Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Inc

  • Lexington, KY
  • www.bipps.org

Mission Statement

Empowering Kentuckians to secure their liberty.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. Prosperity
  3. Legalize School Choice
  4. Transparency
  5. Energy

ruling year

2004

President

Self-reported

Mr. Jim Waters

Keywords

Self-reported

Liberty, free markets, prosperity, Collaboration, Transparency, Kentucky, Wiki, Education, Lousiville, Government watch dog, Responsibility, Freedom, Frankfort, conservative, school choice

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Also Known As

BIPPS

EIN

11-3691843

Physical Address

192 N. Broadway

Lexington, KY 40507

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (A05)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The majority of the firm's policy emphasis focuses on fulfilling two generational initiatives: The Center for Growth and Prosperity The Center to Renew Public Education

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

Prosperity

Educating Kentuckians on the consequences of policies that lead to strong economic prosperity as well as those that are detrimental to economic prosperity.

Category

Research & Public Policy Analysis

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

$30,000.00

Program 3

Legalize School Choice

Educating Kentuckians on forms of school choice, specifically charters, tax credits, education savings accounts, digital learning and on public school reform and accountability efforts to achieve the best educations outcomes for the most children.

Category

Education Policy Programs

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

None

None

Budget

$30,000.00

Program 4

Transparency

Bringing transparency and accountability to all levels of government so ensure tax payers are getting good government.

Category

Research & Public Policy Analysis

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

$30,000.00

Program 5

Energy

Ensuring that Kentucky's natural resources are available for Kentuckians.

Category

Research & Public Policy Analysis

Population(s) Served

Adults

None

None

Budget

$30,000.00

Social Media

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Financials

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Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Inc
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions Inc

Leadership

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President

Mr. Jim Waters

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Tim Yessin

5th 3rd Bank, Private Client Group

Term: 2008 -

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?