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Obama Foundation

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Obama Foundation is a international development organization based in Chicago, IL that was founded in 2014. As of 2019 they had $164 million in revenue and $355 million in assets.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: The Barack Obama Foundation.

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Program areas at Obama Foundation

In 2018 the foundation launched several new initiatives in service of its mission to inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world. Our 2018 programming focused on giving the next generation of leaders and citizens the tools they need to create positive change in their communities.scholars: we announced our obama foundation scholars program in 2018, which supports rising leaders around the world via a one-year residential program. Their experience brings together academic, skills-based, and hands-on learning to empower individuals with a proven commitment to service with the tools they need to make their efforts more effective, to identify innovative solutions to complex global problems, and promote change through values-based leadership. In our inaugural year, 25 scholars at the harris school of public policy at the university of chicago began pursuing a master's degree in international development and policy. At columbia university, 12 scholars started working with columbia's professors and ...

Form 990s for Obama Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Aug 9, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 7, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 27, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jul 29, 2015990View PDF

Financials for Obama Foundation

Total grants, contributions, etc.$163,949,264
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$648,749
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$52,521
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$23,775
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$164,674,309

Vendors for Obama Foundation

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2020-06-18
████████ ███ ███Tax accounting2019-08-09
██████ ██Production Services$2,597,4342018-12-01
██████ ███ ███Project Management$1,325,4842018-12-01
█████ ████ ███████ ████████ ███Project Management$2,081,3522018-12-01
███████ ███Planning of Future Soliciation Activity$156,0002018-12-01
██████ ██████ ███Legal Services$1,825,9902018-12-01
███ ████████ █████Planning of Future Soliciation Activity$156,0002018-12-01
...and four more vendors

Personnel at Obama Foundation

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Michael SacksChief Executive Officer$0Jan. 8, 2019
Ralph LeslieChief Financial Officer$328,668Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █████Chief Digital Officer$436,632Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Chief Development Officer$290,978Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███████Chief Program Officer$399,166Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ███████████Chief Engagement Officer$272,001Dec. 31, 2018
██████████ ██████Chief International Officer$269,292Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Director of Museum$201,556Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Director of Real Estate$230,745Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████General Counsel$354,689Dec. 31, 2018
...and 11 more key personnel

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