21,787
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $43,006,557
Total Contributions $71,764,136
   Program Service Revenue $67,711
Total Primary Revenue $71,831,847
   Other Revenue $19,533,682
TOTAL REVENUE $91,365,529
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $73,175,549
   Administrative Expenses $12,812,312
   Fundraising Expenses $680,350
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $86,668,211
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,697,318
   
Net Assets $99,603,834

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$443,339 0.51% Julia Bunting President

Mission

The Population Council, an international, nongovernmental organization, seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. Since 1952, the Population Council has been the premier international organization conducting biomedical, public health, and social science research on population issues. The Council has been instrumental in the design of health products, service-delivery programs, and public policies responsive to the needs of people living in the world's poorest countries.

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Charity Contact Info

Population Council
One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10017
tel: (212) 339-0500
fax: (212) 755-6052
EIN: 13-1687001

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Board Leadership

Darcy Bradbury
Chair

CEO

Julia Bunting
President