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Free the Slaves

Freeing Slaves | Ending Slavery

89.53

1320 19th Street, NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 775-7480   Web Site
EIN: 56-2189635

Board Leadership
Jane G. Covey
Board Chair

CEO
Maurice I. Middleberg
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.53
  Financial 85.20
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.20

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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 9.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth -1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Free the Slaves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Free the Slaves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Free the Slaves (DC) 89.53
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 91.45
A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 86.22
The Carter Center (GA) 95.23

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Free the Slaves liberates slaves and changes the conditions that allow slavery to persist. We launched in 2000 to sound the alarm that slavery still exists, why it does, where it is worst, and to galvanize a worldwide response. We have crafted a global blueprint for change to inform governments, international institutions, faith communities, businesses and the public what they can do to help end slavery. We're now pilot testing community-based strategies that liberate slaves and help vulnerable communities resist enslavement. We are demonstrating that our model works and we're showing others how to use it. We have freed 12,000 people from slavery so far. Through innovative grassroots community organizing projects, rigorous evaluation and groundbreaking research, targeted advocacy, compelling communications and public engagement, Free the Slaves is showing the world that ending slavery is possible.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,675,054
   Federated Campaigns $120
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $599,524
Total Contributions $3,274,698
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,274,698
   Other Revenue $11,723
TOTAL REVENUE $3,286,421
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,319,292
   Administrative Expenses $422,325
   Fundraising Expenses $308,396
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,050,013
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $236,408
   
Net Assets $1,775,087

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
Grassroots Anti-Slavery Efforts $1,905,134 82.1%
Communications, Awareness, and Outreach $183,976 7.9%
Anti-Slavery Policy and Advocacy $133,556 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 89.53
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 87.02
2014-12 12/01/2015 86.71
2013-12 12/01/2014 79.35
2013-12 11/01/2014 79.16
2012-12 12/01/2013 84.98
2011-12 03/01/2013 91.93
2010-12 12/01/2012 95.25
2010-12 03/01/2012 94.47
2009-12 10/01/2011 93.20
2009-12 09/20/2011 88.41
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 93.42
2008-12 03/01/2010 96.14
2007-12 12/01/2008 94.08
2006-12 05/01/2008 96.38

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

EIN 56-2189635
Name in IRS Master File FREE THE SLAVES INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 June, 2000
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$168,774 5.53% Maurice I. Middleberg Executive Director

Free the Slaves liberates slaves and changes the conditions that allow slavery to persist. We launched in 2000 to sound the alarm that slavery still exists, why it does, where it is worst, and to galvanize a worldwide response. We have crafted a global blueprint for change to inform governments, international institutions, faith communities, businesses and the public what they can do to help end slavery. We're now pilot testing community-based strategies that liberate slaves and help vulnerable communities resist enslavement. We are demonstrating that our model works and we're showing others how to use it. We have freed 12,000 people from slavery so far. Through innovative grassroots community organizing projects, rigorous evaluation and groundbreaking research, targeted advocacy, compelling communications and public engagement, Free the Slaves is showing the world that ending slavery is possible.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Free the Slaves (DC) 89.53
International Center for Journalists (DC) 92.50
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (NY) 93.31
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15
Institute for Global Engagement (VA) 92.29

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Charity Contact Info

Free the Slaves
1320 19th Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 775-7480
fax: (202) 775-7485
EIN: 56-2189635

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Board Leadership

Jane G. Covey
Board Chair

CEO

Maurice I. Middleberg
Executive Director

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