Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

MapLight

Revealing money's influence on politics

78.91

2223 Shattuck Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 868-0894   Web Site
EIN: 33-1094233

Board Leadership
Doug Edwards & Melanie Sloan
Co-Chairs

CEO
Daniel G. Newman
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.91
  Financial 74.23
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

MapLight is a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics. We research and compile data about the sources of campaign contributions in U.S. presidential, congressional, state, and local ballot and candidate elections. We provide journalists and citizens with transparency tools that connect data on campaign contributions, politicians, legislative votes, industries, companies, and more to show patterns of influence never before possible to see. These tools allow users to gain unique insights into how campaign contributions affect policy so they can draw their own conclusions about how money influences our political system.

MapLight is a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics. We research and compile data about the sources of campaign contributions in U.S. presidential, congressional, state, and local ballot and candidate elections. We provide journalists and citizens with transparency tools that connect data on campaign contributions, politicians, legislative votes, industries, companies, and more to show patterns of influence never before possible to see. These tools allow users to gain unique insights into how campaign contributions affect policy so they can draw their own conclusions about how money influences our political system.

Financial

74.23

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MapLight on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by MapLight on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,481,238
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,481,238
   Program Service Revenue $346,545
Total Primary Revenue $1,827,783
   Other Revenue $9,588
TOTAL REVENUE $1,837,371
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,489,435
   Administrative Expenses $224,668
   Fundraising Expenses $201,447
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,915,550
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-78,179
   
Net Assets $535,350

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$207,849 10.85% Daniel G. Newman President

Mission

MapLight is a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics. We research and compile data about the sources of campaign contributions in U.S. presidential, congressional, state, and local ballot and candidate elections. We provide journalists and citizens with transparency tools that connect data on campaign contributions, politicians, legislative votes, industries, companies, and more to show patterns of influence never before possible to see. These tools allow users to gain unique insights into how campaign contributions affect policy so they can draw their own conclusions about how money influences our political system.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
MapLight (CA) 78.91
Democracy North Carolina (NC) 92.02
The Campaign Legal Center (DC) 93.00
Project Vote Smart (IA) 88.12
Better Government Association (IL) 87.92

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Charity Contact Info

MapLight
2223 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
tel: (510) 868-0894
EIN: 33-1094233

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Board Leadership

Doug Edwards & Melanie Sloan
Co-Chairs

CEO

Daniel G. Newman
President