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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Ayuda

Supporting immigrants in DC, Maryland, and Virginia access justice, heal trauma, and overcome language isolation,

94.69

1990 K ST NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 387-4848   Web Site
EIN: 52-0971440

Board Leadership
Veronica Nannis
Chair

CEO
Paula Fitzgerald
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69
  Financial 92.50
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 12/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ayuda's mission is to advocate for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. We envision a community where all immigrants succeed and thrive in the United States.

Ayuda believes justice should have no barriers. Ayuda's expert and dedicated professionals help immigrants from anywhere in the world navigate the immigration and justice systems and access the social safety net. This comprehensive and welcoming approach breaks down barriers, helps those in need, and strengthens communities.

Ayuda's clients are some of our most marginalized and highly resilient community members. Many of Ayuda's clients come to the U.S fleeing violence in their home country. Many of the individuals who turn to Ayuda for help are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and/or other crimes.

In 2021, Ayuda provided legal and social services to 2,800 immigrants from 105 countries.

Ayuda's mission is to advocate for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. We envision a community where all immigrants succeed and thrive in the United States.

Ayuda believes justice should have no barriers. Ayuda's expert and dedicated professionals help immigrants from anywhere in the world navigate the immigration and justice systems and access the social safety net. This comprehensive and welcoming approach breaks down barriers, helps those in need, and strengthens communities.

Ayuda's clients are some of our most marginalized and highly resilient community members. Many of Ayuda's clients come to the U.S fleeing violence in their home country. Many of the individuals who turn to Ayuda for help are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and/or other crimes.

In 2021, Ayuda provided legal and social services to 2,800 immigrants from 105 countries.

Financial

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2020 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)
86.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.32
  Program Expenses Growth 22.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.2%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Ayuda (DC) 94.69
Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy (NC) 94.94
Gulfcoast Legal Services (FL) 92.13
Justice in Aging (DC) 96.46
Mental Health Advocacy Services (CA) 91.37

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,425,489
   Federated Campaigns $59,074
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $192,052
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,051,517
Total Contributions $5,728,132
   Program Service Revenue $249,456
Total Primary Revenue $5,977,588
   Other Revenue $-10,665
TOTAL REVENUE $5,966,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,993,491
   Administrative Expenses $555,693
   Fundraising Expenses $288,872
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,838,056
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $128,867
   
Net Assets $1,539,437

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 $4,993,491 100.0%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/01/2020 94.69
2018-09 10/01/2019 94.69
2018-09 08/01/2019 92.24
2017-09 03/01/2019 93.98
2017-09 08/01/2018 92.74
2016-09 12/01/2017 89.48
2015-09 11/01/2016 89.48
2014-09 06/01/2016 90.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 89.77
2013-09 12/01/2014 90.23
2012-09 02/01/2014 93.02
2012-09 07/01/2013 91.48
2011-09 10/01/2012 83.14

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
$97,320 1.66% Paula Fitzgerald Executive Director

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Charity Contact Info

Ayuda
1990 K ST NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006
tel: (202) 387-4848
EIN: 52-0971440

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Board Leadership

Veronica Nannis
Chair

CEO

Paula Fitzgerald
Executive Director

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