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Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

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

Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund is a voter registration group based in Des Moines, IA that was founded in 2011. As of 2020 they had $660,737 in revenue and $430,992 in assets.

The organization primarily focuses on issues around farming and the environment, fair lending and a fair economy, state budget issues, and immigration and worker justice issues. Education - the organization uses Community organizing techniques to enga...

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Program areas at Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

Education - the organization uses Community organizing techniques to engage iowans and raise awareness within the general public on the key social, economic, and environmental justice issues mentioned above, and conduct issue education campaigns for the general public. The organization intends to build a grassroots power base and build grassroots leadership to bring about effective change on their key issues. The educational activities will include local meetings, media, outreach, and disseminating information on key issues and their work.

Electoral work - during the election season, when such activities will further the organization's purpose and goals, the organization will conduct voter education and registration efforts, such as a door to door canvass and phone canvass to educate voters on key issues, get out the vote and raise support for their work. The organization will conduct activities to engage candidates and encourage them to address these key issues. From time to time they will intervene in candidate elections also where it helps them further their goals and only to the extent allowable by law.

Direct lobbying - the organization will engage in direct lobbying activities, such as meetings with elected and appointed officials, working to get legislators to introduce and support key legislation, opposing legislation that is contrary to the issue positions and staying in regular contact with key elected officials on their issues.

Form 990s for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-12Oct 16, 2020990View PDF
2018-12Oct 12, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 17, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Dec 15, 2016990EOView PDF
...and three more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

Total grants, contributions, etc.$622,694
Program services$38,043
Investment income and dividends$0
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$0
Total revenues$660,737

Vendors for Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-09-07
██████Fundraising software2020-09-07
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-09-07
█████████Content management system software2020-09-07
███████CRM software2020-09-07
█████████ ███Tax accounting2020-07-09

Personnel at Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Hugh EspeyExecutive Director$31,726Oct. 16, 2020
Keith KuperTreasurer$0Dec. 31, 2019
████ █████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2019
████ ███████President$0Dec. 31, 2019
█████ ██████Vice President$0Dec. 31, 2016

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