WINNING THE ISSUES

Address
101 CONSTITUTION AVE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20001
Contact
Website: http://www.winningtheissues.org
Phone: +1 (202) 742-4580
Nonprofit
EIN: 81-0858246

Mission

The mission of Winning the Issues is to promote social welfare by educating decision makers on what issues are most important to Americans, what messages they are hearing on those issues, and what communications are most effective.
 20172016
Basic features of the organization
Subsection code04
PF filing required0 
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $0.00
Number of employees 0
Number of people compensated >$100k 0
Number of volunteers 3
Number of highly compensated contractors 2
Personnel
Boyles, Bret
TitleSECY/TREASSECY/TREAS
Name of key/compensated personBRET BOYLESBRET BOYLES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Current officer True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00
Lott, Trent
TitlePresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated personTRENT LOTTTRENT LOTT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Current officer True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00
Walker, Robert
TitleDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personROBERT S WALKERROBERT S WALKER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 0.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities In 2016, the organization conducted focus groups and surveys of American citizens on important issues and made this research publicly available online.
Primary exempt purposeThe mission of Winning the Issues is to promote social welfare by educating decision makers on what issues are most important to Americans, what messages they are hearing on those issues, and what communications are most effective. 
Program service expenses, total$40,000.00$374,000.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
The mission of Winning the Issues is to promote social welfare by educating decision makers on what issues are most important to Americans, what messages they are hearing on those issues, and what communications are most effective. In 2016, the organization conducted focus groups and surveys of American citizens on important issues and made this research publicly available online.
Program expenses $374,000.00
Program description The mission of Winning the Issues is to promote social welfare by educating decision makers on what issues are most important to Americans, what messages they are hearing on those issues, and what communications are most effective. In 2016, the organization conducted focus groups and surveys of American citizens on important issues and made this research publicly available online.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$90,000.00$394,000.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $394,000.00
Investment income, current yr $0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $394,000.00
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00
Other revenue, current yr $0.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00
Gross receipts $394,000.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions $394,000.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total) $0.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total) $0.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $0.00
Net rental income $0.00
Net income from fundraising events $0.00
Net inventory sales (total) $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $374,043.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $374,000.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $43.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $0.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total) $0.00
Legal fees (total) $0.00
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00
General management fees (total) $0.00
Investment management fees (total) $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$70,033.00$20,033.00
Total assets, beginning of year$20,033.00$76.00
Total liabilities $0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net $0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons $0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $20,033.00
Net assets$70,033.00$20,033.00
Net assets, beginning of year $76.00
Intangible assets $0.00
Other assets $0.00
Investments: other securities $0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities $0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing $20,033.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year $76.00
Investments -- program-related $0.00
Inventories for sale or use $0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses $19,957.00
Advertising (total) $0.00
Savings & temp cash investment $0.00
Accounts receivable, net $0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $0.00
Total net assets or fund balances $20,033.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization $0.00
Payment to affiliates $0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 3
Number of independent voting members 3
Cash accountingTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-062017-09-06
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.0
Filing identifier201811319349201091201701299349302700
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