Our Financials - Braver Angels

Our Financials

Funding the Movement

In everything we do, we aspire to be fully transparent, ideologically balanced, and driven by the grassroots. Our funding is no exception.

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Our Financials

Below, please find our 990 forms — the annual IRS-required “Returns of Organizations Exempt from Income Tax” — filed as Institute for American Values, as well as our audited financials and non-profit status information. These provide the most detailed reports of our yearly expenditures and sources of income.

Fiscal Year 2021
Fiscal Year 2020
Fiscal Year 2019
Non-profit Status

Our Funding

Foundation Funding Balance
Braver Angels receives meaningful support from foundations which are considered to be left-of- center (60%) and foundations considered to be right-of-center (40%). Our goal is to draw funding from foundations spanning the political spectrum in a balanced manner.
Member Funding of Operations
Braver Angels aims to be a member-supported organization with the majority of our budget covered by member contributions. In 2022, 38% of our $4.4M budget was supplied by member dues and gifts. This represented a 20% increase from 2021.
Grassroots Funding Focus
In 2022, 73% of funding directly supported grassroots programming, including our network of local alliances and debates across college campuses.
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