Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

FairVote

For a More Perfect Union

96.14

6930 Carroll Avenue Suite 240
Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (301) 270-4616   Web Site
EIN: 54-1635649

Board Leadership
Alice Underwood
Chair

CEO
Rob Richie
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.14
  Financial 96.29
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

FairVote is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to make democracy fair, functional, and more representative. We research and propose common sense changes to strengthen our democracy and ensure all voices are heard and every vote counts in every election. Operating since 1992 and with a staff of more than 20 people in 2016, we work with scholars, civic leaders, policymakers, journalists and national, state, and local reform partners to advance fairer elections.

FairVote is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to make democracy fair, functional, and more representative. We research and propose common sense changes to strengthen our democracy and ensure all voices are heard and every vote counts in every election. Operating since 1992 and with a staff of more than 20 people in 2016, we work with scholars, civic leaders, policymakers, journalists and national, state, and local reform partners to advance fairer elections.

Financial

96.29

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 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)
86.0%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.69
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FairVote on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by FairVote on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,210,414
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,210,414
   Program Service Revenue $13,250
Total Primary Revenue $4,223,664
   Other Revenue $64,562
TOTAL REVENUE $4,288,226
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,231,941
   Administrative Expenses $471,729
   Fundraising Expenses $79,226
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,782,896
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,505,330
   
Net Assets $1,982,814

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,000 4.67% Robert Richie President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$155,000 5.56% Sangita Dhungana Executive VP

Mission

FairVote is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to make democracy fair, functional, and more representative. We research and propose common sense changes to strengthen our democracy and ensure all voices are heard and every vote counts in every election. Operating since 1992 and with a staff of more than 20 people in 2016, we work with scholars, civic leaders, policymakers, journalists and national, state, and local reform partners to advance fairer elections.

Highly Rated

Charity Contact Info

FairVote
6930 Carroll Avenue
Suite 240
Takoma Park, MD 20912
tel: (301) 270-4616
EIN: 54-1635649

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Board Leadership

Alice Underwood
Chair

CEO

Rob Richie
Executive Director