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Tides Center

What's possible

four stars

93.15

1014 Torney Avenue San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-6400   Web Site
EIN: 94-3213100

Board Leadership
Peter Mellen and Jason Wingard
Co-Chairs

CEO
Tuti B. Scott
Interim Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.15 four stars
  Financial 94.54 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

With a 30-year history in progressive social change work, Tides Center is the nonprofit sector's leading sponsor of social innovation. Tides Center provides back-office services, a legal framework, and capacity-building support for projects that share our vision of a just, healthy, and sustainable world. Tides Center accelerates social change by enabling new and effective approaches to some of our society's most pressing issues. Tides Center and our projects believe healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the vitality of communities, and a celebration of diversity. Projects work to effect change in the areas of social justice, economic development, civic engagement, environmental sustainability, environmental justice, human rights, community development, international affairs, and nonprofit capacity building, among others.

With a 30-year history in progressive social change work, Tides Center is the nonprofit sector's leading sponsor of social innovation. Tides Center provides back-office services, a legal framework, and capacity-building support for projects that share our vision of a just, healthy, and sustainable world. Tides Center accelerates social change by enabling new and effective approaches to some of our society's most pressing issues. Tides Center and our projects believe healthy societies rely fundamentally on respect for human rights, the vitality of communities, and a celebration of diversity. Projects work to effect change in the areas of social justice, economic development, civic engagement, environmental sustainability, environmental justice, human rights, community development, international affairs, and nonprofit capacity building, among others.

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Financial

four stars

94.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
83.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth 13.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tides Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Tides Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tides Center (CA) 93.15 four stars
Hebrew Free Loan of Metropolitan Detroit (MI) 89.95 three stars
Hebrew Free Loan Society (NY) 90.93 four stars
Association for Enterprise Opportunity (DC) 92.20 four stars
Ventures (WA) 91.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $110,003,734
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $992,428
   Related Organizations $6,916,071
   Government Grants $19,204,596
Total Contributions $137,116,829
   Program Service Revenue $11,480,746
Total Primary Revenue $148,597,575
   Other Revenue $1,861,580
TOTAL REVENUE $150,459,155
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $120,975,198
   Administrative Expenses $17,971,882
   Fundraising Expenses $8,863,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $147,810,417
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,648,738
   
Net Assets $101,583,968

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
Equity $110,212,360 91.1%
Education $7,841,076 6.5%
Environment Projects $2,921,762 2.4%

Ratings History
Tides Center has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 93.15 four stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 96.50 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 96.28 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 90.69 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.61 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 83.60 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 80.25 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 95.89 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 92.33 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 92.33 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.43 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 93.21 four stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 95.58 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 89.78 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 94-3213100
Name in IRS Master File TIDES CENTER
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(350) Preservation of natural resources (conservation)
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 January, 1995
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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Kriss Deiglmeier CEO $460,068
Other Salaries of Note
$379,262 0.25% Kelly Fitzsimmons Founder, Managing Director --
$304,172 0.20% Mark Smolinski Director, Ending Pandemics --
$290,892 0.19% British Robinson Director, Women's Heart Alliance --
$270,762 0.18% Lenore Anderson Director, Alliance For Safety & Justice --

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Tides Center (CA) 93.15 four stars
Association for Enterprise Opportunity (DC) 92.20 four stars
SaverLife (CA) 95.93 four stars
Women's Business Development Center (IL) 95.57 four stars
Accion East (NY) 90.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Tides Center
1014 Torney Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 561-6400
fax: (415) 561-6401
EIN: 94-3213100

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 29907
San Francisco, CA 94129

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Board Leadership

Peter Mellen and Jason Wingard
Co-Chairs

CEO

Tuti B. Scott
Interim Chief Executive Officer

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