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Third Way

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Third Way is a voter registration group based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2004. As of 2019 they had $3.2 million in revenue and $24 million in assets.

Third Way is a Washington, D.C. based public policy think tank founded in 2005. The think tank develops political and policy ideas, conducts public opinion research, and hosts an array of public events, issues briefings, etc.

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Program areas at Third Way

Please note that for this program, and for all of the organization's programs, all reports developed by Third Way are made available to the general public through its website: policy and politicsin 2018, the social policy and politics program focused on the following:1. Offering a comprehensive federal college quality agenda that shifts the focus among members of congress, the press, and other influencers from cost to value by conducting public opinion research to better understand how americans think about quality in the higher education context; and producing reports analyzing publicly-available data about student outcomes in higher education, calling attention to the need to improve them at institutions in every sector.2. Addressing threats to contentious social issues and assisting moderate policymakers in their messaging on issues like immigration, gun safety, lgbt rights, and reproductive rights, including drafting and releasing memos that explained the major supreme court cases to impact social ...

Economics program - in 2018, the economic program had a number of significant exempt purpose achievements, including:1. Understanding economic opportunity: released three foundational reports on economic opportunity across the united states. Work included analysis of how opportunity has become concentrated, a look at business growth over the last decade, and original data analysis of job quality across 204 metro areas. 2. Policies to promote economic opportunity: released a series of reports, memos, and oped pieces on how to specifically spread opportunity to more people and more places. Work touched on expanding broadband to those not connected, a new approach to raising the minimum wage, increasing the number of apprenticeships and credentials in america, and a new approach to modernizing the social safety net for dislocated workers. 3. Reforming health care: released a report on combating high drug prices and did extensive research and analysis on a new policy proposal that ...

Clean energy - in 2018, the clean energy program focused in three areas: 1. Advocating for clean energy innovation as a path to zero-carbon emissions goals via a broad inclusive agenda, meeting with leaders at ngos, department of energy staff, briefing policy makers, and developing products to help policymakers understand the local and regional opportunities clean energy provides; 2. Expanding the role for advanced nuclear in the larger climate policy arena moving the conversation by organizing the first advanced nuclear event at the clean energy ministerial, hosting our "future of nuclear" events which brought together experts outside nuclear, engaging communities and to spur technological advancement and generating a boston globe editorial to keep its nuclear plant; and3. Coordinating environmental and climate advocates to organize effort, avoid replication, and allow organizations to interact and plan together such as establishing regular dialogues between stakeholders and forming working groups to collaborate in areas ...

Form 990s for Third Way

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2017-12Jul 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 28, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Dec 28, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Third Way

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,966,860
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$122,604
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$162,889
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$3,252,353

Vendors for Third Way

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-08-13
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-08-13
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-28
█████ ███████ ███ ███████ ██Tax accounting2019-05-30
███ ██████████Consulting Services$250,0002018-12-01
██████ ████████ █████ ███Consulting Services$372,7552018-12-01
███████ ███ ██████████Fundraising Consultant$60,0002018-12-01
█████ ████ ████████Fundraising Consultant$122,0002018-12-01
...and five more vendors

Personnel at Third Way

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Brenda BetheaChief Operating Officer$138,743May 20, 2020
James KesslerExe Vice President of Policy / Senior Vice President for Policy$303,720Dec. 31, 2018
████ ███████Executive Vice President for Public Affairs @thirdwaymattb-May 20, 2020
███████ ███████ █████████ ███Exe Vice President of Public Affairs$292,134Dec. 31, 2018
████ ████████Senior Vice President , Economic Program$201,502Dec. 31, 2018
██████ █████Senior Vice President , Clean Energy$197,364Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ██████Vice President , National Security$171,682Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████ █████████ ███Past Chief Operating Officer$160,768Dec. 31, 2018
█████ █ ████████Past Vice President , Social Policy and Polit$191,727Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ████ ██ ██ ████████Leadership Dev Until Nov$516,147Dec. 31, 2018
...and six more key personnel

Peer voter registration and education organizations

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4NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice501(c)(4)$1.0 millionWashington, DC
5America Votes501(c)(4)$12 millionWashington, DC
6Common Cause501(c)(4)$8.6 millionWashington, DC
7People for the American Way (PFAW)501(c)(4)$7.0 millionWashington, DC
8Latino Victory Project501(c)(4)$1.5 millionWashington, DC
9Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA)501(c)(4)$848,813Washington, DC
10Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA)501(c)(4)$8.2 millionWashington, DC
11Organizing for Action501(c)(4)$4.7 millionWashington, DC
12Club for Growth501(c)(4)$6.7 millionWashington, DC
13Arab American Institute (AAI)501(c)(4)$1.5 millionWashington, DC
14Democracy Initiative Education Fund501(c)(3)$1.0 millionWashington, DC
15MomsRising Together501(c)(4)$3.7 millionBellevue, WA
16California League of Conservation Voters501(c)(4)$1.8 millionOakland, CA
17New Virginia Majority501(c)(4)$3.7 millionAlexandria, VA
18Retirement Security Initiative501(c)(4)$1.9 millionRoseville, CA
19North Carolina League of Conservation Voters (NCLCV)501(c)(4)$1.4 millionRaleigh, NC
20RepresentUs501(c)(4)$3.1 millionFlorence, MA
21Every Voice Center501(c)(3)$1.3 millionWashington, DC
22Iowans for Tax Relief501(c)(4)$1.4 millionMuscatine, IA
23Conservation Voters New Mexico501(c)(4)$1.1 millionSanta Fe, NM
24Maine PEOPLE'S Alliance (MPA)501(c)(4)$2.6 millionPortland, ME
25Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada Action Fund501(c)(4)$978,234Reno, NV