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Salzburg Global Seminar

Challenging current and future leaders to shape a better world.

two stars

77.23

1250 H Street NW Suite 1150
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 637-7683   Web Site
EIN: 04-2200147

Board Leadership
Victoria B. Mars
Chair

CEO
Stephen Salyer
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.23 two stars
  Financial 68.81 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Salzburg Global Seminar is to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world.

Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1947 to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world. Our multi-year program series aim to bridge divides, expand collaboration and transform systems.

Salzburg Global convenes outstanding talent across generations, cultures and sectors to inspire new thinking and action, and to connect local innovators with global resources. We foster lasting networks and partnerships for creative, just and sustainable change.

Over 36,000 Fellows from more than 170 countries have come together through our work, with many rising to senior leadership positions. Our historic home at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria - now also an award-winning hotel - allows us to welcome all participants in conditions of trust and openness.

The mission of Salzburg Global Seminar is to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world.

Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1947 to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world. Our multi-year program series aim to bridge divides, expand collaboration and transform systems.

Salzburg Global convenes outstanding talent across generations, cultures and sectors to inspire new thinking and action, and to connect local innovators with global resources. We foster lasting networks and partnerships for creative, just and sustainable change.

Over 36,000 Fellows from more than 170 countries have come together through our work, with many rising to senior leadership positions. Our historic home at Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria - now also an award-winning hotel - allows us to welcome all participants in conditions of trust and openness.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Total dollar amount of scholarship awarded
305,525
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

one star

68.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 69.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Salzburg Global Seminar on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Salzburg Global Seminar on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Salzburg Global Seminar (DC) 77.23 two stars
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies (DC) 92.22 four stars
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Center for a New American Security (DC) 92.23 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,437,922
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $46,029
Total Contributions $5,483,951
   Program Service Revenue $3,809,002
Total Primary Revenue $9,292,953
   Other Revenue $-261,330
TOTAL REVENUE $9,031,623
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,015,238
   Administrative Expenses $2,561,121
   Fundraising Expenses $449,965
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,026,324
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-994,701
   
Net Assets $7,513,454

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 77.23 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 80.29 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 78.57 two stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 78.59 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 83.91 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.41 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 77.61 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 87.36 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 85.39 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.64 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 74.20 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 87.67 three stars
2007-12 04/01/2009 91.41 four stars
2006-12 06/01/2008 77.81 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 67.58 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 67.03 one star
2003-12 01/05/2005 73.36 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 93.14 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 90.67 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 04-2200147
Name in IRS Master File SALZBURG GLOBAL SEMINAR INC
NTEE Code V20
NTEE Classification Social Science Institutes, Services
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, etc.
Foundation Status School 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)
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 October, 1950
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$420,713 4.19% Stephen L. Salyer President & CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Salzburg Global Seminar
1250 H Street NW
Suite 1150
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 637-7683
EIN: 04-2200147

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Board Leadership

Victoria B. Mars
Chair

CEO

Stephen Salyer
President, CEO

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