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Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

IDA is a engineering or technology research center based in Alexandria, VA that was founded in 1956. As of 2018 they had $263 million in revenue and $373 million in assets.

The Institute for Defense Analyses provides independent and objective scientific and technological expertise to assist national security decision-makers address urgent and challenging issues.

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Program areas at IDA

IDA conducts Research and Development activities for the Department of Defense and other federal departments and agencies. The IDA Systems and Analyses Center assists the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands and Defense Agencies; the IDA Center for Communications and Computing assists the National Security Agency; the Science and Technology Policy Institute provides analytic support for the National Science Foundation and the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President.

Form 990s for IDA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-09Aug 13, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 23, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 19, 2016990View PDF
2014-09Sep 10, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for IDA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$247,407,850
Investment income and dividends$12,418,282
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,373,557
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$94,618
Total revenues$263,294,307

Vendors for IDA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Mercer Health and Benefits LLCInsurance agent or broker$9692019-12-31
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...and 15 more vendors

Personnel at IDA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
David S. C. ChuPresident and Trustee$572,445Aug. 28, 2019
Jean C. ConleyDirector of Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer-Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ██ █████Vice President Management / Vice President , Management$259,575Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ██ █████Vice President Programs$402,867Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ██ █████Director Operational Evaluation Division / Division Director$310,057Sept. 30, 2020
██ ████ ██████Treasurer and Director of Finance$233,620June 29, 2018
██████ ██ ████████Communications Director-Sept. 30, 2020
████████ ██ █████Director , Information Technology and Systems Division$253,406Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ██ ██████Director of Information Technology and Security, and Cio-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ██ ██████████Director, Science and Technology Policy Institute-Sept. 30, 2020
...and 23 more key personnel

Peer engineer and technology research centers

1Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RFSUNY)501(c)(3)$1.1 billionAlbany, NY
2American Type Culture Collection (ATCC)501(c)(3)$96 millionManassas, VA
3Anser501(c)(3)$73 millionFalls Church, VA
4Noblis501(c)(3)$322 millionReston, VA
5Cna Corporation501(c)(3)$123 millionArlington, VA
6University Enterprises Incorporated501(c)(3)$97 millionSacramento, CA
7Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy501(c)(3)$370 millionWashington, DC
8Southwest Research Institute501(c)(3)$591 millionSan Antonio, TX
9In-Q-Tel501(c)(3)$118 millionArlington, VA
10SRI International501(c)(3)$408 millionMenlo Park, CA
11Riverside Research501(c)(3)$97 millionNew York, NY
12University Corporation for Atmospheric Research501(c)(3)$220 millionBoulder, CO
13National Academy of Sciences501(c)(3)$298 millionWashington, DC
14Aerospace Corporation501(c)(3)$1.0 billionLos Angeles, CA
15MRIGlobal501(c)(3)$109 millionKansas City, MO
16Urban Institute501(c)(3)$89 millionWashington, DC
17Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)501(c)(3)$92 millionOak Ridge, TN
18New York University in Abu Dhabi Corporation501(c)(3)$183 millionNew York, NY
19SRC501(c)(3)$240 millionNorth Syracuse, NY
20Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization501(c)(3)$1.0 billionAustralia,
21Electric Power Research Institute501(c)(3)$421 millionPalo Alto, CA
22Universities Space Research Association501(c)(3)$160 millionColumbia, MD
23Southern Research Institute (SRI)501(c)(3)$73 millionBirmingham, AL
24Institut Pasteur501(c)(3)$342 millionFrance,
25Bar Ilan University (BIU)501(c)(3)$383 millionNew York, NY