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Institute for Humane Studies

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

Institute for Humane Studies is a social science institute based in Arlington, VA that was founded in 1961. As of 2019 they had $19 million in revenue and $10 million in assets.

The Institute discovers, develops, and supports students, scholars, and other intellectuals who maintain the highest standard of academic excellence and who share an interest in the principles of the classical liberal tradition.

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Program areas at Institute for Humane Studies

Student Education and Outreach Programs: The Institute's student educational programs work to inspire and educate a wide range of young people with ideas in the classical liberal intellectual tradition, encourage interested students to learn more, and identify and evaluate students who have the potential to make scholarly contributions to a free and open society. The Institute accomplishes this through intensive weekend and multi-day seminars, on-campus programs such as discussion colloquia and guest lectures co-sponsored with local faculty, and production and marketing of short educational videos.

Faculty Support Programs: The Institute's faculty-support programs work to help faculty who are engaged with ideas in the classical liberal intellectual tradition to improve the reach and effectiveness of their teaching, research, and campus activities. It accomplishes this through support for on-campus events, academic research seminars, discussion colloquia, workshops, grants, and networking at academic conferences.

Academic Talent-Development Programs: The Institute's academic talent-development programs work to develop talented graduate students who are interested in careers in academia. It accomplishes this through fellowships, grants, career development workshops, academic research seminars, and networking at academic conferences.

Form 990s for Institute for Humane Studies

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-08Aug 10, 2020990View PDF
2018-08Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-08Apr 10, 2018990View PDF
2016-08Aug 3, 2017990View PDF
2015-08Jul 20, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Institute for Humane Studies

Total grants, contributions, etc.$18,657,386
Program services$132,552
Investment income and dividends$148,719
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$179,952
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-1,600
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$5,760
Total revenues$19,122,769

Vendors for Institute for Humane Studies

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-06-25
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-25
██████████Marketing software2020-06-25
█████████Content management system software2020-06-25
██████ ███ ███████ ████Tax accounting2020-03-10
██████ ████████ ███ ██████████Direct Mail Services$567,9702019-08-01
████████ ███Construction$164,8522019-08-01
████ ██████████████Marketing and Communications Services$337,4482019-08-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Institute for Humane Studies

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Emily Chamlee-WrightPresident and Chief Executive Officer$455,719Aug. 31, 2019
Todd HathawayChief Operating Officer$236,250Aug. 31, 2019
████ ████Chief Financial Officer$82,418Aug. 10, 2020
██████ ████ ████████Executive Director$276,253Aug. 31, 2019
█████████ ██████Finance Director-March 9, 2018
██████ ██████Director of Marketing , Programs-Feb. 6, 2018
███ ████████Development Marketing Director-Feb. 6, 2018
██████ ██Senior Director , Marketing-March 9, 2018
█████ ██████Senior Director of Marketing and Communications$151,251Oct. 15, 2017
████ ██████Director of Communications , Content Strategy-Feb. 6, 2018
...and 21 more key personnel

Peer social science organizations

1United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF)501(c)(3)$6.9 millionHerndon, VA
2Center for Open Science501(c)(3)$5.7 millionCharlottesville, VA
3Mercatus Center501(c)(3)$28 millionArlington, VA
4Numbersusa Education and Research Foundation501(c)(3)$4.9 millionArlington, VA
5Middle East Institute (MEI)501(c)(3)$5.8 millionWashington, DC
6Philanthropy New York501(c)(3)$5.3 millionNew York, NY
7American Productivity and Quality Center501(c)(3)$15 millionHouston, TX
8Catalyst501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
9Council for a Strong America501(c)(3)$7.7 millionWashington, DC
10The Chicago Council on Global Affairs501(c)(3)$20 millionChicago, IL
11Tax Foundation501(c)(3)$5.3 millionWashington, DC
12JUST Capital Foundation501(c)(3)$6.4 millionNew York, NY
13National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)501(c)(3)$5.2 millionSeattle, WA
14The Heritage Foundation501(c)(3)$81 millionWashington, DC
15Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)501(c)(3)$8.9 millionWashington, DC
16The Reason Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionLos Angeles, CA
17Frameworks Institute501(c)(3)$5.0 millionWashington, DC
18American Enterprise Institute501(c)(3)$61 millionWashington, DC
19FSG501(c)(3)$27 millionBoston, MA
20Henry Ford Learning Institute (HFLI)501(c)(3)$5.8 millionDearborn, MI
21National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)501(c)(3)$40 millionCambridge, MA
22Health Research and Educational Trust of New Jersey501(c)(3)$5.1 millionPrinceton, NJ
23Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionCambridge, MA
24Ithaka501(c)(3)$94 millionNew York, NY
25The Holdsworth Center501(c)(3)$15 millionSan Antonio, TX