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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Equality California Institute

Until The Work Is Done

three stars

89.02

3701 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 725
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (323) 848-9801   Web Site
EIN: 68-0438008

Board Leadership
Jackie Thomas
President

CEO
Rick Chavez Zbur
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.02 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.

Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ people. We advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 16.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 66.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality California Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality California Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality California Institute (CA) 89.02 three stars
Keshet (MA) 89.20 three stars
OutServe-SLDN (DC) 86.77 three stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 97.25 four stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.20 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,236,746
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $307,043
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $212,677
Total Contributions $1,756,466
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,756,466
   Other Revenue $1,463
TOTAL REVENUE $1,757,929
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,588,560
   Administrative Expenses $222,908
   Fundraising Expenses $110,209
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,921,677
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-163,748
   
Net Assets $325,068

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
Health Happens with Equality Trainings $747,427 47.1%
Safe and Supportive Schools Survey $353,483 22.3%
Public Education $324,520 20.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 89.02 three stars
2017-12 05/01/2019 90.71 four stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.41 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 81.76 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.69 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 74.32 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 75.42 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 78.90 two 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 68-0438008
Name in IRS Master File EQUALITY CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE
NTEE Code W99
NTEE Classification Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Rick Zbur Executive Director $259,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality California Institute (CA) 89.02 three stars
Affirmations (MI) 87.20 three stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 93.19 four stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Equality California Institute
3701 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 725
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (323) 848-9801
fax: (323) 848-9246
EIN: 68-0438008

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Board Leadership

Jackie Thomas
President

CEO

Rick Chavez Zbur
Executive Director

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