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Call to Action

Catholics working together to foster peace and justice

two stars

72.30

2135 West Roscoe Street Suite 1N
Chicago, IL 60618
tel: (773) 404-0004   Web Site
EIN: 36-3003308

Board Leadership
Zachary Johnson
Executive Director

CEO
Zachary Johnson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 72.30 two stars
  Financial 62.41 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Call to Action (CTA) is a Catholic movement working for equality and justice in the Church and society. An independent national organization of over 25,000 people and 53 local chapters, CTA believes that the Spirit of God is at work in the whole church, not just in its appointed leaders. The entire Catholic Church has the obligation of responding to the needs of the world and taking initiative in programs of peace and justice. CTA promotes its vision of a progressive, engaged Catholicism through its acclaimed annual conferences, award-winning publications, extensive network of regional groups and joint programs with other Catholic renewal organizations.

Call to Action (CTA) is a Catholic movement working for equality and justice in the Church and society. An independent national organization of over 25,000 people and 53 local chapters, CTA believes that the Spirit of God is at work in the whole church, not just in its appointed leaders. The entire Catholic Church has the obligation of responding to the needs of the world and taking initiative in programs of peace and justice. CTA promotes its vision of a progressive, engaged Catholicism through its acclaimed annual conferences, award-winning publications, extensive network of regional groups and joint programs with other Catholic renewal organizations.

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Financial

one star

62.41

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
67.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.48
  Program Expenses Growth -26.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 33.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Call to Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Call to Action on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Call to Action (IL) 72.30 two stars
Four Corners Ministries (AL) 89.04 three stars
Pulse (MN) 87.25 three stars
Moms in Prayer International (CA) 91.58 four stars
Global Training Network (AZ) 96.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $354,330
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $7,981
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $362,311
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $362,311
   Other Revenue $62,269
TOTAL REVENUE $424,580
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $391,041
   Administrative Expenses $94,846
   Fundraising Expenses $90,208
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $576,095
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-151,515
   
Net Assets $306,154

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 72.30 two stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 77.69 two stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 75.33 two stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 79.97 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 82.06 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 82.37 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 84.88 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 77.34 two stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 76.99 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 66.84 one star
2009-09 09/20/2011 68.59 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/24/2010 60.77 one star
2008-09 12/01/2009 47.56 zero star
2007-09 11/01/2008 69.20 one star
2006-09 05/01/2008 62.10 one star
2005-09 03/01/2008 72.39 two stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 64.62 one star
2003-09 11/01/2004 62.82 one star
2002-09 01/01/2004 57.37 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 36-3003308
Name in IRS Master File CALL TO ACTION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
(123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, 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 February, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$47,937 8.32% Zachary Johnson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Call to Action (IL) 72.30 two stars
Episcopal Church Foundation (NY) 87.14 three stars
International Cooperating Ministries (VA) 93.62 four stars
New Mission Systems International (FL) 92.27 four stars
Frontiers (AZ) 88.41 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Call to Action
2135 West Roscoe Street
Suite 1N
Chicago, IL 60618
tel: (773) 404-0004
fax: (773) 404-1610
EIN: 36-3003308

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Board Leadership

Zachary Johnson
Executive Director

CEO

Zachary Johnson
Executive Director

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