Non-profit

Cato Institute

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Location:

WASHINGTON, DC

Tax ID:

23-7432162

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2017):

Revenue: $36,889,645
Expenses: $30,150,105
Assets: $78,534,414

The Cato Institute is an American libertarian think tank headquartered in Washington, D.C. It was founded as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974 by Ed Crane, Murray Rothbard, and Charles Koch, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the conglomerate Koch Industries.

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Will Wilkinson
    Former Research Fellow
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: March - February
  • Tax Exemption Received: March 1, 1975

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2017 Mar Form 990 $36,889,645 $30,150,105 $78,534,414 $2,819,813 N $35,507,748 $586,846 $375,223 $1,130,038
    2016 Mar Form 990 $27,869,293 $29,162,114 $71,182,786 $2,208,095 N $26,698,458 $704,032 $266,607 $1,192,590
    2015 Mar Form 990 $36,069,847 $28,246,157 $72,934,328 $2,664,359 N $34,969,047 $775,021 $83,825 $1,196,429 PDF
    2014 Mar Form 990 $28,350,110 $24,538,565 $64,520,251 $2,065,271 N $27,386,455 $661,801 $89,116 $1,349,984 PDF
    2013 Mar Form 990 $22,006,365 $26,028,845 $60,639,117 $1,907,422 N $20,782,297 $789,744 $75,050 $1,995,158 PDF
    2012 Mar Form 990 $33,097,063 $22,344,728 $67,083,178 $4,364,662 N $31,736,230 $547,548 $80,804 $1,397,127 PDF

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