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Urban Institute

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Urban Institute is a biological research center based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1968. As of 2018 they had $86 million in revenue and $179 million in assets.

The Urban Institute is nonpartisan policy research and educational organization that examines the social, economic, and governance challenges facing the nation.

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Program areas at Urban Institute

Social sciences - research and public policy analysis: the health policy center examines health care coverage, costs, access, quality, and outcomes to guide federal and state health policy. We outline the trade-offs of proposals to expand coverage, control health care costs, and reform the long-term care system, assessing the effects of different policy choices and economic scenarios. We study disparities in access to care-by race and ethnicity and socioeconomic status, across states, and between public and private insurance-identifying where gaps exist and how to close them. We study reforms in payment and health care delivery systems, shaping and assessing effects. And we document trends in quality of care and in health outcomes.

Social sciences - research and public policy analysis: the metropolitan housing and communities policy center understands how place matters in people's lives. Focusing on housing developments, neighborhoods, cities, and suburbs, we investigate the factors shaping quality of life in american communities. We evaluate the effectiveness of federal, state, and local policies that govern urban housing and the programs that use housing as a platform for change. And we assess the effect of broad demographic shifts at the local level, seeking to understand how cities can meet the needs of new residents while protecting their most vulnerable populations.

Social sciences - research and public policy analysis: the justice policy center scholars conduct research and evaluations to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. We examine the development, implementation, and impact of policing, crime prevention, and gang disruption initiatives. As america's prisons and jails face unsustainable growth and dangerous overcrowding, we are finding ways to reduce the prison population while preserving public safety. And we are assessing whether new and emerging criminal justice technologies are effective, how they are used, and what their implications are for privacy and civil liberties. We work closely with governors and mayors, state and federal policymakers, police chiefs and corrections directors, and community groups and service providers to improve public safety and find smarter ways to spend scarce criminal justice resources. Our staff conduct rigorous evaluations and in-depth data analyses-and we give context to the data through interviews with ...

Form 990s for Urban Institute

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 17, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Dec 19, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jan 21, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Urban Institute

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Net income from fundraising events$0
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Vendors for Urban Institute

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Health Management AssociatesSubcontract Consulting$7,5242020-01-17
██████████ █████████ ███Subcontract Consulting$21,3052020-01-17
███████ ████████ ███████Rent$88,7432020-01-17
████Subcontract Consulting$7282020-01-17
█████████ ████████Software2019-08-29
██████Content management system software2019-08-28
███ ███ ███Audit accounting; Accounting (including auditing)$20,6792019-08-09
█████████ ███████████Subgrant Consulting$1,868,1582017-12-01
...and 14 more vendors

Personnel at Urban Institute

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Sarah Rosen WartellPresident$432,479May 20, 2020
Bridget LowellChief Communications Officer and Vice President for Strategic Communications and Outreach$200,515May 20, 2020
█████ ███████Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer and Institute Fellow / Director of Urban Policy Initiatives-May 20, 2020
████ █████████Chief of Staff / Research Associate I-May 20, 2020
██████ ██ █████Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Administrative Officer-May 20, 2020
█████ ██████Chief Administrative / Director , Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy-May 20, 2020
████ ██ █████████Senior Vice President for Financial and Business Strategy , and Treasurer-May 20, 2020
███████ ████Vice President , Technology and Data Science and Chief Information Officer / Vice President for Information Technology$138,615May 20, 2020
███████ ██████ ██████Senior Vice President for Program Planning and Management$288,406May 20, 2020
██████ ██ ████████Vice President Controller and Assistant Treasurer / Vice President , Controller and Assistant Treasurer$180,610May 20, 2020
...and five more key personnel

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