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Ideas42 is a social science institute based in New York, NY that was founded in 2010. As of 2019 they had $19 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

Behavioral Ideas Lab, Inc., also known as Ideas42, is organized and operated to advance Behavioral science and to improve the effectiveness of public and private sector policies and programs in the united states and abroad.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Behavioral Ideas Lab.

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Program areas at Ideas42

Ideas42 is: educating leaders and decision makers in government, business, philanthropy and the non-profit sector, in the power of Behavioral science thinking and how to apply it in the real world for social good; assisting partners in applying Behavioral science to create innovative solutions which improve existing programs, policies, or products that have a social good objective; and using Behavioral insights to invent new products, ventures, or programs that have a social good objective.

Form 990s for Ideas42

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 6, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 19, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Ideas42

Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,437,537
Program services$1,211,516
Investment income and dividends$53,646
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,529
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$19,706,228

Vendors for Ideas42

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-02-29
██████ █████████ ███ ████████Tax accounting2019-09-13
██████ ███Software2018-04-29

Personnel at Ideas42

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Molly Hill PattenChief Operating Officer$40,960Dec. 31, 2018
Scott StinsonChief of Staff-May 31, 2018
████ ██████Vice President-July 5, 2020
██████ ████████Vice President of Applied Research and Evaluation-July 5, 2020
███████ █████Vice President-July 5, 2020
██████ ████████Managing Director$172,790July 5, 2020
████ ██████Executive Director$201,706July 5, 2020
██████ ██████Managing Director$26,438July 5, 2020
████ ████Director of Finance and Administration$132,878Sept. 13, 2019
█████ ███████Director of Communications$126,080Dec. 31, 2018
...and nine more key personnel

Peer social science organizations

1Council for a Strong America501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
2Tax Foundation501(c)(3)$5.3 millionWashington, DC
3The Reason Foundation501(c)(3)$13 millionLos Angeles, CA
4National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)501(c)(3)$5.2 millionSeattle, WA
5James B Hunt JR Institute for Educational Leadership and Policy Foundation501(c)(3)$5.0 millionDurham, NC
6Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy501(c)(3)$5.2 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Economic Opportunity Institute501(c)(3)$5.7 millionSeattle, WA
8Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionCambridge, MA
9Catalyst501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
10Social Science Research Council (SSRC)501(c)(3)$21 millionBrooklyn, NY
11JUST Capital Foundation501(c)(3)$7.3 millionNew York, NY
12Data & Society Research Institute501(c)(3)$7.1 millionNew York, NY
13Ithaka501(c)(3)$94 millionNew York, NY
14Roosevelt Institute501(c)(3)$10 millionNew York, NY
15Public Agenda501(c)(3)$5.5 millionBrooklyn, NY
16American Productivity and Quality Center501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
17The Chicago Council on Global Affairs501(c)(3)$24 millionChicago, IL
18Center for Open Science501(c)(3)$5.7 millionCharlottesville, VA
19Center for Global Development (CGD)501(c)(3)$15 millionWashington, DC
20Pew Research Center501(c)(3)$46 millionWashington, DC
21Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)501(c)(3)$11 millionWashington, DC
22Numbersusa Education and Research Foundation501(c)(3)$6.7 millionArlington, VA
23Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI)501(c)(3)$9.8 millionBoston, MA
24Frameworks Institute501(c)(3)$5.8 millionWashington, DC
25American Enterprise Institute501(c)(3)$51 millionWashington, DC