Priorities USA Foundation


Washington, DC

Tax ID:


Tax-Exempt Status:


Budget (2017):

Revenue: $6,404,462
Expenses: $3,817,568
Assets: $3,001,402



President & Executive Director:

Patrick McHugh

Priorities USA Foundation is the 501(c)(3) arm of the left-of-center advocacy group Priorities of USA Action, which is affiliated with Priorities USA, a major Super PAC that supports Democratic Party candidates.


Priorities USA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

In its first year of operation (2017), the group gave $50,000 to the New Venture Fund, a major left-wing funder managed by the consulting firm Arabella Advisors, with a grant description indicating the money was to be gifted to America Votes, a left-wing 501(c)(4) voter engagement group. [1] New Venture Fund gave more than $700,000 to America Votes in 2017, according to its 2017 tax returns. [2]

Financial Documents

Priorities USA Foundation received IRS tax exemption in February 2017. Its IRS determination letter is available here.

Priorities USA Foundation’s IRS Form 990 filing for 2017 is available here.


  1. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). New Venture Fund. 2017. Schedule I. ^
  2. New Venture Fund. Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax (Form 990). 2017. Schedule 1. Part II. 2017. Accessed November 1, 2019 ^

Directors, Employees & Supporters

  1. Tara McGowan
    Director of Digital Strategies
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Nonprofit Information

  • Accounting Period: December - November
  • Tax Exemption Received: October 1, 2017

  • 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
    2017 Dec Form 990 $6,404,462 $3,817,568 $3,001,402 $414,508 N $6,404,462 $0 $0 $32,946

    Priorities USA Foundation

    1030 15th St NW
    Washington, DC 20005