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Californians for Population Stabilization

Advancing policies to stabilize the population of California and the United States

two stars

78.30

1129 State Street Suite 3-D
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-6626   Web Site
EIN: 94-2581509

Board Leadership
Ben Zuckerman
Chairman

CEO
Rick Oberlink
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.30 two stars
  Financial 75.91 two stars
  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.

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) works to formulate and advance policies and programs designed to stabilize the population of California at a level which will preserve a good quality of life for all Californians. Founded in 1986, CAPS works to preserve California's future through the stabilization of our state's human population. Since nearly all of California's population growth comes from immigration, CAPS focuses largely on this issue: sponsoring public and media awareness campaigns, working with lawmakers to promote more responsible policies, maintaining a growing network of member-activists, and conducting vital research. CAPS is confronting the most important issue facing California and the United States: runaway population growth.

Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) works to formulate and advance policies and programs designed to stabilize the population of California at a level which will preserve a good quality of life for all Californians. Founded in 1986, CAPS works to preserve California's future through the stabilization of our state's human population. Since nearly all of California's population growth comes from immigration, CAPS focuses largely on this issue: sponsoring public and media awareness campaigns, working with lawmakers to promote more responsible policies, maintaining a growing network of member-activists, and conducting vital research. CAPS is confronting the most important issue facing California and the United States: runaway population growth.

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Financial

two stars

75.91

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)
70.7%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth -5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Californians for Population Stabilization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Californians for Population Stabilization on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Californians for Population Stabilization (CA) 78.30 two stars
Mises Institute (AL) 94.70 four stars
Center for Food Safety (DC) 85.99 three stars
Atlas Network (VA) 90.29 four stars
The Brookings Institution (DC) 85.05 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $871,999
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $871,999
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $871,999
   Other Revenue $35,808
TOTAL REVENUE $907,807
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $762,977
   Administrative Expenses $209,877
   Fundraising Expenses $104,177
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,077,031
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-169,224
   
Net Assets $560,002

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
2017-12 06/01/2019 78.30 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 83.06 three stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 89.89 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 86.47 three stars
2013-12 10/01/2015 88.04 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 87.71 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 81.75 three stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 82.96 three stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.57 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.04 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 84.50 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.65 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 86.88 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 78.04 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 49.48 zero star
2004-12 11/01/2005 68.93 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 94-2581509
Name in IRS Master File CALIFORNIANS FOR POPULATION STABILIZATION INC
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 (541) Population control
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 July, 1979
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$118,294 10.98% Jo Wideman Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Californians for Population Stabilization (CA) 78.30 two stars
Peterson Institute for International Economics (DC) 92.29 four stars
Mises Institute (AL) 94.70 four stars
Atlas Network (VA) 90.29 four stars
Sightline Institute (WA) 91.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Californians for Population Stabilization
1129 State Street
Suite 3-D
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
tel: (805) 564-6626
fax: (805) 564-6636
EIN: 94-2581509

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Board Leadership

Ben Zuckerman
Chairman

CEO

Rick Oberlink
Executive Director

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