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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Center for Resilient Cities

Envisioning a world of cities with clean water, clear air, and green landscapes.

three stars

80.64

501 East Badger Road Madison, WI 53713
tel: (608) 555-9877   Web Site
EIN: 39-1854762

Board Leadership
Joe Sensenbrenner
President

CEO
Marcia Caton Campbell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.64 three stars
  Financial 77.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Resilient Cities designs proactive strategies that help urban communities and leaders enhance their current resources and prepare for the future. We build robust and thriving urban communities that are healthy, just, economically viable, and environmentally sound. We envision a world of resilient cities filled with clean water, clean air, green landscapes, sustainable and just food systems, and healthy people in economically thriving neighborhoods.

The Center for Resilient Cities designs proactive strategies that help urban communities and leaders enhance their current resources and prepare for the future. We build robust and thriving urban communities that are healthy, just, economically viable, and environmentally sound. We envision a world of resilient cities filled with clean water, clean air, green landscapes, sustainable and just food systems, and healthy people in economically thriving neighborhoods.

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Financial

two stars

77.11

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 20.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.66
  Program Expenses Growth -18.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Resilient Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Resilient Cities on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Resilient Cities (WI) 80.64 three stars
Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (MA) 92.21 four stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.47 four stars
Urban Affairs Coalition (PA) 86.84 three stars
New Jersey Future (NJ) 92.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $132,707
   Federated Campaigns $7,373
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $128,510
Total Contributions $268,590
   Program Service Revenue $120,764
Total Primary Revenue $389,354
   Other Revenue $48,215
TOTAL REVENUE $437,569
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $602,790
   Administrative Expenses $83,516
   Fundraising Expenses $15,506
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $701,812
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-264,243
   
Net Assets $2,968,939

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
Resilience Research Center Services $293,154 48.6%
Greater Johnsons Park Initiative $214,586 35.6%
School for Urban Agriculture Partnership $95,050 15.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 80.64 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 78.95 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 82.32 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 86.61 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.03 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 85.36 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 89.32 three stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 83.53 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 39-1854762
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR RESILIENT CITIES
NTEE Code C30
NTEE Classification Natural Resources Conservation and Protection
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
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
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 October, 1996
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
$69,117 9.84% Marcia Caton Campbell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Resilient Cities (WI) 80.64 three stars
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.02 four stars
Urban Affairs Coalition (PA) 86.84 three stars
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (NY) 89.02 three stars
Community Action Services and Food Bank (UT) 87.97 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Resilient Cities
501 East Badger Road
Madison, WI 53713
tel: (608) 555-9877
fax: (608) 255-6793
EIN: 39-1854762

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Board Leadership

Joe Sensenbrenner
President

CEO

Marcia Caton Campbell
Executive Director

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