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Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Protecting and advancing the rights of adults and children with mental disabilities

four stars

90.02

1101 15th Street, NW Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 467-5730   Web Site
EIN: 23-7268143

Board Leadership
Nikki Heidepriem
Chair of the Board

CEO
Janice Frey-Angel
Interim CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.02 four stars
  Financial 91.17 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center was founded in 1972 and envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.

The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center was founded in 1972 and envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.

Financial

four stars

91.17

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
93.3%
  Administrative Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (DC) 90.02 four stars
New York Legal Assistance Group Incorporated (NY) 92.02 four stars
Mental Health Advocacy Services (CA) 86.58 three stars
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (CA) 89.37 three stars
And Justice for All (UT) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $474,190
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $474,190
   Program Service Revenue $183,445
Total Primary Revenue $657,635
   Other Revenue $287,298
TOTAL REVENUE $944,933
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,340,877
   Administrative Expenses $47,930
   Fundraising Expenses $181,142
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,569,949
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,625,016
   
Net Assets $4,863,690

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
Ensuring Access to Opportunity $715,601 30.6%
Public System Accountability $977,288 41.7%
Advocacy $633,158 27.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 11/01/2017 90.02 four stars
2015-09 08/01/2016 89.48 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 89.48 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 10/01/2015 88.51 three stars
2013-09 10/01/2014 87.19 three stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 90.64 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 23-7268143
Name in IRS Master File JUDGE DAVID L BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (531) Medical care service
(559) Other matters
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 May, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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
Not compensated -- Janice Frey-Angel Interim Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$256,815 9.99% Robert E. Bernstein Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (DC) 90.02 four stars
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (CA) 89.37 three stars
Chicago Legal Clinic (IL) 89.59 three stars
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NY) 90.74 four stars
Education Law Center (NJ) 87.47 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
1101 15th Street, NW
Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 467-5730
fax: (202) 223-0409
TTY: (202) 467-4232
EIN: 23-7268143

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Board Leadership

Nikki Heidepriem
Chair of the Board

CEO

Janice Frey-Angel
Interim CEO

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