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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

National Council of Negro Women

Leading, developing and advocating for women of African descent

633 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 737-0120   Web Site
EIN: 53-0173054

Board Leadership
Ingrid Saunders Jones
Chair

CEO
Janice L. Mathis
Executive Director

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National Council of Negro Women has historically reported fundraising expenses on their federal tax return called the Form 990. However, National Council of Negro Women’s Fiscal Year 2014 Form 990 does not list fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities are only rarely able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to National Council of Negro Women for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.


The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
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2011-09 02/25/2016 --Donor Advisory

This donor advisory was published on Thursday, February 25, 2016

  • The National Council of Negro Women has historically reported fundraising expenses on their Form 990. However, its most recent Form 990 lists no fundraising expenses. Based on our experience, charities only rarely are able to raise substantial sums of money without incurring any associated fundraising costs. We have reached out to the National Council of Negro Women for clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation. We are therefore unable to evaluate the National Council of Negro Women and thus have issued this Donor Advisory.
2011-09 02/06/2015 --Donor Advisory

This donor advisory was published on Friday, February 6, 2015

  • Charities are required to file the Form 990 (annual tax return) with the IRS annually.  A 501(c)3 public charity must file their Form 990 by the 15th day of the 5th month after the organization's accounting period ends. An organization can request a three month extension, which is granted automatically, upon filing Form 8868 with the IRS.  An organization can file for another three month extension, but it will be reviewed and the application must show reasonable cause for the additional time required.  For more information on this, please see page 6 of the IRS Form 990 instructions
  • Charity Navigator receives the Form 990 for all charities we rate on a monthly basis directly from the IRS.  The last Form 990 for this charity we received was for the 2011 tax year.  We have reached out to the National Council of Negro Women to obtain a more recent Form 990, but we have either not received a reply, or if we did receive a reply, it was an inadequate explanation as to why it hasn't filed a more recent return with the IRS. We are therefore unable to evaluate the National Council of Negro Women and thus have issued this Donor Advisory.
2011-09 10/01/2013 60.54 one star
2010-09 02/01/2012 55.20 one star
2009-09 09/20/2011 55.56 one star
 
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2009-09 02/01/2011 61.93 one star
2008-09 05/01/2010 50.32 zero star
2007-09 12/17/2008 35.00 zero star
2006-09 02/01/2008 61.35 one star
2005-09 02/01/2007 55.83 one star
2004-09 01/01/2006 56.28 one star
2003-09 12/01/2004 66.16 one star
2002-09 12/01/2003 58.22 one star
2001-09 02/05/2003 55.27 one star

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

EIN 53-0173054
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN INC
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
(927) Fundraising
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN INC
Ruling Date May, 1966
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014

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National Council of Negro Women
633 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
tel: (202) 737-0120
fax: (202) 737-0476
EIN: 53-0173054

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Board Leadership

Ingrid Saunders Jones
Chair

CEO

Janice L. Mathis
Executive Director

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