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Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Educating for liberty since 1953

92.89

3901 Centerville Road Wilmington, DE 19807
tel: (800) 526-7022   Web Site
EIN: 23-6050131

Board Leadership
Alfred S. Regnery
Chairman

CEO
Christopher Long
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.89
  Financial 90.79
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

90.79

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2016 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)
80.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.15
  Program Expenses Growth 4.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intercollegiate Studies Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Intercollegiate Studies Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 92.89
Alliance for School Choice (DC) 88.81
Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (IL) 85.36
Jacksonville Public Education Fund (FL) 93.76
Pinellas Education Foundation (FL) 94.49

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The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is a non-partisan, educational organization whose purpose is to further in successive generations of college youth a better understanding of the values and institutions that sustain a free and humane society. Founded in 1953, ISI works to educate for liberty - to identify the best and the brightest college students and to nurture in these future leaders the American ideal of ordered liberty. ISI seeks to enhance the rising generation's knowledge of our nation's founding principles - limited government, individual liberty, personal responsibility, the rule of law, market economy, and moral norms. The Institute annually works with hundreds of thousands of students and faculty through its integrated program of lectures, conferences, publications and fellowships.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,141,281
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $839,976
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,981,257
   Program Service Revenue $784,121
Total Primary Revenue $7,765,378
   Other Revenue $227,146
TOTAL REVENUE $7,992,524
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,975,409
   Administrative Expenses $835,569
   Fundraising Expenses $491,519
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,302,497
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $690,027
   
Net Assets $8,928,003

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
Honors and Fellowships $1,826,541 30.6%
Publications $1,464,193 24.5%
National Student Journalism $1,384,667 23.2%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 07/01/2016 92.89
2014-06 06/01/2016 84.48
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 82.41
2013-06 10/01/2014 79.19
2012-06 03/01/2014 78.99
2012-06 11/01/2013 78.42
2011-03 11/06/2012 74.93
2010-03 09/20/2011 77.39
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 04/01/2011 69.97
2009-03 05/01/2010 86.71
2008-03 06/01/2009 93.48
2007-03 12/01/2007 91.51
2006-03 12/15/2006 93.28
2005-03 01/01/2006 93.02
2004-03 04/01/2005 93.25
2003-03 03/01/2004 95.85
2002-03 02/05/2003 91.52
2001-03 10/15/2002 88.80

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

EIN 23-6050131
Name in IRS Master File INTERCOLLEGIATE STUDIES INSTITUTE INC
NTEE Code B40
NTEE Classification Higher Education Institutions
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (92) Literary activities
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 May, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$490,096 6.71% Christopher Long President

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is a non-partisan, educational organization whose purpose is to further in successive generations of college youth a better understanding of the values and institutions that sustain a free and humane society. Founded in 1953, ISI works to educate for liberty - to identify the best and the brightest college students and to nurture in these future leaders the American ideal of ordered liberty. ISI seeks to enhance the rising generation's knowledge of our nation's founding principles - limited government, individual liberty, personal responsibility, the rule of law, market economy, and moral norms. The Institute annually works with hundreds of thousands of students and faculty through its integrated program of lectures, conferences, publications and fellowships.

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Intercollegiate Studies Institute (DE) 92.89
Colorado Education Initiative (CO) 89.48
Breakthrough Collaborative (CA) 86.14
Edvestors (MA) 87.32
Campaign for College Opportunity (CA) 86.51

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Charity Contact Info

Intercollegiate Studies Institute
3901 Centerville Road
Wilmington, DE 19807
tel: (800) 526-7022
EIN: 23-6050131

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Board Leadership

Alfred S. Regnery
Chairman

CEO

Christopher Long
President

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