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The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Established by Ronald Reagan and protecting his legacy since 1989

93.58

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 93.58
  Financial 91.85
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute 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.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute 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.

Financial

91.85

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
74.0%
  Administrative Expenses 12.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 11.20
  Program Expenses Growth 10.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 93.58
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.32
The Newberry Library (IL) 85.16
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 92.28
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (NY) 88.17

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,333,767
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,333,767
   Program Service Revenue $7,394,296
Total Primary Revenue $26,728,063
   Other Revenue $7,601,880
TOTAL REVENUE $34,329,943
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $22,535,668
   Administrative Expenses $3,122,193
   Fundraising Expenses $3,539,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $29,197,253
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,132,690
   
Net Assets $362,199,761

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 $14,272,173 63.3%
Presidential Learning Center $7,442,982 33.0%
Center of Public Affairs $820,513 3.6%

Ratings History
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 05/01/2021 93.58
2018-09 03/01/2020 92.69
2017-09 08/01/2019 90.87
2017-09 12/01/2018 88.34
2016-09 03/01/2018 87.89
2015-09 02/01/2017 83.30
2014-09 06/01/2016 80.84
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.41
2013-09 04/01/2015 78.18
2012-09 02/01/2014 81.27
2011-09 12/01/2012 90.03
2010-09 12/23/2011 86.70
2009-09 09/20/2011 83.46
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 78.85
2008-09 04/01/2010 71.63
2007-09 10/01/2008 85.67
2006-09 10/01/2007 73.79
2005-09 10/01/2006 71.83
2004-09 11/01/2005 71.00
2003-09 12/01/2004 81.03

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$571,397 1.95% John D. Heubusch Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 93.58
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (NY) 88.17
Boston Athenæum (MA) 88.17
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.16
The Newberry Library (IL) 85.16

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Charity Contact Info

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute
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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