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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The San Diego LGBT Community Center

Enhancing and sustaining the health and well-being of the LGBT and HIV communities

three stars

88.17

3909 Centre Street San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 692-2077   Web Site
EIN: 23-7332048

Board Leadership
Lisa Sanders & Joanna Clark
Co-Chairs

CEO
Caroline Dessert
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.17 three stars
  Financial 84.82 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1973, the mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support their cultural diversity. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV.

Founded in 1973, the mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs and services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil and human rights; and embrace, promote and support their cultural diversity. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those struggling with HIV.

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Financial

three stars

84.82

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.77
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 47.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego LGBT Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The San Diego LGBT Community Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.17 three stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 89.91 three stars
GLSEN (NY) 85.16 three stars
Affirmations (MI) 87.20 three stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,898,662
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,417,854
Total Contributions $7,316,516
   Program Service Revenue $47,790
Total Primary Revenue $7,364,306
   Other Revenue $203,358
TOTAL REVENUE $7,567,664
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,476,862
   Administrative Expenses $624,142
   Fundraising Expenses $591,214
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,692,218
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $875,446
   
Net Assets $5,167,002

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.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Community Programs $2,583,845 47.2%
Behavioral Health Services $1,358,834 24.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 88.17 three stars
2018-06 07/01/2019 88.43 three stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 89.51 three stars
2016-06 07/01/2017 87.61 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 90.91 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.27 four stars
2013-06 02/01/2014 95.07 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 86.68 three stars

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

EIN 23-7332048
Name in IRS Master File SAN DIEGO LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY CENTER
NTEE Code G82
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(296) Community center
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$170,000 2.54% Caroline Dessert CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.17 three stars
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) (MA) 91.26 four stars
Keshet (MA) 89.20 three stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
GLAAD Inc. (NY) 91.44 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The San Diego LGBT Community Center
3909 Centre Street
San Diego, CA 92103
tel: (619) 692-2077
fax: (619) 260-3092
EIN: 23-7332048

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Board Leadership

Lisa Sanders & Joanna Clark
Co-Chairs

CEO

Caroline Dessert
Chief Executive Officer

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