NSJUSTICE 11/11 /2008 12 56 PM

Under section 501 (c), 527, or 4947( a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code ( except black lung benefit trust or p rivate foundation) DT_R%-- ent of the Treasury ^ The organization may have to use a cony of this return to satisfy state reDortina reawrement A For the 2007 calendar year. or tax year beg inning and endin g
B Check if applicable u Address change Please use IRS label or C Name of organization D

Form 99Q

Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax

OMB No

to Public

Employer identification number

56-1348186 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER
Number and street ( or P O box if mail is not delivered to street address) Room/suite E Telephone number

F1 Name change
u Initial return F1 Termination

printor
typ e.

919- 856-2570
F Accounting method:
Accrual

__

See

Specific Instruc -

POST OFFICE BOX 2 8 0 6 8
City or town , state or country , and ZIP + 4

Cash

u Other ( specify)

u Amended return
u Application pending

tions.

RALEIGH

NC 27611-8068
H and I are not applicable to section 527 organizations H(a )
H ( b) H ( c)

• Section 501 ( c)(3) organizations and 4947 ( a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts must attach a completed Schedule A (Form 990 or 990 - EZ).

Is this a group return for affiliates?
If "Yes," enter number of affiliates Are all affiliates included? ^

u Yes

No

G J

Website : 's www . nC justice . org Organization type
( check onl y one 110u

u Yes

u

No

X

501 c

3

1 ( insert no

4947 ( a )( 1 ) or

527
H(d)

( If 'No,* allach a list See instru ctions )
Is this a separate return filed by an org anization covered by a g rou p rulin g? I Grou p Exem ption Number ^ Yes No

K

Check here

^

if the organization is not a 509(a )( 3) supporting organization and its gross

receipts are normally not more than $25,000 A return is not required , but if the organization chooses to file a return , be sure to file a complete return

L

M Check ^ if the organization is not required 3,644 , 849 1 Gross recei pts Add lines 6b , 8b, 9b , and 10b to line 12 ^ to attach Sch B ( Form 990, 990 -EZ, or 990-PF Part I Revenue_ Fxnenses _ and ChanaPS in Net Assets nr Fund Ba lances ( See the instructtnns 1 I a b c d Contributions , gifts, grants , and similar amounts received Contributions to donor advised funds 1a Direct public support ( not included on line 1 a ) 3,346,043 lb Indirect public support (not included on line 1a) 1c Government contributions (grants ) ( not included on line 1a) 1d 3, 34 6, 043 noncash $ Total ( add lines 1 a through 1 d ) (cash $ ) Program service revenue including government fees and contracts (from Part V II, line 93 ) See Statement 1 Membership dues and assessments

N 2 W 3

e

1e
2

3,346,043
137,011

3
4
5

6 , 07 5
96,897

0
0

4
5 6a b c 7 8a b c d 9 a b c 10a b c 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21

Interest on savings and temporary cash investments
Dividends and interest from securities Gross rents Less rental expenses Net rental income or (loss) Subtract line 6b from line 6a Other investment income (describe ^ Gross amount from sales of assets other (A ) Securities than i vento Less os herbes 'pef ses hr Gaing s( ) ^ d ^ llb& (A) (B) Net [rr r to ICI c, c ns and C( 0 i ts-and Speci e vttte ule) If any amount is from gaming , check Gros reven the ®9 iEuNg U of 6a 6b

6c 7 ( B ) Other 8a 8b 8c 8d here ^ u

m

ryRECEIVED

Q W

Q Z

Sa 9b Less direct expenses other than fundraising expenses Net income or (loss ) from special events Subtract line 9b from line 9a Gross sales of inventory , less returns and allowances 10a 10b Less cost of goods sold Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory (attach schedule ) Subtract line 1 Ob from line 1 Oa Other revenue (from Part VII, line 103 ) Total revenue. Add lines 1 e , 2, 3, 4, 5, 6c, 7, 8d , 9c, 1 Oc , and 11 Program services (from line 44 , column ( B)) Management and general ( from line 44 , column (C)) Fundraising (from line 44, column (D)) Payments to affiliates ( attach schedule) Total ex penses . Add lines 16 and 44 , column (A) Excess or (deficit) for the year Subtract line 17 from line 12 Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year (from line 73 , column (A)) See Statement Other changes in net assets or fund balances ( attach explanation ) Net assets or fund balances at end of year Combine lines 18 , 19 , and 20

contri b u t ions repo rte d on l ine 115)

9c

10c 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

58 , 823

3, 644, 849
2, 588, 030 3 11, 670 165, 080 3, 0 6 4 , 7 8 0

580, 069 3, 183, 575

2

20
21

-7 , 776
3, 755, 868
Forrr 990 (2007)

. yr rnvacy P Lk anu repuiwurn rnnuucuun Mca nuuce , brae cne separate iinstructions.

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NGJUSTICE 11/11 / 2008 12 56 PM

Form990(2007) _Part 11

NORTH

CAROLINA

Statement of Functional Expenses

56-1348186 JUSTICE CENTER Paget All organizations must complete column (A) Columns ( B), (C), and ( D) are required for section 501(c)(3 ) and (4) organizations and section 4947( a)(1) nonexempt chartable trusts but optional for others (See the instructions )

Do not include amounts reported on line 6b , 8b , 9b , 10b or 16 of Part I.
22a Grants paid from donor advised funds (attach schedule)
(cash $ noncash $ ^ ) If this amount includes foreign grants, check here

(A)

Total

(B) Program services

(C) Management and general

(D) Fundraising

22a 3

22b Other grants and allocations (attach schedule) 25, 000 r"a°Sn $ (cash$

Stmt ^

If this amount includes foreign grants, check here 23 Specific assistance to individuals (attach schedule) 24 Benefits paid to or for members (attach schedule) 25a Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc listed in

22b 23 24

25 , 000

25, 000

Part y-A

See

Statement

4

25a

92,521

78,376

9,055

5,090

b Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc listed in Part V-B c Compensation and other distributions, not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B) 25b

25c

26 Salaries and wages of employees not included on lines 25a, b, and c 27 Pension plan contributions not included on lines 25a, b, and c 28 Employee benefits not included on lines 25a-27

26 27 28 29
30

1,755,153 96,180 321,529 151,189 9,580 24,412 34,374 33,846 109,693 46,000 50,957 6,300
33,168

1,486,812 82,965 277,363 130,416 7,350 20,250 29,676 29,423 97,199 40,981 44,255 5,439
0

171,775 8,800 29,427 13,834 2,230 3,073 3,525 1,423 9,298 2, 519 4,663 646
33, 168

96,566 4,415 14,739 6 , 939

29 Payroll taxes
30 31 32 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 Professional fundraising fees Accounting fees Legalfees Supplies Telephone Postage and shipping Equipment rental and maintenance Printing and publications Travel Conferences, conventions, and meetings

