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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network

trans and queer youth uniting for racial and gender justice

three stars

89.64

1714 Franklin Street #100-418
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 552-4229   Web Site
EIN: 20-5367752

Board Leadership
Kristen Burzynski & Elias Joseph
Co-Chairs

CEO
Ginna Brelsford & Geoffrey Winder
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.64 three stars
  Financial 90.34 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (GSA Network) is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities. Our overall strategy for fighting for educational justice is to work with grassroots, youth-led groups and GSAs, empowering them to educate their schools and communities, advocate for just policies that protect LGBTQ youth from harassment and violence, and organize in coalition with other youth groups across identity lines to address broader issues of oppression. All of our work with students focuses on leadership development and activism that prioritizes building alliances not only across sexual orientation and gender identity lines, but also across race, ethnicity, and class lines, and our resources and trainings are designed to facilitate coalition building.

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (GSA Network) is a next-generation LGBTQ racial and gender justice organization that empowers and trains queer, trans and allied youth leaders to advocate, organize, and mobilize an intersectional movement for safer schools and healthier communities. Our overall strategy for fighting for educational justice is to work with grassroots, youth-led groups and GSAs, empowering them to educate their schools and communities, advocate for just policies that protect LGBTQ youth from harassment and violence, and organize in coalition with other youth groups across identity lines to address broader issues of oppression. All of our work with students focuses on leadership development and activism that prioritizes building alliances not only across sexual orientation and gender identity lines, but also across race, ethnicity, and class lines, and our resources and trainings are designed to facilitate coalition building.

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Financial

four stars

90.34

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
79.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.74
  Program Expenses Growth 1.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 89.64 three stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (CA) 94.93 four stars
OutServe-SLDN (DC) 86.77 three stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.11 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,216,879
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $203,345
Total Contributions $4,420,224
   Program Service Revenue $31,864
Total Primary Revenue $4,452,088
   Other Revenue $24,237
TOTAL REVENUE $4,476,325
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,898,214
   Administrative Expenses $281,837
   Fundraising Expenses $159,062
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,339,113
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,137,212
   
Net Assets $3,339,439

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
California GSA Support & Youth Leadership Training $926,693 48.8%
National Program $913,871 48.1%
California Policy Advocacy $57,650 3.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 89.64 three stars
2017-06 11/01/2018 85.88 three stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 84.93 three stars
2015-06 10/01/2016 88.75 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 89.94 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 03/01/2016 89.79 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 20-5367752
Name in IRS Master File GENDERS & SEXUALITIES ALLIANCE NETWORK
NTEE Code R26
NTEE Classification Lesbian, Gay Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
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 September, 2007
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, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$107,000 4.57% Ginna Brelsford Co-Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$107,000 4.57% Geoffrey Winder Co-Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 89.64 three stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.20 four stars
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (CA) 94.93 four stars
GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) (MA) 91.26 four stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.11 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network
1714 Franklin Street
#100-418
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 552-4229
fax: (415) 552-4729
EIN: 20-5367752

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Board Leadership

Kristen Burzynski & Elias Joseph
Co-Chairs

CEO

Ginna Brelsford & Geoffrey Winder
Co-Executive Directors

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