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Mises Institute

Advancing Austrian Economics, Liberty, and Peace.

four stars

94.70

518 West Magnolia Avenue Auburn, AL 36832
tel: (800) 636-4737   Web Site
EIN: 52-1263436

Board Leadership
Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.
Chairman

CEO
Jeff Deist
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.70 four stars
  Financial 92.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1982, the Mises Institute is the research and educational center of classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and the Austrian School of economics. Working in the intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995), with a vast array of publications, programs, and fellowships, the Mises Institute seeks a radical shift in the intellectual climate as the foundation for a renewal of the free and prosperous commonwealth. It is the mission of the Mises Institute to restore a high place for theory in economics and the social sciences, encourage a revival of critical historical research, and draw attention to neglected traditions in Western philosophy.

Founded in 1982, the Mises Institute is the research and educational center of classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and the Austrian School of economics. Working in the intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995), with a vast array of publications, programs, and fellowships, the Mises Institute seeks a radical shift in the intellectual climate as the foundation for a renewal of the free and prosperous commonwealth. It is the mission of the Mises Institute to restore a high place for theory in economics and the social sciences, encourage a revival of critical historical research, and draw attention to neglected traditions in Western philosophy.

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Financial

four stars

92.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.24
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mises Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Mises Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,572,979
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,000
Total Contributions $3,574,979
   Program Service Revenue $167,602
Total Primary Revenue $3,742,581
   Other Revenue $457,475
TOTAL REVENUE $4,200,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,224,666
   Administrative Expenses $442,982
   Fundraising Expenses $497,641
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,165,289
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $34,767
   
Net Assets $21,181,483

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,550 4.09% Jeffrey E. Deist President
Other Salaries of Note
$198,783 4.77% Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr Chairman

Mission

Founded in 1982, the Mises Institute is the research and educational center of classical liberalism, libertarian political theory, and the Austrian School of economics. Working in the intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973) and Murray N. Rothbard (1926-1995), with a vast array of publications, programs, and fellowships, the Mises Institute seeks a radical shift in the intellectual climate as the foundation for a renewal of the free and prosperous commonwealth. It is the mission of the Mises Institute to restore a high place for theory in economics and the social sciences, encourage a revival of critical historical research, and draw attention to neglected traditions in Western philosophy.

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Charity Contact Info

Mises Institute
518 West Magnolia Avenue
Auburn, AL 36832
tel: (800) 636-4737
fax: (334) 321-2119
EIN: 52-1263436

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Board Leadership

Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.
Chairman

CEO

Jeff Deist
President