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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Advancing a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East

91.68

1111 19th Street, NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 452-0650   Web Site
EIN: 52-1376034

Board Leadership
Shelly Kassen
President

CEO
Robert Satloff
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.68
  Financial 88.94
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
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

88.94

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

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)
74.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.63
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 91.68
Asia Society (NY) 89.32
Japan Society (NY) 86.71
China Institute in America (NY) 87.64
Americas Society (NY) 85.95

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Founded in 1985, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy was established to advance a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East. The Institute seeks to bring scholarship to bear on the making of U.S. policy in this vital region of the world. Drawing on the research of its scholars and the experience of policy practitioners, the Institute promotes an American engagement in the Middle East committed to strengthening alliances, nurturing friendships, and promoting security, peace, prosperity, and democracy for the people of the region. To that end, the Institute's programming and research agenda is dedicated to what is and what ought to be on the minds of policymakers, diplomats, scholars, and journalists.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,888,519
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,237,038
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,125,557
   Program Service Revenue $287,127
Total Primary Revenue $10,412,684
   Other Revenue $726,334
TOTAL REVENUE $11,139,018
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $7,124,706
   Administrative Expenses $953,160
   Fundraising Expenses $1,403,737
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,481,603
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,657,415
   
Net Assets $33,156,828

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
Middle East Peace Process $1,468,992 20.0%
Arab Politics $1,422,210 19.4%
Project Fikra $853,972 11.6%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.68
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.96
2013-12 12/22/2015 90.55
2013-12 07/01/2015 89.35
2012-12 02/01/2014 90.76
2011-12 08/01/2013 84.07
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.58
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.56
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 89.09
2008-12 06/01/2010 88.93
2007-12 06/01/2009 92.36
2006-12 05/01/2008 87.17
2005-12 04/01/2007 92.38
2004-12 05/01/2006 95.04
2003-12 05/01/2005 92.63
2002-12 05/01/2004 92.29
2001-12 04/15/2003 92.25
2000-12 10/15/2002 90.67

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

EIN 52-1376034
Name in IRS Master File WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR NEAR EAST POLICY
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 January, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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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
$366,016 3.86% Robert Satloff Executive Director

Founded in 1985, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy was established to advance a balanced and realistic understanding of American interests in the Middle East. The Institute seeks to bring scholarship to bear on the making of U.S. policy in this vital region of the world. Drawing on the research of its scholars and the experience of policy practitioners, the Institute promotes an American engagement in the Middle East committed to strengthening alliances, nurturing friendships, and promoting security, peace, prosperity, and democracy for the people of the region. To that end, the Institute's programming and research agenda is dedicated to what is and what ought to be on the minds of policymakers, diplomats, scholars, and journalists.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 91.68
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 88.01
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 93.98
Japan Society (NY) 86.71
China Institute in America (NY) 87.64

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Charity Contact Info

The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
1111 19th Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 452-0650
fax: (202) 223-5364
EIN: 52-1376034

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Board Leadership

Shelly Kassen
President

CEO

Robert Satloff
Executive Director

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