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Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights

Protecting, strengthening and sustaining women's and LGBTQ human rights activists throughout the world

91.77

660 13th Street Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 523-0360   Web Site
EIN: 03-0419743

Board Leadership
Patricia Viseur Sellers
Chair

CEO
Kate Kroeger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.77
  Financial 91.56
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

91.56

Accountability & Transparency

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
77.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 91.77
World Jewish Congress - American Section (NY) 95.87
Human Rights First (NY) 91.83
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00

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Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is a rapid response fund that supports women's LGBTQ human rights defenders as they create cultures of justice, equality and peace. Using online, voicemail, and SMS-based funding applications, Urgent Action Fund responds to all requests within 24 to 72 hours, and grantees have funds in hand within one to seven days. Urgent Action Fund's rapid response grants support the resilience of movements by protecting activists who face immediate threats and by supporting advocacy when windows of opportunity emerge to set new legal or policy precedents. Since its founding, Urgent Action Fund has awarded more than 1,300 rapid response grants, totaling more than $5 million, to advance women's and LGBTQ human rights in 110 countries worldwide.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,113,941
   Federated Campaigns $1,909
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $484,313
Total Contributions $1,600,163
   Program Service Revenue $858
Total Primary Revenue $1,601,021
   Other Revenue $1,655
TOTAL REVENUE $1,602,676
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,494,649
   Administrative Expenses $156,018
   Fundraising Expenses $122,800
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,773,467
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-170,791
   
Net Assets $1,427,631

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.77
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 90.05
2013-12 05/01/2015 77.73
2012-12 04/01/2014 87.81
2011-12 03/01/2013 87.52

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 03-0419743
Name in IRS Master File URGENT ACTION FUND FOR WOMENS 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 September, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,890 7.38% Kate Kroeger Executive Director

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is a rapid response fund that supports women's LGBTQ human rights defenders as they create cultures of justice, equality and peace. Using online, voicemail, and SMS-based funding applications, Urgent Action Fund responds to all requests within 24 to 72 hours, and grantees have funds in hand within one to seven days. Urgent Action Fund's rapid response grants support the resilience of movements by protecting activists who face immediate threats and by supporting advocacy when windows of opportunity emerge to set new legal or policy precedents. Since its founding, Urgent Action Fund has awarded more than 1,300 rapid response grants, totaling more than $5 million, to advance women's and LGBTQ human rights in 110 countries worldwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 91.77
Free the Slaves (DC) 89.53
The Carter Center (GA) 95.23
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.16
Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America (NY) 93.31

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Charity Contact Info

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights
660 13th Street
Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 523-0360
fax: (415) 520-0626
EIN: 03-0419743

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Board Leadership

Patricia Viseur Sellers
Chair

CEO

Kate Kroeger
Executive Director

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