International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Polaris

For a world without slavery

four stars

98.04

P.O. Box 65323 Washington, DC 20035
tel: (202) 790-6300   Web Site
EIN: 03-0391561

Board Leadership
Catherine A. McLean
Chairperson

CEO
Bradley Myles
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.04 four stars
  Financial 97.24 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Named after the North Star "Polaris" that guided slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, Polaris Project is transforming the way that individuals and communities respond to human trafficking, in the U.S. and globally.

By successfully pushing for stronger federal and state laws, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline (1-888-373-7888), conducting trainings, and providing vital services to victims of trafficking, Polaris Project creates long-term solutions that move our society closer to a world without slavery.

Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Named after the North Star "Polaris" that guided slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, Polaris Project is transforming the way that individuals and communities respond to human trafficking, in the U.S. and globally.

By successfully pushing for stronger federal and state laws, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline (1-888-373-7888), conducting trainings, and providing vital services to victims of trafficking, Polaris Project creates long-term solutions that move our society closer to a world without slavery.

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Financial

four stars

97.24

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
84.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth 6.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 13.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Polaris on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Polaris on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,368,648
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,081,043
Total Contributions $12,449,691
   Program Service Revenue $12,600
Total Primary Revenue $12,462,291
   Other Revenue $4,214
TOTAL REVENUE $12,466,505
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,921,293
   Administrative Expenses $1,523,740
   Fundraising Expenses $771,282
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,216,315
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,250,190
   
Net Assets $10,252,492

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$167,583 1.81% Bradley Myles Executive Director, CEO

Mission

Polaris Project is a leading organization in the global fight against human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Named after the North Star "Polaris" that guided slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad, Polaris Project is transforming the way that individuals and communities respond to human trafficking, in the U.S. and globally.

By successfully pushing for stronger federal and state laws, operating the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline (1-888-373-7888), conducting trainings, and providing vital services to victims of trafficking, Polaris Project creates long-term solutions that move our society closer to a world without slavery.

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Charity Contact Info

Polaris
P.O. Box 65323
Washington, DC 20035
tel: (202) 790-6300
fax: (202) 745-1119
EIN: 03-0391561

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Board Leadership

Catherine A. McLean
Chairperson

CEO

Bradley Myles
Chief Executive Officer