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Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs

The flagship of the conservative movement in Oklahoma

one star

68.72

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 68.72 one star
  Financial 67.50 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

67.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
59.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.25
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.89
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.9%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,654,281
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $439,274
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,093,555
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,093,555
   Other Revenue $10,198
TOTAL REVENUE $2,103,753
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,160,039
   Administrative Expenses $571,270
   Fundraising Expenses $533,779
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,265,088
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-161,335
   
Net Assets $4,364,702

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,861 8.29% Jonathan S. Small II President

Mission

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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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