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Tides Center

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four stars

96.50

1014 Torney Avenue San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-6400   Web Site
EIN: 94-3213100

Board Leadership
Michael Fernandez
Chair

CEO
Kriss E. Deiglmeier
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.50 four stars
  Financial 97.10 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With a 30-year history in progressive social change work, Tides Center is the nonprofit sector's leading sponsor of social innovation. Tides Center provides back-office services, a legal framework, and capacity-building support for projects that share our vision of a just, healthy, and sustainable world. Tides Center accelerates social change by enabling new and effective approaches to some of our society's most pressing issues. Tides Center and our projects believe healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the vitality of communities, and a celebration of diversity. Projects work to effect change in the areas of social justice, economic development, civic engagement, environmental sustainability, environmental justice, human rights, community development, international affairs, and nonprofit capacity building, among others.

With a 30-year history in progressive social change work, Tides Center is the nonprofit sector's leading sponsor of social innovation. Tides Center provides back-office services, a legal framework, and capacity-building support for projects that share our vision of a just, healthy, and sustainable world. Tides Center accelerates social change by enabling new and effective approaches to some of our society's most pressing issues. Tides Center and our projects believe healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the vitality of communities, and a celebration of diversity. Projects work to effect change in the areas of social justice, economic development, civic engagement, environmental sustainability, environmental justice, human rights, community development, international affairs, and nonprofit capacity building, among others.

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Financial

four stars

97.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 8.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tides Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tides Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tides Center (CA) 96.50 four stars
Opportunity Fund Community Development (CA) 90.13 four stars
Ventures (WA) 90.41 four stars
LiftFund (TX) 87.74 three stars
EARN, Inc. (CA) 91.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $117,928,231
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,464,452
   Related Organizations $3,915,221
   Government Grants $17,388,638
Total Contributions $140,696,542
   Program Service Revenue $10,744,275
Total Primary Revenue $151,440,817
   Other Revenue $1,036,997
TOTAL REVENUE $152,477,814
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $104,681,859
   Administrative Expenses $12,342,460
   Fundraising Expenses $7,288,949
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $124,313,268
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $28,164,546
   
Net Assets $99,987,192

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
Equity $90,578,973 86.5%
Education $9,037,139 8.6%
Environment Projects $5,065,747 4.8%

Ratings History
Tides Center has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 96.50 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 96.28 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.60 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.25 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 95.89 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 92.33 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.33 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.21 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 95.58 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 89.78 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 94-3213100
Name in IRS Master File TIDES CENTER
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 January, 1995
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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kriss Deiglmeier CEO $463,304
Other Salaries of Note
$322,344 0.25% Sanjay Kumar Pradhan Executive Director --
$309,457 0.24% British Robinson Project Chief Executive --
$291,443 0.23% Kelly Fitzsimmons Founder, Managing Director --
$257,186 0.20% Scott Cody Managing Director --
$225,757 0.18% Alan Jenkins Project President --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tides Center (CA) 96.50 four stars
Four Bands Community Fund (SD) 88.22 three stars
Accion East (NY) 92.29 four stars
EARN, Inc. (CA) 91.23 four stars
Commonwealth (MA) 91.42 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tides Center
1014 Torney Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-6400
fax: (415) 561-6401
EIN: 94-3213100

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 29907
San Francisco, CA 94129

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Board Leadership

Michael Fernandez
Chair

CEO

Kriss E. Deiglmeier
Chief Executive Officer

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