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Center for Popular Democracy (CPD)

Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

CPD is a social advocacy organization based in Brooklyn, NY that was founded in 2011. As of 2017 they had $15 million in revenue and $8.3 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.

Brooklyn, NY
I80: Legal Services

Form 990s for CPD

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990 PDF
2015-12Mar 1, 2017990 PDF
2014-12Jul 26, 2016990 PDF
2014-12Feb 12, 2016990 PDF
2013-12Dec 15, 2014990 PDF
...and two more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for CPD


Federated campaigns$0
Membership dues$0
Fundraising event contributions$194,713
Related organizations$0
Government grants (contributions)$0
Normal grants, contributions, etc.$12,546,624
Non-cash contributions$0
Program services$1,975,339
Investment income and dividends$1,501
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$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$391,296
Total revenues$15,109,473


Grants to govts. and orgs. in USA$3,559,350
Grants to individuals in USA$0
Grants to govts., orgs., and individuals outside USA$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, etc.$573,952
Compensation not included above, to disqualified persons$0
Non-officer salaries and wages$4,900,904
Pension/retirement accruals and contributions$201,434
Other employee benefits$789,434
Payroll taxes$430,819
Management fees$0
Legal fees$25,076
Accounting fees$310,041
Lobbying fees$0
Pro. fundraising fees$0
Investment mgmt fees$0
Other fee-for-service$793,520
Advertising and promotion$92,448
Office expenses$215,016
Information tech. expenses$0
Royalty expenses$0
Public official travel and entertainment$0
Conferences, meetings, etc.$1,267,394
Payments to affiliates$0
Depreciation, amortization, etc.$83,838
All other expenses$655,881
Total expenses$15,086,955


Cash (non-interest-bearing)$2,645,697
Savings, short-term investments, etc.$608,034
Pledges and grants receivable$2,822,106
Accounts receivable$456,184
Loans receivable from officers, directors, etc.$0
Loans receivable from other disqualified persons$0
Notes and loans receivable$0
Inventories for use$0
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$74,712
Buildings, equipment, etc. post-depreciation$289,821
Investments, publicly traded securities$0
Investments, other securities$0
Investments, program-related$0
Intangible assets$0
Other assets$1,470,385
Total assets$8,366,939


Accounts payable and accrued expenses$397,057
Grants payable$564,000
Deferred revenue$39,200
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$0
Other liabilities$420,511
Total liabilities$1,420,768

Net asset restrictions

Unrestricted net assets$317,083
Temporarily restricted net assets$6,629,088
Permanently restricted net assets$0

Performance indicators

Total margin0.15%
Working capital$5,606,476
Current assets$6,606,733
Current liabilities$1,000,257
Days cash on hand78 days
Acid test liquidity ratio6.53

Vendors for CPD

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2019-02-20
██████████CRM software2019-02-20
██████ ███Software2018-08-06
███ █████ ███Tax accounting2017-11-08
██████████ ██Consulting$178,5132016-12-01
█████████ ██████████ ███████ ███Consulting$114,3522016-12-01

Personnel at CPD

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Amy CarrollChief of Staff$138,584Jan. 8, 2019
███ █████ ███████Co - Executive Director$156,333Jan. 8, 2019
███████ ██████████Director of Organizing and Capacity Building$132,345Dec. 31, 2016
█████████ █████Director of Operations and Human Resources$118,003Dec. 31, 2016
████ ██████████Director of Organizing and Capacity Building-Jan. 8, 2019
████ █████Director of Operations and Managing Director of Bailey Farms-Jan. 8, 2019
█████████ █████Director of Campaigns$119,977Dec. 31, 2016
███████ ████████Director of Development-Jan. 8, 2019
██████ ████████Director of Education Justice Campaigns-Jan. 8, 2019
███████ ███████Director of Special Projects-Jan. 8, 2019
...and 12 more key personnel

Peer social advocacy organizations

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2Americans for Immigrant Justice Inc501(c)(3)$4.0 millionMiami, FL
3Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
4Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law501(c)(3)$10 millionWashington, DC
5American Immigration Council (AIC)501(c)(3)$3.8 millionWashington, DC
6Legal Action Center of the City of New York501(c)(3)$4.7 millionNew York, NY
7Brennan Center for Justice501(c)(3)$24 millionNew York, NY
8Advocates for Children of New York (AFC)501(c)(3)$6.3 millionNew York, NY
9Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation501(c)(3)$6.9 millionBrooklyn, NY
10New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI)501(c)(3)$4.9 millionNew York, NY
11New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)501(c)(3)$5.2 millionNew York, NY
12Lawyers for Children501(c)(3)$8.3 millionNew York, NY
13Innocence Project501(c)(3)$15 millionNew York, NY
14National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NAACPLDEF)501(c)(3)$33 millionNew York, NY
15Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF)501(c)(3)$10 millionSacramento, CA
16National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation501(c)(3)$5.0 millionSpringfield, VA
17Center for Social Inclusion501(c)(3)$3.8 millionNew York, NY
18Amnesty International501(c)(3)$41 millionNew York, NY
19National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)501(c)(3)$11 millionNew York, NY
20East-West Management Institute Inc501(c)(3)$12 millionNew York, NY
21Public Defender Association (PDA)501(c)(3)$4.1 millionSeattle, WA
22Federal Defender Services of Wisconsin Inc501(c)(3)$3.9 millionMilwaukee, WI
23Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)501(c)(3)$39 millionMontgomery, AL
24Zionist Organization of America (ZOA)501(c)(3)$5.6 millionNew York, NY
25New York Public Interest Research Group Fund Inc501(c)(3)$4.9 millionNew York, NY

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