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PUBLIC ADVOCATES INC

131 STEUART ST STE 300, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105-1241 | Tax-exempt since Feb. 1971
  • EIN: 23-7103042
  • 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.
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Tax Filings by Year

The IRS Form 990 is an annual information return that most organizations claiming federal tax-exempt status must file yearly. Read the IRS instructions for 990 forms.

If this organization has filed an amended return, it may not be reflected in the data below. Duplicated download links may be due to resubmissions or amendments to an organization's original return.

If you would like to download Form 990 document PDFs in bulk, the Internet Archive operates a mirror of the original bulk data.

Fiscal year ending

June 2016

Fiscal year ending June

2016

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2015

Fiscal year ending June

2015

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$1,789,868

Total Functional Expenses $2,148,100
Net income -$358,232
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,676,930 93.7%
Program services $10,200 0.6%
Investment income $88,704 5.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $5,263 0.3%
Net fundraising $743 0.0%
Sales of assets -$7,147
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $15,175 0.8%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $608,167 28.3%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $891,566 41.5%
Other
Total Assets $5,388,164
Total Liabilities $100,741
Net Assets $5,287,423
Fiscal year ending

June 2014

Fiscal year ending June

2014

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$2,154,115

Total Functional Expenses $1,896,423
Net income $257,692
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $2,084,178 96.8%
Program services $4,125 0.2%
Investment income $64,723 3.0%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $9,900 0.5%
Net fundraising -$5,275
Sales of assets -$5,881
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $2,345 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $578,037 30.5%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $707,080 37.3%
Other
Total Assets $5,975,736
Total Liabilities $330,417
Net Assets $5,645,319
Fiscal year ending

June 2013

Fiscal year ending June

2013

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$1,637,825

Total Functional Expenses $2,014,662
Net income -$376,837
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,539,915 94.0%
Program services $32,823 2.0%
Investment income $59,543 3.6%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $3,875 0.2%
Net fundraising $294 0.0%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $1,375 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $436,830 21.7%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $942,033 46.8%
Other
Total Assets $5,473,515
Total Liabilities $165,637
Net Assets $5,307,878
Fiscal year ending

June 2012

Fiscal year ending June

2012

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$1,330,887

Total Functional Expenses $2,020,006
Net income -$689,119
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,088,792 81.8%
Program services $149,637 11.2%
Investment income $85,897 6.5%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $1,550 0.1%
Net fundraising $3,955 0.3%
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $1,056 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $234,962 11.6%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $1,160,284 57.4%
Other
Total Assets $5,868,310
Total Liabilities $198,047
Net Assets $5,670,263
Fiscal year ending

June 2011

Fiscal year ending June

2011

PDF

990

Total Revenue

$3,472,408

Total Functional Expenses $1,728,468
Net income $1,743,940
Notable sources of revenue Percent of total revenue
Contributions $1,849,647 53.3%
Program services $1,505,699 43.4%
Investment income $99,503 2.9%
Bond proceeds $0
Royalties $0
Rental property income $16,200 0.5%
Net fundraising -$2,611
Sales of assets $0
Net inventory sales $0
Other revenue $3,970 0.1%
Notable expenses Percent of total expenses
Executive compensation $242,868 14.1%
Professional fundraising fees $0
Other salaries and wages $922,407 53.4%
Other
Total Assets $6,548,374
Total Liabilities $198,884
Net Assets $6,349,490
Fiscal year ending

June 2010

Fiscal year ending June

2010

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2009

Fiscal year ending June

2009

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2008

Fiscal year ending June

2008

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2007

Fiscal year ending June

2007

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2006

Fiscal year ending June

2006

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2005

Fiscal year ending June

2005

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2004

Fiscal year ending June

2004

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2003

Fiscal year ending June

2003

PDF

990
IRS Filing

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2002

Fiscal year ending June

2002

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

Fiscal year ending

June 2001

Fiscal year ending June

2001

PDF

990

Form 990 documents available

Extracted filing data is not available for this tax period, but Form 990 documents are available for download.

About This Data

Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and PDFs of full Form 990 documents.

The summary data contains information processed by the IRS during the 2012-2016 calendar years; this generally consists of filings for the 2011-2015 fiscal years, but may include older records. This data release includes only a subset of what can be found in the full Form 990s.

In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of a separate release by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency through June 2016; these documents may contain filings as recent as the 2015 fiscal year.

Which Organizations Are Here?

Every organization that has been recognized as tax exempt by the IRS has to file Form 990 every year, unless they make less than $200,000 in revenue and have less than $500,000 in assets, in which case they have to file form 990-EZ. Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N "e-Postcard."

Nonprofit Explorer has organizations claiming tax exemption in each of the 27 subsections of the 501(c) section of the tax code, and which have filed a Form 990, Form 990EZ or Form 990PF. Taxable trusts and private foundations that are required to file a form 990PF are also included. Small organizations filing a Form 990N "e-Postcard" are not included in this data.

Types of Nonprofits

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For those interested in acquiring the original data from the source, here’s where our data comes from:

  • Raw filing data. Includes EINs and summary financials as structured data.
  • Exempt Organization profiles. Includes organization names, addresses, etc. You can merge this with the raw filing data using EIN numbers.
  • Form 990 documents requested and processed by Public.Resource.Org and ProPublica. We post bulk downloads of these documents at the Internet Archive.
  • Form 990 documents as XML files. Includes complete filing data (financial details, names of officers, tax schedules, etc.) in machine-readable format. Only available for electronically filed documents.
  • Audits. PDFs of single or program-specific audits for nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year. Available for 2016 and later.