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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

     

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    501(c)(3) organization

    Donations are tax-deductible

    http://www.naacpldf.org

    40 Rector Street
    Fifth Floor
    New York NY 10006

    212-965-2200


    New York NY | IRS ruling year: 1940 | EIN: 13-1655255  

     

    Organization Mission

    The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) was founded in 1940 under the leadership of Thurgood Marshall. Although LDF's primary purpose was to provide legal ... (More)

     


    Rating Information

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    This charity's score is 95%, earning it a Four-Star rating. If this organization aligns with your passions and values, you can give with confidence.


    This overall score is calculated entirely from a single beacon score, weighted as follows: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    • Impact & Results
    • Accountability & Finance
    • Culture & Community
    • Leadership & Adaptability
    Accountability & Finance
    Impact & ResultsAccountability & FinanceCulture & CommunityLeadership & Adaptability

     

    Accountability & Finance

     

    Score

    95

    Most Recent Fiscal Year:
    FY 2022

    This beacon provides an assessment of a charity's financial health (financial efficiency, sustainability, and trustworthiness) and its commitment to governance practices and policies.

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    Key Accountability Metrics

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    Majority Independent Board Members - 96% independent members6 out of 6 points  
    Independent Board Size - 24 independent members6 out of 6 points  
    Financial Statements - Audit and Oversight Committee12 out of 12 points  
    Material Diversion of Assets - None12 out of 12 points  

    Tax Form Disclosures and Policies

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    Website Listed on Tax Form - Listed3 out of 3 points  
    Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Whistleblower Policy - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Document Retention and Destruction - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Documents Board Meeting Minutes - Yes3 out of 3 points  
    Compensates Board - No5 out of 5 points  
    Tax Form Distributed to Board Before Filing - Listed3 out of 3 points  
    Loans to/from Officers - Missing5 out of 5 points  
    Reports CEO and Compensation on Tax Form - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    CEO Compensation Process - Listed5 out of 5 points  

    Website Disclosures

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    Tax Form Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Audit Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Staff Members Listed on Nonprofit's Website - Listed3 out of 3 points  
    Board Members Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed5 out of 5 points  
    Donor Privacy Policy Posted on Nonprofit's Website - Listed, but is opt-out1 out of 2 points  

    Financial Metrics

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    Liabilities to Assets: Ratio - 2.99%25 out of 25 points  
    Program Expense: Ratio - 63.61%17 out of 25 points  
    Fundraising Efficiency: Ratio - $0.0725 out of 25 points  
    Working Capital: Ratio - 9.17 years25 out of 25 points  

    Additional Information

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    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available  
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    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available  

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