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The Heartland Institute

Discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems.

85.20

3939 N Wilke Rd Arlington Heights, IL 60004
tel: (312) 377-4000   Web Site
EIN: 36-3309812

Board Leadership
Joe Morris
Chair

CEO
James Taylor
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.20
  Financial 79.46
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Heartland Institute is a national, non-partisan research and education organization founded in Chicago in 1984. Heartland's mission is to discover and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Such solutions include parental choice in education, health care reform, market-based approaches to environmental protection, and deregulation.

The Heartland Institute is a national, non-partisan research and education organization founded in Chicago in 1984. Heartland's mission is to discover and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Such solutions include parental choice in education, health care reform, market-based approaches to environmental protection, and deregulation.

Financial

79.46

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.44
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Heartland Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Heartland Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,732,718
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,732,718
   Program Service Revenue $39,591
Total Primary Revenue $5,772,309
   Other Revenue $76,365
TOTAL REVENUE $5,848,674
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,644,634
   Administrative Expenses $631,050
   Fundraising Expenses $722,878
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,998,562
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $850,112
   
Net Assets $2,391,391

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$249,999 5.00% Timothy Huelskamp President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$730,725 14.61% Joseph Bast Director, Senior Fellow

Mission

The Heartland Institute is a national, non-partisan research and education organization founded in Chicago in 1984. Heartland's mission is to discover and promote free-market solutions to social and economic problems. Such solutions include parental choice in education, health care reform, market-based approaches to environmental protection, and deregulation.

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The Heartland Institute (IL) 85.20
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National Humanities Center (NC) 89.41

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Charity Contact Info

The Heartland Institute
3939 N Wilke Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
tel: (312) 377-4000
fax: (312) 275-7942
EIN: 36-3309812

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Board Leadership

Joe Morris
Chair

CEO

James Taylor
President, CEO