EIN 84-0990300

Independence Institute

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
20
City
Year formed
1985
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
Description
To empower individuals and to educate citizens, legislators and opinion makers about public policies that enhance personal and economic freedom.
Total revenues
$2,662,306
2020
Total expenses
$2,967,428
2020
Total assets
$3,786,992
2020
Num. employees
20
2020

Program areas at Independence Institute

Education of the public regarding public policy issues through issues analysis, publications, conferences and media.

Grants made by Independence Institute

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Coloradans for Civil LibertiesResearch$218,000
Independent ActionResearch$140,000

Who funds Independence Institute

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
NRA Foundation2nd Amendment Protection, Training, Safety, Education$268,075
Colorado Opportunity FoundationGeneral Assistance$150,000
National Philanthropic TrustPublic, Societal Benefit$112,500
...and 18 more grants received totalling $975,912

Personnel at Independence Institute

NameTitleCompensation
Jon C CaldaraPresident of Ii$170,000
Eric BroughtonChief Operating Officer
Complete ColoradoEditor in Chief
Damon SassoVice President , Operations and Creative Labs / Chief Acctg Officer$0
Ben MurreyFiscal Policy Center Director
...and 13 more key personnel

Financials for Independence Institute

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,535,340
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$59,792
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-115
Net income from fundraising events$33,130
Net income from gaming activities$22,792
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$11,367
Total revenues$2,662,306

Form 990s for Independence Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-05-21990View PDF
2019-122020-11-19990View PDF
2018-122020-09-18990View PDF
2018-122019-11-07990View PDF
2017-122019-01-31990View PDF
...and 10 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 6 new grant, including a grant for $150,000 from Colorado Opportunity Foundation
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 11 new grant, including a grant for $268,075 from NRA Foundation
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
July 6, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
November 9, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 11 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsCivil rights and social justice organizationsCharities
Issues
Social sciencesEducationHuman rightsPublic policy
Characteristics
Political advocacyConducts researchLobbyingFundraising eventsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
727 E 16TH Ave
Denver, CO 80203
Metro area
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
County
Denver County, CO
Website URL
i2i.org/ 
Phone
(303) 279-6536
Facebook page
i2idotorg 
Twitter profile
@i2idotorg 
IRS details
EIN
84-0990300
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1985
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
R40: Voter Education, Registration
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Independent
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