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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 for all.

three stars

80.55

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

Board Leadership
Van Jones
Founder, Board Member

CEO
Nisha Anand
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.55 three stars
  Financial 91.04 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Dream Corps brings people together to solve America's toughest problems. Our initiatives include #YesWeCode, #cut50 and Green For All. We work to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity and to fight hate with love and power. Our solutions honor life and amplify the voices of those left behind in the current system. By turning to each other, instead of on each other, we act in solidarity, create unlikely partnerships and open unexpected doors.

The Dream Corps brings people together to solve America's toughest problems. Our initiatives include #YesWeCode, #cut50 and Green For All. We work to close prison doors and open doors of opportunity and to fight hate with love and power. Our solutions honor life and amplify the voices of those left behind in the current system. By turning to each other, instead of on each other, we act in solidarity, create unlikely partnerships and open unexpected doors.

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Financial

four stars

91.04

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.41
  Program Expenses Growth 46.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.3%
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) 80.55 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 96.40 four stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 88.92 three stars
Indian Law Resource Center (MT) 92.29 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,203,673
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,203,673
   Program Service Revenue $371,264
Total Primary Revenue $6,574,937
   Other Revenue $127,114
TOTAL REVENUE $6,702,051
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,818,579
   Administrative Expenses $1,313,197
   Fundraising Expenses $574,533
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,706,309
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,004,258
   
Net Assets $2,393,333

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
#CUT50 $1,481,041 25.5%
#YESWECODE $1,100,448 18.9%
#GreenForAll $1,091,137 18.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
$175,783 2.28% Vien Truong CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$154,836 2.00% John Anner CEO
$116,108 1.50% Anthony K. Van Jones President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Dream Corps (CA) 80.55 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 91.13 four stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 91.92 four stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 97.17 four stars
Young America's Foundation (VA) 91.35 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

Van Jones
Founder, Board Member

CEO

Nisha Anand
CEO

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