POSTSECONDARY NATIONAL POLICY INSTITUTE

Address
1201 CONNECTICUT AVENUE NW NO 300
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
Contact
Website: https://pnpi.org/
Phone: +1 (202) 407-3172
Nonprofit
NTEE: W05 - Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
EIN: 47-4374655

Mission

PNPI PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS WHO WORK ON FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE POLICYMAKERS' KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT WORKABLE, SUSTAINABLE AND AFFORDABLE HIGHER EDUCATION SOLUTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as namePNPI
Year of formation2015
Subsection code03
PF filing required0  
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$243,655.00$216,212.00$52,422.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$192,866.00$177,020.00$46,250.00
Number of employees863
Number of people compensated >$100k110
Number of volunteers333
Number of highly compensated contractors000
Personnel
Edwards, Steven
TitlePRESIDENT OF THE BOARDPRESIDENT OF THE BOARDPRESIDENT OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated personSTEVEN EDWARDSSTEVEN EDWARDSSTEVEN EDWARDS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Espinoza, Max
TitleSECRETARY OF THE BOARDSECRETARY OF THE BOARDSECRETARY OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated personMAX ESPINOZAMAX ESPINOZAMAX ESPINOZA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Halaska, Terrell
TitleTREASURER OF THE BOARDTREASURER OF THE BOARDTREASURER OF THE BOARD
Name of key/compensated personTERRELL HALASKATERRELL HALASKATERRELL HALASKA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.501.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
McGuire, Maryellen
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personMARYELLEN MCGUIREMARYELLEN MCGUIREMARYELLEN MCGUIRE
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$192,866.00$177,020.00$46,250.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$26,973.00$31,212.00$6,172.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPNPI PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS WHO WORK ON FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE POLICYMAKERS' KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT WORKABLE, SUSTAINABLE AND AFFORDABLE HIGHER EDUCATION SOLUTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.PNPI PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS WHO WORK ON FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE POLICYMAKERS' KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT WORKABLE, SUSTAINABLE AND AFFORDABLE HIGHER EDUCATION SOLUTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.PNPI PROVIDES PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO FEDERAL POLICYMAKERS WHO WORK ON HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES. OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE POLICYMAKERS' KNOWLEDGE AND CAPACITY TO DEVISE AND IMPLEMENT WORKABLE, SUSTAINABLE AND AFFORDABLE HIGHER EDUCATION SOLUTIONS FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
Program service expenses, total$576,868.00$479,650.00$89,058.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PNPI HOSTED A CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING THAT PROVIDED STAFF AND INTERNS WITH A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM.
Program expenses  $7,205.00
Program description  PNPI HOSTED A CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING THAT PROVIDED STAFF AND INTERNS WITH A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL PELL GRANT PROGRAM.
PNPI HOSTED A FEDERAL STUDENT AID BOOT CAMP FOR PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS: INDIVIDUALS WHO HOPE TO SOMEDAY WORK IN THE FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION SPACE. THIS EVENT PROVIDED PARTICIPANTS WITH AN OVERVIEW OF HOW THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION SYSTEM WORKS AND PROVIDED AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTICIPANTS TO NETWORK WITH PROFESSIONALS CURRENTLY IN THE FIELD.
Program expenses$188,279.00$122,945.00 
Program descriptionPNPI HOSTED A FEDERAL STUDENT AID BOOT CAMP FOR PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS: INDIVIDUALS WHO HOPE TO SOMEDAY WORK IN THE FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION SPACE. THIS EVENT PROVIDED PARTICIPANTS WITH AN OVERVIEW OF HOW THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION SYSTEM WORKS AND PROVIDED AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTICIPANTS TO NETWORK WITH PROFESSIONALS CURRENTLY IN THE FIELD.PNPI HOSTED A FEDERAL STUDENT AID BOOT CAMP FOR PROSPECTIVE POLICYMAKERS: INDIVIDUALS WHO HOPE TO SOMEDAY WORK IN THE FEDERAL HIGHER EDUCATION SPACE. THIS EVENT PROVIDED PARTICIPANTS WITH AN OVERVIEW OF HOW FEDERAL STUDENT AID WORKS AND PROVIDED AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PARTICIPANTS TO NETWORK WITH PROFESSIONALS CURRENTLY IN THE FIELD. 
PNPI HOSTED A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR FOR SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FOCUSED ON TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (TCUS) AND ASIAN AMERICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN, PACIFIC ISLANDER SERVING INSTITUTIONS (AANAPISIS). THE SEMINAR PROVIDED CONGRESSIONAL STAFF WITH AN OVERVIEW OF THE STUDENTS THESE INSTITUTIONS SERVE AND THE IMPACT THESE INSTITUTIONS HAVE ON STUDENT SUCCESS.
Program expenses  $39,549.00
Program description  PNPI HOSTED A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR FOR SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FOCUSED ON TRIBAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (TCUS) AND ASIAN AMERICAN, NATIVE AMERICAN, PACIFIC ISLANDER SERVING INSTITUTIONS (AANAPISIS). THE SEMINAR PROVIDED CONGRESSIONAL STAFF WITH AN OVERVIEW OF THE STUDENTS THESE INSTITUTIONS SERVE AND THE IMPACT THESE INSTITUTIONS HAVE ON STUDENT SUCCESS.
