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Human Services : Social Services

Latin American Association

Helping Latino individuals and families achieve their aspirations

four stars

91.05

2750 Buford Highway Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (404) 638-1800   Web Site
EIN: 58-1237316

Board Leadership
Chris Marquardt
Chair

CEO
Anibal Torres
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.05 four stars
  Financial 93.74 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1972, Latin American Association (LAA) serves more than 50,000 individuals annually. Our goal is to help Latinos achieve self-sufficiency, put down roots, build a better life for themselves and their families, and contribute to strong, thriving communities. LAA's mission is to help Latino individuals and families achieve their aspirations for academic, social and economic advancement. Today, as the leading service provider for Latin Americans in metro Atlanta, the LAA offers a range of programs that guide Latinos with solutions to address their basic needs and provide them with the information and skills necessary to achieve their fullest potential. We aim to increase family stability, build skills, promote the development of Latino individuals, families and youth, and promote community involvement.

Established in 1972, Latin American Association (LAA) serves more than 50,000 individuals annually. Our goal is to help Latinos achieve self-sufficiency, put down roots, build a better life for themselves and their families, and contribute to strong, thriving communities. LAA's mission is to help Latino individuals and families achieve their aspirations for academic, social and economic advancement. Today, as the leading service provider for Latin Americans in metro Atlanta, the LAA offers a range of programs that guide Latinos with solutions to address their basic needs and provide them with the information and skills necessary to achieve their fullest potential. We aim to increase family stability, build skills, promote the development of Latino individuals, families and youth, and promote community involvement.

Financial

four stars

93.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
80.6%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.92
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Latin American Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Latin American Association on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Latin American Association (GA) 91.05 four stars
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Connect2Help 2-1-1 (IN) 88.76 three stars
Philanthropy Ohio (OH) 86.20 three stars
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County (CA) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,659,708
   Federated Campaigns $213,515
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,550,729
Total Contributions $3,423,952
   Program Service Revenue $884,753
Total Primary Revenue $4,308,705
   Other Revenue $1,347,069
TOTAL REVENUE $5,655,774
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,164,441
   Administrative Expenses $136,936
   Fundraising Expenses $458,074
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,759,451
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,896,323
   
Net Assets $11,132,355

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Social and Legal Services $3,164,441 100.0%

Ratings History
Latin American Association has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 91.05 four stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 90.47 four stars
2015-06 09/01/2016 89.21 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 85.27 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 83.40 three stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 77.73 two stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 74.18 two stars
2011-06 06/01/2012 81.17 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 79.54 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 02/01/2011 62.11 one star
2008-06 10/01/2009 71.21 two stars
2007-06 04/01/2008 75.10 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 78.84 two stars
2005-06 02/01/2007 87.71 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 58-1237316
Name in IRS Master File LATIN AMERICAN ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1977
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 3.05% Anibal Torres Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Latin American Association (GA) 91.05 four stars
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Cincinnati (OH) 97.04 four stars
Leaven (WI) 92.31 four stars
ICNA Relief USA (NY) 93.98 four stars
Irish International Immigrant Center (MA) 88.17 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Latin American Association
2750 Buford Highway
Atlanta, GA 30324
tel: (404) 638-1800
fax: (404) 638-1806
EIN: 58-1237316

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Board Leadership

Chris Marquardt
Chair

CEO

Anibal Torres
Executive Director

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