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National Cyber Security Alliance

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three stars

86.31

1010 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20005
  Web Site
EIN: 02-0629238

Board Leadership
William O'Connell
Chairman

CEO
Michael Kaiser
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.31 three stars
  Financial 84.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

84.07

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
76.8%
  Administrative Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Cyber Security Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Cyber Security Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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National Cyber Security Alliance (DC) 86.31 three stars
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (DC) 89.31 three stars
Institute for Policy Studies (DC) 93.31 four stars
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Reason Foundation (CA) 92.91 four stars

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The National Cyber Security Alliance's mission is to educate and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. Realizing the full potential of our ever-evolving digital lives can only happen when a culture of cybersecurity and privacy is the foundation of free-flowing content, multiple methods and platforms for communication, trustworthy commerce, and widely available and highly reliable connectivity. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $291,448
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $633,695
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $573,713
Total Contributions $1,498,856
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,498,856
   Other Revenue $1,450
TOTAL REVENUE $1,500,306
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,207,880
   Administrative Expenses $226,226
   Fundraising Expenses $207,734
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,641,840
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-141,534
   
Net Assets $578,762

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
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.31 three 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 02-0629238
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY ALLIANCE
NTEE Code W19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organizations operated solely for the benefit of and in conjunction with organizations described in 10 through 16 above.  509(a)(3)
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 August, 2004
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$217,495 13.24% Michael Kaiser Executive Director

The National Cyber Security Alliance's mission is to educate and empower our global digital society to use the Internet safely and securely. Realizing the full potential of our ever-evolving digital lives can only happen when a culture of cybersecurity and privacy is the foundation of free-flowing content, multiple methods and platforms for communication, trustworthy commerce, and widely available and highly reliable connectivity. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity.

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Charity Contact Info

National Cyber Security Alliance
1010 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
EIN: 02-0629238

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Board Leadership

William O'Connell
Chairman

CEO

Michael Kaiser
Executive Director

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