Contact & General Information

Common Cause Education Fund
805 15th Street
Suite 800
Washington , DC 20005
www.commoncause.org
Tax Status: 501(c)3
 

Other Names

None
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RATING:   A

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Stated Mission

Nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy, with the goals of ensuring open, honest and accountable government; promoting equal rights, opportunity and representation for all; and empowering all people to make their voices heard as equals in the political process.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/16

Program Percentage :  87 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $7,300,000 

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Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 6

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $8,500,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

Common Cause Education Fund's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

Entity Document Type Tax Id #
Common Cause Education Fund IRS Form 990 31-1705370
Common Cause & Affiliate Audited Consolidated Financial Statements Multiple

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