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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research

Strengthening the freedom, security prosperity and sovereignty of the USA

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54.14

325 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 547-6963   Web Site
EIN: 52-1433476

CEO
Morgan Norval
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 54.14 zero star
  Financial 42.50 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Selous Foundation - a think tank - founded in 1985, has as its mission the study of conflict over institutions and the distribution of resources that has been so pervasive throughout history, with a view toward the formulation and promotion of public policies based on the American values and benefits of individual liberty, freedom, limited government and the primacy of national sovereignty.

The Selous Foundation - a think tank - founded in 1985, has as its mission the study of conflict over institutions and the distribution of resources that has been so pervasive throughout history, with a view toward the formulation and promotion of public policies based on the American values and benefits of individual liberty, freedom, limited government and the primacy of national sovereignty.

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Financial

zero star

42.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
47.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 43.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.43
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth -33.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 783.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (DC) 54.14 zero star
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (DC) 88.17 three stars
The Naval Institute Foundation (MD) 95.11 four stars
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (DC) 86.70 three stars
MassINC (MA) 87.72 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $257,595
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $257,595
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $257,595
   Other Revenue $270
TOTAL REVENUE $257,865
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,396
   Administrative Expenses $31,086
   Fundraising Expenses $23,318
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $90,800
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $167,065
   
Net Assets $-50,522

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
Dissemination of Information $36,396 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 10/01/2019 54.14 zero star
2017-12 06/01/2019 55.54 one star
2016-12 03/01/2018 61.15 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 57.24 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 59.28 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 61.43 one star
2013-12 06/01/2015 26.17 zero star
2012-12 12/20/2013 65.52 one star
2011-12 05/01/2013 25.75 zero star

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

EIN 52-1433476
Name in IRS Master File SELOUS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code Q99
NTEE Classification International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security N.E.C.
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 March, 1986
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$9,788 10.77% Morgan Norval Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (DC) 54.14 zero star
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Independence Institute (CO) 91.27 four stars
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Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (MN) 89.32 three stars

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Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research
325 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 547-6963
fax: (202) 546-6589
EIN: 52-1433476

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CEO

Morgan Norval
Executive Director

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