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National Governors Association (NGA)

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

NGA is a public sector improvement organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1974. As of 2019 they had $19 million in revenue and $27 million in assets.

National Governors Association's mission is to provide tailored technical assistance for challenges facing the states, identity and share best practices, and serve as an information clearing house of Gubernatorial initiatives.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: National Governors Association Center For Best Practices.

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Program areas at NGA

Education division during fy19, the education division provided information, research, policy analysis, and technical assistance such as large scale and small scale convenings on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staff, including trends in state policies in areas of early care and education, k-12 education, and postsecondary education. Specific accomplishments included: rapid response and technical assistance through the governor'Governors's response team on the following topics: -school safety -special education -charter schools -social and emotional learning -universal home visiting -early childhood workforce development and support -early care and education governance structures -school finance and school funding formulas -human capital, teacher licensure, and school leadership -high-quality prek (including for rural locations) -education policy advisor and governor role -student achievement -computer science -federal legislation (essa and perkins) -accountability -wraparound services (including student hunger) -work-based learning -housing (teacher housing and affordable housing) -early college credit programs -postsecondary wrap around services (specific) webinars: ...

Health division during fy 2019, the health division provided information, research, policy analysis, and technical assistance, to states on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staffs in the six core focus areas of: (1) health systems transformation (2) innovation in the delivery and financing of medicaid services and innovations in private health insurance coverage (3) addressing states' health care workforce needs (4) public health, including maternal and child health and opioid addiction (5) health care data and analytics and (6) behavioral health and social determinants of health, including strategies to improve the health of high cost patients and reduce the cost of caring for them. Specific accomplishments included: -technical assistance, projects and retreats -addressing infectious diseases associated with the opioid crisis -addressing maternal opioid use disorder to prevent and reduce the effects of neonatal abstinence syndrome -addressing the whole child: building cross-sector collaborations to support child health and ...

Economic opportunity division accomplishments during fy 2019, the economic opportunity division provided information, research, policy analysis and technical assistance on key issues relevant to Governors and their senior staff related to economic development, human services, postsecondary education and workforce development. This included: scaling participation in work-based learning and apprenticeship programs and strategies to reduce barriers to licensure; strategies to improve the safety of children and youth in the child welfare system and two-generation state strategies for addressing family and community poverty; promoting access to capital, fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in states and helping rural areas prosper through creative sector initiatives. Specific accomplishments included: the eo division delivered a variety of focused projects and technical assistance across the division's four program areas: economic development: -supported Governors' economic policy advisors through information sharing, research and technical assistance. -completed project to educate economic policy advisors on entrepreneurship. Ocompleted project on contribution of the ...

Form 990s for NGA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Sep 10, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Dec 7, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Sep 21, 2017990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NGA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,871,944
Program services$522,954
Investment income and dividends$381,981
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$224,867
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$20,741
Total revenues$19,022,487

Vendors for NGA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-09-09
██████ ███ ██████████ ██Tax accounting2020-06-12
███ ███ ███Audit accounting2020-02-05
████ █████████ ████████ ███Accounting$476,3422019-06-01
██████ ██████ █████ ███Fin Consultant$451,4582019-06-01
█ █ ████████ ███MKGT Consultant$499,7962019-06-01
█████ ██████ █████████ ███Consultant$305,6622019-06-01
████████ ████████████ ████████Staffing$395,3122019-06-01

Personnel at NGA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Scott PattisonExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer$639,834June 30, 2019
Leanne WilsonChief Operating Officer-Oct. 3, 2020
█████ ████Chief Financial Officer-Oct. 3, 2020
█████ ████████Interim Executive Director and Chief of Staff$275,427July 17, 2019
████ ████████Chief Development Officer-Oct. 3, 2020
████ ███████ ██████Chief Human Capital and Administrative Officer / Director-July 17, 2019
████ ███████Executive Director-Oct. 3, 2020
████ ████████Legislative Director, Natural Resources Committee-Dec. 20, 2018
████ ████████Legislative Director , Natural Resources Committee-Oct. 3, 2020
███████ █████Legislative Director, Health and Human Services Committee-Oct. 3, 2020
...and 47 more key personnel

Peer public sector reform and improvement organizations

1Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)501(c)(3)$20 millionWashington, DC
2Tesseract Research Center501(c)(3)$26 millionWashington, DC
3The Israel Project (TIP)501(c)(3)$4.8 millionWashington, DC
42040 Foundation501(c)(3)$5.3 millionCharlotte, NC
5Cato Institute501(c)(3)$30 millionWashington, DC
6Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments501(c)(3)$44 millionWashington, DC
7Prosperity Now501(c)(3)$12 millionWashington, DC
8Project on Government Oversight (POGO)501(c)(3)$5.9 millionWashington, DC
9FreedomWorks Foundation501(c)(3)$7.1 millionWashington, DC
10Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)501(c)(3)$5.4 millionWashington, DC
11Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionWashington, DC
12Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments501(c)(3)$6.9 millionWashington, DC
13State Policy Network (SPN)501(c)(3)$16 millionArlington, VA
14American Public Human Services Association501(c)(3)$9.4 millionArlington, VA
15Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)501(c)(3)$13 millionSan Francisco, CA
16The Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives (CF)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionHarrisburg, PA
17Code for America501(c)(3)$15 millionSan Francisco, CA
18California Council on Sci and Technology501(c)(3)$5.6 millionSacramento, CA
19Fraser Institute501(c)(3)$9.8 millionCanada,
20Local Government Commission501(c)(3)$7.5 millionSacramento, CA
21International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)501(c)(3)$54 millionArlington, VA
22American Bridge 21ST Century Foundation501(c)(4)$8.3 millionWashington, DC
23Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD)501(c)(3)$9.9 millionWashington, DC
24350 Org501(c)(3)$19 millionWashington, DC
25International Republican Institute (IRI)501(c)(3)$76 millionWashington, DC