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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation

Defender of Individual Rights.

three stars

84.37

P.O. Box 9138 Missoula, MT 59807
tel: (406) 443-8590   Web Site
EIN: 81-0445339

Board Leadership
Judy Hart
Chair

CEO
Caitlin Borgmann
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.37 three stars
  Financial 80.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Civil Liberties Union of Montana's mission is to defend, preserve, and advance civil liberties. Our vision for the future embraces the equal enjoyment of civil liberties and civil rights for all Montanans. The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people and prisoners.

American Civil Liberties Union of Montana's mission is to defend, preserve, and advance civil liberties. Our vision for the future embraces the equal enjoyment of civil liberties and civil rights for all Montanans. The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people and prisoners.

Financial

three stars

80.84

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.62
  Program Expenses Growth -19.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 84.37 three stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 91.99 four stars
American Humanist Association (DC) 93.41 four stars
UnidosUS (DC) 92.83 four stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 92.48 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $320,135
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $12,268
   Related Organizations $510,354
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $842,757
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $842,757
   Other Revenue $10,936
TOTAL REVENUE $853,693
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $544,459
   Administrative Expenses $194,542
   Fundraising Expenses $45,438
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $784,439
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $69,254
   
Net Assets $680,253

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 Program $219,034 40.2%
Public Education $75,620 13.9%
Communications Expenses $68,507 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-03 10/01/2017 84.37 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 86.41 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 08/01/2015 91.19 four stars
2013-03 08/01/2014 83.38 three stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 81.09 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 81-0445339
Name in IRS Master File ACLU OF MONTANA FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code R60
NTEE Classification Civil Liberties Advocacy
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 October, 1988
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$30,929 3.94% Caitlin Borgmann Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$66,979 8.53% Scott Crichton Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 84.37 three stars
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.11 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 85.06 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 87.86 three stars
American Family Association (MS) 96.66 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation
P.O. Box 9138
Missoula, MT 59807
tel: (406) 443-8590
EIN: 81-0445339

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Board Leadership

Judy Hart
Chair

CEO

Caitlin Borgmann
Executive Director

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