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ULI Foundation

Supporting the mission of the Urban Land Institute

four stars

95.63

2001 L Street NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 624-7000   Web Site
EIN: 23-7133957

Board Leadership
Douglas D. Abbey
Chairman

CEO
Ed Walter
Global CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.63 four stars
  Financial 95.29 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The ULI Foundation supports the mission of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) by providing funding for ULI's core research and education initiatives. ULI was founded in 1936 and currently has nearly 40,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private sector and public service. As the preeminent, multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

The ULI Foundation supports the mission of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) by providing funding for ULI's core research and education initiatives. ULI was founded in 1936 and currently has nearly 40,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines, working in private sector and public service. As the preeminent, multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates the open exchange of ideas, information and experience among local, national and international industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide.

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Financial

four stars

95.29

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.16
  Program Expenses Growth 7.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ULI Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by ULI Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.63 four stars
MEDA (MN) 87.52 three stars
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 93.46 four stars
Leadership Memphis (TN) 86.80 three stars
University City District (PA) 91.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,857,453
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,857,453
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $6,857,453
   Other Revenue $1,244,022
TOTAL REVENUE $8,101,475
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,294,073
   Administrative Expenses $614,429
   Fundraising Expenses $405,893
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,314,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-212,920
   
Net Assets $50,154,576

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
Grants to the Urban Land Institute $7,294,073 100.0%

Ratings History
ULI Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 11/01/2020 95.63 four stars
2018-06 08/01/2019 95.47 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 90.36 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 93.37 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 93.38 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.98 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 91.39 four stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 92.08 four stars
2012-06 04/01/2014 80.50 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 77.98 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 77.54 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 84.26 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 11/24/2010 97.14 four stars
2008-06 07/01/2009 90.39 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 98.86 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 93.51 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 95.74 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 89.97 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 23-7133957
Name in IRS Master File ULI FOUNDATION
NTEE Code V34
NTEE Classification Urban Studies
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- W. Edward Walter Global CEO $366,927
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Patrick Phillips Former CEO $712,297

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.63 four stars
West Valley Community Services (CA) 87.97 three stars
Initiative for A Competitive Inner City (MA) 92.19 four stars
Metropolitan Planning Council (IL) 90.91 four stars
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (MN) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

ULI Foundation
2001 L Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 624-7000
fax: (855) 442-6702
EIN: 23-7133957

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Board Leadership

Douglas D. Abbey
Chairman

CEO

Ed Walter
Global CEO

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