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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The Trevor Project

Saving Young Lives

four stars

90.34

8704 Santa Monica Boulevard Suite 200
West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel: (310) 271-8845   Web Site
EIN: 95-4681287

Board Leadership
Michael Norton
Chair

CEO
Amit Paley
CEO & Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.34 four stars
  Financial 86.35 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Trevor Project is the leading and only accredited national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under the age of 25.

The Trevor Project offers a suite of crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText, and TrevorChat as well as a peer-to-peer social network support for LGBTQ young people under the age of 25, TrevorSpace. Trevor also offers an education program with resources for youth-serving adults and organizations, a legislative advocacy department fighting for pro-LGBTQ legislation and against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric/policy positions, and conducts research to discover the most effective means to help young LGBTQ people in crisis and end suicide.

If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or suicidal, our Trevor Lifeline crisis counselors are available 24/7/365 at 866.488.7386. www.TheTrevorProject.org

The Trevor Project is the leading and only accredited national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people under the age of 25.

The Trevor Project offers a suite of crisis intervention and suicide prevention programs, including TrevorLifeline, TrevorText, and TrevorChat as well as a peer-to-peer social network support for LGBTQ young people under the age of 25, TrevorSpace. Trevor also offers an education program with resources for youth-serving adults and organizations, a legislative advocacy department fighting for pro-LGBTQ legislation and against anti-LGBTQ rhetoric/policy positions, and conducts research to discover the most effective means to help young LGBTQ people in crisis and end suicide.

If you or someone you know is feeling hopeless or suicidal, our Trevor Lifeline crisis counselors are available 24/7/365 at 866.488.7386. www.TheTrevorProject.org

Financial

three stars

86.35

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2018 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)
81.0%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 9.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Trevor Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Trevor Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Trevor Project (CA) 90.34 four stars
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 86.92 three stars
PFLAG (DC) 86.31 three stars
Equality Florida Institute (FL) 92.38 four stars
Keshet (MA) 87.84 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,577,194
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,199,735
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $63,056
Total Contributions $4,839,985
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,839,985
   Other Revenue $8,470
TOTAL REVENUE $4,848,455
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,683,749
   Administrative Expenses $432,126
   Fundraising Expenses $651,163
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,767,038
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-918,583
   
Net Assets $1,582,287

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
Suicide Prevention $4,683,749 100.0%

Ratings History
The Trevor Project has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-07 02/01/2018 90.34 four stars
2015-07 12/01/2016 93.19 four stars
2014-07 06/01/2016 91.51 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-07 11/01/2015 91.11 four stars
2013-07 08/01/2014 93.28 four stars
2012-07 08/01/2013 90.17 four stars
2011-07 05/01/2012 92.76 four stars
2010-07 09/20/2011 84.46 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-07 07/01/2011 75.12 two stars
2009-07 07/01/2010 79.32 two stars
2008-07 04/01/2009 71.20 two stars
2007-07 10/01/2008 75.94 two stars
2006-07 02/01/2008 69.50 one star

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

EIN 95-4681287
Name in IRS Master File THE TREVOR PROJECT INC
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 August, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End July
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • July, 2016
  • July, 2015
  • July, 2014
  • July, 2013
  • July, 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
$212,692 3.68% Abbe Land Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Trevor Project (CA) 90.34 four stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.29 four stars
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 86.92 three stars
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 87.61 three stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Trevor Project
8704 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 200
West Hollywood, CA 90069
tel: (310) 271-8845
fax: (310) 271-8846
EIN: 95-4681287

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Board Leadership

Michael Norton
Chair

CEO

Amit Paley
CEO & Executive Director

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