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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty

Devoted to abolishing capital punishment

one star

67.23

80 M Street, Southeast Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 331-4090   Web Site
EIN: 23-2290483

Board Leadership
James E. Rocap III
Chair

CEO
Diann Rust-Tierney
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 67.23 one star
  Financial 57.74 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) was founded in 1976 with the mission to abolish the death penalty in the U.S. and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide. NCADP serves its network of over 100 state and national affiliates and provides them with technical assistance, training and strategic advice and assistance in devising public policy campaigns to end, limit or repeal the death penalty. For advocates committed to ending the death penalty, NCADP serves as a clearinghouse with contacts and information. NCADP produces reports, fact sheets and other public education materials for use in state campaigns. To support local efforts for policy change, NCADP also mounts national campaigns on specific death penalty cases and issues.

The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) was founded in 1976 with the mission to abolish the death penalty in the U.S. and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide. NCADP serves its network of over 100 state and national affiliates and provides them with technical assistance, training and strategic advice and assistance in devising public policy campaigns to end, limit or repeal the death penalty. For advocates committed to ending the death penalty, NCADP serves as a clearinghouse with contacts and information. NCADP produces reports, fact sheets and other public education materials for use in state campaigns. To support local efforts for policy change, NCADP also mounts national campaigns on specific death penalty cases and issues.

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Financial

one star

57.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
59.6%
  Administrative Expenses 20.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.26
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.23
  Program Expenses Growth -25.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (DC) 67.23 one star
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.13 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 90.92 four stars
American Family Association (MS) 90.71 four stars
Cultural Survival (MA) 88.27 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $318,374
   Federated Campaigns $2,388
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $320,762
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $320,762
   Other Revenue $54,720
TOTAL REVENUE $375,482
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $272,460
   Administrative Expenses $38,199
   Fundraising Expenses $7,191
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $317,850
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $57,632
   
Net Assets $128,924

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
Coalition Partner Outreach $150,425 55.2%
Public Education and Awareness $79,013 29.0%
State Technical Assistance $27,518 10.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 67.23 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 64.91 one star
2015-12 03/01/2017 70.80 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.44 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 64.21 one star
2014-12 11/01/2015 62.73 one star
2013-12 05/01/2015 75.60 two stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 83.22 three stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 86.93 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 85.06 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 82.07 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.16 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 85.33 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 72.77 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 74.08 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 68.14 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 90.12 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 90.02 four 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 23-2290483
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL COALITION TO ABOLISH THE DEATH PENALTY
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (527) Capital punishment
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 May, 1986
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
$51,757 16.28% Diann Rust-Tierney Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (DC) 67.23 one star
Corporate Accountability (MA) 93.30 four stars
UnidosUS (DC) 92.36 four stars
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (DC) 94.35 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
80 M Street, Southeast
Washington, DC 20003
tel: (202) 331-4090
fax: (202) 331-4099
EIN: 23-2290483

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Board Leadership

James E. Rocap III
Chair

CEO

Diann Rust-Tierney
Executive Director

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