Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

  • Simi Valley, CA
  • www.reaganfoundation.org

Mission Statement

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the promotion of the legacy of Ronald Reagan and his timeless principles of individual liberty, economic opportunity, global democracy, and national pride.

Main Programs

  1. Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation programs and services
Service Areas

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National

The Ronald Reagan Foundation is located in Simi Valley, California, at the site of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
 
Although many of our programs and activities take place in and around southern California, the Reagan Foundation exists to serve all Americans who have an interest in the presidency, civics, history, and government.  Visitors to the Reagan Library come from all over the U.S. and the world, and our educational programs are available to students nationwide.

ruling year

1985

Principal Officer since 2009

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Mr. John Heubusch

Keywords

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Ronald Reagan, Museum, History, Education, Political Science, Leadership, Public Affairs, Library, Nancy Reagan, Presidential, Reagan, Air Force One

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Also Known As

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation

EIN

77-0054631

 Number

2601759699

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Museum & Museum Activities (A50)

History Museums (A54)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (B05)

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?

Overview

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In the past year, the Reagan Foundation:
Through the Reagan Center for Public Affairs, hosted a series of Reagan Forum speakers, including former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan; former governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; former Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff; and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice;
Also through the Center for Public Affairs, inaugurated a new speakers series, Perspectives on Leadership, featuring Fox News host Bill O'Reilly as the inaugural speaker;
Presented special temporary museum exhibits for the public, including the displaying of one of the four original surviving editions of Magna Carta and a tribute to American Heroes;
Co-hosted with the Heritage Foundation a day-long conference commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall;
Led the effort to pass legislation, signed into law by President Obama, establishing the Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission; and
Provided support for the installation of a statue of President Reagan in the United States Capitol.
This year, The Reagan Foundation prepares for the Centennial of Ronald Reagan's birth on February 6, 2011.  To prepare for the Centennial, the Reagan Foundation is planning a series of Centennial Celebration events across the United States.  The cornerstone of the Reagan Centennial is the renovation of the Reagan Presidential Museum.  Over 26,000 square feet of museum space will be completed renovated with updated galleries and exhibits.  Ribbon-cutting for the new Reagan Museum will take place on February 5, 2011, one day before the Centennial.

Programs

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

Program 1

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation programs and services

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation sustains The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Air Force One Pavilion, the Center for Public Affairs, and the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Presidential Learning Center. The Museum and Air Force One Pavilion together are experienced by approximately a half a million visitors per year. The Air Force One Pavilion is a 90,000-square-foot addition to the Reagan Library that showcases the 707 jetliner used by seven presidents, including Ronald Reagan. The Reagan Library, operated by the National Archives and Records Administration houses over 60 million pages of Gubernatorial, Presidential and personal papers, an extraordinary collection of photographs and film, and over 60,000 gifts and artifacts chronicling the lives of Ronald and Nancy Reagan. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library campus now also serves as the final resting place of America's 40th President.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Budget

$20,121,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

The Ronald Reagan Foundation is located in Simi Valley, California, at the site of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
 
Although many of our programs and activities take place in and around southern California, the Reagan Foundation exists to serve all Americans who have an interest in the presidency, civics, history, and government.  Visitors to the Reagan Library come from all over the U.S. and the world, and our educational programs are available to students nationwide.

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THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. John Heubusch

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Frederick Ryan

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