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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Associated Black Charities

2 Hamill Road - 272 North Quadrangle Baltimore, MD 21210
tel: (410) 659-0000   Web Site
EIN: 52-1427774

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On April 12, 2019, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Associated Black Charities is the subject of an investigation by The Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor according to an article titled, "Amid scandal, audit into Baltimore nonprofit's work ordered." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The SF Gate article.

  • On July 31, 2019, WBAL-TV 11 published an article titled, "Audit finds no political connection between Pugh, ABC." For more information, please see the WBAL-TV 11 article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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

EIN 52-1427774
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATED BLACK CHARITIES INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
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 March, 1986
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

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Associated Black Charities
2 Hamill Road - 272 North Quadrangle
Baltimore, MD 21210
tel: (410) 659-0000
EIN: 52-1427774

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