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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

League of American Bicyclists

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

81.45

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 81.45
  Financial 73.94
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

73.94

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.17
  Program Expenses Growth -8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.5%
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) 81.45
Center for the New Economy (PR) 91.99
Texas Public Policy Foundation (TX) 85.57
Public Knowledge (DC) 85.18
Reason Foundation (CA) 90.91

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $267,687
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $514,250
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $781,937
   Program Service Revenue $736,128
Total Primary Revenue $1,518,065
   Other Revenue $31,542
TOTAL REVENUE $1,549,607
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,330,965
   Administrative Expenses $194,702
   Fundraising Expenses $57,580
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,583,247
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-33,640
   
Net Assets $287,097

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 $638,042 47.9%
Membership Services $311,815 23.4%
Education $221,645 16.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 81.45
2018-12 12/01/2019 79.91
2017-12 12/21/2018 81.45
2016-12 05/01/2018 82.19
2015-12 08/01/2017 83.33
2014-12 05/01/2017 87.97
2014-12 11/01/2016 85.00
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.13
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 77.34
2013-12 03/01/2015 92.38
2012-12 05/01/2014 90.07
2011-12 07/01/2013 92.34
2011-12 12/01/2012 91.84
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.83
2009-12 10/01/2011 92.80
2009-12 09/20/2011 87.50
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 90.64
2008-12 06/01/2010 85.68
2007-12 02/01/2009 73.63
2006-12 02/01/2008 68.63

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)
(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
$122,705 7.75% William Nesper Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
League of American Bicyclists (DC) 81.45
Center for Civic Policy (NM) 89.38
The Claremont Institute (CA) 86.77
Center for American Progress (DC) 94.19
Center for Immigration Studies (DC) 91.53

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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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