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Environment : Environmental Protection and Conservation

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy

Promoting sustainable and equitable transportation worldwide

91.47

9 East 19th Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 629-8001   Web Site
EIN: 52-1399520

Board Leadership
Paul Steely White
President

CEO
Heather Thompson
Chief Executive Officer

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.47
  Financial 87.94
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) works in cities around the world to bring about transportation solutions that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable. ITDP primarily focuses on work in the following program areas: public transport, cycling & walking, traffic reduction, sustainable urban development, and climate & transport policy. ITDP is at the forefront of efforts to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment, enhance social equity, and improve the quality of urban life.

Founded in 1985, the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) works in cities around the world to bring about transportation solutions that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable. ITDP primarily focuses on work in the following program areas: public transport, cycling & walking, traffic reduction, sustainable urban development, and climate & transport policy. ITDP is at the forefront of efforts to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment, enhance social equity, and improve the quality of urban life.

Financial

87.94

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for Transportation and Development Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for Transportation and Development Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 91.47
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New Buildings Institute (OR) 92.92
Environmental and Energy Study Institute (DC) 94.93
Bluegreen Alliance Foundation (MN) 92.19

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,057,146
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,361,083
Total Contributions $7,418,229
   Program Service Revenue $1,991,289
Total Primary Revenue $9,409,518
   Other Revenue $6,685
TOTAL REVENUE $9,416,203
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,808,772
   Administrative Expenses $1,128,251
   Fundraising Expenses $75,896
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,012,919
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $403,284
   
Net Assets $3,849,594

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
Public Transportation (BRT) $2,832,634 36.3%
Sustainable Urban Development $1,725,148 22.1%
Cycling & Walking $1,205,991 15.4%

Ratings History
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 91.47
2018-12 09/01/2020 91.76
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.01
2016-12 05/01/2018 87.62
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.39
2014-12 08/01/2016 89.64
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.26
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.48
2013-12 04/01/2015 96.57
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.35
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.86
2010-12 03/01/2012 93.14
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.25
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 96.99
2008-12 07/01/2010 94.54
2007-12 07/01/2009 91.79
2006-12 07/01/2008 89.12
2005-12 05/01/2007 91.74

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1399520
Name in IRS Master File INSTITUTE FOR TRANSPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT POLICY
NTEE Code W40
NTEE Classification Public Transportation Systems, Services
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 December, 1985
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$259,751 2.88% Heather Thompson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (NY) 91.47
Acadia Center (ME) 94.63
New Buildings Institute (OR) 92.92
Solar Cookers International (CA) 91.68
Appalachian Voices (NC) 98.57

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Charity Contact Info

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
9 East 19th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10003
tel: (212) 629-8001
fax: (646) 380-2360
EIN: 52-1399520

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Board Leadership

Paul Steely White
President

CEO

Heather Thompson
Chief Executive Officer

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