International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Polaris

For a world without slavery

four stars

93.91

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 93.91 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.86
  Program Expenses Growth 18.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.7%
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 $6,260,985
   Federated Campaigns $23,579
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,408,362
Total Contributions $7,692,926
   Program Service Revenue $61,720
Total Primary Revenue $7,754,646
   Other Revenue $25,892
TOTAL REVENUE $7,780,538
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,429,428
   Administrative Expenses $356,319
   Fundraising Expenses $525,780
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,311,527
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $469,011
   
Net Assets $5,810,630

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$171,061 2.33% Bradley Myles Executive Director and 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