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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Ayuda

Building a community where everyone has the opportunity to build their own American dream.

four stars

92.24

1413 K ST NW, Suire 500 Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 387-4848   Web Site
EIN: 52-0971440

Board Leadership
Lori Faeth
Chair

CEO
Paula Fitzgerald
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ayuda envisions a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the US. We pursue this vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, education and outreach in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Our current work areas include immigration, domestic violence/family law, human trafficking, abused and abandoned children, and assisting victims of notario fraud. This past year alone, Ayuda served individuals hailing from over 105 countries.

Ayuda envisions a community where all immigrants overcome obstacles in order to succeed and thrive in the US. We pursue this vision by advocating for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, education and outreach in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Our current work areas include immigration, domestic violence/family law, human trafficking, abused and abandoned children, and assisting victims of notario fraud. This past year alone, Ayuda served individuals hailing from over 105 countries.

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Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 4.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ayuda on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ayuda on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ayuda (DC) 92.24 four stars
Volunteer Lawyers Network (MN) 87.74 three stars
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 97.17 four stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 93.74 four stars
Texas Defender Service (TX) 88.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,435,506
   Federated Campaigns $40,335
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $198,212
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,864,750
Total Contributions $4,538,803
   Program Service Revenue $299,777
Total Primary Revenue $4,838,580
   Other Revenue $-17,092
TOTAL REVENUE $4,821,488
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,896,998
   Administrative Expenses $226,966
   Fundraising Expenses $339,790
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,463,754
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $357,734
   
Net Assets $1,410,570

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
Legal Advice to Foreign-Born Persons $3,896,998 100.0%

Ratings History
Ayuda has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 92.24 four stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 93.98 four stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 92.74 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2017 89.48 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 89.48 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 89.77 three stars
2013-09 12/01/2014 90.23 four stars
2012-09 02/01/2014 93.02 four stars
2012-09 07/01/2013 91.48 four stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 83.14 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 52-0971440
Name in IRS Master File AYUDA
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (408) Community service organization
(462) Legal aid to indigents
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 August, 1973
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$87,420 1.95% Paula Fitzgerald Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ayuda (DC) 92.24 four stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.16 three stars
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (DC) 99.46 four stars
Chicago Legal Clinic (IL) 88.29 three stars
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) (NY) 89.59 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Ayuda
1413 K ST NW, Suire 500
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 387-4848
EIN: 52-0971440

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Board Leadership

Lori Faeth
Chair

CEO

Paula Fitzgerald
Executive Director

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