31
32 33 34 35

36 Occupancy

36
37

1,089 1,173 3,000 3,196 2,500 2,039 215

38
39 40

41 Interest
42 Depreciation, depletion, etc (attach schedule) 43 Other expenses not covered above (itemize)

41
42

a
b
c

See Statement 5

43a
43b
43c

274,878

232,525

18,234

24,119

d e f g 44 Total functional expenses. Add lines 22a through 43g (Organizations completing columns (B)-(D), carry these totals to lines 13-15 ) Joint Costs . Check ^ u if you are following SOP 98-2
If "Yes," enter ( i) the aggregate amount of these joint costs $
(iii) the amount allocated to Management and general $ DAA

43d 43e 43f 43

44

3, 064, 780 ,

2, 588, 030 ,

311, 670

165,080
^ u Yes No

Are any j oint costs from a combined educational campaign and fundraising solicitation reported in (B) Program services? , ( ii) the amount allocated to Program services $
and (iv ) the amount allocated to Fundraising $

Form 9 90 (2007)

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Form 990 (2007) NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER 56-1348186 Pa rt III Statement of Program Service Accomplishments (See the instructions.)
7Forr 390 Is available for public inspection and, for some people, serves as the primary or sole source of information about a particular organization How the public perceives an organization in such cases may be determined by the information presented on its return Therefore, please make sure the return is complete and accurate and fully describes, in Part III, the organization's prog rams and accomplishments What is the organization's primary exempt purpose? ^ See Statement 6 All organizations must describe their exempt purpose achievements in a clear and concise manner State the number of clients served, publications issued, etc Discuss achievements that are not measurable (Section 501(c)(3) and (4)
organizations and 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts must also e nter the amount of gran ts and allocati ons t o others)

Page 3

Program Service Expenses (Required for 501(c)(3) and (4) orgs, and 4(1) optional
trusts. but ional for others )

a

BLUEPRINT NC - ADVOCACY AND ORGANIZING GROUPS DEDICATED TO ACHIEVING A BETTER, FAIRER AND HEALTHIER NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTEGRATED COMMUNICATIONS, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND POLICY STRATEGY.

b

Grants and allocations $ PUBLIC POLICY ADVOCACY:

PROMOTES

If this amount includes forei g n rants , check here THE ADOPTION OF STATE

^

255,849

LEVEL PUBLIC POLICIES THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF LOW - INCOME, WORKING POOR AND MINORITY INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES.

LG ran ts and a llocatio ns

$

0

)

If this amount includes forei g n g rants , check here

^

501,580

c

See Statement 7

If this amount includes

10.

874,138

d

ANALYZES THE IMPACT OF FISCAL POLICY BUDGET AND TAX: ON LOW AND MODRATE INCOME NORTH CAROLINIANS.

nts and allocations

If See Stmt 8
^ u ^

479,959
47 6 , 504 2,588,030 Form 990 (2007)

e Other program services (attach schedule)
(Grants and allocations

If this amount includes foreign grants, check here $ f Total of Program Service Expenses (should equal line 44, column (B), Program services)

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Form 990 (2007) NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Balance Sheets (See the instru ctions ) Part IV
.4ote : Where required, attached schedules and amounts within the descnption column should be for end-of-year amounts only

56-1348186
(A) Beginning of year (B) End of year

Page 4

45 46
47a

Cash-non-interest-bearing Savings and temporary cash investments
Accounts receivable 47a 7 , 813

2, 2 6 6, 416 311,127

45 46

2,287,534 310,157

b 48a b

Less allowance for doubtful accounts Pledges receivable Less allowance for doubtful accounts

47b 48a 48b

37,570 47c

7 , 813

48c

49
50a b 51a b 52 53 54a
b

Grants receivable
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees (attach schedule) Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B) (att schedule) Other notes and loans receivable (attach schedule) 51a Less allowance for doubtful accounts 51b Inventories for sale or use Prepaid expenses and deferred charges
Investments-publicly- traded

679, 691 49
50a 50b

1,198,075

51c 52

20,999

securities
investments-other securities (a tt ac h sc h e d u l e)

See Statement 9

lo.
^

8

cost
Cost

8 FMV
FMV

53 94,759 54a
54b

60,634 91, 042

55a b 56 57a b 58 59 60 61 62 63 64a b

Investments-land, buildings, and equipment basis Less accumulated depreciation (attach schedule) Investments-other (attach schedule) Land, buildings, and equipment basis Less accumulated depreciation (attach

55a 55b 57a 55c 56

242 , 532

schedule)

See

Statement

10

57b

153,099
)

70,309 57c
58 59

89,433

to d
20

Other assets, including program-related investments (describe ^ Total assets ( must e q ual line 74 ) Add lines 45 throu g h 58 Accounts payable and accrued expenses Grants payable Deferred revenue Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees (attach schedule) Tax-exempt bond liabilities (attach schedule) Mortgages and other notes payable (attach schedule)

3,480,871

4,044,688

197,409

60
61 62 63 64a 64b

209,231

J

65

Other liabilities (describe ^

See

Statement

11

)

99 , 887
297,296

65 66

79 , 589 288,820

Total liabilities . Add lines 60 throu g h 65 66 Organizations that follow SFAS 117 , check here ^ 67 through 69 and lines 73 and 74

X and complete lines

67
a M L ,i 0

Unrestricted

z

Temporarily restricted 68 Permanently restricted 69 and Organizations that do not follow SFAS 117, check here ^ lines through 74 complete 70 70 Capital stock, trust principal, or current funds 71 Paid-in or capital surplus, or land, building, and equipment fund 72 Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds 73 Total net assets or fund balances . Add lines 67 through 69 or lines 70 through 72 (Column (A) must equal line 19 and column ( B) must

1,171,811 2,011,764

67 68
69

811,659 2, 944,209

70 71 72

equal line 21)
74
DAA

3,183,575

73

3,755,868
4,044,688
Form 990 (2007)

Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances . Add lines 66 and 73

3,480,871 1 74

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Form 990 (2007) NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER 56-1348186 Page 5 Part IVA ' Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return (See the instructions. ) a Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements a 3,665,136
b 1 2 3 4 Amounts included on line a but not on Part I, line 12 Net unrealized gains on investments Donated services and use of facilities Recoveries of prior year grants Other (specify) Add lines b1 through b4 Subtract line b from line a Amounts included on Part I, line 12, but not on line a: Investment expenses not included on Part I, line 6b Other (specify) Add lines d1 and d2 Total revenue (Part I, line 12) Add lines c and d b1 b2 b3 b4 b 20,287 C d 1 2 -7 , 776

28 , 063

c
dl d2 d

3,644,849

e a b 1 2 3 4

^

e
a

3,644,849 3,092,843

lfart IVB

Reconciliation of Ex p enses p er Audited Financial Statements With Ex penses per Return

Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements Amounts included on line a but not Part I, line 17 Donated services and use of facilities Prior year adjustments reported on Part I, line 20 Losses reported on Part I, line 20 Other (specify) Add lines bl through b4 Subtract line b from line a Amounts included on Part I, line 17, but not on line a: Investment expenses not included on Part I, line 6b Other (specify) Add lines d1 and d2 Total expenses (Part I, line 17) Add lines c and d

b1 b2 b3 b4

28 , 063

b

c d 1 2

c
dl d2

28,063 3,064,780

e

^

d e

3,064,780

Part V-A

Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Emp loyees (List each person who was an officer, director, trustee,
or key employee at any time during the year even if they were not compensated ) (See the instructions )
(A) Name and address (B) Tile and averse hours per e week devoted to position (C) Compensation (D) Contributions to (E) Expense ( If not p0aid , enter epNdeternrcit account n i I oancesther

See Statement 12

Form 990 (2007)

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990(2007)

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER

56-1348186
Yes

Page6
No

'Current Officers , Directors , Trustees , and Key Em p loyees ( continued ) Part V-A 75a, Enter the total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board
b meetings ^ 14 Are any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, related to each other through family or business relationships? If "Yes," attach a statement that identifies the individuals and explains the relationship(s) Do any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, receive compensation from any other organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to the organization? See the instructions for the definition of "related organization " If "Yes," attach a statement that includes the information described in the instructions

75b

X

c

X

d Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy? I X 175d I Part V-B Former Officers , Directors, Trustees , and Key Employees That Received Compensation or Other Benefits
(If any former officer, director, trustee, or key employee received compensation or other benefits (described below) during the year, list that person below and enter the amount of compensation or other benefits in the appropriate column See the instructions )
(A) Name and address
RHONDA RANEY 354 HEATHER BLUFF D GARNER NC 27529

( B) Loans and Advances

(C) Compensation ( if not paid,
enter -0-

(D) Contributions to employee benefit lans +s deferr tion

(E) Expense account and other
allowances

0

54,089

4,000

0

Part ')
76 77 78a b 79 80a

Other Information ( See the instructions. )
76 77

Yes

No
X X

Did the organization make a change in its activities or methods of conducting activities? If "Yes," attach a detailed statement of each change Were any changes made in the organizing or governing documents but not reported to the IRS? If "Yes," attach a conformed copy of the changes Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1 , 000 or more during the year covered by this return? If "Yes," has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year? Was there a liquidation , dissolution , termination , or substantial contraction during the year? If "Yes," attach a statement Is the organization related ( other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization ) through common membership , governing bodies, trustees , officers , etc , to any other exempt or nonexempt organization'? If "Yes ," enter the name of the organization ^ and check whether it is 11 exempt or Enter direct and indirect political expenditures (See line 81 Instructions) 81a Did the org anization file Form 1120-POL for this ear? nonexempt 0

78a 78b 79

X

X

80a

X

b 81a b

1b

X

Form 990 (2007)

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Past V1

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Other Information (continued )

56-1348186 Yes
82a

No
X

82a. Did the organization receive donated services or the use of materials, equipment, or facilities at no charge or at substantially less than fair rental value? b If "Yes," you may indicate the value of these items here Do not include this amount as revenue in Part I or as an expense in Part II (See instructions in Part III) 82b 83a Did the organization comply with the public inspection requirements for returns and exemption applications? b Did the organization comply with the disclosure requirements relating to quid pro quo contributions? 84a Did the organization solicit any contributions or gifts that were not tax deductible? b If "Yes," did the organization include with every solicitation an express statement that such contributions or gifts were not tax deductible? 85a 501 (c)(4), (5), or (6) Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members? b Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less? If "Yes" was answered to either 85a or 85b, do not complete 85c through 85h below unless the organization received a waiver for proxy tax owed for the prior year c Dues, assessments, and similar amounts from members 85c d Section 162(e) lobbying and political expenditures 85d e Aggregate nondeductible amount of section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices 85e f Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures (line 85d less 85e) 85f g Does the organization elect to pay the section 6033(e) tax on the amount on line 85f? h If section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount on line 85f to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the 86 b 87 b 88a following tax year? 501(c)(7) orgs Enter a Initiation fees and capital contributions included on line 12 Gross receipts, included on line 12, for public use of club facilities 501(c)(12) orgs Enter a Gross income from members or shareholders Gross income from other sources (Do not net amounts due or paid to other 86a 86b 87a

N/A

83a 83b 84a 84b 85a 85b

X X

N/A N/A
N/A

N/A

85

N/A

85h

sources against amounts due or received from them) 87b At any time during the year, did the organization own a 50% or greater interest in a taxable corporation or partnership, or an entity disregarded as separate from the organization under Regulations sections
301 7701-2 and 301 7701-3' If "Yes," complete Part IX 88a X

b 89a b

c d e f g

90a b 91a

b

0 ^ 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) orgs Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year? If "Yes," attach X a statement explaining each transaction 89b Enter Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958 0 ^ 0 Enter Amount of tax on line 89c, above, reimbursed by the organization ^ All organizations At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction? X 89e All organizations Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract? X 89f For supporting organizations and sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year? X 89 List the states with which a copy of this return is filed ^ NC Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2007 (See instructions) 41 190b 1 The books are in care of ^ MARY COLEMAN Telephone no ^ 919-856-2174 224 S DAWSON STREET Located at ^ RALEIGH, NC ZIP + 4 ^ 27611 At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in or a signature or other authority over a financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial Yes No account)? X 91b If " Yes," enter the name of the foreign country ^ See the instructions for exceptions and filing requirements for Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts
Form 990 (2007)

At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)9 If "Yes," complete Part XI 501 (c)(3) organizations Enter Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under 0 , section 4912 ^ 0 , section 4955 section 4911 ^

^

88b

X

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Form 990 2007

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER

56 - 1348186

Pa e 8

Part VI

' Other Information ( continued )
91c

Yes

No
X ^ F]

c, At any time during the calendar year , did the organization maintain an office outside of the United States? If "Yes," enter the name of the foreign country ^ 92 Section 4947 ( a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts filing Form 990 in lieu of Form 1041 -Check here and enter the amount of tax-exempt interest received or accrued during the tax year

92
Excluded by section 51 2, 513, or 514 (E) Related or exempt function income

"art Vii

Analysis of Income -Producin g Activities ( See the instructions. )
Unrelate d business income
( A) Business code (B) Amount

Note : Enter gross amounts unless otherwise

indicated 93 Program service revenue

IC) Exclusion code

(D) Amount

a
b c

CONTRACT SERVICES
ATTORNEY FEES

102,713
34,298

d
e
Medicare /Medicaid payments g Fees and contracts from government agencies 94 Membership dues and assessments 95 Interest on savings and temporary cash investments Dividends and interest from securities Net rental income or (loss) from real estate a debt -financed property b not debt-financed property 98 Net rental income or ( loss) from personal property 99 Other investment income 100 Gain or ( loss) from sales of assets other than inventory 101 Net income or (loss) from special events 102 Gross profit or ( loss) from sales of inventory 103 Other revenue a 96 97 f

6 , 07 5 14

96 , 897

b
c d e

MISC

1

58,823

104 Subtotal ( add columns ( B), (D), and (E))
105 Total ( add line 104 , columns ( B), (D), and ( E)) Note : Line 105 plus line 1e , Part I, should equal the amount on line 12, Part I
Pit r4 VIII

0

155,720 1
^

143,086
298 , 806

Rplatinnchin of Ortivitips to tho Ocr_ mmnlic hment of Fxemnt Purnoses ( See the instructions.)

