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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Advancing the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.

two stars

78.75

1720 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 263-2800   Web Site
EIN: 52-1160561

Board Leadership
Sheila Jackson Lee
Chair

CEO
Elsie K. Scott
Interim President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.75 two stars
  Financial 98.33 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) works to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. CBCF facilitates the exchange of ideas and information to address critical issues affecting our communities. It also provides leadership development and scholarship opportunities to educate the next generation of leaders, promotes public health and financial empowerment for all communities through innovative programs, and develops strategic research and historical resources for the public, academics, educators and students.

Founded in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) works to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. CBCF facilitates the exchange of ideas and information to address critical issues affecting our communities. It also provides leadership development and scholarship opportunities to educate the next generation of leaders, promotes public health and financial empowerment for all communities through innovative programs, and develops strategic research and historical resources for the public, academics, educators and students.

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Financial

four stars

98.33

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 78.75 two stars
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (DC) 90.80 four stars
Institute for Local Self-Reliance (DC) 90.79 four stars
Constitutional Accountability Center (DC) 87.27 three stars
Safe Kids Worldwide (DC) 85.85 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,065,621
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $3,088,872
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,154,493
   Program Service Revenue $207,806
Total Primary Revenue $6,362,299
   Other Revenue $46,838
TOTAL REVENUE $6,409,137
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,078,630
   Administrative Expenses $831,272
   Fundraising Expenses $490,509
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,400,411
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-991,274
   
Net Assets $8,873,184

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Leadership Institute for Public Service $5,155,393 84.8%
Executive Economic Summit $206,810 3.4%
Avoice Virtual Library Project and CPAR Journal $145,267 2.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 78.75 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 89.01 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.31 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.27 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 85.62 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1160561
Name in IRS Master File CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code R22
NTEE Classification Minority Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(126) Apprentice training
(40) Scholarships (other)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,138 3.10% A. Shaunise Washington President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 78.75 two stars
Michigan League for Public Policy (MI) 91.59 four stars
The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies (DC) 92.22 four stars
Center for Disaster Philanthropy (DC) 95.05 four stars
Pioneer Institute (MA) 93.19 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 263-2800
fax: (202) 775-0773
EIN: 52-1160561

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Board Leadership

Sheila Jackson Lee
Chair

CEO

Elsie K. Scott
Interim President, CEO

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