EIN 34-1447977

Citizenship Education Fund

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The mission of the organization is to educate voters and promote full participation in the electoral process the organization also seks to empower citizenry through the effective use of public policy advocacy. The creating opportunities conference is...
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Program areas at Citizenship Education Fund

CEF offers a variety of events across the country. The New York Wall Street Economic Summit brings MBE/WBE suppliers of financial services together with financial institutions, investment bankers and other providers of services to Wall Street. The Detroit Automotive Project promotes full and equal participation in the economic growth of the global automotive industry for people of color. The Atlanta Creating Opportunity Conference works to expand opportunities through diversity, inclusion and equality partnerships. The DC Media and Telecommunications Symposium explores the civil rigths and civil liberties in the emerging technology industry.
CEFs primary programmatic thrust involves the PUSHTech 202 program, which allows for children of low income families to be involved in tech/coding and summer camps. GOTV (Get Out To Vote) which seeks to educate and empower citizens through the effectiveness of public policy, civic virtue, electoral participation, economic empowerment and financial literacy that educates individuals and churches on debt and consumer credit, home ownership, investments and insurance.
CEF conducts a five day annual conference examining a variety of relevenat policy issues. Over twenty-five different functions and events are made available to the public, covering topics such as home foreclosure, wellness, 2020 census, voter registration, and MBE/WBE inclusion. Annual conference themes vary from year to year in an effort to inspire and inform the public, while we work towards a peaceful and just world.

Who funds Citizenship Education Fund

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
University of Chicago Medical CenterCB Sponsorship of 2020 Annual Convention and Covid-19 Assistance To Rainbow Push$60,000
The Berry Gordy Family FoundationUnrestricted$14,900
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers EastSolidarity Contribution$13,000
...and 2 more grants received

Personnel at Citizenship Education Fund

John E. AdamsChief Financial Officer
Jerry BellTreasurer$0
William DickersonChairman$0
Bonita ParkerSecretary$0

Financials for Citizenship Education Fund

RevenuesFYE 12/2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,239,769
Program services$149,827
Investment income and dividends$60
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$-107,035
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$6,892
Total revenues$5,289,513

Form 990s for Citizenship Education Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-122020-06-08990View PDF
2017-122019-07-23990View PDF
2017-122019-03-15990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122016-12-09990View PDF
...and 12 more Form 990s

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Data update history
April 3, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $7,500 from Prisma Health-Upstate
September 21, 2021
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $60,000 from University of Chicago Medical Center
May 2, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
August 24, 2020
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $14,900 from The Berry Gordy Family Foundation
June 20, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
930 E 50TH St
Chicago, IL 60615
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Cook County, IL
Website URL
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R40: Voter Education, Registration
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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Central organization
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