Line No. y

Explain how each activity for which income is reported in column (E) of Part VII contributed importantly to the accomplishment of the organization's exempt purposes (other than by providing funds for such purposes)

93a 93b
94

FEES RECEIVED FOR PROGRAM SERVICES. FEES RECEIVED FOR SUCCESSFUL REPRESENTATION OF CLIENTS.
DUES ASSOCIATED WITH HEALTH ACCESS PROGRAM.

Part IX

Information Reg ardin g Taxa ble Subsid iari es and Disreg arded Entities See the instructions.
(B) Percentage of ownership interest (C) Nature of activities (D) Total Income (E) End-of-year assets

(A) Name, address, and EIN of corporation, partnershi p , or disre g arded entit y

N/A

%

Part X

Information Reaardina Transfers Associated with Personal Benefit Contracts (See the instructions.)
I I Yes X Yes LX No No

(a) Did the organization, during the year, receive any funds, directly or indirectly, to pay premiums on a personal benefit contract? (b) Did the organization, during the year, pay premiums, directly or indirectly, on a personal benefit contract? Note : If "Yes" to (b), file Form 8870 and Form 4720 (see instructions)

Form 990 (2007)

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56-134 8186 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Form 990 52007 ) 'Information Regarding Transfers To and From Controlled Entities . Complete only if the organization Part XI
is a cnntrnllinn nrnani7ation ns definPrt in section 512(h)(13) Yes 106 Did the reporting organization make any transfers to a controlled entity as defined in section 512(b)(13) of the Code? If "Yes," com p lete the schedule below for each controlled enti ty (A) Name , address, of each controlled entity (B) Employer ID Number (C) Description of transfer (D)

Page 9

No X

Amount of transfer

a

b

c
Totals Yes 107 Did the reporting organization receive any transfers from a controlled entity as defined in section 512 ( b )( 1 3of the Code? If "Yes," com p lete the schedule below for each controlled entity (A) Name , address , of each controlled entity (B) Employer ID Number (C) Description of transfer (D) Amount of transfer No X

a

b

c

Totals Yes 108 Did the organization have a binding written contract in effect on August 17, 2006, covering the interest, rents royalties. and annuities described in auestion 107 above?
Under penalt and belief, of pe fury, I declare that I have d complete Dec true orrect, sd this return , including accompanying schedules and statements, and to the best of my knowledge any nowte g of preparer ( other t n officer ) is based on all information of which preparer has

No

Please Sign Here

3 l
(gnaty //,pf o cer o r lint/ Type o or print name and title Preparer's signature (('' five
SSN or PTIN

Date

Date N

I

Check if

Paid

Preparers Use Only

RI

Firm's name (or yo s'
if self-employed) address, and ZI + 4 8 Z,

IGGINS & CO: O, oor Rd., 0 Cree 27613 eigh,

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SCHEDULE A (Form 990 or990-EZ)
of Name of the organization

Organization Exempt Under Section 501(c)(3)
(Except Private Foundation) and Section 501(e), 501(f), 501(k), 501(n), or 4947(a)(1) Nonexempt Charitable Trust

OMB No 1

Supplementary Information-(See separate instructions.)
^ MUST be completed by the above organizations and attached to their Form 990 or 990-EZ

2007
Employer identification number 56-1348186

NORTH CAROLINA

JUSTICE CENTER

rata I

Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers , Directors, and Trustees ( See ease I of the instructions I ist each one If there are nnna enter "Nona ")
(a) Name and address of each employee paid more than $50 , 000 (b) Title and average hours per week devoted to position
GENERAL COIIN

(c) Compensation

(d) Contributions to (e) Expense empi benefit plans account and other deferred & comp, allowances

WILLIAM D.

ROWE

RALEIGH

407 N.

BLOODWORTH ST.
MCNULTY

NC

27604
FOREST

40
WATT ATTORN

80,673

12,800

0

CARLENE M.

WARE

1016 MISSY LANE
MARY A COLEMAN

NC

27587

40
CFO

69,128

5,464

0

RALEIGH

PO BOX 28068
JACK HOLTZMANN

NC

27611

40
LITIGATION A

69,493

4,050

0

DURHAM

2736 DOGWOOD ROAD
DEBRA A. 1609 TYLER-HORTON STREET

NC

27705

40
D EPUTY DIREC 40

65,179

6,300 ,

0

RALEIGH NC 27604

BENNETT

67,415

2,300

0

Total number of other em ployees paid over $50 , 000

^

10

tart Il-A

Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Professional Services

( See pa g e 2 of the instructions. List each one (whether individuals or firms) If there are none , enter "None." )
(a) Name and address of each independent contractor paid more than $ 50,000 NONE (b) Type of service (c) Compensation

Total number of others receiving over $50,000 for rofessional services

^

Part II•S

Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Independent Contractors for Other Services (List each contractor who performed services other than professional services, whether individuals or firms. If there are none , enter "None." See pag e 2 of the instructions. )
(a) Name and address of each independent contractor paid more than $ 50,000 (b) Type of service (c) Compensation

NONE

Total number of other contractors receiving over

$50,000 for other services ^ For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice , see the Instructions for Form 990 and Form 990-EZ.

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

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ichedule A ( Form 990 or 990-EZ 2007 .Part III I

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER

56-1348186 Yes

Pa e 2 No

Statements About Activities ( See page 2 of the instructions.)

Dunng the year , has the organization attempted to influence national , state, or local legislation , including any
attempt to influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum? If "Yes ," enter the total expenses paid 21, 17 5 (Must equal amounts on line 38, or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities ^ $ Part VI-A, or line i of Part VI-B) Organizations that made an election under section 501(h) by filing Form 5768 must complete Part VI-A Other organizations checking "Yes" must complete Part VI-B AND attach a statement giving a detailed description of the lobbying activities

1

X

2

During the year, has the organization, either directly or indirectly, engaged in any of the following acts with any substantial contributors, trustees, directors, officers, creators, key employees, or members of their families, or with any taxable organization with which any such person is affiliated as an officer, director, trustee, majority owner, or principal beneficiary? (If the answer to any question is "Yes," attach a detailed statement explaining the transactions ) a b c d e Sale , exchange , or leasing of property? Lending of money or other extension of credit? Furnishing of goods , services , or facilities? Payment of compensation (or payment or reimbursement of expenses if more than $1,000)7 Transfer of any part of its income or assets? Did the organization make grants for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, etc ? (If "Yes," attach an explanation of how the organization determines that recipients qualify to receive payments) Did the organization have a section 403(b) annuity plan for its employees? Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures? If "Yes,' attach a detailed statement Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds? If "Yes," complete lines 4b through 4g If "No," complete lines 4f and 4g Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 49667 Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person? Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year Enter the total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included on line 4d) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included on line 4f at the end of the tax year ^ ^ See Part V -A, Form 990 2a 2b 2c X X X

2d
2e

X
X

3a

3a 3b

X X

b c

3c 3d

X X

d 4a b c d e f

4a 4b 4c

X

^ ^

0 0

g

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 .Part «

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER

56-13 48186

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Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status (See pages 4 through 8 of the instructions.)

