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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Democracy North Carolina

Of, by and for the people

three stars

86.44

1821 Green Street Durham, NC 27705
tel: (888) 687-8683   Web Site
EIN: 56-2271150

Board Leadership
Kim McGuire
President

CEO
Bob Hall
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.44 three stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government that is truly of the people, by the people and for the people. For more than 20 years, we've taken on powerful industries and political leaders, regardless of party, and promoted reforms that expand public involvement in the political process. We want people to have confidence in their political system and feel ownership of their government, and we want elected officials to represent and respect the diversity and interests of the people they were elected to serve.

Democracy North Carolina is a nonpartisan organization that uses research, organizing, and advocacy to increase voter participation, reduce the influence of big money in politics and achieve a government that is truly of the people, by the people and for the people. For more than 20 years, we've taken on powerful industries and political leaders, regardless of party, and promoted reforms that expand public involvement in the political process. We want people to have confidence in their political system and feel ownership of their government, and we want elected officials to represent and respect the diversity and interests of the people they were elected to serve.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 25.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Democracy North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Democracy North Carolina on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Democracy North Carolina (NC) 86.44 three stars
Center for Responsive Politics (DC) 97.10 four stars
Project On Government Oversight (DC) 92.76 four stars
Every Voice Center (DC) 95.09 four stars
Common Cause Education Fund (DC) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,313,187
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,313,187
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,313,187
   Other Revenue $13,868
TOTAL REVENUE $3,327,055
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,480,455
   Administrative Expenses $186,684
   Fundraising Expenses $122,431
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,789,570
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $537,485
   
Net Assets $1,256,825

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
2016-12 03/01/2018 86.44 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.07 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 56-2271150
Name in IRS Master File DEMOCRACY NORTH CAROLINA
NTEE Code R40
NTEE Classification Voter Education, Registration
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
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 November, 2001
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$98,122 3.51% Robert Hall Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Democracy North Carolina (NC) 86.44 three stars
Project On Government Oversight (DC) 92.76 four stars
Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation (DC) 85.56 three stars
The Sunlight Foundation (DC) 85.96 three stars
Common Cause Education Fund (DC) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Democracy North Carolina
1821 Green Street
Durham, NC 27705
tel: (888) 687-8683
fax: (919) 286-6023
EIN: 56-2271150

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Board Leadership

Kim McGuire
President

CEO

Bob Hall
Executive Director

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