The Brookings Institution

Founded in 1916, the Brookings Institution is a public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations that advance three broad goals: strengthen American democracy; foster the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans; and secure a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|85.22 Score


(2/4)|79.1 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036