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The Center for Justice and Accountability

Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice

four stars

92.71

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 92.71 four stars
  Financial 97.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

four stars

97.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
76.3%
  Administrative Expenses 14.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.42
  Program Expenses Growth 13.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 92.71 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 88.21 three stars
Global Fund for Women (CA) 86.16 three stars
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 94.95 four stars
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,644,432
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $278,886
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,923,318
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,923,318
   Other Revenue $-15,344
TOTAL REVENUE $1,907,974
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,327,244
   Administrative Expenses $224,909
   Fundraising Expenses $129,696
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,681,849
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $226,125
   
Net Assets $2,315,645

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 $1,327,244 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 92.71 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.55 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 07/01/2015 77.65 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 83.45 three stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 90.79 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 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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$155,000 9.21% Charles Dixon Osburn Executive Director

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The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 92.71 four stars
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 91.16 four stars
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HIAS (MD) 91.02 four stars

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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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