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National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare

CharityWatch report issued
September 2021

D
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
 
40%
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
 
$49
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
111 K Street NE
Suite 700
Washington , DC 20002

Other Names

None

Tax Status

501(c)4

Website

www.ncpssm.org

Stated Mission

To protect Social Security and Medicare benefits to all communities and generations.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 03/31/2021

Program Percentage: 40%

The percentage of National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).

$16,000,000

Calculated Total Expenses

(rounded)

 

Cost to Raise $100: $49

How many dollars National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.

$15,000,000

Calculated Total Contributions

(rounded)

Joint Costs

National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare's rating was adjusted for Joint Costs. If you are a donor who considers direct mail, telemarketing, and other Joint Cost solicitations to be true charitable programs, the below efficiency ratios, which were not adjusted for joint costs, may better reflect your goals.

Program % Cost to Raise $100
61% $27
Accounting rules allow charities to report some telemarketing, direct mail, and other solicitation costs as Program expenses. CharityWatch believes that most donors do not consider a charity's solicitation activities to be the Programs they are intending to support with their donations. We therefore adjust such expenses out of a charity's reported Program expense and add it to Fundraising expense prior to calculating its rating.

Government Funding

0% to 24%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources

 

Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare & Affiliates Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare IRS Form 990 52-1312579
Entity: National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare & Affiliates
Document Type: Audited Consolidated Financial Statements
Tax ID: Multiple
Entity: National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 52-1312579

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
meets governance benchmarks.
 
National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare
does not meet transparency benchmarks.
Transparency
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

  Name Title Compensation
1 Max I. Richtman Director $437,463
2 Mike Prucker COO $287,544
3 Dan Adcock Director of Government Relations $233,209
1
Name: Max I. Richtman
Title: Director
Compensation: $437,463
2
Name: Mike Prucker
Title: COO
Compensation: $287,544
3
Name: Dan Adcock
Title: Director of Government Relations
Compensation: $233,209

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.

CharityWatch's rating of National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is based on the financial activities of the 501(c)(4) tax-exempt, social welfare entity of the organization (tax ID #52-1312579).

The rating does not include the financial activities of the organization's related 501(c)(3) public charity entity, the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation (the NCPSSM Foundation) (tax ID #20-8742654). CharityWatch does not provide a separate rating for the NCPSSM Foundation at this time since its financial activities are insignificant relative to those of the organization taken on the whole.

Also excluded from the rating is the related National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Political Action Committee (the NCPSSM PAC) (tax ID #33-0174063). CharityWatch does not rate political action committees (PACs).


CharityWatch separates the ratings of 501(c)(4) & 501(c)(3) organizations, even when they are included together in a consolidated audit, due to their differing treatments under the IRS tax code. For more information on this topic, please see our sections on Types of Non-Profits, Tax Status, and Treatment of Related Organizations, which can be found on the Our Process page. For more information about things to consider when donating to organizations that have related public charity and social welfare entities, read "Sorting Out Nonprofit Pairs" in the Articles & Alerts section, below.

According to the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare consolidated audit of March 31, 2021 (Note 12, Risks and Uncertainties- COVID-19 Outbreak):

"On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a global health emergency because of a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19)... In March 2020, the WHO classified the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic...

"Operationally, the Organization has remained focused on supporting members, employees, and communities during this time. The Organization has responded quickly to adopt a virtual corporate strategy consisting of enabling most employees to work productively from home while continuing to guard the health and safety of teams, support members, and mitigate risk. The Organization is focused on ensuring continuity for members. To the extent possible, the Organization is conducting business as usual, with necessary or advisable modifications to employee travel, employee work locations, and events.

"Through March 31, 2021, the Organization has not experienced any impact of COVID-19 and therefore, has not experienced any going concern issues or other events that negatively affected operating cash flows and liquidity. Management does not foresee any risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect the amounts reported in the financial statements in the near term.

"However, the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to evolve, and the Organization will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. The ultimate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic or a similar health epidemic is highly uncertain and subject to change. The Organization does not yet know the full extent of potential delays or impacts on business, operations, or the global economy as a whole, which makes future results difficult to predict.

"On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the 'Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.' The CARES Act, among other things, includes provisions relating to refundable payroll tax credits...

"The Organization continues to examine the impact that the CARES Act may have on its business and is currently not impacted by the CARES Act.

"On December 27, 2020, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act) was passed, which includes $900 billion in stimulus relief as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the 2021 Act) was passed, a $1.9 trillion stimulus relief package that is intended to provide support to individuals and businesses affected by COVID-19.

"Management is currently evaluating the impact that the Act and the 2021 Act may have on the Organization's business."