I certify that the organization is not a private foundation because it is (Please check only ONE applicable box ) 5 6 A church, convention of churches, or association of churches Section 170(b)(1)(A)(I) 6 7 8 9 u A school Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) (Also complete Part V ) u A hospital or a cooperative hospital service organization Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii) u A federal, state, or local government or governmental unit Section 170(b)(1)(A)(v) u A medical research organization operated in conjunction with a hospital Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii) Enter the hospital's name, city, and state ^ 10 u An organization operated for the benefit of a college or university owned or operated by a governmental unit Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A) An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public Section 170(b)( 1)(A)(vi) (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A)

11a

11b u A community trust Section 170(b)( 1)(A)(vi) (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A ) 12 u An organization that normally receives ( 1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its charitable, etc , functions-subject to certain exceptions, and (2 ) no more than 33 1/3% of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975 See section 509(a)(2) (Also complete the Support Schedule in Part IV-A) u An organization that is not controlled by any disqualified persons (other than foundation managers) and otherwise meets the requirements of section 509(a)(3) Check the box that describes the type of supporting organization u Type I u Type II u Type III-Functionally Integrated u Type III-Other
/CPa nnnP R of the inctn irfinn¢ 1

13

Prn ,irln fhc fMlnwinn infnrm^finn ^hnnf fhu annnnrfarl nrnnni72finnc

(a) Name(s) of supported organization(s)

(b) Employer identification number (EIN)

(c) Type of organization (described in lines 5 through 12 above or IRC section)

(d) Is the supported organization listed in the supporting organization's governing documents?

(e) Amount of support

Yes

No

Total 14
AAA

^ 1 El An organization organized and operated to test for public safety Section 509(a)(4) (See page 8 of the instructions ) Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER 56-1348186 Part MA Support Schedule (Complete only if you checked a box on line 10, 11, or 12) Use cash method of accounting.
Note : You may use the worksheet in the instructions for rnnvertinn from the arras ial to the rash method of arrnuntinn

Page 4

Calendar y ear ( or fiscal y ear be g innin g in ) 15

^

( a ) 2006

( b ) 2005

( c ) 2004

( d ) 2003

( e ) Total

Gifts, grants, and contributions received (Do

16
17

rants Seeline 28 Membershi p fees received
not include unusual g Gross receipts from admissions , merchandise sold or services performed , or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the

2,726,265 8, 085

1,996, 979 8,825

1,173,341 9, 090

1,196,790 9,963

7,093,375 35,963

org anization's chartable , etc , p urpose
18 Gross income from interest , dividends, amounts received from payments on securities loans ( section 512(a )( 5)), rents , royalties, income from similar sources , and unrelated business taxable income ( less section 511 taxes ) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975 19 Net income from unrelated business activities not included in line 18 20 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf 21 The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit

316, 714

41,650

794, 010

768,716

1,921,090

85,135

51,349

24,434

14,258

175,176
0

0

without charge Do not include the value of
services or facilities generally furnished to the

p ublic without charg e
22 Other income Attach a schedule Do not from include sale ofca^talassets Total of lines 15throu g h 22 Line 23 minus line 17 Enter 1 % of line 23

0

Stmt 13

23 24 25

35,884 3,172,083 2,855,369 , 31,721 1

31,384 2,130,187 2,088,537 , 21,302 1

26,748 2,027,623 1,233,613 , 20,276 1

45,730 2,035,457 1,266,741 20,355
^ 26a

139,746 9,365,350 7,444,260
148,885

26

Organizations described on lines 10 or 11: a Enter 2 % of amount in column (e), line 24 b Prepare a list for your records to show the name of and amount contributed by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) whose total gifts for 2003 through 2006 exceeded the amount shown in line 26a Do not file this list with your return . Enter the total of all these excess amounts c Total support for section 509(a)(1) test Enter line 24, column (e) 17 5 , 17 6 18 19 d Add Amounts from column (e) for lines

^ ^

26b 26c

3 , 129,964

.

260 , 444, 886

22

139, 746

26b

3, 129, 964

Ill"

, 999 , 374 10. e Public support (line 26c minus line 26d total) 53.7243% 26f f Public su pport percenta g e ( line 26e ( numerator) divided by line 26c denominator 27 Organizations described on line 12 : a For amounts included in lines 15, 16, and 17 that were received from a "disqualified person," prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and total amounts received in each year from, each "disqualified person " N/A Do not file this list with your return . Enter the sum of such amounts for each year (2004) (2003) (2006) (2005) b For any amount included in line 17 that was received from each person (other than "disqualified persons"), prepare a list for your records to show the name of, and amount received for each year, that was more than the larger of (1) the amount on line 25 for the year or (2) $5,000 (Include in the list organizations described in lines 5 through 11b, as well as Individuals ) Do not file this list with your return . After computing the difference between the amount received and the larger amount described in (1) or (2), enter the sum of these differences (the excess N/A amounts) for each year
(2004) (2003) (2006) (2005) 16 c Add Amounts from column (e) for lines 15 21 ^ 127c 17 20 ^ 27d and line 27b total d Add Line 27a total ^ 27e e Public support (line 27c total minus line 27d total) f Total support for section 509(a)(2) test Enter amount from line 23, column (e) ^ I 27f ^ 27 g Public support percentage ( line 27e ( numerator) divided by line 27f (denominator)) ^ 27h h Investment income percenta g e ( line 18 , column (e) ( numerator) divided by line 27f ( denominator )) 28 Unusual Grants : For an organization described in line 10, 11, or 12 that received any unusual grants during 2003 through 2006, prepare a list for your records to show, for each year, the name of the contributor, the date and amount of the grant, and a brief descrlDtlon of the nature of the grant Do not file this list with your return . Do not include these grants in line 15
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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Private School Questionnaire (See page 9 of the instructions.) Part V
29 30 Does the organization have a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students by statement in its charter , bylaws, other governing instrument , or in a resolution of its governing body? Does the organization include a statement of its racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students in all its brochures , catalogues , and other written communications with the public dealing with student admissions, programs , and scholarships'? Has the organization publicized its racially nondiscriminatory policy through newspaper or broadcast media during the period of solicitation for students , or during the registration penod if it has no solicitation program , in a way that makes the policy known to all parts of the general community it serves? If "Yes," please describe , if "No," please explain ( If you need more space , attach a separate statement )

