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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Center for Planning Excellence

Planning a more livable Louisiana

three stars

89.10

100 Lafayette Street Baton Rouge, LA 70801
tel: (225) 267-6300   Web Site
EIN: 20-3827040

Board Leadership
Preston J. Castille, Jr.
Chair

CEO
Camille Manning-Broom
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.10 three stars
  Financial 89.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) helps create highly functional, equitable communities throughout Louisiana that capitalize on their unique qualities through community-driven planning and implementation. that coordinates urban, rural and regional planning efforts in Louisiana. We provide best-practice planning models, innovative policy ideas, and technical assistance to individual communities that wish to create and enact master plans dealing with transportation and infrastructure needs, environmental issues, and quality design for the built environment. CPEX brings community members and leaders together and provides guidance as they work toward a shared vision for future growth and development.

Center for Planning Excellence (CPEX) helps create highly functional, equitable communities throughout Louisiana that capitalize on their unique qualities through community-driven planning and implementation. that coordinates urban, rural and regional planning efforts in Louisiana. We provide best-practice planning models, innovative policy ideas, and technical assistance to individual communities that wish to create and enact master plans dealing with transportation and infrastructure needs, environmental issues, and quality design for the built environment. CPEX brings community members and leaders together and provides guidance as they work toward a shared vision for future growth and development.

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Financial

three stars

89.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
82.3%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth 13.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 36.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Planning Excellence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Planning Excellence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Planning Excellence (LA) 89.10 three stars
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City (NY) 89.02 three stars
Neighborhood Development Center (MN) 88.92 three stars
ULI Foundation (DC) 95.47 four stars
Community Voices Heard (CVH) (NY) 87.57 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $123,500
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $158,917
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $282,417
   Program Service Revenue $1,883,209
Total Primary Revenue $2,165,626
   Other Revenue $8,768
TOTAL REVENUE $2,174,394
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,869,930
   Administrative Expenses $224,527
   Fundraising Expenses $1,890
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,096,347
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $78,047
   
Net Assets $887,363

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 06/01/2020 89.10 three stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 82.76 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.14 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 89.58 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 80.37 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 75.36 two stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 71.42 two 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 20-3827040
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR PLANNING EXCELLENCE INC
NTEE Code M20
NTEE Classification Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services
NTEE Type Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
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 January, 2006
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
$103,254 4.92% Camile Manning President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$141,713 6.75% Janet Tharp Employee
$106,214 5.06% Jessica Kemp Vice President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Planning Excellence (LA) 89.10 three stars
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (NY) 96.59 four stars
Puente (CA) 96.66 four stars
Citizens Committee for New York City (NY) 93.05 four stars
Downtown Cleveland Alliance (OH) 88.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Planning Excellence
100 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
tel: (225) 267-6300
EIN: 20-3827040

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Board Leadership

Preston J. Castille, Jr.
Chair

CEO

Camille Manning-Broom
President, CEO

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