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Accion is a social advocacy organization based in Cambridge, MA that was founded in 1965. As of 2017 they had $40 million in revenue and $362 million in assets.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Accion Usa.

Cambridge, MA
Q32: International Economic Development

Form 990s for Accion

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2016-12Dec 21, 2017990 PDF
2015-12Mar 24, 2017990 PDF
2014-12Jan 22, 2016990 PDF
2013-12Dec 11, 2014990 PDF
2012-12Jan 3, 2014990 PDF
...and two more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Accion


Federated campaigns$8,413
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$746,002
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$0
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$13,682,797
Non-cash contributions$80,747
Program services$5,025,705
Investment income and dividends$3,213,325
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$71
Net rental income$8,199
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$18,205,034
Net income from fundraising events$-60,499
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$40,829,047


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$250,000
Grants to individuals in USA$0
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$2,886,863
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$3,755,849
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0
Non-officer salaries and wages$9,809,670
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$466,389
Other employee benefits$1,400,010
Payroll taxes$818,525
Management fees$0
Legal fees$304,876
Accounting fees$286,801
Lobbying fees$0
Pro. fundraising fees$0
Investment mgmt fees$786,845
Other fee-for-service$2,667,123
Advertising and promotion$138,006
Office expenses$630,742
Information tech. expenses$399,862
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$985,588
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$353,969
All other expenses$234,037
Total expenses$30,276,113


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$14,367,851
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$99,631,547
Pledges and grants receivable$10,463,050
Accounts receivable$1,821,175
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$0
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$250,000
Inventories for use$0
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$1,198,406
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$1,971,345
Investments, publicly traded securities$3,313,492
Investments, other securities$0
Investments, program-related$229,306,494
Intangible assets$0
Other assets$214,158
Total assets$362,537,518


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$4,861,993
Grants payable$0
Deferred revenue$1,060,280
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Escrow or custodial account liability$0
Loans payable to officers and disqualified persons$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$0
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$250,000
Other liabilities$0
Total liabilities$6,172,273

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$340,528,946
Temporarily restricted net assets$15,836,299
Permanently restricted net assets$0

Performance indicators

Total margin25%
Working capital$121,809,756
Current assets$127,732,029
Current liabilities$5,922,273
Days cash on hand1,374 days
Acid test liquidity ratio21.32

Vendors for Accion

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Blue State DigitalAdvocacy software2018-06-28
██████Content management system software2018-06-28
██████ ███Software2018-06-28
█████████Marketing software2018-06-28
█████████Content management system software2018-06-28
███ ███ ███Tax accounting2017-11-06
█████ ███████Insurance agent or broker$14,4012016-12-31
█████ ███ ████████ ████Audit accounting2016-12-31
...and eight more vendors

Personnel at Accion

NameTitleCompensationLast updated
Janie BarreraFounder and President and Chief Executive Officer-April 4, 2016
███████ ███████President and Chief Executive Officer of Accion$561,403Sept. 18, 2017
██████ ████████Board Member / Managing Partner-May 22, 2017
███████ ██ ████████Chief Operating Officer$487,090July 1, 2017
███████ ██████Chief Financial Officer - Chief Administrative Officer$171,448Dec. 31, 2016
██████████ ███████Chief Financial Officer$279,518Dec. 21, 2017
███ █████████Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer-May 22, 2017
████ ██████Chief Information Officer-Feb. 12, 2016
█████ ██████Chief Planning and Development Officer-Sept. 18, 2017
█████ █████████Chief Commercial Officer$214,825Dec. 31, 2016
...and 39 more key personnel

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