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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

three stars

81.57

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

Board Leadership
Debra E. Guston
President

CEO
Diane Du Brule
Interim Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.57 three stars
  Financial 82.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.16

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 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)
66.8%
  Administrative Expenses 18.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.58
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 81.57 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 87.44 three stars
LatinoJustice PRLDEF (NY) 86.70 three stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.26 four stars
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.11 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $850,451
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $850,451
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $850,451
   Other Revenue $66,983
TOTAL REVENUE $917,434
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,087,775
   Administrative Expenses $312,822
   Fundraising Expenses $235,747
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,636,344
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-718,910
   
Net Assets $4,304,170

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
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, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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
$136,574 8.34% Udi Oper Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 81.57 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 85.06 three stars
Taproot Foundation (CA) 89.77 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Southern California (CA) 88.41 three stars
American Humanist Association (DC) 93.41 four 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

Diane Du Brule
Interim Executive Director

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