Financial Information

The Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is incorporated in North Carolina.

All grants and donations to CSE are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Our Federal Tax Identification number is 27-4064401. Below you can learn more about CSE’s finances.

IRS letter confirming_501(c)(3) status

IRS Form 990

Our annual tax forms are available for review:

  • Our 2016 Form 990 can be viewed here;
  • Our 2015 Form 990 can be viewed here;
  • Our 2014 Form 990 can be viewed here;
  • Our 2013 Form 990 can be viewed here;
  • Our 2012 Form 990 can be viewed here;
  • Our 2011 Form 990 (our first year) can be viewed here.

How CSE is Funded

CSE is a 501(c)(3) organization which launched in 2011. CSE uses a campaign model, which involves keeping overhead costs low and maintaining a lean, nimble structure. We fund our work from sources including:

  • individual donations;
  • in kind donations and pro bono services; and
  • foundation grants.

We are very grateful to the individuals, faith communities, foundations, community partners and law firms that have provided funding, pro bono services and in-kind donations to make our work possible. If you have questions about CSE’s fundraising or finances, please feel free to reach out to executive director, Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (jasmine[at]].