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Americas Society

Uniting opinion leaders to exchange ideas and create solutions to the challenges of the Americas today.

three stars

84.61

680 Park Avenue New York, NY 10065
tel: (212) 249-8950   Web Site
EIN: 13-2569185

Board Leadership
Andres Gluski
Chair

CEO
Susan L. Segal
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.61 three stars
  Financial 81.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Americas Society is the premier organization dedicated to education, debate and dialogue in the Americas. Established by David Rockefeller in 1965, our mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary, political, social and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.

Americas Society is the premier organization dedicated to education, debate and dialogue in the Americas. Established by David Rockefeller in 1965, our mission is to foster an understanding of the contemporary, political, social and economic issues confronting Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, and to increase public awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultural heritage of the Americas and the importance of the inter-American relationship.

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Financial

three stars

81.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
71.8%
  Administrative Expenses 16.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 6.42
  Program Expenses Growth -5.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americas Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americas Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americas Society (NY) 84.61 three stars
American Council on Germany (NY) 95.26 four stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 85.72 three stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 85.85 three stars
StandWithUs (CA) 91.07 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,819,842
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $146,415
   Fundraising Events $1,098,370
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $142,480
Total Contributions $8,207,107
   Program Service Revenue $73,083
Total Primary Revenue $8,280,190
   Other Revenue $1,371,563
TOTAL REVENUE $9,651,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,923,952
   Administrative Expenses $927,355
   Fundraising Expenses $628,186
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,479,493
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,172,260
   
Net Assets $55,439,355

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
Public Policy $2,088,501 53.2%
Visual Arts Program $922,117 23.5%
Music Program $533,826 13.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 84.61 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 87.88 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.94 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 84.79 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 85.53 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 87.96 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 84.42 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 83.16 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.57 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 74.67 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 86.23 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 80.24 three stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 78.67 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 73.30 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 76.94 two stars
2003-12 05/01/2005 72.52 two stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 71.64 two stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 74.47 two stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 87.64 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 13-2569185
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAS SOCIETY INC
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 November, 1965
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
$496,911 9.06% Susan L. Segal President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americas Society (NY) 84.61 three stars
Los Angeles World Affairs Council (CA) 85.72 three stars
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 89.39 three stars
The Ireland Funds America (MA) 85.85 three stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 91.64 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Americas Society
680 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
tel: (212) 249-8950
fax: (212) 249-5868
EIN: 13-2569185

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Board Leadership

Andres Gluski
Chair

CEO

Susan L. Segal
President, CEO

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