International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights

A global women's fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women's human rights defenders at critical moments. #whrds

97.17

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 97.17
  Financial 99.91
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is a global women's fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. We intervene quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. We use online, text and mobile funding applications to respond to requests from women's human rights defenders within 72 hours and have funds on the ground within 1-7 days.
Urgent Action Fund builds the resilience of women's rights and LGBT rights movements in three ways: (1) rapid response grantmaking; (2) advocacy and alliance building; (3) global consortium of Urgent Action Sister Funds. Since its founding, Urgent Action Fund has awarded more than 1,700 rapid response grants, totaling more than $7 million, to advance women's and LGBTQ human rights in 110 countries worldwide.

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is a global women's fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. We intervene quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. We use online, text and mobile funding applications to respond to requests from women's human rights defenders within 72 hours and have funds on the ground within 1-7 days.
Urgent Action Fund builds the resilience of women's rights and LGBT rights movements in three ways: (1) rapid response grantmaking; (2) advocacy and alliance building; (3) global consortium of Urgent Action Sister Funds. Since its founding, Urgent Action Fund has awarded more than 1,700 rapid response grants, totaling more than $7 million, to advance women's and LGBTQ human rights in 110 countries worldwide.

Financial

99.91

Accountability & Transparency

96.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.14
  Program Expenses Growth 35.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.1%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,436,093
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,329,412
Total Contributions $7,765,505
   Program Service Revenue $124,271
Total Primary Revenue $7,889,776
   Other Revenue $4,968
TOTAL REVENUE $7,894,744
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,602,395
   Administrative Expenses $337,065
   Fundraising Expenses $462,935
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,402,395
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,492,349
   
Net Assets $5,441,168

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,222 2.65% Kate Kroeger Executive Director

Mission

Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights is a global women's fund that protects, strengthens and sustains women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments. We intervene quickly when activists are poised to make great gains or face serious threats to their lives and work. We use online, text and mobile funding applications to respond to requests from women's human rights defenders within 72 hours and have funds on the ground within 1-7 days.
Urgent Action Fund builds the resilience of women's rights and LGBT rights movements in three ways: (1) rapid response grantmaking; (2) advocacy and alliance building; (3) global consortium of Urgent Action Sister Funds. Since its founding, Urgent Action Fund has awarded more than 1,700 rapid response grants, totaling more than $7 million, to advance women's and LGBTQ human rights in 110 countries worldwide.

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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