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American Studies Center

Improving the public's understanding of public policy issues

77.21

1100 North Glebe Road Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 302-1000   Web Site
EIN: 51-0232804

Board Leadership
James C. Roberts
President

CEO
James C. Roberts
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.21
  Financial 69.72
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Studies Center (ASC) aims to engage in nonpartisan analysis, study and research into the interrelationship of governmental systems, activities and policies on the private sector of the United States and to make the results available to the general public. Radio America produces and distributes daily and weekly programs and commentaries on public policy issues totaling more than 4,000 hours of broadcast time per year and airing on over 500 stations, satellite radio and the Internet. The American Veterans Center seeks to preserve and pass on the legacy of valor and sacrifice of American veterans. The Center does this through publications, documentaries, conferences and youth outreach programs carried out through its two projects: the World War II Veterans Committee and the National Vietnam Veteran's Committee.

The American Studies Center (ASC) aims to engage in nonpartisan analysis, study and research into the interrelationship of governmental systems, activities and policies on the private sector of the United States and to make the results available to the general public. Radio America produces and distributes daily and weekly programs and commentaries on public policy issues totaling more than 4,000 hours of broadcast time per year and airing on over 500 stations, satellite radio and the Internet. The American Veterans Center seeks to preserve and pass on the legacy of valor and sacrifice of American veterans. The Center does this through publications, documentaries, conferences and youth outreach programs carried out through its two projects: the World War II Veterans Committee and the National Vietnam Veteran's Committee.

Financial

69.72

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
80.0%
  Administrative Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.38
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.19
  Program Expenses Growth 5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 39.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Studies Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Studies Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,516,991
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,516,991
   Program Service Revenue $1,054,992
Total Primary Revenue $4,571,983
   Other Revenue $2,567,004
TOTAL REVENUE $7,138,987
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,333,695
   Administrative Expenses $146,256
   Fundraising Expenses $1,299,873
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,779,824
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-640,837
   
Net Assets $1,471,616

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$325,000 4.17% James C. Roberts President

Mission

The American Studies Center (ASC) aims to engage in nonpartisan analysis, study and research into the interrelationship of governmental systems, activities and policies on the private sector of the United States and to make the results available to the general public. Radio America produces and distributes daily and weekly programs and commentaries on public policy issues totaling more than 4,000 hours of broadcast time per year and airing on over 500 stations, satellite radio and the Internet. The American Veterans Center seeks to preserve and pass on the legacy of valor and sacrifice of American veterans. The Center does this through publications, documentaries, conferences and youth outreach programs carried out through its two projects: the World War II Veterans Committee and the National Vietnam Veteran's Committee.

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Charity Contact Info

American Studies Center
1100 North Glebe Road
Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22201
tel: (703) 302-1000
fax: (571) 480-4140
EIN: 51-0232804

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Board Leadership

James C. Roberts
President

CEO

James C. Roberts
President