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Harry S. Truman Library Institute

Fulfilling the Truman Library's commitment to research and education

three stars

82.34

5151 Troost Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64110
tel: (800) 833-1225   Web Site
EIN: 43-6042632

Board Leadership
Clyde Wendel
Chair

CEO
Alex Burden
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.34 three stars
  Financial 75.35 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Harry S. Truman Library Institute is the nonprofit partner of the Harry S. Truman Library. The Truman Library is one of twelve presidential libraries operated by the Federal government. Since 1957, the Truman Library and the Truman Library Institute have worked together to fulfill the Truman Library's commitment to research and education The Library Institute was organized to foster and assist in the Truman Library's growth and development as a national center for study and research. The purposes of the Institute are to promote research into the Truman administration through the awarding of grants and the sponsoring of scholarly conferences, to assist in the development of the Library's museum and public programs, and to help the Library maintain the integrity of its programs.

The Harry S. Truman Library Institute is the nonprofit partner of the Harry S. Truman Library. The Truman Library is one of twelve presidential libraries operated by the Federal government. Since 1957, the Truman Library and the Truman Library Institute have worked together to fulfill the Truman Library's commitment to research and education The Library Institute was organized to foster and assist in the Truman Library's growth and development as a national center for study and research. The purposes of the Institute are to promote research into the Truman administration through the awarding of grants and the sponsoring of scholarly conferences, to assist in the development of the Library's museum and public programs, and to help the Library maintain the integrity of its programs.

Financial

two stars

75.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
60.0%
  Administrative Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.99
  Program Expenses Growth 27.5%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harry S. Truman Library Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Harry S. Truman Library Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harry S. Truman Library Institute (MO) 82.34 three stars
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (NY) 88.17 three stars
The Richard Nixon Foundation (CA) 92.66 four stars
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute (CA) 92.69 four stars
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NY) 92.35 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,398,078
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $256,693
   Fundraising Events $511,776
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,166,547
   Program Service Revenue $73,681
Total Primary Revenue $4,240,228
   Other Revenue $687,271
TOTAL REVENUE $4,927,499
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,526,310
   Administrative Expenses $432,422
   Fundraising Expenses $1,100,012
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,058,744
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $868,755
   
Net Assets $14,419,244

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
Exhibitions $1,670,187 66.1%
Public Outreach $259,439 10.3%
Education $240,199 9.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/01/2020 82.34 three stars
2018-09 06/01/2019 84.18 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 85.64 three stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 89.05 three stars
2015-09 07/01/2016 81.28 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 09/01/2015 89.32 three stars
2013-09 11/01/2014 86.52 three stars
2012-09 08/01/2013 76.11 two stars
2011-09 06/01/2012 82.43 three stars
2010-09 10/01/2011 70.23 two stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 93.13 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 93.27 four stars
2008-09 05/01/2010 77.95 two stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 74.28 two stars
2006-09 08/01/2007 61.64 one star
2005-09 12/01/2006 60.11 one star
2004-09 01/01/2006 79.66 two stars
2003-09 12/01/2004 83.09 three stars
2002-09 02/01/2004 90.69 four 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 43-6042632
Name in IRS Master File HARRY S TRUMAN LIBRARY INSTITUTE FOR NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AFFAI
NTEE Code B50
NTEE Classification Graduate, Professional Schools (Separate Entities)
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(927) Fundraising
(62) Historical site, records or reenactment
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 February, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,864 4.82% Morgan A. Burden Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Harry S. Truman Library Institute (MO) 82.34 three stars
The HistoryMakers (IL) 85.26 three 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) 92.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Harry S. Truman Library Institute
5151 Troost Avenue
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64110
tel: (800) 833-1225
EIN: 43-6042632

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Board Leadership

Clyde Wendel
Chair

CEO

Alex Burden
Executive Director

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