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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Progressive Policy Institute

Advancing the cause of progressive government in America

110 14th St. NW Suite 1250
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 547-0001   Web Site
EIN: 52-1629221

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Will Marshall
President, Founder

 
 
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During our analysis of Progressive Policy Institute's* 12/2011 Form 990, the document revealed the following errors and omissions:

During our analysis of this charity's FYE 12/2012 Form 990, the document revealed the following omissions, including:

  • No program service accomplishments are listed for FY 2012 (See Part III, Page 2)
  • Total functional expense figures are not reported across program service expenses, management and general expenses, and fundraising expenses (See Part IX, Page 10, Line 25B-25D)

During our analysis of this charity's FYE 12/2013 Form 990, the document revealed the following omissions, including:

During our analysis of this charity's FYE 12/2014 Form 990, the document revealed the following omissions, including:

  • Net assets are reported on Page 1, but not Page 11 as required by IRS Instructions. (Part X, Page 11, Lines 27-34)
  • Total functional expense figures are not reported across program service expenses, management and general expenses, and fundraising expenses (Part IX, Page 10, Line 25B-25D)

We find such practices atypical when compared to how other charities operate, as well as a departure from how has reported its finances in the past. We have reached out to for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

*The Progressive Policy Institute registers and files its Form 990 with the IRS as Third Way Foundation. Third Way Foundation is in no way affiliated with Third Way or Third Way Institute.


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EIN 52-1629221
Name in IRS Master File THE THIRD WAY FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 June, 1989
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2011

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Progressive Policy Institute
110 14th St. NW
Suite 1250
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 547-0001
fax: (202) 544-5014
EIN: 52-1629221

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CEO

Will Marshall
President, Founder

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