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    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

     

    ...Is this your nonprofit?

    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...http://www.naacpldf.org

    ...40 RECTOR STREET 5TH FLOOR
    New York NY 10006-1738

    212-965-2200


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

     

    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

    Good


    This charity's score is 89%, earning it a Three-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: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

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    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations. Please check with the charity directly for any questions you may have.

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    Accountability & Finance

     

    NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund has earned a 89% for the Accountability & Finance beacon. See the metrics below for more information.

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

    This Accountability & Finance score represents IRS Form 990 data up until FY 2020, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
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    Financial Metrics
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    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 3.30% - 10/10 pts
    ...Working Capital Ratio - 7.86 years - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.08 - 10/10 pts
    ...Administrative Expense Ratio - 9.70% - 10/10 pts
    ...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 24.20% - 2.5/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 66.00% - 4.57/10 pts
    ...Program Expense Growth - 7.93% - 7.93/10 pts

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