EIN 94-3153687

Tides Advocacy

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Tides Advocacy advocates for and grants funds to support social justice, environmental protection and the health of democracy. Through grantmaking and advocacy, it supports innovative initiatives that bridge boundaries in sustaining investments for social change. Its primary focus areas include promoting equality, human rights and shared prosperity, as well as improving and protecting the environment.
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Program areas at Tides Advocacy

Tides Advocacy supports, through Advocacy and grantmaking, innovative initiatives to bridge boundaries and sustain investment in social change. Our primary areas of focus include: promoting equality, human rights and shared prosperity; improving and protecting health and the environment; and advancing democracy.

Grants made by Tides Advocacy

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Working Families Organization (WFO)Environmental Policy Advocacy$2,957,000
Sixteen Thirty FundGeneral Support$1,050,000
Free and Fair Elections USADefense of Democracy; General Support$1,000,000
...and 144 more grants made totalling $19,877,765

Who funds Tides Advocacy

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Tides FoundationHealthy Individuals and Communities$23,947,460
Tides CenterHealthy Individuals and Communities$18,208,110
Open Society Policy CenterSupport Policy Advocacy$4,400,000
...and 98 more grants received totalling $60,524,857

Personnel at Tides Advocacy

Romilda AvilaChief Executive Officer$221,918
Sihle DinaniChief Financial Officer
Jessica SalinasChief Information Officer , New Media Ventures$201,944
Jacqueline ValleSecretary and Chief of Staff / Chief of Staff and Assistant Secretary$55,750
Jessica MofieldChief Advancement Officer
...and 24 more key personnel

Financials for Tides Advocacy

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$85,487,330
Program services$3,525,968
Investment income and dividends$77,311
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$36,492
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$14,223
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$85,823
Total revenues$89,227,147

Form 990s for Tides Advocacy

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-14990View PDF
2021-122022-11-15990View PDF
2020-122021-11-15990View PDF
2019-122020-09-30990View PDF
2018-122019-12-06990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Everytown for Gun SafetyNew York, NY$65,690,992
Data update history
January 19, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 17, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 5 new personnel
January 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 66 new grant, including a grant for $23,947,460 from Tides Foundation
December 29, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 12 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , , , , and
October 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 117 new grant, including a grant for $15,705,301 from Tides Foundation
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsPublic sector nonprofits
Public policyVoting rights
Political advocacyOperates internationallyNational levelCommunity engagement / volunteering
General information
1014 Torney Ave
San Francisco, CA 94129
Metro area
San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA
San Francisco County, CA
Website URL
(415) 561-6328
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
W01: Public and Societal Benefit Alliances and Advocacy
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
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