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League of American Bicyclists

We're leading the movement to build a bicycle-friendly America for everyone.

two stars

79.91

1612 K Street, NW Suite 1102
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 822-1333   Web Site
EIN: 36-6206225

Board Leadership
Ken Podziba
Chair

CEO
Bill Nesper
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.91 two stars
  Financial 71.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the League of American Bicyclists is to lead the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change.

The mission of the League of American Bicyclists is to lead the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As leaders, our commitment is to listen and learn, define standards and share best practices to engage diverse communities and build a powerful, unified voice for change.

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Financial

two stars

71.75

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
82.4%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth -10.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 48.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League of American Bicyclists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by League of American Bicyclists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of American Bicyclists (DC) 79.91 two stars
National Consumers League (DC) 86.24 three stars
Partnership for Public Service (DC) 90.15 four stars
Center for American Progress (DC) 90.13 four stars
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 86.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $213,626
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $514,989
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $728,615
   Program Service Revenue $849,574
Total Primary Revenue $1,578,189
   Other Revenue $36,205
TOTAL REVENUE $1,614,394
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,249,919
   Administrative Expenses $332,872
   Fundraising Expenses $38,065
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,620,856
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-6,462
   
Net Assets $272,700

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
Advocacy $607,653 48.6%
Membership Services $293,846 23.5%
Education $220,539 17.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 79.91 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 81.45 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 82.19 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.33 three stars
2014-12 05/01/2017 87.97 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2016 85.00 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.13 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 77.34 two stars
2013-12 03/01/2015 92.38 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 90.07 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.34 four stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 91.84 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.83 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.80 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.50 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 90.64 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.68 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 73.63 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 68.63 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 64.99 one 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 36-6206225
Name in IRS Master File LEAGUE OF AMERICAN WHEELMEN INC
NTEE Code N6X
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 January, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,017 7.28% William Nesper Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of American Bicyclists (DC) 79.91 two stars
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Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont (VT) 92.22 four stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 94.08 four stars
SPUR (CA) 89.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

League of American Bicyclists
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 1102
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 822-1333
fax: (202) 822-1334
EIN: 36-6206225

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Board Leadership

Ken Podziba
Chair

CEO

Bill Nesper
Executive Director

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