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The Richard Nixon Foundation

Illuminating and protecting the legacy of the 37th President

four stars

91.16

18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard Yorba Linda, CA 92886
tel: (714) 993-5075   Web Site
EIN: 52-1278303

Board Leadership
James H. Cavanaugh
Chairman

CEO
Hugh Hewitt
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.16 four stars
  Financial 87.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Created in 1983, the Richard Nixon Foundation is an educational institution. Its mission is to illuminate and protect the legacy of the 37th President though its own programs as well as by supporting programs and exhibits at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. At the Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, special free admission days throughout the year encourage community involvement.

Created in 1983, the Richard Nixon Foundation is an educational institution. Its mission is to illuminate and protect the legacy of the 37th President though its own programs as well as by supporting programs and exhibits at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California. At the Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, special free admission days throughout the year encourage community involvement.

Financial

three stars

87.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2021 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.71
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Richard Nixon Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Richard Nixon Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 85.26 three stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 90.98 four stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 92.65 four stars
Boston Athenæum (MA) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,243,196
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $522,772
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,765,968
   Program Service Revenue $499,880
Total Primary Revenue $2,265,848
   Other Revenue $4,556,113
TOTAL REVENUE $6,821,961
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,885,532
   Administrative Expenses $673,336
   Fundraising Expenses $777,104
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,335,972
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,514,011
   
Net Assets $50,620,263

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
Exhibition Galleries $6,964,658 88.3%
Bi-Partisan Lecture Series $781,733 9.9%
Free Admission Days $104,641 1.3%

Ratings History
The Richard Nixon Foundation has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 05/01/2021 91.16 four stars
2018-12 03/01/2020 92.66 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.46 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.36 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 94.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 97.11 four stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.17 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 89.65 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.57 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 73.92 two stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 73.31 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 68.69 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 68.99 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 58.79 one star
2008-12 07/01/2010 74.91 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 64.18 one star
2006-12 03/01/2008 70.82 two stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 86.49 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 86.00 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 52-1278303
Name in IRS Master File THE RICHARD NIXON FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (908) Patriotic 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 August, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$147,162 1.57% Hugh Hewitt President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$403,709 4.32% William Baribault Former President & CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
National Yiddish Book Center (MA) 86.86 three stars
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation (MA) 86.32 three stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 92.65 four stars
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (CA) 90.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Richard Nixon Foundation
18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
tel: (714) 993-5075
fax: (714) 528-0544
EIN: 52-1278303

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Board Leadership

James H. Cavanaugh
Chairman

CEO

Hugh Hewitt
President and CEO

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