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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Advancing the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public.

three stars

89.31

1720 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 263-2800   Web Site
EIN: 52-1160561

Board Leadership
Sheila Jackson Lee
Chair

CEO
A. Shuanise Washington
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.31 three stars
  Financial 98.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) works to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. CBCF facilitates the exchange of ideas and information to address critical issues affecting our communities. It also provides leadership development and scholarship opportunities to educate the next generation of leaders, promotes public health and financial empowerment for all communities through innovative programs, and develops strategic research and historical resources for the public, academics, educators and students.

Founded in 1976, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) works to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy, and educating the public. CBCF facilitates the exchange of ideas and information to address critical issues affecting our communities. It also provides leadership development and scholarship opportunities to educate the next generation of leaders, promotes public health and financial empowerment for all communities through innovative programs, and develops strategic research and historical resources for the public, academics, educators and students.

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Financial

four stars

98.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
78.6%
  Administrative Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.52
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 89.31 three stars
The Independent Institute (CA) 95.63 four stars
Council for a Strong America (DC) 97.16 four stars
The Brookings Institution (DC) 87.29 three stars
Mercatus Center (VA) 88.81 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,565,413
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,763,772
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,329,185
   Program Service Revenue $157,885
Total Primary Revenue $6,487,070
   Other Revenue $25,425
TOTAL REVENUE $6,512,495
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,958,120
   Administrative Expenses $813,445
   Fundraising Expenses $537,623
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,309,188
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-796,693
   
Net Assets $10,160,752

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
Leadership Institute for Public Service $4,648,062 78.0%
Avoice $254,513 4.3%
Executive Economic Summit $157,450 2.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 89.31 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.26 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 86.27 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 85.62 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 52-1160561
Name in IRS Master File CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code R22
NTEE Classification Minority Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(126) Apprentice training
(40) Scholarships (other)
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, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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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
$279,470 3.82% A. Shaunise Washington President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
1720 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 263-2800
fax: (202) 775-0773
EIN: 52-1160561

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Board Leadership

Sheila Jackson Lee
Chair

CEO

A. Shuanise Washington
President, CEO

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