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Common Counsel Foundation

Expanding philanthropic resources for progressive social movements

four stars

92.02

1624 Franklin Street #1022
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 834-2995   Web Site
EIN: 94-3214166

Board Leadership
Dnnis Quirin
Board Chair

CEO
Peggy Saika
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Common Counsel Foundation partners with families and individual donors to expand philanthropic resources for progressive social movements. Through our strategic philanthropic services, we prioritize support for community-based organizations building the leadership of low-income people, women, youth, people of color and others working for justice, equity, and a healthy, sustainable environment.

Common Counsel Foundation partners with families and individual donors to expand philanthropic resources for progressive social movements. Through our strategic philanthropic services, we prioritize support for community-based organizations building the leadership of low-income people, women, youth, people of color and others working for justice, equity, and a healthy, sustainable environment.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
93.6%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.69
  Program Expenses Growth 36.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Common Counsel Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Common Counsel Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,343,116
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $71,445
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $17,414,561
   Program Service Revenue $1,757,120
Total Primary Revenue $19,171,681
   Other Revenue $51,025
TOTAL REVENUE $19,222,706
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,906,268
   Administrative Expenses $325,765
   Fundraising Expenses $114,235
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,346,268
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $11,876,438
   
Net Assets $19,770,622

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,223 1.82% Laura Livoti Former CEO

Mission

Common Counsel Foundation partners with families and individual donors to expand philanthropic resources for progressive social movements. Through our strategic philanthropic services, we prioritize support for community-based organizations building the leadership of low-income people, women, youth, people of color and others working for justice, equity, and a healthy, sustainable environment.

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Common Counsel Foundation (CA) 92.02 four stars
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Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated (MA) 91.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Common Counsel Foundation
1624 Franklin Street
#1022
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 834-2995
fax: (510) 834-2998
EIN: 94-3214166

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Board Leadership

Dnnis Quirin
Board Chair

CEO

Peggy Saika
Interim CEO