56-134 8186

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(To be completed ONLY by schools that checked the box on line 6 in Part IV)
N/A 29 Yes

30

31

31

32 a b c d

Does the organization maintain the following Records indicating the racial composition of the student body, faculty, and administrative staff? Records documenting that scholarships and other financial assistance are awarded on a racially nondiscriminatory basis? Copies of all catalogues, brochures, announcements, and other written communications to the public dealing with student admissions, programs, and scholarships? Copies of all material used by the organization or on its behalf to solicit contributions? If you answered "No" to any of the above, please explain (If you need more space, attach a separate statement )

32a 32b 32c 32d

33 a b c d e f g h

Does the organization discriminate by race in any way with respect to Students' rights or privileges? Admissions policies' Employment of faculty or administrative staff? Scholarships or other financial assistance? Educational policies? Use of facilities? Athletic programs? Other extracurricular activities? If you answered "Yes" to any of the above, please explain (If you need more space, attach a separate statement ) 33a 33b 33c 33d 33e 33f 33 33h

34a b

Does the organization receive any financial aid or assistance from a governmental agency? Has the organization's right to such aid ever been revoked or suspended? If you answered "Yes" to either 34a or b, please explain using an attached statement
Does the organization certify that it has complied with the applicable requirements of sections 4 01 through 4 05 of Rev Proc 75-50. 1975-2 C B 587. covenna racial nondiscrimination? If "No." attach an explanation

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER 56-1348186 Part VIA Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (See page 11 of the instructions.)

Page 6

(To be completed ONLY by an eligible organization that filed Form 5768 )
Check ^ a if the organization belongs to an affiliated group Check ^ b if you checked "a" and 'limited control' orovisions anoly
(a) Affiliated group totals (b) To be completed for all electing organizations

Limits on Lobbying Expenditures
(I he term "expenditures" means amounts paid or incurred ) 36 Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)

37 Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying) 38 Total lobbying expenditures (add lines 36 and 37) 39 Other exempt purpose expenditures 40 Total exempt purpose expenditures (add lines 38 and 39) 41 Lobbying nontaxable amount Enter the amount from the following tableIf the amount on line 40 isThe lobbying nontaxable amount isNot over $500,000 20% of the amount on line 40 Over $500,000 but not over $1,000,000 $100,000 plus 15% of the excess over $500,000 Over $1,000,000 but not over $1,500,000 $175,000 plus 10% of the excess over $1,000,000 Over $1,500,000 but not over $17,000,000 $225,000 plus 5% of the excess over $1,500,000 Over $17,000,000 $1,000,000 42 Grassroots nontaxable amount (enter 25% of line 41) 43 Subtract line 42 from line 36 Enter -0- if line 42 is more than line 36 44 Subtract line 41 from line 38 Enter -0- if line 41 is more than line 38 Caution : If there is an amount on either line 43 or line 44, you must file Form 4720 1

36 37 38
39

40

6,201 14,974 21,175 3,043,605 3,064,780

303,239

42 43 44

75,810 0 0

4-Year Averaging Period Under Section 501(h)
(Some organizations that made a section 501(h) election do not have to complete all of the five columns below See the instructions for lines 45 throuah 50 on oaoe 13 of the instructions )

Lobbying Expenditures During 4-Year Averaging Period Calendar year ( or fiscal year be g innin g in ) ^ (a) 2007 (b ) 2006 ( c) 2005 (d) 2004 (e) Total

45 Lobbying nontaxable amount
46 Lobbying ceiling amount (150% of line 45a 47 Total lobby in g expenditures

303,239

290,084

270,079

270,207

1,133,609 1,700,414 80 , 968

.

48 Grassroots nontaxable amount
49 Grassroots ceiling amount (150% of line 48e

7 5, 810

72,521

67,520

67,552

283,403 425, 105

50 Grassroots lobbying expenditures 6, 2 01 3,272 Part Vl-B Lobbying Activity by Nonelecting Public Charities

9,542 1

3,848

22,863
N/A

( For re portin g onl y by org anizations that did not com p lete Part VI-A ( See p a q e 14 of the instructions. ) During the year , did the organization attempt to influence national , state or local legislation , including any
attempt to influence public opinion on a legislative matter or referendum , through the use of a Volunteers b Paid staff or management ( Include compensation in expenses reported on lines c through h.) c Media advertisements d Mailings to members, legislators, or the public e Publications , or published or broadcast statements f Grants to other organizations for lobbying purposes g Direct contact with legislators , their staffs , government officials, or a legislative body h Rallies, demonstrations , seminars , conventions , speeches , lectures , or any other means i Total lobbying expenditures (Add lines c through h.) If "Yes" to any of the above , also attach a statement gwlno a detailed descnDtion of the lobbying activities Yes No Amount

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Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2007 NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER 56-1348186 Part VII ' Information Regarding Transfers To and Transactions and Relationships With Noncharitable

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Exempt Organizations (See page 14 of the instructions.)
51 a Did the reporting organization directly or indirectly engage in any of the following with any other organization described in section 501(c) of the Code (other than section 501 (c)(3) organizations) or in section 527, relating to political organizations? Transfers from the reporting organization to a nonchantable exempt organization of (i) Cash (ii) Other assets Other transactions (i) Sales or exchanges of assets with a nonchantable exempt organization (ii) Purchases of assets from a nonchantable exempt organization (iii) Rental of facilities, equipment, or other assets Reimbursement arrangements Loans or loan guarantees (vi) Performance of services or membership or fundraising solicitations Sharing of facilities, equipment, mailing lists, other assets, or paid employees If the answer to any of the above is "Yes," complete the following schedule Column (b) should always show the fair market value of the goods, other assets, or services given by the reporting organization If the organization received less than fair market value in any
(a) (b) (c) (d)

Yes 51a(i)

No X X X X X X X X X

b

(iv) (v)

c d

( iii ) ;b WW II b( v ) b(vi ) c

Line no N/A

Amount involved

Name of nonchantable exempt organization

Description of transfers, transactions , and sharing arrangements

52a
b

Is the organization directly or indirectly affiliated with, or related to , one or more tax-exempt organizations described in section 501(c) of the Code ( other than section 501 (c)(3)) or in section 527?
If "Yes," com p lete the followin g schedule (a) Name of organization (b) Type of organization (c) Description of relationship

111. 11 Yes

No

N/A

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Statement I - Form 990, Part I, Line 3 - Membership Dues and Assessments
Description DUES
Total

$
$

Amount 6,075
6,075

Statement 2 - Form 990, Line 20 - Other Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Description Net Unrealized Gains on Investments
Total

$
$

Amount -7,776
-7,776

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Statements

Statement 3 - Form 990. Part II, Line 22b - Other Grants and Allocations Name Address Date of Gift
LAND LOSS PREVENTION
$ 25,000

Relationship to Org Cash Description of Contrib Property

Class of Activity NonCash Contrib
rUDLiL $ i JVVLrtv.i $

Book Value

BV Expl

FMV Expl

PO BOX 179 DURHAM NC 27702

Total

$

25,000

$

0

$

0

Statement 4 - Form 990, Part II, Line 25a - Compensation of Current Officers Name
Expenses MELINDA LAWRENCE

Program Services $
78,376
9 1a,j/0

Management & General $
9,055 $ 9,055

Fundraising $
5,090

Compensation Total

-?

