Non-profit

Niskanen Center For Public Policy

Website:

niskanencenter.org

Location:

WASHINGTON, DC

Tax ID:

47-4946572

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(4)

Formation:

February 2016

Type:

Environmentalist Lobbying Group

President:

Jerry Taylor

The Niskanen Center For Public Policy is the lobbying arm of the right-leaning Niskanen Center, an environmentalist think tank created in 2016.

Leadership

According to its 2017 IRS filing (Form 990), the Niskanen Center for Public Policy reported three unpaid board members, all of whom are listed as officers of the organization. [1]

Jerry Taylor is president of both the Niskanen Center for Public Policy and its 501(c)(3) think tank arm, the Niskanen Center.

Joseph Coon is vice president of the Niskanen Center for Public Policy.

Alan Dye is board treasurer of the Niskanen Center for Public Policy.

Funding

In 2017, the Niskanen Center for Public Policy reported $610,000 in total revenues, $25,667 in expenditures, and $584,333 in net assets. [2]

According to a 2019 donation history document on Niskanen Center’s website, the Center for Public Policy reported three grants from funding groups on the political Left for advocacy: [3]

Additionally, the left-wing Environmental Defense Action Fund reported a $10,000 grant to the Niskanen Center for Public Policy in 2015. [4]

Documents

Niskanen Center for Public Policy’s tax-exempt determination later from the IRS is available here.

Niskanen Center for Public Policy’s 2017 Form 990 IRS filing is available here.

References

  1. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Niskanen Center for Public Policy. 2017. Available: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2019/05/Niskanen-Center-for-Public-Policy-2017-Form-990.pdf ^
  2. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Niskanen Center for Public Policy. 2017. Schedule A, Part I. Lines 12, 18, 22. Available: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2019/05/Niskanen-Center-for-Public-Policy-2017-Form-990.pdf ^
  3. “Niskanen Center for Public Policy: Donation History.” Niskanen Center. Accessed May 6, 2019. Original URL: https://niskanencenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Niskanen-Center-donation-history-March-2019-3.pdf. Available here: https://www.influencewatch.org/app/uploads/2019/05/Niskanen-Center-2019-Donations.pdf ^
  4. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). Environmental Defense Action Fund. 2015. Schedule I, Part II (Grants…). ^

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Jerry Taylor
    President

Associated Organizations

  1. Niskanen Center (Non-profit)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: February 1, 2016

  • Available Filings

    No filings available.

    Niskanen Center For Public Policy

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