Non-profit

Carbon Tax Center (CTC)

Website:

www.carbontax.org

Location:

NEW YORK, NY

Tax ID:

80-0930352

Tax-Exempt Status:

501(c)(3)

Budget (2015):

Revenue: $71,390
Expenses: $118,929
Assets: $107,378

Type:

Environmental Advocacy Group

The Carbon Tax Center (CTC) is an environmentalist advocacy group that promotes the adoption of carbon taxes on the state and federal level. Daniel Rosenblum and Charles Komanoff founded CTC to promote the adoption of carbon taxes. [1] CTC promotes carbon tax policies through the blogs and social media promotion.

CTC was supportive of the Green New Deal proposed in 2019, with the group’s main criticism of the far-left proposal being its lack of a carbon tax. [2] CTC said it “believe[s] a carbon tax can and should be a key part of any Green New Deal package.” [3]

Funding

CTC has received funding from the following organizations: the Alex C. Walker Educational and Charitable Foundation, the Bittersdorf Family Foundation, the Jewish Communal Fund, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, the Schwab Charitable Fund, and the Common Sense Fund. [4]

The Alex C. Walker Educational and Charitable Foundation gave CTC $8,000 in 2016. [5] The Bittersdorf Family Foundation gave the group $10,000 in 2016. [6] The Jewish Communal Fund $10,200 to CTC in both 2016 and 2017, totaling $20,400. [7] The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation gave $8,000 to CTC in 2014. [8] The Schwab Charitable Fund donated $10,000 to CTC 2015. [9] The largest and most frequent contributor to CTC has been the Common Sense Fund, granting $5,000 in 2007, $25,000 in 2008 and $12,750 in 2010. [10]

Leadership

Founders

Charles Komanoff is the co-founder of CTC and currently serves as its director. He also advises the Move NY Campaign, is the president of Transportation Alternatives, and is the leader of the activist organization Right of Way. [11]

Board of Directors

Alex Matthiessen is the CTC’s board chair, the principal of Blue Marble Group, manages the Move NY Campaign, and advises the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation on climate initiatives. [12]

Nancy E. Anderson is a board member of CTC and is the executive director of the Sallan Foundation. [13]

Ted Loewenthal is a board member of CTC, the lead environmental trustee for the Common Sense Fund, and is a board member of Inside Climate News. [14]

Robert J. Shapiro is a board member of CTC, the co-founder and chairman of Sonecon LLC, a senior fellow of the Georgetown University School of Business, advisor to the International Monetary Fund, director of the Globalization Center at NDN, chairman of the U.S. Climate Task Force, co-chair of America Task Force Argentina, and co-founded the Progressive Policy Institute. [15]

References

  1. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^
  2. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/green-new-deal/. ^
  3. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/green-new-deal/. ^
  4. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  5. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  6. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  7. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  8. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  9. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  10. Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14 2019. www.FoundationSearch.com ^
  11. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^
  12. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^
  13. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^
  14. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^
  15. “Home.” Carbon Tax Center. Accessed June 14, 2019. https://www.carbontax.org/you-us/who-we-are/. ^

Supported Movements

  1. Green New Deal (GND)
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: July 1, 2014

  • Available Filings

    Period Form Type Total revenue Total functional expenses Total assets (EOY) Total liabilities (EOY) Unrelated business income? Total contributions Program service revenue Investment income Comp. of current officers, directors, etc. Form 990
    2015 Dec Form 990EZ $71,390 $118,929 $107,378 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2014 Dec Form 990 $204,646 $56,993 $154,917 $0 N $204,646 $0 $0 $0 PDF
    2013 Dec Form 990EZ $27,583 $20,319 $7,264 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 PDF

    Carbon Tax Center (CTC)

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    NEW YORK, NY 10005-2818