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Clayton Christensen Institute

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The Clayton Christensen Institute is nonpartisan think tank dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation. Work to shape and elevate the conversation surrounding these issues through rigorous research and public outreach.
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Innosight Institute
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Program areas at Clayton Christensen Institute

The Education Research team's mission is to apply theories of disruptive innovation to produce research and recommendations that help transform education systems from their current monolithic, factory-model designs into student-centric systems that allow every learner to realize his or her fullest human potential. The education team publishes or collaborates on research papers, white papers, and case studies. Its staff delivers speeches, presentations, and testimonies; authors blogs and contributed articles published in various news outlets and journals; and is interviewed by various media to educate the public about its research findings. It also maintains its social media channels to further disseminates its research findings to various audiences.
The Institute's Healthcare Research team's mission is to apply the theories of disruptive innovation to identify and promote solutions to the problems confronting healthcare in the United States. The emerging research team's mission is to identify other sectors to apply the theories of disruptive innovation and to develop those into fields of research for the Institute.
The Global Prosperity Research team's mission is to facilitate and accelerate economic development across the globe by changing the broken conversation about how to alleviate poverty and to provide an actionable framework for generating prosperity. Its research has uncovered that a specific type of innovation, Market-Creating Innovation, creates a domino effect of sustainable economic development. The team aims to provide stakeholders with the tools they need to find, build, and scall these powerful innovations across the globe. Team members disseminate their work through various channels, including books, research papers, blogs, videos, and conferences.
The Institute's Executive Education program is designed to train participants in the theory of disruptive innovation and related business theories and to help students apply these theories in real word situations. The Institute's External Relations team works with the Institute's researchers across all research areas, assisting them with planning and structuring research projects; editing and publishing articles, blogs, papers, and other publications; and ensuring that the Institute's works receives maximum exposure in various media and social media outlets.

Who funds Clayton Christensen Institute

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$202,200
Schultz Family FoundationFurther Charitable Goals$100,000
Fremont StreetConduct Research Study$30,000
...and 3 more grants received

Personnel at Clayton Christensen Institute

Ann ChristensenPresident$285,302
Ruth HarttChief of Staff To the President$115,650
John M RileyVice President - Finance and Human Resources$219,330
Hayden HillVice President External Relations
Everett PoissonVice President - Development / Vice President Development$191,552
...and 16 more key personnel

Financials for Clayton Christensen Institute

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,703,624
Program services$169,317
Investment income and dividends$6,694
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,879,635

Form 990s for Clayton Christensen Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-14990View PDF
2021-122022-11-15990View PDF
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2017-122019-03-11990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s

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Data update history
January 24, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
January 17, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 3, 2024
Used new vendors
Identified 4 new vendors, including , , , and
August 21, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $25,000 from The Smith Family Foundation
July 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
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General information
49 Winter St
Natick, MA 01760
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Middlesex County, MA
Website URL
(650) 887-0788
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
V20: Social Science Research Institutes, Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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