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Center for Responsive Politics

Your nonpartisan guide to money's influence on U.S. elections and public policy

four stars

91.57

1300 L Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 857-0044   Web Site
EIN: 52-1275227

Board Leadership
Grace Hong
Chair

CEO
Sheila Krumholz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.57 four stars
  Financial 88.09 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1983, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Independent and nonpartisan, we make our data, analysis and public interest journalism freely available on our website, OpenSecrets.org. Our vision is for Americans to be empowered by access to clear and unbiased information about money's role in politics and policy and to use that knowledge to strengthen our democracy. Our mission is to produce and disseminate peerless data and analysis on money in politics to inform and engage Americans, champion transparency, and expose disproportionate or undue influence on public policy.

Founded in 1983, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Independent and nonpartisan, we make our data, analysis and public interest journalism freely available on our website, OpenSecrets.org. Our vision is for Americans to be empowered by access to clear and unbiased information about money's role in politics and policy and to use that knowledge to strengthen our democracy. Our mission is to produce and disseminate peerless data and analysis on money in politics to inform and engage Americans, champion transparency, and expose disproportionate or undue influence on public policy.

Financial

three stars

88.09

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.36
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Responsive Politics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Responsive Politics on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,969,930
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,969,930
   Program Service Revenue $107,396
Total Primary Revenue $3,077,326
   Other Revenue $22,969
TOTAL REVENUE $3,100,295
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,723,427
   Administrative Expenses $137,961
   Fundraising Expenses $179,257
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,040,645
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,059,650
   
Net Assets $2,872,820

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$158,068 7.74% Sheila Krumholz Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1983, the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP) is the nation's premier research group tracking money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy. Independent and nonpartisan, we make our data, analysis and public interest journalism freely available on our website, OpenSecrets.org. Our vision is for Americans to be empowered by access to clear and unbiased information about money's role in politics and policy and to use that knowledge to strengthen our democracy. Our mission is to produce and disseminate peerless data and analysis on money in politics to inform and engage Americans, champion transparency, and expose disproportionate or undue influence on public policy.

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Center for Responsive Politics (DC) 91.57 four stars
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Taxpayers for Common Sense (DC) 89.87 three stars
Common Cause Education Fund (DC) 91.31 four stars
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 91.89 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Responsive Politics
1300 L Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 857-0044
fax: (202) 857-7809
EIN: 52-1275227

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Board Leadership

Grace Hong
Chair

CEO

Sheila Krumholz
Executive Director