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Public Knowledge
Employer Identification Number (EIN)522336690
Name of OrganizationPublic Knowledge
Address1818 N Street Nw, Washington, DC 20036-2406
SubsectionEducational Organization
Ruling Date03/2002
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2011
Assets$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Income$1,000,000 to $4,999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$1,513,843
Amount of Income$2,031,536
Form 990 Revenue Amount$1,962,772
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other: Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis

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Amount of income in 2011: $2,031,536 (it was $2,270,024 in 2010)
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Assets in 2011: $1,513,843 (it was $1,688,004 in 2010)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2011

Functional expenses for 2011

Support schedule

Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$1,962,772
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$2,029,964
Program Service Revenue$0
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$1,412
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$0
Net loss from fundraising events$-68,764
Gross income from fundraising events$0
Less: direct expenses$68,764
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$160
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$2,049,075
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$207,579
Other salaries and wages$1,114,439
Payroll taxes$93,915
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$1,513,843
Total liabilities$124,975
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$1,388,868
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total Support$7,813,626
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$7,773,890
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$39,736
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$0
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