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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation

Because Freedom Can't Protect Itself

four stars

90.92

PO Box 32159 Newark, NJ 07101
tel: (973) 642-2084   Web Site
EIN: 22-2010593

Board Leadership
Debra E. Guston
President

CEO
Amol Sinha
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.92 four stars
  Financial 87.81 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation supports the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey's (ACLU-NJ) work to provide assistance to those denied their civil liberties. The ACLU of New Jersey is located in Newark and implements legal, legislative, public education programs in conjunction with large numbers of volunteers to advance the ACLU's goals of liberty and justice for all.

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation supports the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey's (ACLU-NJ) work to provide assistance to those denied their civil liberties. The ACLU of New Jersey is located in Newark and implements legal, legislative, public education programs in conjunction with large numbers of volunteers to advance the ACLU's goals of liberty and justice for all.

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Financial

three stars

87.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
68.6%
  Administrative Expenses 16.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.49
  Program Expenses Growth 12.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 90.92 four stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 91.07 four stars
Treatment Advocacy Center (VA) 86.78 three stars
Corporate Accountability (MA) 93.30 four stars
Community Catalyst (MA) 89.38 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,463,938
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,463,938
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,463,938
   Other Revenue $202,106
TOTAL REVENUE $2,666,044
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,615,685
   Administrative Expenses $376,035
   Fundraising Expenses $265,124
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,256,844
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $409,200
   
Net Assets $6,262,432

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 08/01/2019 90.92 four stars
2017-03 05/01/2018 80.13 three stars
2016-03 07/01/2017 81.57 three stars
2016-03 06/01/2017 77.70 two stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 82.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 83.19 three stars
2014-03 12/01/2015 84.81 three stars
2014-03 08/01/2015 83.17 three stars
2013-03 03/01/2014 75.39 two stars
2012-03 07/01/2013 88.18 three 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 22-2010593
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF NEW JERSEY FOUNDATION
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(430) Defense of human and civil rights
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, 1971
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$134,738 5.97% Diane Du Brule Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 90.92 four stars
Louisville Urban League (KY) 93.11 four stars
Highlander Research and Education Center (TN) 91.35 four stars
National Low Income Housing Coalition (DC) 91.78 four stars
Mujeres Unidas Y Activas (CA) 86.54 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation
PO Box 32159
Newark, NJ 07101
tel: (973) 642-2084
EIN: 22-2010593

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Board Leadership

Debra E. Guston
President

CEO

Amol Sinha
Executive Director

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