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Institute for American Values Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/13/2012: Institute for American Values

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 10/17/2014: INSTITUTE FOR AMERICAN VALUES

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New York, NY
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Institute for American Values Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 06/13/2012: Institute for American Values

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 10/17/2014: INSTITUTE FOR AMERICAN VALUES

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Physical Address: New York, NY 10023 
EIN: 13-3400377
Web URL: www.americanvalues.org 
NTEE Category: V Social Science Research Institutes
V05 Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
Ruling Year: 1987 


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Mission Statement

Our mission is to study and strengthen fundamental American values. What are the values that lead to character and good citizenship, strong families, and a flourishing civil society? What are the main challenges to those values? How can we encourage and strengthen those values?

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses (IRS Form 990, March 2012)

Fiscal Year Starting: March 01, 2012
Fiscal Year Ending: February 28, 2013

Total Revenue $1,349,427
Total Expenses $2,466,396

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Leadership

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David Blankenhorn

Term:

Since Jan 1987

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Programs

Program: IAV provides research (GuideStar Exchange,
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Budget:
$1,648,248
Category:
Civil Rights, Social Action & Advocacy
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified

Program Description:

The organization addresses the breakdown in family structure and the decline in child well-being in America. IAV provides research, symposia, and publications on policies, issues, and needs which affect families in the US ($294,704). It also disseminates Institute activities and publications to policymakers, private sector leaders, the media, and the public through its publication Family Affairs ($11,730). One of IAVs recent accomplishments was the publication of "Marriage in America: A. Report to the Nation," by the Council on Families in America, an Institute project.

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