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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

three stars

87.25

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

Board Leadership
Wendy Warring
Board Chair

CEO
Emily Stewart
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
90.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.59
  Program Expenses Growth -4.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Catalyst (MA) 87.25 three stars
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.55 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 91.15 four stars
People For the American Way Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $18,088,379
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $18,088,379
   Program Service Revenue $1,245,592
Total Primary Revenue $19,333,971
   Other Revenue $486,288
TOTAL REVENUE $19,820,259
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $14,253,564
   Administrative Expenses $2,211,857
   Fundraising Expenses $491,452
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,956,873
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,863,386
   
Net Assets $23,685,591

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 $7,494,859 52.6%
Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation $3,085,091 21.6%
Dental Access $1,281,627 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 87.25 three stars
2017-12 08/01/2019 89.38 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 91.21 four stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,465 0.86% Diane Felicio Chief Operating Officer, Interim Executive Directo

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Community Catalyst (MA) 87.25 three stars
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American Humanist Association (DC) 92.67 four stars
Leadership Conference Education Fund (DC) 92.21 four stars
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger (CA) 88.80 three 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

Wendy Warring
Board Chair

CEO

Emily Stewart
Executive Director

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