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Taproot Foundation

MAKE IT MATTER

three stars

81.53

1700 Broadway Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 285-9200   Web Site
EIN: 91-2162645

Board Leadership
Kellie Krug & Sarah Mankowski
Co-Chairs

CEO
Liz Hamburg
President and Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.53 three stars
  Financial 74.20 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with skilled volunteers through pro bono service. Taproot is creating a world where organizations dedicated to social change have full access-through pro bono service-to the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT resources they need to be most effective. Since 2001, Taproot's skilled volunteers have served 4,000 social change organizations providing 1.4 million hours of work worth over $150 million in value. Taproot is located in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. and is leading a network of global pro bono providers in over 23 countries around the world.

Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with skilled volunteers through pro bono service. Taproot is creating a world where organizations dedicated to social change have full access-through pro bono service-to the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT resources they need to be most effective. Since 2001, Taproot's skilled volunteers have served 4,000 social change organizations providing 1.4 million hours of work worth over $150 million in value. Taproot is located in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. and is leading a network of global pro bono providers in over 23 countries around the world.

Financial

two stars

74.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
77.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 45.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taproot Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Taproot Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taproot Foundation (CA) 81.53 three stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 90.66 four stars
New York Immigration Coalition (NY) 91.34 four stars
Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.34 four stars
UnidosUS (DC) 91.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,480,931
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,480,931
   Program Service Revenue $13,000
Total Primary Revenue $4,493,931
   Other Revenue $11,379
TOTAL REVENUE $4,505,310
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,882,258
   Administrative Expenses $915,021
   Fundraising Expenses $684,748
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,482,027
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-976,717
   
Net Assets $1,153,965

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
Advisory Services $1,462,514 37.7%
Online Program $698,737 18.0%
Service Grant $626,537 16.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 02/01/2018 81.53 three stars
2015-09 12/01/2016 89.77 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.85 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 91.20 four stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 90.87 four stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 90.87 four stars
2011-09 07/01/2012 93.17 four stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 86.70 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 84.87 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 78.61 two stars
2008-09 05/01/2010 87.04 three stars
2007-09 05/01/2009 87.16 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 91-2162645
Name in IRS Master File TAPFOUND INC
NTEE Code T50
NTEE Classification Philanthropy, Charity, Voluntarism Promotion, General
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 May, 2002
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
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$234,224 4.27% Liz Hamburg President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Taproot Foundation (CA) 81.53 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 86.59 three stars
National People's Action (IL) 90.09 four stars
Compassion & Choices (CO) 96.56 four stars
Electronic Frontier Foundation (CA) 96.04 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Taproot Foundation
1700 Broadway
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 285-9200
EIN: 91-2162645

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Board Leadership

Kellie Krug & Sarah Mankowski
Co-Chairs

CEO

Liz Hamburg
President and Chief Executive Officer

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