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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

91.15

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

Board Leadership
Marc Beebe
President

CEO
Amol Sinha
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.15
  Financial 88.15
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

88.15

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
69.8%
  Administrative Expenses 17.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.26
  Program Expenses Growth 13.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
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) 91.15
Free Press (MA) 95.47
American Association of People with Disabilities (DC) 95.53
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 91.36
Make the Road New York (NY) 88.46

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,201,354
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,201,354
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,201,354
   Other Revenue $223,615
TOTAL REVENUE $2,424,969
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,597,482
   Administrative Expenses $446,406
   Fundraising Expenses $227,213
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,271,101
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $153,868
   
Net Assets $6,336,128

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
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 07/01/2020 91.15
2018-03 08/01/2019 90.92
2017-03 05/01/2018 80.13
2016-03 07/01/2017 81.57
2016-03 06/01/2017 77.70
2015-03 06/01/2016 82.39
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 83.19
2014-03 12/01/2015 84.81
2014-03 08/01/2015 83.17
2013-03 03/01/2014 75.39
2012-03 07/01/2013 88.18

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,000 6.38% Amol Sinha Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 91.15
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 93.12
American Immigration Council (DC) 92.05
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc. (DC) 87.65
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 90.47

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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

Marc Beebe
President

CEO

Amol Sinha
Executive Director

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