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Center for Urban Renewal and Education

Addressing issues of culture, race and poverty from a Judeo-Christian conservative perspective.

two stars

78.59

1317 F Street North West Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 479-2873   Web Site
EIN: 31-1467594

Board Leadership
J. Kenneth Blackwell
Chairman

CEO
Star Parker
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.59 two stars
  Financial 84.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1995, Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE)'s mission is to address issues of culture, race and poverty from a Judeo-Christian conservative perspective. CURE seeks to achieve this by building awareness that a conservative agenda of traditional values, limited government and free markets is of the greatest marginal benefit to low-income Americans. And by working in the media, on Capitol Hill and in poor communities to promote social policy that protects unborn life; and market-based public policy that transitions poor Americans from government dependency to economic independence.

Founded in 1995, Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE)'s mission is to address issues of culture, race and poverty from a Judeo-Christian conservative perspective. CURE seeks to achieve this by building awareness that a conservative agenda of traditional values, limited government and free markets is of the greatest marginal benefit to low-income Americans. And by working in the media, on Capitol Hill and in poor communities to promote social policy that protects unborn life; and market-based public policy that transitions poor Americans from government dependency to economic independence.

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Financial

three stars

84.50

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth 12.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Urban Renewal and Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Urban Renewal and Education on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Center for Urban Renewal and Education (DC) 78.59 two stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,687,385
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,687,385
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,687,385
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,687,385
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,268,743
   Administrative Expenses $265,491
   Fundraising Expenses $137,476
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,671,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $15,675
   
Net Assets $279,286

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
2017-12 03/01/2019 78.59 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 78.52 two stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 73.34 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 31-1467594
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR URBAN RENEWAL AND EDUCATION
NTEE Code A33
NTEE Classification Printing, Publishing
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(120) Publishing 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 December, 1997
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$247,662 14.81% Star Parker President

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Center for Urban Renewal and Education (DC) 78.59 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Center for Urban Renewal and Education
1317 F Street North West
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 479-2873
EIN: 31-1467594

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Board Leadership

J. Kenneth Blackwell
Chairman

CEO

Star Parker
President

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