EIN 36-2755109

People's Action Institute (NPA)

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National People's Action (NPA) is a network of grassroots organizations with a fierce reputation for direct action from across the country that work to advance a national economic and racial justice agenda.
Also known as...
National People's Action; National Training and Information Center

Program areas at NPA

See schedule oprogramsresearch and policy supports the organization's analyses of various public policy issues for the organization's campaigns and programs. We provide training and technical assistance to advance our capacity to cut issues with a race analysis, build multiracial organizations, develop the leadership of staff of color, and organize external campaigns that advance racial justice.
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See schedule ocampaignssupports the organization's national campaign work which focuses on supporting the economic security of low and moderate-income families --including health care coverage; food security for children and families; women's economic agenda; climate justice, with a focus on clean energy investments that benefit communities of color; reversing the trends of mass incarceration and bringing a racial and gender justice analysis to criminal justice reform work; and housing justice, which focuses on ensuring access to quality, safe and truly affordable housing for all.

Form 990s for NPA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122020-02-10990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
2015-122017-03-24990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds People's Action Institute (NPA)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
The Ford FoundationGeneral Support and Core Support for Institutional Strengthening Through Greater Affiliate Alignment Shared Priorities and Stronger Talent Pipeline$1,377,778
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...and 32 more grants received

Grants made by NPA

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Heising Simons FoundationAffiliate State Programs Support$270,700
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...and 48 more grants made

Financials for NPA

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,300,262
Program services$207,928
Investment income and dividends$6,112
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$35,601
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$7,549,903

Personnel at NPA

Eric MillsChief Financial Officer
George KohlExecutive Director$110,030
James MummOperations Director$101,970
 Subscribe to viewPast Executive Director$62,417
 Subscribe to viewPresident$0
...and 5 more key personnel

Organizations like NPA

United We Dream (UWD)Washington, DC$8,784,932
Florida Immigrant CoalitionMiami, FL$5,829,497
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)Baltimore, MD$33,533,923
Restaurant Opportunities Centers UnitedNew York, NY$3,775,910
National Women's Law CenterWashington, DC$20,307,679
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)Washington, DC$3,347,519
Disability Rights TexasAustin, TX$13,264,377
Human Rights FirstNew York, NY$14,333,972
Center for Community Change (CCC)Washington, DC$16,631,102
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)Washington, DC$3,326,297
National Court Appointed Special Advocate AssociationSeattle, WA$13,503,431
Public AdvocatesSan Francisco, CA$4,134,843
Medicare Rights CenterNew York, NY$4,026,857
Pars Equality Center (PEC)Menlo Park, CA$2,639,641
New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)New York, NY$9,146,533
ACLU Foundation of TexasHouston, TX$4,966,082
Jobs with Justice Education FundWashington, DC$6,685,382
Southern Center for Human RightsAtlanta, GA$3,616,842
Feminist Majority FoundationBeverly Hills, CA$7,272,420
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)New York, NY$13,070,440
350 OrgBrooklyn, NY$14,972,409
Brennan Center for JusticeNew York, NY$26,205,411
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)San Francisco, CA$5,998,471
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio FoundationCleveland, OH$2,599,163
Disability Rights of West Virginia (WVA)Charleston, WV$2,536,427
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General information
1130 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(312) 243-3035
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
R20: Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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