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Bill of Rights Institute

Educating young people about the Constitution

three stars

83.16

200 North Glebe Road Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 894-1776   Web Site
EIN: 48-0891418

Board Leadership
Mark Humphrey
Chairman

CEO
David Bobb
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.16 three stars
  Financial 78.88 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Vision
The Institute envisions a society in which all individuals enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is a society in which: Students engage with and champion these rights for themselves and others. Teachers educate students to seek knowledge and tackle challenges with these rights in mind. Parents empower their children to apply these rights in their own lives through interaction, example, and dialogue.

Mission
The Bill of Rights Institute engages, educates, and empowers individuals with a passion for the freedom and opportunity that exist in a free society.

Vision
The Institute envisions a society in which all individuals enjoy life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It is a society in which: Students engage with and champion these rights for themselves and others. Teachers educate students to seek knowledge and tackle challenges with these rights in mind. Parents empower their children to apply these rights in their own lives through interaction, example, and dialogue.

Mission
The Bill of Rights Institute engages, educates, and empowers individuals with a passion for the freedom and opportunity that exist in a free society.

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Financial

two stars

78.88

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
63.6%
  Administrative Expenses 22.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 19.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bill of Rights Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Bill of Rights Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bill of Rights Institute (VA) 83.16 three stars
Collision Repair Education Foundation (IL) 92.54 four stars
Robert Toigo Foundation (CA) 95.26 four stars
Getting Out and Staying Out (NY) 91.27 four stars
The Education Foundation of Collier County (FL) 98.14 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,474,000
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,474,000
   Program Service Revenue $79,187
Total Primary Revenue $4,553,187
   Other Revenue $502
TOTAL REVENUE $4,553,689
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,511,279
   Administrative Expenses $1,146,105
   Fundraising Expenses $343,260
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,000,644
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $553,045
   
Net Assets $2,396,529

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
Student Education Programs $1,001,319 39.9%
Teacher Development, Conferences, & Seminars $850,149 33.9%
Teacher Outreach $355,148 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.16 three stars
2016-08 12/01/2017 83.26 three stars
2015-08 10/01/2016 83.93 three stars
2014-08 06/01/2016 77.21 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-08 11/01/2015 81.55 three stars
2013-08 03/01/2015 73.35 two stars
2012-08 12/01/2013 64.08 one star
2011-08 11/06/2012 62.80 one star
2010-08 09/20/2011 84.44 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-08 02/01/2011 86.90 three stars
2008-08 09/01/2009 90.78 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 48-0891418
Name in IRS Master File BILL OF RIGHTS INSTITUTE
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 June, 1980
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
  • August, 2016
  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$169,351 4.23% David J. Bobb President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Bill of Rights Institute (VA) 83.16 three stars
Robert Toigo Foundation (CA) 95.26 four stars
The Education Foundation of Collier County (FL) 98.14 four stars
Public Education Foundation (TN) 87.43 three stars
Coro New York Leadership Center (NY) 87.70 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Bill of Rights Institute
200 North Glebe Road
Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
tel: (703) 894-1776
EIN: 48-0891418

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Board Leadership

Mark Humphrey
Chairman

CEO

David Bobb
President

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