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World Institute on Disability

Helping people with disabilities enjoy increased opportunities to live independently

three stars

89.50

3075 Adeline Street Suite 155
Berkeley, CA 94703
tel: (510) 225-6400   Web Site
EIN: 94-2911623

Board Leadership
Carol J. Bradley
Chair

CEO
Anita Shafer Aaron
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.50 three stars
  Financial 85.70 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The World Institute on Disability is an internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. It works to strengthen the disability movement through research, training, advocacy and public education to help people with disabilities throughout the world enjoy increased opportunities to live independently. Founded in 1983 by leaders of the Independent Living Movement, WID's work focuses on issues and problems that directly affect people's ability to live full and independent lives. WID's programs address employment, economic development and financial stability issues; conduct research and policy analysis on personal assistance services, accessible health care, technology and other topics; and provide assistance to NGOs and disabled leaders in developing countries.

The World Institute on Disability is an internationally recognized public policy center organized by and for people with disabilities. It works to strengthen the disability movement through research, training, advocacy and public education to help people with disabilities throughout the world enjoy increased opportunities to live independently. Founded in 1983 by leaders of the Independent Living Movement, WID's work focuses on issues and problems that directly affect people's ability to live full and independent lives. WID's programs address employment, economic development and financial stability issues; conduct research and policy analysis on personal assistance services, accessible health care, technology and other topics; and provide assistance to NGOs and disabled leaders in developing countries.

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Financial

three stars

85.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
81.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 42.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Institute on Disability on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Institute on Disability on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Institute on Disability (CA) 89.50 three stars
Washington Policy Center (WA) 85.98 three stars
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (IA) 88.57 three stars
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 89.39 three stars
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.05 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $911,082
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,466,293
Total Contributions $2,377,375
   Program Service Revenue $38,124
Total Primary Revenue $2,415,499
   Other Revenue $74,474
TOTAL REVENUE $2,489,973
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,963,371
   Administrative Expenses $344,825
   Fundraising Expenses $22,004
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,330,200
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $159,773
   
Net Assets $1,143,538

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
Employment Policy and Economic Development $1,886,902 96.1%
International Policy and Development $76,217 3.9%
Health and Access Policy $252 < 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 89.50 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 82.26 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 82.60 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 83.87 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.71 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 88.94 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 89.79 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 90.79 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.92 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 72.29 two stars
2008-12 03/01/2010 79.76 two stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 76.31 two stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 77.13 two stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 67.11 one star
2004-06 09/01/2005 84.04 three stars

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

EIN 94-2911623
Name in IRS Master File WORLD INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY
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 (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
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 September, 1983
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,584 5.73% Anita Aaron Executive Dir.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
World Institute on Disability (CA) 89.50 three stars
Foundation for Defense of Democracies (DC) 89.24 three stars
The Heartland Institute (IL) 86.37 three stars
RESULTS Educational Fund (DC) 92.82 four stars
The Georgia Center for Opportunity (GA) 91.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

World Institute on Disability
3075 Adeline Street
Suite 155
Berkeley, CA 94703
tel: (510) 225-6400
fax: (510) 225-0477
EIN: 94-2911623

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Board Leadership

Carol J. Bradley
Chair

CEO

Anita Shafer Aaron
Executive Director

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