Democracy Collaborative

We are creating a national movement of anchor institutions—place-based nonprofits like universities and hospitals—working together to build community wealth.

 

Description

Washington, DC – EIN 200387511 democracycollaborative.org

The mission of The Democracy Collaborative is to help catalyze a moral and political transformation of the US political economy into a next system that is inclusive, just, and ecologically sustainable—in contrast to today’s amoral economy of financial extraction. Transforming ownership and redesigning institutions lies at the heart of this work. Critical to catalyzing such a systemic transformation is overcoming the isolation and despair that prevents us from recognizing ourselves as agents of fundamental historical change. Our goal is an American community in which wealth is democratized, ecological resilience is regenerated, and the marginalized become the core of concern, as the nation reknits the economic fabric of interdependence without which our democracy becomes an empty abstraction.

The Democracy Collaborative turns ideas of systemic design and community wealth building into visions and models that demonstrate new principles of a democratic economy operating within planetary boundaries, while also helping to lay the pathways for systemic transformation. We seek points of maximum leverage that unlock action and inspire on-the-ground change in economic culture, practice, and policy. At the same time, we work to stimulate new thinking about how longer term democratic, systemwide change can be achieved. In these ways, we help communities and our nation lay the foundation for a democratic economy built upon liberty, community, and prosperity for all.

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Democracy Collaborative

The Democracy Collaborative
Founded2000
FoundersTed Howard and Gar Alperovitz
TypePublic policy think tank, Research center
President
Ted Howard
Revenue
$9,154,725 (2018)[1]
WebsiteDemocracyCollaborative.org

The Democracy Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, American think tank and research center founded at the University of Maryland in 2000. It is based in Washington, D.C. and Cleveland, Ohio and researches strategies to address income inequality, and to contribute to community wealth building and environmental and social sustainability. [2]

Projects

Community-Wealth.org

Community-Wealth.org is a Democracy Collaborative project that seeks to facilitate conversation and creation of more equitable wealth distribution in American communities. [3]

The Next System Project

The Democracy Collaborative's website calls the Next System Project "an ambitious multi-year initiative aimed at thinking boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic challenges the United States faces now and in coming decades."[4]

Fifty by Fifty

Fifty by Fifty is an initiative that seeks to expand employee ownership in the United States. The Democracy Collaborative initiative hopes to help create 50 million employee owners by the year 2050. [5]

References

  1. ^ "Democracy Collaborative Foundation". Charity Navigator. Retrieved 27 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Our History". The Democracy Collaborative. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Vision and Mission". Community-Wealth.org. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Next System Project". The Democracy Collaborative. Retrieved 26 December 2019.
  5. ^ "About Fifty by Fifty". Fifty by Fifty. Retrieved 26 December 2019.

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DEMOCRACY COLLABORATIVE FOUNDATION INC

CLEVELAND, OH 44115-2068 | Tax-exempt since May 2004
  • EIN: 20-0387511
  • Classification (NTEE)
    Professional Societies, Associations (Educational Institutions and Related Activities)
  • Nonprofit Tax Code Designation: 501(c)(3)
    Defined as: Organizations for any of the following purposes: religious, educational, charitable, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition (as long as it doesn’t provide athletic facilities or equipment), or the prevention of cruelty to children or animals.
  • Donations to this organization are tax deductible.
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2018

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2018

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990

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Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2017

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2017

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Total Revenue

$2,219,240

Total Functional Expenses $4,516,451
Net income -$2,297,211
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,569,729 70.7%
Program services $635,537 28.6%
Investment income $77 0.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $13,897 0.6%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $761,593 16.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,349,528 29.9%
Other
Total Assets $2,195,638
Total Liabilities $909,891
Net Assets $1,285,747
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2016

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2016

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Total Revenue

$4,837,417

Total Functional Expenses $4,024,662
Net income $812,755
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $4,315,312 89.2%
Program services $521,811 10.8%
Investment income $60 0.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $234 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $790,467 19.6%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,186,091 29.5%
Other
Total Assets $4,170,453
Total Liabilities $607,495
Net Assets $3,562,958
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2015

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2015

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Total Revenue

$4,903,009

Total Functional Expenses $2,629,615
Net income $2,273,394
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $4,349,805 88.7%
Program services $553,177 11.3%
Investment income $27 0.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $497,175 18.9%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $896,332 34.1%
Other
Total Assets $3,933,577
Total Liabilities $180,832
Net Assets $3,752,745
Fiscal year ending

Dec. 2014

Fiscal year ending Dec.

2014

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990

Total Revenue

$712,966

Total Functional Expenses $1,184,595
Net income -$471,629
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $468,047 65.6%
Program services $244,911 34.4%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $8 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $186,598 15.8%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $409,427 34.6%
Other
Total Assets $1,321,229
Total Liabilities $23,298
Net Assets $1,297,931
Fiscal year ending

June 2014

Fiscal year ending June

2014

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Total Revenue

$2,345,801

Total Functional Expenses $1,790,671
Net income $555,130
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $2,315,795 98.7%
Program services $29,538 1.3%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $468 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $174,294 9.7%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $967,976 54.1%
Other
Total Assets $1,794,208
Total Liabilities $24,353
Net Assets $1,769,855
Fiscal year ending

June 2013

Fiscal year ending June

2013

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Total Revenue

$1,634,593

Total Functional Expenses $1,207,877
Net income $426,716
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,595,186 97.6%
Program services $39,387 2.4%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $20 0.0%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $199,030 16.5%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $572,616 47.4%
Other
Total Assets $1,158,808
Total Liabilities $27,913
Net Assets $1,130,895
Fiscal year ending

June 2012

Fiscal year ending June

2012

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Total Revenue

$802,092

Total Functional Expenses $689,563
Net income $112,529
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $782,330 97.5%
Program services $19,762 2.5%
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $160,493 23.3%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $29,554 4.3%
Other
Total Assets $453,315
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $453,315
Fiscal year ending

June 2011

Fiscal year ending June

2011

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Total Revenue

$526,825

Total Functional Expenses $533,021
Net income -$6,196
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $526,825 100%
Program services $0
Investment income $0
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $0
Net fundraising $0
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $0
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $153,769 28.8%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $0
Other
Total Assets $340,786
Total Liabilities $0
Net Assets $340,786
Fiscal year ending

June 2010

Fiscal year ending June

2010

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June 2009

Fiscal year ending June

2009

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June 2008

Fiscal year ending June

2008

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Fiscal year ending

June 2007

Fiscal year ending June

2007

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Fiscal year ending

June 2005

Fiscal year ending June

2005

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Fiscal year ending

June 2004

Fiscal year ending June

2004

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Last Updated: 2020-11-20 07:45