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Constitutional Rights Foundation

Educate. Participate.

three stars

89.73

601 South Kingsley Drive Los Angeles, CA 90005
tel: (213) 487-5590   Web Site
EIN: 95-2219680

Board Leadership
Kimberly A. Dunne
Chair

CEO
Amanda Susskind
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.73 three stars
  Financial 85.48 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society. CRF is dedicated to educating America's young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society.

CRF specializes in social studies for K-12 schools, providing programs and curriculum materials that engage students in learning content and skills of informed and engaged citizens, including critical thinking, evidence-based writing/arguments, collaboration, and civil discussion.

Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society. CRF is dedicated to educating America's young people about the importance of civic participation in a democratic society.

CRF specializes in social studies for K-12 schools, providing programs and curriculum materials that engage students in learning content and skills of informed and engaged citizens, including critical thinking, evidence-based writing/arguments, collaboration, and civil discussion.

Financial

three stars

85.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
75.7%
  Administrative Expenses 18.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.69
  Program Expenses Growth 2.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Constitutional Rights Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Constitutional Rights Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc), Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners
What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?
It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection
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Constitutional Rights Foundation (CA) 89.73 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $216,620
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $665,456
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $62,843
Total Contributions $944,919
   Program Service Revenue $448,117
Total Primary Revenue $1,393,036
   Other Revenue $278,483
TOTAL REVENUE $1,671,519
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,524,249
   Administrative Expenses $422,609
   Fundraising Expenses $101,681
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,048,539
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-377,020
   
Net Assets $5,697,098

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
Law, History & Government $365,850 24.0%
Publications $822,157 53.9%
Civic Learning & Engagement $336,242 22.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/01/2020 89.73 three stars
2018-12 11/01/2019 89.25 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 90.53 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.71 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 82.87 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.43 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.34 three stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 78.29 two stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 76.79 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 75.08 two stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 76.11 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 77.25 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 69.39 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 69.62 one star
2007-12 12/01/2008 75.80 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 73.12 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 69.50 one star
2004-12 04/01/2006 74.90 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2005 89.18 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 95-2219680
Name in IRS Master File CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$154,500 7.54% Marshall Croddy President

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Constitutional Rights Foundation (CA) 89.73 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Constitutional Rights Foundation
601 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005
tel: (213) 487-5590
fax: (213) 386-0459
EIN: 95-2219680

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Board Leadership

Kimberly A. Dunne
Chair

CEO

Amanda Susskind
President

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