EIN 47-4464400

Washington Center for Equitable Growth

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The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is a non-profit research and grantmaking organization dedicated to advancing evidence-backed ideas and policies that promote strong, stable, and broad-based economic growth.
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Program areas at Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Grants and research: Equitable Growth's grants and research programs aim to improve our understanding of inequality and Growth by supporting new research and bringing scholars together to share their work.
Brand and reputation: Equitable Growth's team works to build a stronger bridge between academics and policymakers to help ensure that research on inequality and Growth is credible, relevant, accessible, and informative to the policymaking process.
Knitting Equitable Growth's narrative: Equitable Growth's team elevates new research and policy-relevant analysis by investing and engaging in robust outreach to ensure new findings are discussed prominently in academic and policy circles in Washington and around the country.

Grants made by Washington Center for Equitable Growth

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Rector and Visitors of the University of VirginiaOff-Cycle Grant -public Policy and Opioid Drug Abuse: Investigating the Effects of Paid Family and Medical Leave and Medicaid$135,700
Columbia UniversityResearch -understanding the Effects of California's Paid Family and Medical Leave Law on Inequity in Labor Market Outcomes for Older Adults$90,100
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)Research -scheduling Strategies for Warehouse Work$80,000
...and 17 more grants made

Who funds Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Sandler FoundationGeneral Support$3,000,000
The Ford FoundationGeneral Support and Core Support for Institutional Strengthening$1,275,000
The JPB FoundationGeneral Operating Support$500,000
...and 8 more grants received

Personnel at Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Gregory LeisersonDirector of Tax Policy and Chief Economist$139,773
Heather BousheyExecutive Director and Chief Economist$200,918
Ed PaisleyExecutive Director / Managing Director
Katie BanksDirector of Finance and Administration
Barry ToivCommunications Director$141,444
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for Washington Center for Equitable Growth

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$9,842,242
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$27,008
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$16,107
Net rental income$34,624
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$5,210
Total revenues$9,925,191

Form 990s for Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-03-01990View PDF
2018-122020-01-29990View PDF
2017-122018-11-15990View PDF
2016-122018-10-25990View PDF
2016-122018-10-16990View PDF
...and 2 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 9, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
March 30, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $8,212 from Russell Sage Foundation
September 24, 2021
Received grants
Identified 10 new grant, including a grant for $3,000,000 from Sandler Foundation
September 20, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
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General information
1156 15th St NW No 700
Washington, DC 20005
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
District of Columbia, DC
Website URL
(202) 545-6002
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IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
V20: Social Science Research Institutes, Services
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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