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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research (AEI)

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AEI is a social advocacy organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1943. As of 2017 they had $75 million in revenue and $309 million in assets.

American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research sponsors original research on the world economy, U.S. foreign policy and international security, and domestic political and social issues.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Amer Enterprise Inst For Public Policy Res.

Washington, DC
V05: Social Science Research Institutes and Public Policy Analysis

Form 990s for AEI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2017-06Mar 14, 2018990 PDF
2016-06Apr 19, 2017990 PDF
2016-06Jan 17, 2017990 PDF
2015-06Feb 3, 2016990 PDF
2014-06Dec 29, 2014990 PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for AEI


Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$0
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$0
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$61,241,666
Non-cash contributions$1,448,871
Program services$1,468,828
Investment income and dividends$812,214
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$2,044,202
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$9,500,000
Total revenues$75,066,910


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$0
Grants to individuals in USA$0
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$4,955,740
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0
Non-officer salaries and wages$19,472,869
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$1,536,619
Other employee benefits$2,177,041
Payroll taxes$1,449,051
Management fees$0
Legal fees$286,472
Accounting fees$271,729
Lobbying fees$0
Pro. fundraising fees$70,000
Investment mgmt fees$211,484
Other fee-for-service$3,688,637
Advertising and promotion$0
Office expenses$1,673,441
Information tech. expenses$0
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$6,006,285
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$578,829
All other expenses$6,451,439
Total expenses$55,822,303


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$6,720,997
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$0
Pledges and grants receivable$16,680,415
Accounts receivable$35,396
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$0
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$9,538,644
Inventories for use$6,667
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$600,370
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$2,664,991
Investments, publicly traded securities$75,696,594
Investments, other securities$196,877,931
Investments, program-related$0
Intangible assets$0
Other assets$906,799
Total assets$309,728,804


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$4,425,926
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Escrow or custodial account liability$0
Loans payable to officers and disqualified persons$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Other liabilities$913,336
Total liabilities$5,339,262

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$238,066,087
Temporarily restricted net assets$47,373,237
Permanently restricted net assets$18,950,218

Performance indicators

Total margin25%
Working capital$29,156,563
Current assets$33,582,489
Current liabilities$4,425,926
Days cash on hand43 days
Acid test liquidity ratio5.30

Vendors for AEI

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2019-03-03
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-03-03
█████████Content management system software2019-03-03
█ █████ ███ ███████ ████Tax accounting2018-01-15
██ ███████ ███Furnishing$1,509,4742017-06-01
███████████ ██████████ ███Architectural Services$462,7882017-06-01
███████ ███Office Furnishing$1,665,0752017-06-01
████ ██████Fundraising Consultant$70,0002017-06-01
...and 14 more vendors

Personnel at AEI

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Tully FriedmanChairman and Co - Chief Executive Officer of FFL Partners$0Jan. 16, 2019
█████ ███████████Editor in Chief / Scholar$180,680June 30, 2017
████ █████Assistant Vice President of Financial Reporting-March 30, 2016
█████ ███████Senior Vice President , Development and Communications$324,107June 30, 2017
████ █████Vice President , Development and Academic Programs$230,660June 30, 2017
█████ █████Vice President-April 13, 2016
███████ ██ █████Director of Digital Strategy-June 2, 2016
███████ ██████Director , Economic Policy Studies / Deputy Director of Economic Policy Studies$199,004June 30, 2017
███████ ██ █████Visiting Aei Scholar and Director of Agricultural Policy Initiative-June 2, 2016
█████ ███████Director , Research for Domestic Policy / Director , Research for Domestic Poli / Senior Fellow$224,057June 30, 2017
...and 15 more key personnel

Peer social advocacy organizations

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2Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars501(c)(3)$24 millionWashington, DC
3New America Foundation501(c)(3)$37 millionWashington, DC
4The One Campaign501(c)(3)$60 millionWashington, DC
5Results for Development (R4D)501(c)(3)$32 millionWashington, DC
6Cato Institute501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
7Center for Global Development (CGD)501(c)(3)$20 millionWashington, DC
8Atlantic Council501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
9Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
10Meridian International Center501(c)(3)$34 millionWashington, DC
11Search for Common Ground (SFCG)501(c)(3)$25 millionWashington, DC
12The Washington Center for Internships & Academic Seminars501(c)(3)$21 millionWashington, DC
13International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)501(c)(3)$78 millionWashington, DC
14Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)501(c)(3)$50 millionWashington, DC
15International Republican Institute (IRI)501(c)(3)$55 millionWashington, DC
16American Dental Education Association501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
17Hudson Institute501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
18Center for Community Change (CCC)501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
19Pact501(c)(3)$23 millionWashington, DC
20Bancroft Global Development501(c)(3)$21 millionWashington, DC
21Urban Institute501(c)(3)$91 millionWashington, DC
22National Democratic Institute for International Affairs501(c)(3)$110 millionWashington, DC
23The Brookings Institution501(c)(3)$112 millionWashington, DC
24Carnegie Endowment for International Peace501(c)(3)$46 millionWashington, DC
25Great Minds501(c)(3)$66 millionWashington, DC

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