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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The Dream Corps

The Dream Corps works to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity.

two stars

79.35

436 14th St Ste 920
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 271-9830   Web Site
EIN: 26-1140201

Board Leadership
Jamie Lunder
Board Chair

CEO
Nisha Anand
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 79.35 two stars
  Financial 86.73 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. Join us.

Dream Corps closes prison doors and opens doors of opportunity. We bring people together across racial, social, and partisan lines to create a future with freedom and dignity for all. Join us.

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Financial

three stars

86.73

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
77.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.51
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dream Corps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Dream Corps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dream Corps (CA) 79.35 two stars
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CO) 93.31 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 88.13 three stars
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Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 86.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,639,487
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,639,487
   Program Service Revenue $270,750
Total Primary Revenue $5,910,237
   Other Revenue $42,386
TOTAL REVENUE $5,952,623
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,733,000
   Administrative Expenses $825,668
   Fundraising Expenses $746,029
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,304,697
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $647,926
   
Net Assets $3,136,005

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
2018-12 05/01/2020 79.35 two stars
2017-12 07/01/2019 80.55 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2019 81.07 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 26-1140201
Name in IRS Master File DREAM CORPS
NTEE Code C60
NTEE Classification Environmental Education and Outdoor Survival Programs
NTEE Type Environmental Quality, Protection and Beautification
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 April, 2009
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
$221,501 4.17% Vien Truong CEO

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The Dream Corps (CA) 79.35 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

The Dream Corps
436 14th St
Ste 920
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 271-9830
EIN: 26-1140201

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Board Leadership

Jamie Lunder
Board Chair

CEO

Nisha Anand
CEO

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