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    Black Lives Matter Foundation

    Black Lives Matter Foundation


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    ...501(c)(3) organization

    ...Donations are tax-deductible

    ...URL not available

    ...19197 GOLDEN VALLEY RD
    Santa Clarita CA 91387-1428

    Santa Clarita CA | IRS ruling year: 2015 | EIN: 47-4143254  


    Black Lives Matter Foundation wants to comprehensively improve and elevate the lives of Black and Brown people via knowledge of our history and with education that w ... (More)


    Rating Information


    This charity's score is 85%, earning it a Three-Star rating.

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

    Beacon Weights
    Historical Ratings
     Proceed with Caution - Reported Other Material Investigation

    On December 2, 2019, Cease and Desist reported that Black Lives Matter Foundation is the subject of an active investigation by The Office of the Attorney General of California in an article titled, "." For more information regarding this matter, please see the Cease and Desist article.

    • On June 15, 2020, Buzzfeed News published an article titled, ""The Black Lives Matter Foundation" Raised Millions. It's Not Affiliated With The Black Lives Matter Movement." For more information, please see the Buzzfeed News article.

    • On July 7, 2020, NBC 4 New York published an article titled, "NY Attorney General Orders Black Lives Matter Foundation to Stop Soliciting Donations." For more information, please see the NBC 4 New York article.

    For more information about our alerts methodology, see here.

     Important note on the timeliness of ratings

    The IRS is significantly delayed in processing nonprofits' annual tax filings (Forms 990). As a result, the Accountability & Finance score for Black Lives Matter Foundation is outdated and the overall rating may not be representative of its current operations.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.

    Rating Report

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


    Accountability & Finance


    Black Lives Matter Foundation has earned a 85% 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 2019, which is the most recent Form 990 currently available to us. 

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    Accountability and Transparency
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Board Composition - 3/4 - 35/35 pts
    ...Independent Audit or Financial Review - N/A - 0/0 pts
    ...Conflict of Interest Policy - Listed - 5/5 pts
    ...Board Meeting Minutes - Documented - 5/5 pts
    ...Document Retention and Destruction - Missing - 0/5 pts
    ...Whistleblower Policy - Missing - 0/5 pts
    ...Website - Missing - 0/5 pts

    Financial Metrics
    ...Full Credit
    ...Partial Credit
    ...No Credit
    ...Not Applicable
    ...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 0.00% - 15/15 pts
    ...Program Expense Ratio - 94.49% - 25/25 pts

    Unscored Information

    Total Revenue and Expenses - Data Available
    Salary of Key Persons - Data Available
    IRS Published Data (Business Master File) - Data Available
    Data Sources (IRS Forms 990) - Data Available

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