Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Committee to Protect Journalists

Defending Journalists Worldwide.

four stars

92.83

330 Seventh Avenue 11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 465-1004   Web Site
EIN: 13-3081500

Board Leadership
Kathleen Carroll
Chair

CEO
Joel Simon
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.83 four stars
  Financial 89.87 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. CPJ takes action wherever journalists are censored, attacked, imprisoned, or killed for their work. Our advocacy helps to ensure the free flow of news and commentary.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. CPJ takes action wherever journalists are censored, attacked, imprisoned, or killed for their work. Our advocacy helps to ensure the free flow of news and commentary.

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Financial

three stars

89.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
75.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.76
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee to Protect Journalists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Committee to Protect Journalists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,006,468
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,311,281
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,317,749
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $7,317,749
   Other Revenue $2,307,527
TOTAL REVENUE $9,625,276
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,492,772
   Administrative Expenses $613,293
   Fundraising Expenses $1,239,508
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,345,573
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,279,703
   
Net Assets $20,481,148

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,417 3.13% Joel Simon Executive Director

Mission

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. CPJ takes action wherever journalists are censored, attacked, imprisoned, or killed for their work. Our advocacy helps to ensure the free flow of news and commentary.

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Charity Contact Info

Committee to Protect Journalists
330 Seventh Avenue
11th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (212) 465-1004
fax: (212) 465-9568
EIN: 13-3081500

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Board Leadership

Kathleen Carroll
Chair

CEO

Joel Simon
Executive Director