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Center for Action and Contemplation

Empowering individuals to live out their sacred soul tasks in service to the world through contemplative programs and resources.

four stars

91.09

1823 Five Points Road SW Albuquerque, NM 87105
tel: (505) 247-1636   Web Site
EIN: 85-0354965

Board Leadership
LaVera Crawley
Chair

CEO
Michael Poffenberger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.09 four stars
  Financial 93.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Action and Contemplation supports a new reformation—from the inside. In the spirit of a Cosmic Christ Confirming people's deeper spiritual intuitions, encouraging actions of justice rooted in prayer, with a new appreciation for, and cooperation with, other denominations, religions, and culture. We are a center for experiential education, rooted in the Gospels, encouraging the transformation of human consciousness through contemplation, and equipping people to be instruments of peaceful change in the world.

The Center for Action and Contemplation supports a new reformation—from the inside. In the spirit of a Cosmic Christ Confirming people's deeper spiritual intuitions, encouraging actions of justice rooted in prayer, with a new appreciation for, and cooperation with, other denominations, religions, and culture. We are a center for experiential education, rooted in the Gospels, encouraging the transformation of human consciousness through contemplation, and equipping people to be instruments of peaceful change in the world.

Financial

four stars

93.87

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
72.3%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.43
  Program Expenses Growth 31.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Action and Contemplation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Action and Contemplation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Action and Contemplation (NM) 91.09 four stars
Institute for Creation Research (TX) 93.85 four stars
The Pocket Testament League (PA) 86.79 three stars
Officers' Christian Fellowship (CO) 91.82 four stars
Immaculate Heart Community (CA) 90.86 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,065,211
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,065,211
   Program Service Revenue $1,626,583
Total Primary Revenue $6,691,794
   Other Revenue $1,563,706
TOTAL REVENUE $8,255,500
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,420,636
   Administrative Expenses $1,578,241
   Fundraising Expenses $262,272
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,261,149
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,994,351
   
Net Assets $9,987,584

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Religious, Spiritual, & Experiential Training $3,420,636 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 91.09 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 87.56 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 84.90 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 85-0354965
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR ACTION AND CONTEMPLATION INC
NTEE Code A70
NTEE Classification Humanities Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 November, 2006
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

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$144,205 2.74% Michael Poffenberger Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Action and Contemplation (NM) 91.09 four stars
Vision New England (ME) 91.67 four stars
The Pocket Testament League (PA) 86.79 three stars
Man in the Mirror (FL) 91.04 four stars
Freedom in Christ Ministries (TN) 89.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Action and Contemplation
1823 Five Points Road SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
tel: (505) 247-1636
EIN: 85-0354965

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 12464
Albuquerque, NM 87195

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Board Leadership

LaVera Crawley
Chair

CEO

Michael Poffenberger
Executive Director

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