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...501(c)(3) organization

...Donations are tax-deductible

...http://publicjustice.org/

...201 North Charles Street
Suite 1200
Baltimore MD 21201 

410-625-9409


Baltimore MD | IRS ruling year: 1985 | EIN: 52-1412226  

 

The Public Justice Center pursues systemic change to build a just society.

The PJC uses legal advocacy tools to pursue social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights for people who are struggling to provide for their basic needs.

The PJC is a civil legal aid office that provides advice and representation to low-income clients, advocates before legislatures and government agencies, and collaborates with community and advocacy organizations.

The PJC chooses projects and cases that will make a significant impact on systems, laws, and policies.

 


Rating Information

Great


This charity's score is 94%, 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: 100% Accountability & Finance. Learn more about our criteria and methodology.

Rating Report

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

 

Accountability & Finance

 

Public Justice Center has earned a 94% 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 score represents Form 990 data from 2019. More recent filing data is available, but it has not been factored into this score, due to COVID-19's effect on this organization.

Rating update postponed due to COVID-19's impact on this organization. View Public Justice Center's response.

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Accountability and Transparency
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
Governance
Policies
Transparency

Financial Metrics
...Full Credit
  
...Partial Credit
  
...No Credit
  
...Not Applicable
...Liabilities to Assets Ratio - 3.50% - 10/10 pts
...Working Capital Ratio - 0.80 years - 7.5/10 pts
...Fundraising Efficiency - $0.14 - 7.5/10 pts
...Administrative Expense Ratio - 5.80% - 10/10 pts
...Fundraising Expense Ratio - 11.80% - 7.5/10 pts
...Program Expense Ratio - 82.30% - 9.22/10 pts
...Program Expense Growth - 11.00% - 10/10 pts

Unscored Information


Metrics
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
Pandemic Response Data available

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