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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Coalition Against Censorship

Promoting freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and opposing censorship in all its forms

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four stars

97.07

19 Fulton Street Suite 407
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 807-6222   Web Site
EIN: 13-3197949

Board Leadership
Jon Anderson
President

CEO
Chris Finan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.07 four stars
  Financial 95.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) is an alliance of more than 50 national non-profit organizations, including literary, artistic, religious, educational, professional, labor, and civil liberties groups. NCAC's mission is to promote freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and oppose censorship in all its forms. NCAC: educates the public and policy makers about threats to free expression, mobilizes them to take action to oppose censorship, and assist in those efforts, facilitates communications between local activists and national organizations, devises new educational, advocacy, and media strategies to create a more hospitable environment for free speech and artistic freedom. We collaborate with coalition partners to produce educational materials and events to meet the needs of their members. We promote grass roots activism by providing assistance, advice, and information to individuals and community groups around the country.

The National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) is an alliance of more than 50 national non-profit organizations, including literary, artistic, religious, educational, professional, labor, and civil liberties groups. NCAC's mission is to promote freedom of thought, inquiry and expression and oppose censorship in all its forms. NCAC: educates the public and policy makers about threats to free expression, mobilizes them to take action to oppose censorship, and assist in those efforts, facilitates communications between local activists and national organizations, devises new educational, advocacy, and media strategies to create a more hospitable environment for free speech and artistic freedom. We collaborate with coalition partners to produce educational materials and events to meet the needs of their members. We promote grass roots activism by providing assistance, advice, and information to individuals and community groups around the country.

Impact Information

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Financial

four stars

95.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.04
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Coalition Against Censorship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Coalition Against Censorship on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 97.07 four stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (DC) 86.67 three stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 91.92 four stars
Free Press (MA) 96.04 four stars
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 86.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $836,236
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $19,800
   Fundraising Events $294,938
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,150,974
   Program Service Revenue $499
Total Primary Revenue $1,151,473
   Other Revenue $38,782
TOTAL REVENUE $1,190,255
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $762,527
   Administrative Expenses $45,107
   Fundraising Expenses $75,786
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $883,420
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $306,835
   
Net Assets $1,804,777

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
National Coalition Against Censorship has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 97.07 four stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 95.93 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 94.55 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.22 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 92.14 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.16 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.88 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 91.40 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 80.05 three stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 76.46 two 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 13-3197949
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COALITION AGAINST CENSORSHIP INC
NTEE Code R63
NTEE Classification Censorship, Freedom of Speech and Press Issues
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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 August, 1986
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$59,509 6.73% Christopher M. Finan Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$58,500 6.62% Joan E. Bertin Former President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 97.07 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 91.27 four stars
Make the Road New York (NY) 86.98 three stars
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (VA) 87.61 three stars
People For the American Way Foundation (DC) 86.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Coalition Against Censorship
19 Fulton Street
Suite 407
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 807-6222
fax: (212) 807-6245
EIN: 13-3197949

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Board Leadership

Jon Anderson
President

CEO

Chris Finan
Executive Director

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