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Uncommon Construction Inc.

Uncommon Construction Inc.

New Orleans, LA 701191438
Tax ID47-3623284

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About this organization






Uncommon Construction uses the build process to empower youth to lead the workforce after high school or college


Apprenticeship program: UCC's selective apprenticeship program puts students from different high schools across New Orleans on a diverse team to earn hourly pay and school credit for building a house in a semester. On Saturdays, apprentices collaborate on site with staff and community volunteers to complete various construction projects. Through development and industry exposure through a range of activities, trainings and field trips. In the process, apprentices gain technical skills and leadership experience through 120 hours of exposure to the construction industry. There were 41 enrolled apprentices in FY18-19.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

The non-profit's mission, as documented in the filing, is “Uncommon construction uses the build process to enhance learning and empower youth in a real-world, hands-on learning environment.”.

When explaining its purpose, the activities were described as: “Uncommon construction uses the build process to empower youth to lead the workforce after high school or college”.

  • The non-profit is legally allowed to operate in the state of LA, as reported.
  • The filing provides the non-profit's address in 2020 as PO BOX 791438, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 701191438.
  • The non-profit has a total of 50 employees, as reported on their form for 2020.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue is between $250,000 and $500,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$13,092.
  • The CEO compensation strategy within the organization is determined through a review and approval process by a neutral party.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 12 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2015.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $162,157 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $31,366 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization has a business related family member transaction.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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