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The Center for Justice and Accountability

Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice

89.55

One Hallidie Plaza Suite 406
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 544-0444   Web Site
EIN: 94-3299686

Board Leadership
Farah Brelvi
Chair

CEO
C. Dixon Osburn
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.55
  Financial 85.53
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.53

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
73.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.39
  Program Expenses Growth 4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Justice and Accountability on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Justice and Accountability on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 89.55
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 93.32
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (NY) 93.31
HIAS (MD) 95.87
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 91.45

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The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world and advancing the rights of survivors to seek truth, justice and redress. CJA uses litigation to hold perpetrators individually accountable for human rights abuses, develop human rights law, and advance the rule of law in countries transitioning from periods of abuse. CJA was founded in 1998 with support from Amnesty International and the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture to represent torture survivors in their pursuit of justice.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,502,226
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $242,762
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,744,988
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,744,988
   Other Revenue $-24,199
TOTAL REVENUE $1,720,789
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,111,614
   Administrative Expenses $230,920
   Fundraising Expenses $112,827
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,455,361
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $265,428
   
Net Assets $2,093,484

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
Litigations $1,111,614 100.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.55
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 77.65
2013-06 07/01/2014 83.45
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.79

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

EIN 94-3299686
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR JUSTICE & ACCOUNTABILITY
NTEE Code I83
NTEE Classification Public Interest Law, Litigation
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (460) Public interest litigation 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 December, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$87,500 6.01% Charles Dixon Osburn Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$50,668 3.48% Pamela Merchant Former Executive Director

The Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA) is an international human rights organization dedicated to deterring torture and other severe human rights abuses around the world and advancing the rights of survivors to seek truth, justice and redress. CJA uses litigation to hold perpetrators individually accountable for human rights abuses, develop human rights law, and advance the rule of law in countries transitioning from periods of abuse. CJA was founded in 1998 with support from Amnesty International and the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of Torture to represent torture survivors in their pursuit of justice.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 89.55
Global Fund for Women (CA) 86.85
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15
V-Day (CA) 95.12
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 92.96

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Charity Contact Info

The Center for Justice and Accountability
One Hallidie Plaza
Suite 406
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 544-0444
fax: (415) 544-0456
EIN: 94-3299686

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Board Leadership

Farah Brelvi
Chair

CEO

C. Dixon Osburn
Executive Director

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