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American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

Building knowledge, insights, and networks for German-American Relations

three stars

87.30

1755 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 332-9312   Web Site
EIN: 52-1309525

Board Leadership
Jacques Brand
Chairman

CEO
Jeffrey Rathke
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.30 three stars
  Financial 85.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) strengthens the German-American relationship in an evolving Europe and changing world. The Institute produces objective and original analyses of developments and trends in Germany, Europe and the United States; creates new transatlantic networks; and facilitates dialogue among the business, political, and academic communities to manage differences and define and promote common interests. Affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research and study groups designed to enrich the political, corporate and scholarly constituencies it serves.

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) strengthens the German-American relationship in an evolving Europe and changing world. The Institute produces objective and original analyses of developments and trends in Germany, Europe and the United States; creates new transatlantic networks; and facilitates dialogue among the business, political, and academic communities to manage differences and define and promote common interests. Affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research and study groups designed to enrich the political, corporate and scholarly constituencies it serves.

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Financial

three stars

85.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
71.7%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.79
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Institute for Contemporary German Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Institute for Contemporary German Studies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 87.30 three stars
The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 91.64 four stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 91.27 four stars
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 92.33 four stars
The Washington Institute for Near East Policy (DC) 91.50 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,859,333
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,859,333
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,859,333
   Other Revenue $119,090
TOTAL REVENUE $1,978,423
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,414,059
   Administrative Expenses $265,873
   Fundraising Expenses $352,802
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,032,734
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-54,311
   
Net Assets $5,804,967

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
Foreign & Domestic Policies Program $216,532 15.3%
German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation $108,557 7.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 11/01/2019 87.30 three stars
2017-06 03/01/2018 86.76 three stars
2016-06 06/01/2017 90.11 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 91.64 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 02/01/2016 90.68 four stars
2014-06 07/01/2015 92.35 four stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 86.62 three stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 86.45 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 80.61 three stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 81.60 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 85.60 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 80.03 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 79.28 two stars
2008-06 02/01/2009 71.92 two stars
2007-06 05/01/2008 78.66 two stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 68.30 one star
2005-06 03/01/2006 76.50 two stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 50.75 zero star

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

EIN 52-1309525
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY GERMAN STUDIES JOHN HOPKINS UNIV
NTEE Code V35
NTEE Classification International Studies
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 October, 1983
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Jackson Janes Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 87.30 three stars
Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (MA) 92.33 four stars
National Council on US-Arab Relations (DC) 91.27 four stars
Zionist Organization of America (NY) 89.39 three stars
Asia Society Texas Center (TX) 87.28 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies
1755 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 332-9312
fax: (866) 307-6691
EIN: 52-1309525

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Board Leadership

Jacques Brand
Chairman

CEO

Jeffrey Rathke
President

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