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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Foreign Policy Association

Inspiring Americans to learn more about the world

three stars

85.08

470 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 481-8100   Web Site
EIN: 13-1624007

CEO
Noel Lateef
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.08 three stars
  Financial 85.17 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) was founded in 1918 as the League of Free Nations Association to support President Woodrow Wilson's efforts to achieve a just peace. FPA is dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. FPA serves as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding of and informed opinion on global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process.

The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) was founded in 1918 as the League of Free Nations Association to support President Woodrow Wilson's efforts to achieve a just peace. FPA is dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. FPA serves as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding of and informed opinion on global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs and publications, FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process.

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Financial

three stars

85.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.60
  Program Expenses Growth 0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foreign Policy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foreign Policy Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foreign Policy Association (NY) 85.08 three stars
Jewish Institute for National Security of America (DC) 85.68 three stars
Jamestown Foundation (DC) 85.85 three stars
J Street Education Fund (DC) 87.97 three stars
Center for Security Policy (DC) 91.36 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,908,471
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $186,825
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,095,296
   Program Service Revenue $326,024
Total Primary Revenue $3,421,320
   Other Revenue $709,896
TOTAL REVENUE $4,131,216
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,195,918
   Administrative Expenses $549,242
   Fundraising Expenses $381,732
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,126,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,324
   
Net Assets $3,478,530

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
School and Community Programming $1,228,952 38.5%
Meetings, Conferences and Events $1,050,260 32.9%
Educational Publications $916,706 28.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 09/01/2018 85.08 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 82.88 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 82.55 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.19 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.48 two stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 84.85 three stars
2012-06 10/01/2013 78.73 two stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 74.88 two stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 77.13 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 12/22/2010 79.30 two stars
2008-06 02/01/2010 74.70 two stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 74.01 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 76.36 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 84.48 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 78.20 two 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 13-1624007
Name in IRS Master File FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED
NTEE Code Q05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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, 1929
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, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$563,474 13.65% Noel Lateef President, CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
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The Prem Rawat Foundation (CA) 96.99 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foreign Policy Association
470 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
tel: (212) 481-8100
fax: (212) 481-9275
EIN: 13-1624007

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CEO

Noel Lateef
President

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