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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Community Catalyst

Because we all should have a say in decisions that affect our health

four stars

92.02

One Federal Street Fifth Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 338-6035   Web Site
EIN: 04-3355127

Board Leadership
Katherine S. Villers
President

CEO
Robert Restuccia
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
94.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 19.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Catalyst on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Community Catalyst on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Catalyst (MA) 92.02 four stars
FairVote (MD) 88.95 three stars
Taproot Foundation (CA) 89.77 three stars
Electronic Frontier Foundation (CA) 96.18 four stars
Alliance Defending Freedom (AZ) 90.04 four stars

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Community Catalyst, a national advocacy organization, has been giving consumers a voice in health care reform for more than a decade. We provide leadership and support to state and local consumer organizations, policymakers and foundations that are working to guarantee access to high-quality, affordable health care for everyone. Our contributions, which range from policy analysis and strategic assistance to managing national campaigns, enable consumer groups to provide leadership in the hard work of transforming the U.S. health care system. Since 1997, in states and communities across the country, we have been a catalyst for collaboration, innovation, and action in health care reform.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,589,906
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,589,906
   Program Service Revenue $887,992
Total Primary Revenue $22,477,898
   Other Revenue $348,202
TOTAL REVENUE $22,826,100
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $16,481,159
   Administrative Expenses $424,433
   Fundraising Expenses $580,101
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $17,485,693
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,340,407
   
Net Assets $18,599,208

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
State Consumer Health Advocacy $7,717,246 46.8%
Access to Health Care for Vulnerable Populations $3,304,730 20.1%
Health Care Industry and Profession Reform Work $2,890,064 17.5%
Management Services $1,133,313 6.9%
External Affairs $1,056,669 6.4%
Community Builder Incubator $379,137 2.3%

Ratings History
Community Catalyst has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.07 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 93.96 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.21 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 93.06 four 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 04-3355127
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNITY CATALYST INC
NTEE Code E99
NTEE Classification Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C.
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
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
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 November, 1997
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$205,027 1.17% Robert Restuccia Executive Director

Community Catalyst, a national advocacy organization, has been giving consumers a voice in health care reform for more than a decade. We provide leadership and support to state and local consumer organizations, policymakers and foundations that are working to guarantee access to high-quality, affordable health care for everyone. Our contributions, which range from policy analysis and strategic assistance to managing national campaigns, enable consumer groups to provide leadership in the hard work of transforming the U.S. health care system. Since 1997, in states and communities across the country, we have been a catalyst for collaboration, innovation, and action in health care reform.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Catalyst (MA) 92.02 four stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 87.86 three stars
Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 93.37 four stars
American Humanist Association (DC) 93.41 four stars
Electronic Frontier Foundation (CA) 96.18 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Community Catalyst
One Federal Street
Fifth Floor
Boston, MA 02110
tel: (617) 338-6035
fax: (617) 451-5838
EIN: 04-3355127

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Board Leadership

Katherine S. Villers
President

CEO

Robert Restuccia
Executive Director

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