J, v,v

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Statement 5 - Form 990 , Part II , Line 43 - Other Functional Ex penses Total
Description Expenses
FEES/ORGANIZATION DUES STAFF/BOARD DEVELOPMENT RJC LIBRARY INSURANCE LITIGATION CONSULTANTS COMPUTER CONSULTANT CONTRACT SERVICES CLASSIFIED ADS/SUBSCRIPTIONS POLICY WATCH OTHER TECHNOLOGY/COMPUTERS BLUEPRINT PROJECT OTHER SPECIAL EVENTS Total $

Program
Service $ $
16,759 24,112 8,002 17,822 4,444 8,270 26,126 18,803 12,832 5,036 21,622 12,879 55,818 $ 232,525 $

Mgt &
General $
1,237 4,659 500

FundRaising
700 3,793

Expenses $
18,696 32,564 8,002 18,322 4,444 8,270 26,126 23,498 17,758 7,323 21,622 15,101 55,818 17,334 274,878

3,357 4,926 1,333 2,222

1,338 954

17,334 18,234 $ 24,119

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Statement 6 - Form 990 , Part III - Organization ' s Primary Exempt Purpose Description
THIS ORGANIZATION SERVES AS COORDINATING AGENCY FOR PROGRAMS, ENTITIES, AGENCIES AND INDIVIDUAL LAWYERS WHO PROVIDE FREE LEGAL SERVICES TO INDIGENT INDIVIDUALS, OR GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS, WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA AND WHO OTHERWISE ARE UNABLE TO AFFORD LEGAL ASSISTANCE; TO ESTABLISH, CONDUCT, MANAGE, PROMOTE AND SUPPORT PROJECTS TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY UNDERSTANDING OF INDIVIDUAL LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES; TO PROMOTE THE EMPOWERMENT AND SELF-SUFFICIENCY OF LOW-INCOME CITIZENS; AND TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS, OR GROUPS OF INDIVIDUALS, WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.

Statement 7 - Form 990, Part Ill, Line c - Statement of Program Service Accomplishments Description
POVERTY LAW ADVOCACY: REPRESENTS INTERESTS OF LOW-INCOME AND WORKING POOR PERSONS IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND BEFORE STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES; LITIGATES MAJOR CASES NOT HANDLED BY FEDERALLY FUNDED LEGAL SERVICE PROGRAMS; INCLUDES THE NORTH CAROLINA IMMIGRANTS LEGAL ASSISTANCE PROJECT WHICH PROVIDES LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE STATE'S IMMIGRANT POPULATIONS.

Statement 8 - Form 990 , Part III, Line e - Other Program Services Description
OTHER ACTIVITIES

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Statement 9 - Form 990 , Part IV, Line 54a - Publicly Traded Securities Beginning
Description US and State Government
US TREASURY DEBT Corporate Stock EQUITIES OTHER

-` W-

End of
W -

Basis of Valuation
Market Market Market

25,603 54,249
A n„-,

26,114 52,946 11, 982 $ 91,042

Total

94, "/5y

Statement 10 - Form 990 , Part IV, Line 57 - Land, Buildings, and Equipment Description Beginning of Year
FURNITURE/EQUIPMENT $ Total $ 190,240 190,240 $ $ 119,931 119,931 $ $ 242,532 242,532 $ $ 153,099 153,099

Accum Depr

End of Year

Accum Depr

Statement 11 - Form 990, Part IV, Line 65 - Other Liabilities Beginning
Description CAPITAL LEASE OBLIGATION PAYABLE TO IOLTA AND MBF AGENCY FUNDS HELD FOR PLANNING COUNC Total $ of Year 48,068 32,800 19,019 99,887 $

End of
Year 28,831 32,800 17,958 79,589

$

$

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Statements

Statement 12 - Form 990 , Part V-A - List of Officers , Directors , Trustees, and Key Employees Name and Address
MELINDA LAWRENCE PO BOX 28068 RALEIGH NC 27611 DR. REV. WILLIAM J BARBER II 1608 N BERKELEY BLVD GOLDSBORO NC 27534 JOHN J BUTLER 816 FAIRALL DRIVE RALEIGH NC 27607 ASA L BELL, JR 4000 WESTCHASE BLVD, RALEIGH NC 27607

Title
EXEC DIRECTO 40

Average Hours

Compensation
92,521

Benefits
18,100

Expenses
0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

CO-CHAIR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR STE 500

1

0

0

0

REUBEN BLACKWELL 402 EAST VIRGINIA STREET ROCKY MOUNT NC 27802 RICHARD HOOKER, JR 1520 KING ARTHUR COURT SHELBY NC 28152 KENNETH JERALD JONES, SR 1976 THELMA ROAD ROANOKE RAPIDS NC 27870 STEPHEN LUKE LARGESS 741 KENILWORTH AVE, STE 300 CHARLOTTE NC 28204 FENITA M SHEPHARD 2505 LEAS MILL CT RALEIGH NC 27606

CO-CHAIR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

SECRETARY

1

0

0

0

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Statement 12 - Form 990 , Part V-A - List of Officers, Directors , Trustees, and Key Employees (continued) Name and Address
JEAN CARY 115 MAIN STREET BUIES CREEK NC 27506 FIORELLA HORNA-GUERRA 105 CRICKET HILL LANE CARY NC 27513 JOHN KWEKU LAAST 230 HAMPSHIRE DOWNS DR MORRISVILLE NC 27560 J. GEORGE REED 1307 GLENWOOD AVE., RALEIGH NC 27605

Title
DIRECTOR 1

Average Hours

Compensation
0

Benefits
0

Expenses
0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

DIRECTOR STE 156

1

0

0

0

TONG YANG 941 MALCOM BLVD CONNELLY SPRINGS NC 28612 RAQUEL LYNCH 4949-B ALBEMARLE ROAD CHARLOTTE NC 28205

DIRECTOR

1

0

0

0

TREASURER

1

0

0

0

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Statement 13 - Schedule A, Part IV-A, Line 22 - Other Income Description
OTHER INCOME Total
$ $

2006
35, 8 34 35,884 $ $

2005
31,34 31,384 4i $

2004
lb, /4tf 26,748 4' $

2003
45, /_3U 45,730

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Form 990 , Part I, Line 1 b - Direct Public Support Description
Contributions Total from Schedule B $ $

