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Communications Consortium Media Center

Communications strategies for policy change

three stars

87.44

1300 I Street NW Suite 400E
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 326-8700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1524972

Board Leadership
Ken Nochimson
Chair

CEO
Kathy Bonk
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.44 three stars
  Financial 83.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

83.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communications Consortium Media Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Communications Consortium Media Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communications Consortium Media Center (DC) 87.44 three stars
NEO Philanthropy (NY) 90.77 four stars
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research (NY) 92.28 four stars
New Economy Coalition (MA) 85.62 three stars
PolicyLink (CA) 87.32 three stars

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The Communications Consortium Media Center (CCMC) is a public interest media center dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations use media and new technologies for policy change. Our mission is to use communications strategies for policy change. Founded in 1988, CCMC seeks to influence public policy in ways that respect and support individual rights, healthy families, cultural diversity and a sustainable environment. We believe collaboration among nonprofit groups sharing policy goals is an effective and efficient way to gain credibility and to influence public policy. CCMC works to empower diverse and underrepresented communities to participate more fully in decisions about their lives.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $671,950
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $671,950
   Program Service Revenue $299,367
Total Primary Revenue $971,317
   Other Revenue $13,244
TOTAL REVENUE $984,561
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,534,748
   Administrative Expenses $330,586
   Fundraising Expenses $41,978
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,907,312
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-922,751
   
Net Assets $753,300

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
Equality for Women $634,082 41.3%
Global Health & Development $467,869 30.5%
Children, Families & Communities $279,430 18.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.44 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.95 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 82.76 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2015 81.18 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.74 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 72.04 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 73.62 two stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 80.01 three stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 79.60 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.17 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 86.37 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 91.22 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 72.29 two stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 82.04 three stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 63.44 one star
2004-12 02/01/2006 76.72 two stars
2003-12 01/05/2005 82.03 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 52-1524972
Name in IRS Master File COMMUNICATIONS CONSORTIUM MEDIA CENTER
NTEE Code S50
NTEE Classification Nonprofit Management
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
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 August, 1989
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$150,000 7.86% Kathleen Bonk Executive Director, President

The Communications Consortium Media Center (CCMC) is a public interest media center dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations use media and new technologies for policy change. Our mission is to use communications strategies for policy change. Founded in 1988, CCMC seeks to influence public policy in ways that respect and support individual rights, healthy families, cultural diversity and a sustainable environment. We believe collaboration among nonprofit groups sharing policy goals is an effective and efficient way to gain credibility and to influence public policy. CCMC works to empower diverse and underrepresented communities to participate more fully in decisions about their lives.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Communications Consortium Media Center (DC) 87.44 three stars
Food Research & Action Center (DC) 92.02 four stars
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (DC) 90.35 four stars
Independence Institute (CO) 90.06 four stars
Institute for Energy Research (DC) 89.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Communications Consortium Media Center
1300 I Street NW
Suite 400E
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 326-8700
fax: (202) 682-2154
EIN: 52-1524972

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Board Leadership

Ken Nochimson
Chair

CEO

Kathy Bonk
Executive Director

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