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American Council on Germany

Strengthening transatlantic understanding

95.70

14 East 60th Street Suite 1000
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 826-3636   Web Site
EIN: 13-1889074

Board Leadership
Robert M. Kimmitt
Chairman

CEO
Steven E. Sokol
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.70
  Financial 93.92
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

93.92

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
85.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.66
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Council on Germany on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Council on Germany on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Council on Germany (NY) 95.70
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 93.98
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.13
Middle East Institute (DC) 95.03

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Founded in 1952, the American Council on Germany (ACG) is an independent, nonpartisan organization which promotes dialogue among leaders from business, government, and the media in the United States and Europe. The ACG strengthens transatlantic understanding and coordinates policy initiatives on key issues in the post-September 11 world. Through its range of programs and outreach activities, the ACG anticipates emerging challenges relevant to the transatlantic relationship and encourages innovative approaches to problem solving. ACG convenes regular policy discussions, identifies future leaders, organizes high-level conferences and workshops, awards fellowships to American and German professionals, and publishes occasional papers on a range of transatlantic issues.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $881,730
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $518,492
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,400,222
   Program Service Revenue $11,748
Total Primary Revenue $1,411,970
   Other Revenue $657,147
TOTAL REVENUE $2,069,117
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,766,758
   Administrative Expenses $253,690
   Fundraising Expenses $89,446
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,109,894
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-40,777
   
Net Assets $12,102,552

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
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.70
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 89.18
2013-12 09/01/2015 88.57
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.92
2012-12 04/01/2014 85.55
2011-12 03/01/2013 84.20
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.83
2009-12 09/20/2011 76.74
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 76.32
2008-12 06/01/2010 92.83
2007-12 04/01/2009 92.85
2006-12 04/01/2008 90.23
2005-12 03/01/2007 90.60
2004-12 04/01/2006 86.60
2003-12 04/01/2005 98.47
2002-12 05/01/2004 64.49
2001-12 02/05/2003 58.02

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 13-1889074
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN COUNCIL ON GERMANY INC
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (911) Foreign organization
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 1954
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$235,000 11.13% William Drozdiak President

Founded in 1952, the American Council on Germany (ACG) is an independent, nonpartisan organization which promotes dialogue among leaders from business, government, and the media in the United States and Europe. The ACG strengthens transatlantic understanding and coordinates policy initiatives on key issues in the post-September 11 world. Through its range of programs and outreach activities, the ACG anticipates emerging challenges relevant to the transatlantic relationship and encourages innovative approaches to problem solving. ACG convenes regular policy discussions, identifies future leaders, organizes high-level conferences and workshops, awards fellowships to American and German professionals, and publishes occasional papers on a range of transatlantic issues.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Council on Germany (NY) 95.70
Japan Society (NY) 86.71
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 88.93
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 91.68

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Charity Contact Info

American Council on Germany
14 East 60th Street
Suite 1000
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 826-3636
fax: (212) 758-3445
EIN: 13-1889074

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Board Leadership

Robert M. Kimmitt
Chairman

CEO

Steven E. Sokol
President

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