Cash
3,346,043 3,346,043 $ $

Noncash
$ 0 $

Total 3,346,043 3,346,043

NCJUSTICE NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Federal Statements 56-1348986 FYE:12/31/2007

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Schedule A, Part IV-A, Line 26b - Excess Gifts Donor Name
$

Total
LUU,000 400,000

Excess
51,115 251,115 2,606,774

2,755,659 90,000 275,000 160,000 145,000 32,599 170,000 211,500 50,000 28,500 75,000 50,000 50,000 Total $ 4,693,258
4i

126,115 11,115

21,115 62,615

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NCJUSTICE 05/09/2008 1 51 PM • Firm

8868

Application for Extension of Time To File an
Exempt Organization Return
110 - File a separate application for each return OMB No 1545-1709

(Rev Apn12007) Department of the Treasury terra Revenue Service

• If you are filing for an Automatic 3-Month Extension , complete only Part I and check this box • If you are filing for an Additional ( not automatic ) 3-Month Extension , complete only Part II (on page 2 of this form) Do not complete Part II unless you have already been granted an automatic 3-month extension on a previously filed Form 8868. Automatic 3-Month Extension of Time. Only submit original (no copies needed). Part I Section 501(c) corporations required to file Form 990-T and requesting an automatic 6-month extension-check this box and complete Part I only All other corporations (including 1120-C filers), partnerships, REMICs, and trusts must use Form 7004 to request an extension of
time to file income tax returns

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Electronic Filing (e-file). Generally, you can electronically file Form 8868 if you want a 3-month automatic extension of time to file one of the returns noted below (6 months for section 501(c) corporations required to file Form 990-T). However, you cannot file Form 8868 electronically if (1) you want the additional (not automatic) 3-month extension or (2) you file Forms 990-BL, 6069, or 8870, group returns, or a composite or consolidated Form 990-T. Instead, you must submit the fully completed and signed page 2 (Part II) of Form 8868 For more details on the electronic filing of this form, visit www.irs gov/efile and click on e-file for Charities & Nonprofits.
Type or print File by the due date for filing your return See instructions

Name of Exempt Organization

Employer Identification number

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE CENTER Number , street , and room or suite no If a P .O box, see instructions.

56 - 1348186

POST OFFICE BOX 28068
City, town or post office, state, and ZIP code . For a foreign address , see instructions. RALEIGH NC 27611-8068
Form 4720 Form 5227 Form 6069 Form 8870

Check type of return to be filed ( file a separate application for each return) X Form 990 Form 990-T (corporation) Form 990-BL Form 990-T (sec. 401(a) or 408( a) trust ) Form 990-EZ Form 990-T (trust other than above) Form 990-PF Form 1041-A

• The books are in the care of ^

MARY COLEMAN

Telephone No ^ 919 - 856-2174 FAX No ^ • If the organization does not have an office or place of business in the United States , check this box • If this is for a Group Return , enter the organization ' s four digit Group Exemption Number (GEN) If this is for the whole group , check this box ^ . If it is for part of the group , check this box -land attach a list with the names and ElNs of all members the extension will cover. 1 I request an automatic 3- month (6 months for a section 501 ( c) corporation required to file Form 990 -T) extension of time until 8/15/08 , to file the exempt organization return for the organization named above . The extension is for the organization 's return for.

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2007

or
, and ending 11 Initial return 11 Final return 11 Change in accounting period

tax year beginning

If this tax year is for less than 12 months , check reason -

If this application is for Form 990 - BL, 990- PF, 990 -T, 4720, or 6069 , enter the tentative tax, if this application is for Form 990-PF or 990-T, enter any refundable credits and estimated tax payments made Include any prior yea r overpayment allowed as a credit. Balance Due . Subtract line 3b from line 3a. Include your payment with this form, or, if required, deposit with FTD coupon or, if required, by using EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment

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System). See instructions Caution. If you are going to make an electronic fund withdrawal with this Form 8868, see Form 8453-EO and Form 8879-EO for payment instructions. For Privacy Act and Paperwork Reduction Act Notice , see Instructions . Form 8868 (Rev 4-2007)

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ForrA 8868 ( Rev 4-2008 ) If you are filing for an Additional ( Not Automatic ) 3-Month Extension , complete only Part II and check this box Flote . Only complete Part II if you have already been granted an automatic 3-month extension on a previously filed Form 8868

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It you are filing for an Automatic 3-Month Extension , complete only Part I (on page 1)

Part II
Type or print
File by the

Additional ( Not Automatic ) 3-Month Extension of Time. You must He on inal and one co py.
Name of Exempt Organization Employer identification number

NORTH CAROLINA JUSTICE POST OF FICE BOX 28068

CENTER

56-1348186
For IRS use only

extended

due date for
filin g the

Number, street, and room or suite no If a P 0 box, see instructions City, town or post office, state, and ZIP code For a foreign address, see instructions NC 27611-8068 RALEIGH

return See

instructions

Check tvoe of return to he filed 1File a separate annhcahon for each return)

X Form 990 Form 1041-A 8 Form 6069 Form 990-PF Form 4720 Form 8870 Form 990-BL Form 990-T (sec 401( a) or 408 ( a) trust ) Form 5227 Form 990-EZ Form 990-T (trust other tha above ) STOP ! Do not complete Part II if you were not already granted an automatic 3-month extension on a previously filed Form 8868. • • • The books are in the care of ^ MARY COLEMAN

Telephone No ^

919-856-2174

FAX No ^
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^ and attach a

If the organization does not have an office or place of business in the United States, check this box If this is for a Group Return , enter the organization's four digit Group Exemption Number ( GEN)
^ [] If it is for part of the group , check this box

for the whole group, check this box

list with the names and EINs of all members the extension is for 4 5 I request an additional 3-month extension of time until For calendar year 11/17/08 , and ending

2 0 0 7 , or other tax year beginning

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If this tax year is for less than 12 months , check reason State in detail why you need the extension

Initial return

Final return

Change in accounting period

Additional time is requested to gather information to prepare a complete and accurate return.
8a b If this application is for Form 990-BL, 990-PF, 990-T, 4720, or 6069, enter the tentative tax, less an y nonrefundable credits See instructions If this application is for Form 990-PF, 990-T, 4720, or 6069, enter any refundable credits and estimated tax payments made Include any prior year overpayment allowed as a credit and any
amount p aid p reviousl y with Form 8868 c Balance Due . Subtract line 8b from line 8a Include your payment with this form, or, If required, deposit with FTD cou on or, if re uired, b y usin EFTPS Electronic Federal Tax Pa ment S stem See Instructions H8c $

Sa

$

$

Signature and Verification
Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have examined this form , including accompanying schedules and statements , and to the best of my knowledge and belief, it is true , correct , and complete , and that I am authorized to prepare this form Signature Title C1M Date

8/11/08

Form 8868 (Rev 4-2008)

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