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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation

Sentences that fit, justice that works

four stars

97.11

1100 H Street NW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 822-6700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1750246

Board Leadership
Julie Stewart
Chair

CEO
Julie Stewart
President, Founder

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.11 four stars
  Financial 99.20 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

99.20

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.40
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.11 four stars
American Jewish Committee (NY) 88.34 three stars
Taproot Foundation (CA) 89.77 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 86.41 three stars
Make the Road New York (NY) 89.10 three stars

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Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (FAMM) is the national voice for fair and proportionate sentencing laws. We shine a light on the human face of sentencing, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences. FAMM's vision is a nation in which sentencing is individualized, humane, and sufficient but not greater than necessary to impose just punishment, secure public safety, and support successful rehabilitation and reentry. FAMM's national membership includes prisoners and their families, attorneys, judges, criminal justice experts and concerned citizens.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,896,095
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,896,095
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,896,095
   Other Revenue $-4,854
TOTAL REVENUE $1,891,241
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,450,698
   Administrative Expenses $183,658
   Fundraising Expenses $129,143
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,763,499
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $127,742
   
Net Assets $2,220,188

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
Federal Program $543,373 37.5%
Public Education $471,305 32.5%
State Program $436,020 30.0%

Ratings History
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 97.11 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.79 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 91.64 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 90.25 four stars
2012-12 07/01/2013 94.08 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 81.51 three stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 80.57 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2012 63.54 one star
2010-12 11/01/2011 58.97 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 64.04 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 73.17 two stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 70.89 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 76.44 two stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 77.47 two stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 95.63 four 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 52-1750246
Name in IRS Master File FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS FOUNDATION
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 November, 1991
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$55,900 3.16% Julie Stewart President, Founder
Other Salaries of Note
$120,000 6.80% Mary Price Vice President & General Counsel

Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (FAMM) is the national voice for fair and proportionate sentencing laws. We shine a light on the human face of sentencing, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences. FAMM's vision is a nation in which sentencing is individualized, humane, and sufficient but not greater than necessary to impose just punishment, secure public safety, and support successful rehabilitation and reentry. FAMM's national membership includes prisoners and their families, attorneys, judges, criminal justice experts and concerned citizens.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.11 four stars
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (PA) 95.26 four stars
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 91.57 four stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 92.18 four stars
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 87.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation
1100 H Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 822-6700
fax: (202) 822-6704
EIN: 52-1750246

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Board Leadership

Julie Stewart
Chair

CEO

Julie Stewart
President, Founder

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