International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Center for Security Policy

Informing the debate and ensuring effective action on vital national security issues

four stars

91.36

2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 189
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 835-9077   Web Site
EIN: 52-1601976

Board Leadership
E. Miles Prentice, III
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.36 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1988, the Center for Security Policy is a non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public. The philosophy of "Peace through Strength" is not a slogan for military might but a belief that America's national power must be preserved and properly used for it holds a unique global role in maintaining peace and stability. The role of the Center for Security Policy is to help our government, countrymen, and other freedom-loving nations conceptualize, conduct, and succeed on this front.

Founded in 1988, the Center for Security Policy is a non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public. The philosophy of "Peace through Strength" is not a slogan for military might but a belief that America's national power must be preserved and properly used for it holds a unique global role in maintaining peace and stability. The role of the Center for Security Policy is to help our government, countrymen, and other freedom-loving nations conceptualize, conduct, and succeed on this front.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
88.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Security Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Security Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,527,538
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,527,538
   Program Service Revenue $21,363
Total Primary Revenue $6,548,901
   Other Revenue $-408
TOTAL REVENUE $6,548,493
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,399,050
   Administrative Expenses $321,889
   Fundraising Expenses $251,484
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,972,423
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,576,070
   
Net Assets $1,967,835

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$310,501 6.24% Frank J. Gaffney Jr. President & CEO

Mission

Founded in 1988, the Center for Security Policy is a non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public. The philosophy of "Peace through Strength" is not a slogan for military might but a belief that America's national power must be preserved and properly used for it holds a unique global role in maintaining peace and stability. The role of the Center for Security Policy is to help our government, countrymen, and other freedom-loving nations conceptualize, conduct, and succeed on this front.

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Security Policy
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 189
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 835-9077
fax: (202) 835-9066
EIN: 52-1601976

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Board Leadership

E. Miles Prentice, III
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
President