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    MAKE IT RIGHT FOUNDATION
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    MAKE IT RIGHT FOUNDATION

     
    501(c)(3) organization
    Donations are tax-deductible
    912 MAGAZINE ST
    New Orleans LA 70130-3814
    Mail donations to:912 MAGAZINE STNEW ORLEANS LA 70130-3814

    New Orleans LA | IRS ruling year: 2007 | EIN: 26-0723027  
    An EIN is a unique nine-digit number that identifies a business for tax purposes.
     
    Organization Mission
    DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE, GREEN HOMES IN ECONOMICALLY CHALLENGED AREAS
     

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    See rating report below to learn why this organization is not currently eligible.

    Historical Ratings
    Review Before ProceedingReported Settlement

    On August 18, 2022, The Guardian reported on a settlement entered into by MAKE IT RIGHT FOUNDATION in an article titled, “Brad Pitt foundation agrees on $20.5m settlement to owners of faulty post-Katrina houses.” For more information regarding this matter, please see The Guardian article.

    • On September 19, 2018, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Brad Pitt's Make It Right charity sues architect for leaky construction." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On November 7, 2018, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Lawsuit against Brad Pitt’s Make It Right has become a federal case." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On November 20, 2018, The Edmonton Sun published an article titled "Brad Pitt fights to dismiss lawsuit against New Orleans housing charity." For more information, please see The Edmonton Sun article
    • On May 23, 2019, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Lawsuit against Brad Pitt’s Make It Right sent back to Orleans Parish court." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On October 14, 2020, 4WWL published an article titled "Another Brad Pitt Make it Right home demolished in the Lower 9th Ward." For more information, please see 4WWL article
    • On December 10, 2021, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Brad Pitt’s Make It Right development sued again, by bank and the guy who mows the grass." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On April 6, 2021, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Brad Pitt’s Make It Right is back in court, suing its former director over faulty homes project." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On February 3, 2022, The Guardian published an article titled "Mold, leaks, rot: how Brad Pitt’s post-Katrina housing project went horribly wrong." For more information, please see The Guardian article
    • On April 14, 2023, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Owners of Brad Pitt's shoddy Make it Right homes agreed to a $20M settlement. They were stiffed." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On September 7, 2018, NBC News published an article titled "Brad Pitt sued by New Orleans residents who say Make It Right sold them 'defective' homes." For more information, please see NBC News article
    • On September 27, 2018, The Times-Picayune published an article titled "Architect says it was 'shocking and insulting' to be sued by Make It Right." For more information, please see The Times-Picayune article
    • On December 12, 2018, NBC News published an article titled "Brad Pitt is responsible for charity's defective New Orleans homes, residents say in court filing." For more information, please see NBC News article
    • On February 4, 2019, The New York Post published an article titled "Inside Brad Pitt’s Katrina charity disaster, now subject of class-action lawsuit." For more information, please see The New York Post article

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    Rating Report

    Impact & Measurement
    Not Currently Scored
    MAKE IT RIGHT FOUNDATION cannot currently be evaluated by our Impact & Measurement methodology because either (A) it is eligible, but we have not yet received data; (B) we have not yet developed an algorithm to estimate its programmatic impact; (C) its programs are not direct services; or (D) it is not heavily reliant on contributions from individual donors.
    Note: The absence of a score does not indicate a positive or negative assessment, it only indicates that we have not yet evaluated the organization.