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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking)

The Fund for Global Human Rights

Equipping activists. Mobilizing movements. Improving lives.

four stars

93.18

1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 347-7488   Web Site
EIN: 75-3029336

Board Leadership
Chris Canavan
Chair

CEO
Regan E. Ralph
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.18 four stars
  Financial 94.63 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Fund for Global Human Rights equips grassroots activists across the globe with the financial and strategic support they need to improve lives, mobilize movements, and build a better future for their communities. Since 2002, the Fund has raised and invested over $100 million into the work of community activists in more than 25 countries, providing these bold local leaders with the funding, tools, and contacts they need to tackle some of the world's greatest challenges. As a result, millions of people worldwide now have access to basic resources and opportunities to participate fully and equally in society.

The Fund for Global Human Rights equips grassroots activists across the globe with the financial and strategic support they need to improve lives, mobilize movements, and build a better future for their communities. Since 2002, the Fund has raised and invested over $100 million into the work of community activists in more than 25 countries, providing these bold local leaders with the funding, tools, and contacts they need to tackle some of the world's greatest challenges. As a result, millions of people worldwide now have access to basic resources and opportunities to participate fully and equally in society.

Financial

four stars

94.63

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 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)
89.6%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.22
  Program Expenses Growth 1.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Fund for Global Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Fund for Global Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 93.18 four stars
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WITNESS (NY) 87.08 three stars
Equality Now (NY) 90.72 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $21,905,689
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $21,905,689
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $21,905,689
   Other Revenue $55,976
TOTAL REVENUE $21,961,665
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,905,924
   Administrative Expenses $1,033,882
   Fundraising Expenses $934,791
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,874,597
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,087,068
   
Net Assets $17,032,540

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
Grant Distribution Program $11,905,924 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 03/01/2021 93.18 four stars
2018-06 11/01/2019 88.73 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.07 three stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 91.45 four stars
2015-06 07/01/2016 86.10 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.80 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 08/01/2015 90.94 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 89.08 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 89.17 three stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 86.32 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 75-3029336
Name in IRS Master File FUND FOR GLOBAL HUMAN RIGHTS
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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 August, 2002
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$264,737 1.90% Regan Ralph President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 93.18 four stars
Human Rights Watch (NY) 85.73 three stars
Appeal of Conscience Foundation (NY) 85.87 three stars
International Women's Health Coalition (NY) 93.29 four stars
Hope for Justice (TN) 88.48 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Fund for Global Human Rights
1301 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 347-7488
fax: (202) 347-7487
EIN: 75-3029336

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Board Leadership

Chris Canavan
Chair

CEO

Regan E. Ralph
President and CEO

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