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Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy

Invoking social, economic, and environmental justice

four stars

92.22

2021 Sperry Avenue Suite 9
Ventura, CA 93003
tel: (805) 658-0810   Web Site
EIN: 77-0578864

Board Leadership
Gaye Johnson
President

CEO
Maricela Morales
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.22 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CAUSE's mission is to build grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California's Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. CAUSE defines the Central Coast Region as the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito. CAUSE's vision is that together we can create a global community where we all contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable economy that is just, prosperous and environmentally healthy.

CAUSE's mission is to build grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California's Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy. CAUSE defines the Central Coast Region as the counties of Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito. CAUSE's vision is that together we can create a global community where we all contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable economy that is just, prosperous and environmentally healthy.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2020 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,543,324
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $59,104
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,602,428
   Program Service Revenue $100,190
Total Primary Revenue $1,702,618
   Other Revenue $6,939
TOTAL REVENUE $1,709,557
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,119,258
   Administrative Expenses $106,990
   Fundraising Expenses $85,264
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,311,512
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $398,045
   
Net Assets $1,574,661

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 04/01/2020 92.22 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 88.85 three stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 91.45 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 88.46 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 77-0578864
Name in IRS Master File CENTRAL COAST ALLIANCE UNITED FOR A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
NTEE Code S30
NTEE Classification Economic Development
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
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 March, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,120 6.18% Maricela Morales Executive Director

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Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 92.22 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy
2021 Sperry Avenue
Suite 9
Ventura, CA 93003
tel: (805) 658-0810
EIN: 77-0578864

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Board Leadership

Gaye Johnson
President

CEO

Maricela Morales
Executive Director

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