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Center for Third World Organizing

Building a social justice movement led by people of color

one star

59.78

900 Alice Street Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 201-0080   Web Site
EIN: 52-1211059

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 59.78 one star
  Financial 76.97 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 48.00 zero star
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1980, the Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) is a racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. CTWO is a training and resource center that promotes and sustains direct-action organizing in communities of color in the United States. CTWO's programs include training of new and experienced organizers, including the well-known Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP); establishing model multi-racial community organizations; and building an active network of organizations and activists of color to achieve racial justice in its fullest dimensions.

Founded in 1980, the Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO) is a racial-justice organization dedicated to building a social-justice movement led by people of color. CTWO is a training and resource center that promotes and sustains direct-action organizing in communities of color in the United States. CTWO's programs include training of new and experienced organizers, including the well-known Movement Activist Apprenticeship Program (MAAP); establishing model multi-racial community organizations; and building an active network of organizations and activists of color to achieve racial justice in its fullest dimensions.

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Financial

two stars

76.97

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

48.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 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)
74.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.64
  Program Expenses Growth -2.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Third World Organizing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Third World Organizing on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Third World Organizing (CA) 59.78 one star
American Jewish Committee (NY) 88.79 three stars
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 87.00 three stars
American Family Association (MS) 90.71 four stars
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (PA) 96.32 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $673,529
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $673,529
   Program Service Revenue $70,522
Total Primary Revenue $744,051
   Other Revenue $401
TOTAL REVENUE $744,452
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $549,552
   Administrative Expenses $37,020
   Fundraising Expenses $92,490
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $679,062
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $65,390
   
Net Assets $323,294

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 04/01/2019 59.78 one star
2016-12 12/22/2017 63.51 one star
2015-12 11/01/2016 77.41 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.88 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 77.37 two stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 79.65 two stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 84.57 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 80.87 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 79.80 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 79.76 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 87.94 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 70.26 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 77.25 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 66.55 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 64.99 one star
2004-12 07/01/2006 55.15 one star
2003-12 03/01/2005 60.82 one star
2002-12 03/01/2004 67.23 one star
2001-12 10/15/2002 76.99 two 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 52-1211059
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR THIRD WORLD ORGANIZING
NTEE Code Q01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (149) Other instruction and training
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, 1981
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$61,667 9.08% Karissa Lewis Executive Director

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Center for Third World Organizing (CA) 59.78 one star
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Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (DC) 91.90 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Center for Third World Organizing
900 Alice Street
Suite 300
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 201-0080
fax: (510) 433-0908
EIN: 52-1211059

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