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The Philanthropy Roundtable

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

The Philanthropy Roundtable is a civil liberties organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1978. As of 2020 they had $9.0 million in revenue and $14 million in assets.

To foster excellence in Philanthropy, to protect philanthropic freedom, to assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent, and to help donors advance liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility in America and abroad. To assist donors in ac...

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Program areas at The Philanthropy Roundtable

Program areas: to help philanthropists structure their giving for maximum impact, The Roundtable provides donors with individualized service and opportunities for strategic collaboration through topic-focused program areas, including k-12 education reform, civic education, economic opportunity, health, philanthropic services and veterans.

Annual meeting: our annual premier gathering for hundreds of philanthropic decision makers committed to strengthening our free society and to exploring, collaborating, and solving our nation's greatest problems through meaningful Philanthropy. In 2019, 370 attendees participated in 29 sessions on various topics.

Public policy includes alliance for charitable reform and alliance for charitable excellence. The alliance for charitable reform is a project of The Philanthropy Roundtable. Its mission is to promote The rights of donors and private foundations to choose how and where to spend their charitable assets and to defend against any initiative that seeks to use The legislative or political process to weaken that right to choose. The alliance for charitable excellence is a project of The Philanthropy Roundtable. Its mission is to protect, defend, and promote philanthropic excellence so donors can invest in causes that strengthen our communities, states, and country.

Form 990s for The Philanthropy Roundtable

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Aug 11, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Jul 23, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Aug 23, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Nov 7, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for The Philanthropy Roundtable

Total grants, contributions, etc.$8,242,642
Program services$492,786
Investment income and dividends$298,512
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$53,206
Total revenues$9,087,146

Vendors for The Philanthropy Roundtable

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
RSM Us LLPTax accounting2020-08-11
█████ ███████ ███ ██████████Self Defense Lobbying and Education$395,9502019-12-01
████████ █████████████Strategic Plan and Fundraising Consulting; Fundraising Consultant$120,9782019-12-01
███████ ███████████ ███It Services$118,8972019-12-01
█████████ ████████Fundraising Consultant$36,6282019-12-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-10-04
██████████████████ ███Tax accounting2013-07-25

Personnel at The Philanthropy Roundtable

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Elise WesthoffPresident and Chief Executive Officer , Board Member$0Oct. 4, 2020
Amanda RossieVice President of Operations and Finance / Chief Operating Officer$229,000Oct. 4, 2020
███████ ███████Vice President of Marketing-Oct. 4, 2020
████████ ███████Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs$139,694Oct. 4, 2020
████ █████Vice President of Strategy-Oct. 4, 2020
█████████ █████Vice President of Programs / Senior Director , K - 12 Education Programs$180,500Oct. 4, 2020
████ ███████████Vice President , Publications / Vice President of Publications$260,000Dec. 31, 2019
██████ ███████Vice President of Philanthropic Services$142,640Oct. 4, 2020
██████ ███████Executive Director, Alliance-Oct. 4, 2020
████ ████████Director of Finance and Human Resources-Oct. 4, 2020
...and 31 more key personnel

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