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The Center for Justice and Accountability

Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice

three stars

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 three stars
  Financial 85.53 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
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

three stars

85.53

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

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 three stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15 four stars
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (NY) 93.31 four stars
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00 four stars
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 88.14 three stars

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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%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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]
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, 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 three stars
Institute for Global Engagement (VA) 92.29 four stars
Love146 (CT) 90.27 four stars
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 91.77 four stars
Human Rights First (NY) 89.06 three 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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