Public, Society Benefit

Citizens in Charge Foundation

  • Lake Ridge, VA
  • http://www.citizensinchargefoundation.org

Mission Statement

To protect and expand the initiative and referendum rights of every American without regard to partisanship or politics.

Main Programs

  1. Voter Education
  2. Grassroots Capacity Building
  3. Strategic Litigation
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Citizens in Charge Foundation works to education the public on the benefits of the initiative and referendum process. We advocate for an open and accessible process in all 50 states.

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Paul Jacob

Keywords

Self-reported

initiative, referendum, recall, transpartisan, ballot, voter

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EIN

13-4070270

Physical Address

2050 Old Bridge Road Suite 103

Lake Ridge, VA 22192

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (S01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Voter Education

Educate the general public on ways to ensure the initiative and referendum process is open and accessible to all Americans regardless of partisanship or politics

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 2

Grassroots Capacity Building

Build broad-based grassroots coalitionsĀ to assist in educating the general public on ways to ensure the initiative and referendum process is open and accessible to all Americans regardless of partisanship or politics

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 3

Strategic Litigation

Engage in strategic litigation to protect and expand the initiative and referendum process to ensure that it is open and accessible to all Americans regardless of partisanship or politics

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Citizens in Charge Foundation works to education the public on the benefits of the initiative and referendum process. We advocate for an open and accessible process in all 50 states.

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CITIZENS IN CHARGE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Citizens in Charge Foundation

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Paul Jacob

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Paul Jacob

Citizens in Charge Foundation

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