PNPI HOSTED THREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS AND THREE BRIEFINGS FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF. ONE SEMINAR FOCUSED ON HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION, ONE FOCUSED ON FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN SERVICING, AND ONE PROVIDED AN OVERVIEW OF COLLEGE COST, COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION, AND ACCREDITATION. HILL BRIEFINGS FOCUSED ON LOAN SERVICING, ACCREDITATION, AND FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE GOERS.
Program expenses $241,811.00 
Program description PNPI HOSTED THREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS AND THREE BRIEFINGS FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF. ONE SEMINAR FOCUSED ON HIGHER EDUCATION ACCREDITATION, ONE FOCUSED ON FEDERAL STUDENT LOAN SERVICING, AND ONE PROVIDED AN OVERVIEW OF COLLEGE COST, COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION, AND ACCREDITATION. HILL BRIEFINGS FOCUSED ON LOAN SERVICING, ACCREDITATION, AND FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE GOERS. 
PNPI HOSTED THREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS AND THREE BRIEFINGS FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF. TWO SEMINARS FOCUSED ON POSTSECONDARY DATA, AND ONE PROVIDED AN OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL STUDENT AID SYSTEM. HILL BRIEFINGS FOCUSED ON STUDENT LOAN DEBT, THE FEDERAL BUDGET PROCESS, AND POSTSECONDARY DATA.
Program expenses$313,989.00  
Program descriptionPNPI HOSTED THREE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINARS AND THREE BRIEFINGS FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF. TWO SEMINARS FOCUSED ON POSTSECONDARY DATA, AND ONE PROVIDED AN OVERVIEW OF THE FEDERAL STUDENT AID SYSTEM. HILL BRIEFINGS FOCUSED ON STUDENT LOAN DEBT, THE FEDERAL BUDGET PROCESS, AND POSTSECONDARY DATA.  
PNPI PUBLISHED SUMMARIES OF POSTSECONDARY RESEARCH AND POLICY REPORTS, ISSUE PRIMERS ON A FULL RANGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION TOPICS AND POSTSECONDARY FACTSHEETS FOCUSED ON OUR NATION'S DIVERSE STUDENT BODY. THE GOAL OF OUR PUBLICATIONS IS TO INCREASE OUR READERS' KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES.
Program expenses  $29,081.00
Program description  PNPI PUBLISHED SUMMARIES OF POSTSECONDARY RESEARCH AND POLICY REPORTS, ISSUE PRIMERS ON A FULL RANGE OF HIGHER EDUCATION TOPICS AND POSTSECONDARY FACTSHEETS FOCUSED ON OUR NATION'S DIVERSE STUDENT BODY. THE GOAL OF OUR PUBLICATIONS IS TO INCREASE OUR READERS' KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF HIGHER EDUCATION ISSUES.
PNPI SPONSORED A SUMMER SCHOLAR INTERN PROGRAM FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS WITH DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED. TWO SUMMER SCHOLARS WERE PROVIDED WITH ACCOMMODATIONS, TRANSPORTATION, AND AN INITIAL MOVING IN STIPEND. THEY WERE ALSO PAID FOR THEIR WORK.
Program expenses$46,857.00$65,143.00 
Program descriptionPNPI SPONSORED A SUMMER SCHOLAR INTERN PROGRAM FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS WITH DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED. TWO SUMMER SCHOLARS WERE PROVIDED WITH ACCOMMODATIONS, TRANSPORTATION, AND AN INITIAL MOVING IN STIPEND. THEY WERE ALSO PAID FOR THEIR WORK.PNPI SPONSORED A SUMMER SCHOLAR INTERN PROGRAM FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS WITH DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEED. TWO SUMMER SCHOLARS WERE PROVIDED WITH ACCOMMODATIONS, TRANSPORTATION, AND AN INITIAL MOVING IN STIPEND. THEY WERE ALSO PAID FOR THEIR WORK. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,509,064.00$20,106.00$1,351,137.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,497,784.00$20,106.00$1,351,137.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,497,784.00$20,106.00$1,351,137.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$11,280.00 $0.00
Gross receipts$1,509,064.00$20,106.00$1,351,137.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$1,497,784.00$20,106.00$1,351,137.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income  $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$798,526.00$616,953.00$117,718.00
Total functional expenses: program service $576,868.00$479,650.00$89,058.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$206,242.00$132,216.00$28,660.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$15,416.00$5,087.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$89,790.00$49,391.00$14,000.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,430,632.00$710,396.00$1,285,083.00
Total assets, beginning of year$710,396.00$1,285,083.00 
Total liabilities$83,522.00$73,824.00$51,664.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$73,824.00$51,664.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$636,595.00 $430,779.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $0.00$1,233,419.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$1,347,110.00$636,572.00 
Net assets$1,347,110.00$636,572.00$1,233,419.00
Net assets, beginning of year$636,572.00$1,233,419.00 
Other liabilities$250.00$65,584.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$792,702.00$710,396.00$854,304.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$710,396.00$854,304.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$710,538.00-$596,847.00$1,233,419.00
Advertising (total) $288.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,335.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$83,272.00$8,240.00$51,664.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,347,110.00$636,572.00$1,233,419.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members333
Number of independent voting members333
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-06-17
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990
Reason for form submission
First filing  True
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-072018-01-262017-02-22
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201841219349301209201703039349300900201613099349300411
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