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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

Established by Ronald Reagan and protecting his legacy since 1989

three stars

83.30

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065
tel: (805) 522-2977   Web Site
EIN: 77-0054631

Board Leadership
Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
Chairman

CEO
John Heubusch
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.30 three stars
  Financial 79.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

two stars

79.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
71.4%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.70
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation (CA) 83.30 three stars
Library Company of Philadelphia (PA) 87.43 three stars
George W. Bush Presidential Center (TX) 92.58 four stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 88.22 three stars
National Yiddish Book Center (MA) 86.39 three stars

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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride. The Foundation sustains The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, The Center for Public Affairs, and the Air Force One Pavilion. Located in Simi Valley, California, the Reagan Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 40,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library campus also serves as the final resting place of America's 40th President.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,724,309
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,724,309
   Program Service Revenue $2,465,646
Total Primary Revenue $16,189,955
   Other Revenue $6,678,504
TOTAL REVENUE $22,868,459
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,954,774
   Administrative Expenses $1,592,814
   Fundraising Expenses $4,052,753
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $20,600,341
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,268,118
   
Net Assets $278,316,677

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
Museum $10,451,071 69.9%
Presidential Learning Center $2,810,742 18.8%
Center of Public Affairs $1,692,961 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 02/01/2017 83.30 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.84 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.41 three stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 78.18 two stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 81.27 three stars
2011-09 12/01/2012 90.03 four stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 86.70 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 83.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 78.85 two stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 71.63 two stars
2007-09 10/01/2008 85.67 three stars
2006-09 10/01/2007 73.79 two stars
2005-09 10/01/2006 71.83 two stars
2004-09 11/01/2005 71.00 two stars
2003-09 12/01/2004 81.03 three stars
2002-09 11/01/2003 83.13 three stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 68.99 one star
2000-09 04/15/2002 80.54 three 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 77-0054631
Name in IRS Master File RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE
NTEE Code B11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (915) Erection or maintenance of public building or works
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 March, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$500,595 2.43% John D. Heubusch Executive Director

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride. The Foundation sustains The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center, The Center for Public Affairs, and the Air Force One Pavilion. Located in Simi Valley, California, the Reagan Library houses over 55 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers and over 40,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library campus also serves as the final resting place of America's 40th President.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation (CA) 83.30 three stars
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The Morgan Library & Museum (NY) 86.14 three stars
National Yiddish Book Center (MA) 86.39 three stars
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley, CA 93065
tel: (805) 522-2977
fax: (805) 520-9702
EIN: 77-0054631

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Board Leadership

Frederick J. Ryan, Jr.
Chairman

CEO

John Heubusch
Executive Director

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