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Institute for America's Future

Bringing about the progressive transformation

two stars

78.77

1825 K Street, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 955-5665   Web Site
EIN: 52-1971942

Board Leadership
Margery Tabankin
Chair

CEO
Robert Borosage & Roger Hickey
Co-Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.77 two stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Institute for America's Future (IAF) is the strategy center for the progressive movement. Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be. IAF is a center of research and education. IAF develops policy ideas, educational materials and outreach programs to help shape a progressive agenda primarily addressing the kitchen-table concerns faced by working families. As a key strategy center for the progressive movement, the Campaign for America's Future takes the information and analysis done by IAF and spearheads a compelling progressive agenda, coordinates progressive voices throughout the country, and incubates national campaigns to bring about lasting change.

The Institute for America's Future (IAF) is the strategy center for the progressive movement. Our goal is to forge the enduring progressive majority needed to realize the America of shared prosperity and equal opportunity that our country was meant to be. IAF is a center of research and education. IAF develops policy ideas, educational materials and outreach programs to help shape a progressive agenda primarily addressing the kitchen-table concerns faced by working families. As a key strategy center for the progressive movement, the Campaign for America's Future takes the information and analysis done by IAF and spearheads a compelling progressive agenda, coordinates progressive voices throughout the country, and incubates national campaigns to bring about lasting change.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
95.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.30
  Program Expenses Growth -8.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for America's Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Institute for America's Future on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Institute for America's Future (DC) 78.77 two stars
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LiveWell Colorado (CO) 86.76 three stars
National Employment Law Project (NY) 92.22 four stars
The Atlantic Council of the United States (DC) 92.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,741,718
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,741,718
   Program Service Revenue $455,123
Total Primary Revenue $2,196,841
   Other Revenue $137,341
TOTAL REVENUE $2,334,182
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,956,280
   Administrative Expenses $68,414
   Fundraising Expenses $21,604
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,046,298
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $287,884
   
Net Assets $914,280

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 Leadership Institute Project $993,414 50.8%
Perception Institute Project $773,429 39.5%
Other Programs $189,437 9.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 78.77 two stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 83.56 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.56 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 86.23 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 81.68 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 76.96 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 76.56 two stars
2011-12 09/01/2013 78.40 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 76.02 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 82.53 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.58 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 03/01/2011 70.27 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 69.57 one star
2007-12 05/01/2009 91.17 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 99.04 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 93.39 four stars
2004-12 04/01/2006 96.37 four stars
2003-12 07/01/2005 92.20 four stars

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

EIN 52-1971942
Name in IRS Master File INSTITUTE FOR AMERICAS FUTURE INC
NTEE Code B05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 April, 1996
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
$60,450 2.95% Robert Borosage President, Co-Director
Other Salaries of Note
$146,800 7.17% Gloria Totten Project Executive Director, Public Leadership Institute
$120,000 5.86% Lori McGill-Johnson Project Executive Director - Perception Institute
$1,923 0.09% Roger Hickey Co-Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Institute for America's Future (DC) 78.77 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Institute for America's Future
1825 K Street, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 955-5665
fax: (202) 955-5606
EIN: 52-1971942

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Board Leadership

Margery Tabankin
Chair

CEO

Robert Borosage & Roger Hickey
Co-Directors

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