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Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CPD is a crime or legal aid assistance provider based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 2011. As of 2019 they had $36 million in revenue and $31 million in assets.

The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy in partnership with high-impact base-building organizations, organizing alliances, and progressive unions.

(347) 985-2220
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Program areas at CPD

Hosted programs:through its hosted program, cpd helps new and emerging social justice and advocacy organizations to develop and grow by providing a diversity of services contextualized for each hosted organization. Services include mentorship, access to cpd's network, management, training, administrative support and fiscal sponsorship. As an incubator, cpd is a catalyst mechanism for local and regional base building. Our goal is to foster a vibrant advocacy community and fuel innovation within the civic space. In 2018, cpd provided support to ten (10) emerging organizations.

Base building:through our base building program, cpd provides partners with technical assistance, identifying, synthesizing, and disseminating field-tested practices and emerging promising practices aimed to increase capacity to dismantle political and economic structures that reinforce inequity.

State power project:state power project (spp), is designed to build the grassroots organizational strength of nine state affiliates developing essential organizing skills of emerging grassroots leaders across a range of campaign issues, including automatic voter registration, rights restoration, public financing, redistricting and other innovative Democracy reforms. Spp works closely with state affiliates across the country, as well as other allied state and national organizations to develop, support and implement program strategies, policy development, and advocacy.

Form 990s for CPD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 15, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Mar 1, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Jul 26, 2016990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CPD

Total grants, contributions, etc.$34,289,145
Program services$2,681,298
Investment income and dividends$39,682
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-187,750
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$150,530
Total revenues$36,972,905

Vendors for CPD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-29
██████████CRM software2019-03-05
███ █████ ███Tax accounting2018-11-05
████ ███████ ███It Services$112,9922017-12-01
█████████ ███████ ██████Printing$145,5812017-12-01

Personnel at CPD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Elissa BergerChief Operating Officer-July 18, 2019
Amy CarrollChief of Staff$123,450Jan. 8, 2019
████████ ██████ ████Chief Program Officer-July 18, 2019
████████ █████Co - Founder and Executive Director-July 18, 2019
███ █████Executive Director-Oct. 15, 2020
█████ ██████Executive Director of Leadership Center-Oct. 15, 2020
████████ ████████████Network President and Co - Executive Director$124,953July 18, 2019
█████ ████Executive Director-July 18, 2019
█████ ██████Executive Director of the Base - Building Organization-July 18, 2019
███████ ██████████Director of Organizing and Capacity Building$120,221Dec. 31, 2017
...and 48 more key personnel

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