EIN 27-3069592


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50CAN's mission is to help to develop local education leaders by providing them with the research, tools and ideas needed to create learning environments that best meet every child's needs.
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Program areas at 50can

Fiscal sponsorshipsfrom time to time 50can will offer fiscal agency services to partner organizations with similar missions. To date these relationships have been offered to new organizations awaiting independent 501(c)(3) status or to those that want to take advantage of 50can's financial processes.
Advocate for policy change50can's staff works with community activists, school leaders, teachers, parents and elected officials to advocate for concrete, meaningful education policies that will help all kids receive a high quality education. This includes getting students access to tutoring, providing increased funding that is student-based to schools, helping school systems access more high quality and diverse teacher corps and providing families with additional educational options.
Communications & mobilization50can helps local leaders create a movement of informed citizens through media work, e-advocacy, publications, graphic design, partnerships with like-minded civic and community groups, phone banks, petitions and rallies. As a result, 50can leaders were featured frequently in television, online and print discussion the impact of the covid pandemic on student learning.
Training:in 2021, 50can offered a suite of training programs, including a leadership development, grassroots, communications and policy training programs. This area also includes recurring gatherings of 50can staffers and other education partners to provide additional professional development opportunities.nal development opportunities.

Grants made by 50can

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
New Venture FundThe Grant Shall Be Used To Support the Operating Expenses of Powerful Parent Movement$500,000
Camden Education FundGeneral Support$128,700
Be CuriousTo Support the Spark and Inspire Program$5,184

Who funds 50can

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Camden Education FundEngagement Grant$400,000
Delaware Business Roundtable Education CommitteeProgram Assistance$385,000
Daniels FundNewmexicokidscan$300,000
...and 31 more grants received totalling $3,093,294

Personnel at 50can

Marc Porter MageeChief Executive Officer and Board Member$292,554
Chris TessoneChief Financial Officer$64,249
Derrell BradfordExecutive Vice President$186,778
Ingrid ReynosoChief Operating Officer$15,000

Financials for 50can

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$13,114,433
Program services$1,548,826
Investment income and dividends$706
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$35,445
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$38
Total revenues$14,699,448

Form 990s for 50can

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-02-06990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-11-09990View PDF
2015-122017-01-23990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 6, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $200,000 from Carnegie Corporation of New York
November 24, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
November 24, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
April 5, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $50,000 from The Piton Foundation
November 7, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
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Social advocacy organizationsCivil rights and social justice organizationsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Social sciencesEducationHuman rightsCommunity improvement
Political advocacyConducts researchLobbyingNational levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donations
General information
1380 Monroe St NW 413
Washington, DC 20010
Metro area
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
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NTEE code, primary
R40: Voter Education, Registration
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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