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Research and Public Policy : Social and Public Policy Research

Center for Civic Policy

Building a thriving New Mexico

two stars

78.76

P.O. Box 27616 Albuquerque, NM 87125
tel: (505) 842-5539   Web Site
EIN: 01-0869701

Board Leadership
Carmen Lopez
President

CEO
Oriana Sandoval
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.76 two stars
  Financial 98.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 70.00 two stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Civic Policy (CCP) works to amplify the voices of New Mexicans in policy decisions that affect their lives and to hold New Mexico's officials accountable –achieving the kind of change that builds thriving New Mexico families. To achieve this end, we compile cutting edge data and research with which we educate New Mexicans about vital issues – including but not limited to ethics and campaign finance reform, health care, tax and budget priorities, economic security, corporate accountability and the environment. In this way, we work to foster a broader, more inclusive, public discourse about the challenges facing our state's diverse communities as well as our nation as a whole.

The Center for Civic Policy (CCP) works to amplify the voices of New Mexicans in policy decisions that affect their lives and to hold New Mexico's officials accountable –achieving the kind of change that builds thriving New Mexico families. To achieve this end, we compile cutting edge data and research with which we educate New Mexicans about vital issues – including but not limited to ethics and campaign finance reform, health care, tax and budget priorities, economic security, corporate accountability and the environment. In this way, we work to foster a broader, more inclusive, public discourse about the challenges facing our state's diverse communities as well as our nation as a whole.

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Financial

four stars

98.71

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

70.00

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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 16.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Civic Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Civic Policy on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Civic Policy (NM) 78.76 two stars
Pioneer Institute (MA) 93.19 four stars
Center for American Progress (DC) 90.13 four stars
Public Agenda (NY) 89.54 three stars
Illinois Policy Institute (IL) 88.59 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,219,904
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,219,904
   Program Service Revenue $31,505
Total Primary Revenue $1,251,409
   Other Revenue $419
TOTAL REVENUE $1,251,828
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,411,199
   Administrative Expenses $229,954
   Fundraising Expenses $81,004
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,722,157
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-470,329
   
Net Assets $1,573,034

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
Policy Research $1,411,199 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 78.76 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 01-0869701
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR CIVIC POLICY
NTEE Code W05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
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 October, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$85,162 4.94% Oriana Sandoval Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$105,358 6.11% Melanie Aranda Chief Operating Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Civic Policy (NM) 78.76 two stars
Pioneer Institute (MA) 93.19 four stars
The Independent Institute (CA) 96.90 four stars
CLASP (DC) 96.66 four stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 95.85 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Civic Policy
P.O. Box 27616
Albuquerque, NM 87125
tel: (505) 842-5539
EIN: 01-0869701

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Board Leadership

Carmen Lopez
President

CEO

Oriana Sandoval
Chief Executive Officer

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