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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

four stars

94.63

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 94.63 four stars
  Financial 92.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

92.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.84
  Program Expenses Growth 12.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 94.63 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 96.28 four stars
re:power fund (MN) 87.78 three stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 93.98 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 96.33 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $495,874
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $38,550
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $534,424
   Program Service Revenue $286
Total Primary Revenue $534,710
   Other Revenue $295,791
TOTAL REVENUE $830,501
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,077,045
   Administrative Expenses $77,181
   Fundraising Expenses $150,659
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,304,885
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-474,384
   
Net Assets $941,806

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
CORE $427,471 39.7%
Protecting Free Speech $419,206 38.9%
Arts Advocacy Project $230,368 21.4%

Ratings History
National Coalition Against Censorship has received 8 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 94.63 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 97.85 four stars
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$160,000 12.26% Christopher M. Finan Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 94.63 four stars
Voto Latino (DC) 85.68 three stars
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (DC) 97.46 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 86.48 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 96.33 four 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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