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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

one star

57.24

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 57.24 one star
  Financial 50.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 one star
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

zero star

50.00

Accountability & Transparency

one star

66.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
42.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 47.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.57
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 13.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 126.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (DC) 57.24 one star
The Philanthropy Roundtable (DC) 92.22 four stars
Business Executives for National Security (DC) 85.15 three stars
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (IA) 88.56 three stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 92.74 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $288,475
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $288,475
   Program Service Revenue $48
Total Primary Revenue $288,523
   Other Revenue $3,351
TOTAL REVENUE $291,874
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $272,806
   Administrative Expenses $25,941
   Fundraising Expenses $44,282
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $343,029
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-51,155
   
Net Assets $-48,273

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 $272,806 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$15,000 4.37% Morgan Norval Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$721 0.21% John Gizzi Secretary

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (DC) 57.24 one star
Center for American Progress (DC) 94.74 four stars
Peterson Institute for International Economics (DC) 91.87 four stars
The Great Plains Institute (MN) 95.98 four stars
Advocates for Children of New Jersey (NJ) 88.32 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

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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