Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Resist

Funding social change since 1967

two stars

73.64

259 Elm Street Suite 201
Somerville, MA 02144
tel: (617) 623-5110   Web Site
EIN: 04-2433182

Board Leadership
Lawrence Barriner II
Chair

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.64 two stars
  Financial 73.30 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Resist, founded 1967, is a progressive foundation that supports grassroots organizing for peace, economic, social, racial, and environmental justice, and provides political education for social change activism. For 48 years, Resist has funded groups that challenge reactionary government policies, corporate arrogance, and right-wing fanaticism through organizing, education and action. Today, Resist remains committed to radical social change, and the activist groups that are funded reflect Resist's goal of a much more equitable distribution of wealth and power both within and between nations. Resist funds groups in the US who struggle towards a broad vision of social justice, while continuing to oppose political and institutional oppression.

Resist, founded 1967, is a progressive foundation that supports grassroots organizing for peace, economic, social, racial, and environmental justice, and provides political education for social change activism. For 48 years, Resist has funded groups that challenge reactionary government policies, corporate arrogance, and right-wing fanaticism through organizing, education and action. Today, Resist remains committed to radical social change, and the activist groups that are funded reflect Resist's goal of a much more equitable distribution of wealth and power both within and between nations. Resist funds groups in the US who struggle towards a broad vision of social justice, while continuing to oppose political and institutional oppression.

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Financial

two stars

73.30

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
68.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 3.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resist on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Resist on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,267,606
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,267,606
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,267,606
   Other Revenue $22,726
TOTAL REVENUE $1,290,332
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $846,850
   Administrative Expenses $105,271
   Fundraising Expenses $286,103
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,238,224
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $52,108
   
Net Assets $670,759

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$70,547 5.69% Saif Rahman Director of Communications
$69,366 5.60% Jacklyn Gil Staff

Mission

Resist, founded 1967, is a progressive foundation that supports grassroots organizing for peace, economic, social, racial, and environmental justice, and provides political education for social change activism. For 48 years, Resist has funded groups that challenge reactionary government policies, corporate arrogance, and right-wing fanaticism through organizing, education and action. Today, Resist remains committed to radical social change, and the activist groups that are funded reflect Resist's goal of a much more equitable distribution of wealth and power both within and between nations. Resist funds groups in the US who struggle towards a broad vision of social justice, while continuing to oppose political and institutional oppression.

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Resist (MA) 73.64 two stars
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People's Action Institute (IL) 89.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Resist
259 Elm Street
Suite 201
Somerville, MA 02144
tel: (617) 623-5110
EIN: 04-2433182

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Board Leadership

Lawrence Barriner II
Chair