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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Administer Justice

Celebrate Justice

three stars

86.67

1750 Grandstand Place Suite 15
Elgin, IL 60123
tel: (877) 778-6006   Web Site
EIN: 36-4348917

Board Leadership
John Nelson
Board President

CEO
Eric Nelson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.67 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2000, Administer Justice is a legal aid organization serving the needs of low-income and no-income individuals. They operate as a full-time professional law office that also offers other services leading to personal empowerment built on Biblical principles. They provide client appointments and provide educational and outreach services at many community events. Administer Justice provides a wide range of services to meet both the immediate and future needs of low-income individuals facing civil legal matters. Most of their services are available at no cost; some require a one-time nominal administrative fee.

Founded in 2000, Administer Justice is a legal aid organization serving the needs of low-income and no-income individuals. They operate as a full-time professional law office that also offers other services leading to personal empowerment built on Biblical principles. They provide client appointments and provide educational and outreach services at many community events. Administer Justice provides a wide range of services to meet both the immediate and future needs of low-income individuals facing civil legal matters. Most of their services are available at no cost; some require a one-time nominal administrative fee.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.05
  Program Expenses Growth -8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Administer Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Administer Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Administer Justice (IL) 86.67 three stars
Western Center on Law & Poverty (CA) 89.44 three stars
New York Legal Assistance Group Incorporated (NY) 92.02 four stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 93.74 four stars
Virginia Legal Aid Society (VA) 89.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,474,901
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $53,228
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $112,500
Total Contributions $1,640,629
   Program Service Revenue $12,176
Total Primary Revenue $1,652,805
   Other Revenue $7
TOTAL REVENUE $1,652,812
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,592,849
   Administrative Expenses $40,346
   Fundraising Expenses $35,581
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,668,776
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-15,964
   
Net Assets $104,967

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.

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Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 86.67 three stars
2016-12 12/22/2017 91.55 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 94.28 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.69 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.42 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.05 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 92.56 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 93.68 four stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 77.99 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 36-4348917
Name in IRS Master File ADMINISTER JUSTICE
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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 February, 2001
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$81,412 4.87% Eric Nelson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Administer Justice (IL) 86.67 three stars
Lawyers Alliance for New York (NY) 87.33 three stars
Tahirih Justice Center (VA) 88.66 three stars
Equal Justice Initiative (AL) 100.00 four stars
Volunteer Lawyers Network (MN) 87.45 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Administer Justice
1750 Grandstand Place
Suite 15
Elgin, IL 60123
tel: (877) 778-6006
fax: (847) 844-1101
EIN: 36-4348917

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Board Leadership

John Nelson
Board President

CEO

Eric Nelson
Executive Director

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