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Common Counsel Foundation

Expanding philanthropic resources for progressive social movements

four stars

91.41

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 91.41 four stars
  Financial 94.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

94.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
91.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.99
  Program Expenses Growth 22.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.1%
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 $8,674,591
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $107,204
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,781,795
   Program Service Revenue $1,544,950
Total Primary Revenue $10,326,745
   Other Revenue $7,292
TOTAL REVENUE $10,334,037
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,525,020
   Administrative Expenses $188,424
   Fundraising Expenses $84,188
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,797,632
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,536,405
   
Net Assets $7,894,184

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$122,963 2.56% Laura Livoti Chief Executive Officer

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Common Counsel Foundation (CA) 91.41 four stars
North Georgia Community Foundation (GA) 97.17 four stars
The Minneapolis Foundation (MN) 96.47 four stars
Erie Community Foundation (PA) 96.64 four stars
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NH) 91.83 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