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Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

We talk. We act. We get it done.

three stars

88.57

2001 Forest Avenue Des Moines, IA 50311
tel: (515) 282-0484   Web Site
EIN: 42-1110721

Board Leadership
Cherie Mortice
President

CEO
Hugh Espey
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.57 three stars
  Financial 94.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1975, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (Iowa CCI) is an organization with thousands of members across the state from all walks of life who talk, act and get things done on critical issues affecting all Iowans. Iowa CCI members recognize the power of uniting and standing up for what's right. The mission of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is to empower and unite grassroots people of all ethnic backgrounds to take control of their communities; involve them in identifying problems and needs and in taking action to address them; and be a vehicle for social, economic, and environmental justice.

Founded in 1975, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (Iowa CCI) is an organization with thousands of members across the state from all walks of life who talk, act and get things done on critical issues affecting all Iowans. Iowa CCI members recognize the power of uniting and standing up for what's right. The mission of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is to empower and unite grassroots people of all ethnic backgrounds to take control of their communities; involve them in identifying problems and needs and in taking action to address them; and be a vehicle for social, economic, and environmental justice.

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Financial

four stars

94.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
90.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.37
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $850,110
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $191,822
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,041,932
   Program Service Revenue $2,570
Total Primary Revenue $1,044,502
   Other Revenue $220,955
TOTAL REVENUE $1,265,457
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,031,116
   Administrative Expenses $79,916
   Fundraising Expenses $33,456
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,144,488
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $120,969
   
Net Assets $1,476,573

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$71,600 6.25% Hugh Espey Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1975, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement (Iowa CCI) is an organization with thousands of members across the state from all walks of life who talk, act and get things done on critical issues affecting all Iowans. Iowa CCI members recognize the power of uniting and standing up for what's right. The mission of Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement is to empower and unite grassroots people of all ethnic backgrounds to take control of their communities; involve them in identifying problems and needs and in taking action to address them; and be a vehicle for social, economic, and environmental justice.

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Charity Contact Info

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
2001 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
tel: (515) 282-0484
fax: (515) 283-0031
EIN: 42-1110721

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Board Leadership

Cherie Mortice
President

CEO

Hugh Espey
Executive Director