Funding and expenditures

The staff, fellows and outside directors (all of whom are volunteer) of R Street are committed to fulfilling our mission of promoting limited, effective government and free markets through the principles of sound governance and transparency.

To review our most recent audited financial statements and organizational structure, please visit our GuideStar profile, or view our IRS Form 990 filings from 2014, 2013, and 2012. To maintain its independence, R Street accepts no government funding.

Screen Shot 2015-11-10 at 6.25.34 PMIn 2014, R Street had revenues of $2,866,498 and expenditures of $2,360,531. R Street’s donations were divided roughly equally among corporate and foundation sources, with a smaller individual giving program. No single donor was responsible for more than 15 percent of R Street’s support.

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In 2013, R Street had revenues of $2,369,480 and expenditures of $1,845,344. R Street’s donations were divided roughly equally among corporate and foundation sources, with a smaller individual giving program. No single donor was responsible for more than 15 percent of R Street’s support.

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R Street was founded on June 1, 2012 by former employees of the Heartland Institute. You can read more about that here. In 2012, R Street had revenues of $792,122 and expenditures of $505,015. No single donor was responsible for more than 18 percent of R Street’s support.

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If you’re interested in R Street’s mission and want to support us, you can call our president, Eli Lehrer, directly at (202) 525-5717 or email him at elehrer@rstreet.org. R Street is a Section 501(c)3 nonprofit and your gift may qualify as a charitable deduction for federal income-tax purposes. You may also use the button below to contribute directly through PayPal:



NOTE FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS: A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

The Florida Division of Consumer Services may be contacted online at the URL www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com or by toll-free call at 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352). The R Street Institute’s FDCS registration number is CH50616.

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