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Global Minnesota

Connect. Inform. Engage.

four stars

92.06

1901 University Avenue SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 625-1662   Web Site
EIN: 41-0826559

Board Leadership
Ertugul Tuzcu
Chair

CEO
Mark Ritchie
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.06 four stars
  Financial 89.52 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Global Minnesota, formerly Minnesota International Center, is to promote international understanding and engagement: we educate, we inspire, and we provide enriching experiences. We are committed to serving Minnesota from a foundation built on the following core values: trust, collaboration, global competency, nonpartisan, intercultural communication, hospitality, and stewardship. From the 2nd grader to the CEO, Global Minnesota connects individuals, organizations, and communities to the world. Through a unique lineup of programs offered from the Twin Cities to Greater Minnesota, Global Minnesota takes relevant and timely information on international issues, foreign policy, and cultural topics, and provides the space and opportunity for Minnesotans to engage and discuss.

The mission of Global Minnesota, formerly Minnesota International Center, is to promote international understanding and engagement: we educate, we inspire, and we provide enriching experiences. We are committed to serving Minnesota from a foundation built on the following core values: trust, collaboration, global competency, nonpartisan, intercultural communication, hospitality, and stewardship. From the 2nd grader to the CEO, Global Minnesota connects individuals, organizations, and communities to the world. Through a unique lineup of programs offered from the Twin Cities to Greater Minnesota, Global Minnesota takes relevant and timely information on international issues, foreign policy, and cultural topics, and provides the space and opportunity for Minnesotans to engage and discuss.

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Financial

three stars

89.52

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
77.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.07
  Program Expenses Growth 3.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Global Minnesota on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Minnesota (MN) 92.06 four stars
Yale-China Association (CT) 92.22 four stars
Alexander Muss Institute for Israel Education (NY) 96.66 four stars
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (DC) 85.07 three stars
Eisenhower Fellowships (PA) 94.49 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $913,959
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $173,693
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $148,083
Total Contributions $1,235,735
   Program Service Revenue $70,604
Total Primary Revenue $1,306,339
   Other Revenue $39,595
TOTAL REVENUE $1,345,934
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $958,599
   Administrative Expenses $124,159
   Fundraising Expenses $152,569
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,235,327
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $110,607
   
Net Assets $1,809,346

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
Professional Exchanges $298,928 31.2%
World Affairs Events $227,677 23.8%
K-12 Education Programs $256,045 26.7%

Ratings History
Global Minnesota has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 92.06 four stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 92.69 four stars
2016-06 10/01/2017 94.01 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 87.08 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.03 three stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 82.85 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 86.84 three stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 80.18 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.22 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 77.04 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 85.59 three stars
2006-06 04/01/2008 70.68 two stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 72.93 two stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 62.09 one star
2003-06 03/01/2004 77.71 two stars
2002-06 12/01/2003 77.02 two 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 41-0826559
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL MINNESOTA
NTEE Code Q20
NTEE Classification Promotion of International Understanding
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (37) Other student society or group
(41) Student loans
(43) Other student aid
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 August, 1975
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
$135,425 10.96% Carol Engebretson Byrne President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Global Minnesota (MN) 92.06 four stars
WorldTeach (MA) 89.39 three stars
Amigos de las Américas (TX) 86.98 three stars
Ashoka (VA) 86.61 three stars
American Academy in Rome (NY) 85.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Global Minnesota
1901 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
tel: (612) 625-1662
EIN: 41-0826559

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Board Leadership

Ertugul Tuzcu
Chair

CEO

Mark Ritchie
President

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