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Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

The flagship of the conservative movement in Oklahoma

two stars

75.57

1401 North Lincoln Boulevard Oklahoma City, OK 73104
tel: (405) 602-1667   Web Site
EIN: 73-1436375

Board Leadership
Larry Parman
Chairman

CEO
Jonathan Small
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 75.57 two stars
  Financial 68.89 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1993, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) accumulates, evaluates, and disseminates public policy ideas and information for Oklahoma consistent with the principles of free enterprise, limited government, and individual initiative. OCPA's vision is to be recognized as a highly respected independent public policy institute, whose research, analysis, and commentary guides the formation of Oklahoma's public policies and helps Oklahoma to become the leader, specifically within our seven-state region, in all aspects of economic performance and quality of life issues.

Founded in 1993, Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) accumulates, evaluates, and disseminates public policy ideas and information for Oklahoma consistent with the principles of free enterprise, limited government, and individual initiative. OCPA's vision is to be recognized as a highly respected independent public policy institute, whose research, analysis, and commentary guides the formation of Oklahoma's public policies and helps Oklahoma to become the leader, specifically within our seven-state region, in all aspects of economic performance and quality of life issues.

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Financial

one star

68.89

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
61.6%
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OK) 75.57 two stars
Alliance for Aging Research (DC) 89.35 three stars
The Land Institute (KS) 92.36 four stars
National Cyber Security Alliance (DC) 85.09 three stars
State Policy Network (VA) 90.30 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $0
   Federated Campaigns $1,357,522
   Membership Dues $32,271
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,389,793
   Program Service Revenue $516,915
Total Primary Revenue $1,906,708
   Other Revenue $37,480
TOTAL REVENUE $1,944,188
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,420,133
   Administrative Expenses $351,035
   Fundraising Expenses $402,684
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,173,852
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-229,664
   
Net Assets $4,030,905

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
Support for Corporations $1,059,419 74.6%
Special Events $268,405 18.9%
Middle Ground $92,309 6.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 75.57 two stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 75.22 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.80 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 81.77 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 79.51 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 68.72 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 66.82 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 71.01 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 75.63 two stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 77.84 two stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 71.07 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 74.91 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 75.14 two stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 76.00 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2005 77.50 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 73-1436375
Name in IRS Master File OKLAHOMA COUNCIL OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS INC
NTEE Code M20
NTEE Classification Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (120) Publishing 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 July, 1998
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,000 6.67% Jonathan S. Small II President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OK) 75.57 two stars
Advocates for Children of New Jersey (NJ) 91.09 four stars
National Consumers League (DC) 86.45 three stars
Center for Food Safety (DC) 90.29 four stars
Clal - The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (NY) 89.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs
1401 North Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
tel: (405) 602-1667
fax: (855) 819-0085
EIN: 73-1436375

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Board Leadership

Larry Parman
Chairman

CEO

Jonathan Small
President

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