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The Brookings Institution

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

The Brookings Institution is a social science institute based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1939. As of 2018 they had $96 million in revenue and $531 million in assets.

The brookings institution (brookings) is a private, non-profit, independent public policy research organization. Brookings's mission is to conduct high-quality independent research and, based on that research, to advance innovative, practical recommen...

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Program areas at The Brookings Institution

Foreign policy studies:the foreign policy program at brookings has been at the forefront of charting the dynamic interactions between geopolitical actors and systemic changes taking place within the international order. The program undertakes a range of research, publishing, and convening activities to help policymakers and the public better understand the implications of a changing order. The expertise of brookings foreign policy scholars has never been in higher demand. Since the beginning of 2018, fp scholars from across our six research centers have been sought after for their penetrating analysis and nonpartisan perspective. Fp scholars have testified before congress on matters ranging from energy security and arms control, to china and syria. They have also written or contributed to articles in every major news outlet in the united states and 20 other countries, including the new york times, wall street journal, Washington post, usa today, politico, la times, huffington post, time, ...

Global economy and development:the global economy and development program examines the opportunities and challenges presented by globalization, which continues to be a central concern for international policymakers, business leaders, the media and civil society. Global economy and development experts address the issues surrounding globalization within two key areas: strengthening the drivers of sustainable growth and leaving no one behind. In the past year, global experts have provided analysis and recommendations to foster global economic cooperation, improve pathways out of poverty, and help deal with the technological transformation of the world economy, with a special focus on productivity, education, new skills, inclusiveness, and sustainability. In addition to publishing numerous works of scholarship in fy 2018, global economy and development held numerous events open to the general public.

Economic studies:the economic studies program analyzes current and emerging economic policy issues in the united states and worldwide. Its research aims to increase the public's understanding of how the economy works and what can be done to make it work better. In the past year, economic studies experts examined the state of the u.s. economy and commented on such diverse issues as the labor market and job creation, the u.s. health care system, tax reform, federal budget deficits and the rising national debt, regulatory policy, fiscal and monetary policy, and the role of education and opportunity in economic mobility. Economic studies also produces the brookings papers on economic activity, the leading source of policy-oriented, empirical research on macroeconomics. In addition to publishing numerous works of scholarship in fy2018, economic studies held over 28 events both public and private, and scholars also spoke at 199 external events, wrote 567 op-eds and ...

Form 990s for The Brookings Institution

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-06Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Jun 14, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-06Jul 14, 2016990View PDF
2014-06Feb 18, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Brookings Institution

Total grants, contributions, etc.$65,378,153
Program services$555,991
Investment income and dividends$3,744,717
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$358,333
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$23,113,560
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,117,505
Miscellaneous revenues$2,618,673
Total revenues$96,886,932

Vendors for The Brookings Institution

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
HubSpotMarketing software; CRM software; Content management system software2020-02-21
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█████████Content management system software2020-02-20
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█████████ ███Global Management Consulting and Technology Service$1,004,3522018-06-01
██████ ████████████ ████████ ███Temp Staffing$848,1302018-06-01
███ ██████ ███It Computer Hardware Software and Maintenance$1,524,0812018-06-01
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...and 13 more vendors

Personnel at The Brookings Institution

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ona Alston DosunmuSecretary Eff 12 and 2017 Interim Chief Operating Officer , Vice President and General Counsel$270,591June 30, 2018
Steven J BennettVice President and Chief Operating Officer , Secretary$353,461June 30, 2018
█████ ███████Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Assistant Treasurer$301,103July 18, 2019
████████ ██████Vice President and Chief of Staff-July 18, 2019
██████████ ██████Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer-July 18, 2019
█████ █████Vice President, Communications-July 18, 2019
███████ ███████Interim Vice President, Development-July 18, 2019
███ ███Vice President and Director, Metropolitan Policy Program-July 18, 2019
█████ █████Vice President and Director, Foreign Policy$297,293July 18, 2019
███████ ████Vice President and Director, Governance Studies$339,658July 18, 2019
...and 20 more key personnel

Peer social science organizations

1American Enterprise Institute501(c)(3)$61 millionWashington, DC
2The Heritage Foundation501(c)(3)$81 millionWashington, DC
3Center for Global Development (CGD)501(c)(3)$31 millionWashington, DC
4The Aspen Institute501(c)(3)$134 millionWashington, DC
5FSG501(c)(3)$27 millionBoston, MA
6American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences501(c)(3)$481 millionWashington, DC
7Pew Research Center501(c)(3)$42 millionWashington, DC
8Center on Budget and Policy Priorities501(c)(3)$33 millionWashington, DC
9Freedom House501(c)(3)$32 millionWashington, DC
10Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars501(c)(3)$25 millionWashington, DC
11Cato Institute501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
12Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)501(c)(3)$45 millionWashington, DC
13New America501(c)(3)$36 millionWashington, DC
14Atlantic Council of the United States501(c)(3)$29 millionWashington, DC
15RAND Corporation (RAND)501(c)(3)$416 millionSanta Monica, CA
16National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)501(c)(3)$44 millionCambridge, MA
17National Opinion Research Center (NORC)501(c)(3)$196 millionChicago, IL
18The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew)501(c)(3)$337 millionPhiladelphia, PA
19Ithaka501(c)(3)$94 millionNew York, NY
20The Milken Institute501(c)(3)$59 millionSanta Monica, CA
21Mercatus Center501(c)(3)$28 millionArlington, VA
22Obama Foundation501(c)(3)$164 millionChicago, IL
23Ashoka501(c)(3)$40 millionArlington, VA
24The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute501(c)(3)$40 millionSimi Valley, CA
25Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)501(c)(3)$36 millionBrooklyn, NY