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Organizing for Action

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

Organizing for Action is a voter registration group based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2013. As of 2019 they had $4.7 million in revenue and $2.2 million in assets.

The 5 million Americans who've taken action with Organizing for Action (OFA) are part of a long line of people who stand up and take on the big fights for social justice, basic fairness, equal rights, and expanding opportunity.

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Program areas at Organizing for Action

Issue Advocacy: OFA Brings grassroots and digital scale to the larger progressive movement and leverages these online and "offline" networks to educate supporters, volunteers, and followers about national, state and local policy issues. OFA also works to maintain a public dialogue on these issues to help educate the general public about policies that impact them. OFA maintains an extensive grassroots organizing network that empowers volunteers to advocate for legislative and executive action, and other initiatives at the local, state and national levels. We focus on a progressive agenda centered around the issues that matter most to our supporters. OFA also uses its digital platforms to advocate for legislative action and other initiatives on the local, state and national levels, and executive action on the state and local level, and other initiatives on a variety of issues. OFA supporters call on elected officials to implement policy and move forward policy debates ...

Training Program: Through OFA's extensive grassroots organizing network, we train our volunteers on the skills needed to be effective organizers and advocates in their communities. Trainings include, but are not limited to: regular large-group training sessions for existing volunteers focused on skills and issues, ongoing organizing skills training for existing volunteers, issue-based informational trainings for staff and volunteers, seasonal fellowship programs to train new volunteers, short-term training programs for new volunteers, partner organization training for professional development, leadership development through encouraging the formation of new chapters across the country.

Form 990s for Organizing for Action

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 3, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Nov 29, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Mar 28, 2017990OView PDF
2014-12Jan 20, 2016990OView PDF
...and one more Form 990 PDF

Financials for Organizing for Action

Total grants, contributions, etc.$4,767,644
Program services$0
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$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-21,588
Miscellaneous revenues$1,600
Total revenues$4,747,656

Vendors for Organizing for Action

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Blue State DigitalAdvocacy software2019-08-29
██████ ███Software2019-08-29
██████Fundraising software2019-08-20
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2019-08-20
█████████Content management system software2019-08-20
███ ███ ███Tax accounting2019-02-14
███████ ████Legal Services$276,7802017-12-01
██ ████████ ███Event Production Services$140,3272017-12-01
...and six more vendors

Personnel at Organizing for Action

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Aaron BuchnerChief of Staff$168,408Dec. 31, 2018
Katherine HoganExecutive Director$182,813Jan. 3, 2020
████████ ██████National Organizing Director$117,050Dec. 31, 2017
███████ ██████████Director of Finance$85,593Dec. 31, 2018
████████ ███████Director of Policy and Campaign$129,000Dec. 31, 2018
███████ ██████████Development Director$124,487Dec. 31, 2017
████████ █████████Director of Human Resources$120,465Dec. 31, 2018
████████ ██████Chair and Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ██████Treasurer and Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
███ ███████Chair and Director$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and seven more key personnel

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