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Human Rights Foundation

Protecting human rights around the world

four stars

96.46

Empire State Building #4202 New York, NY 10118
tel: (212) 246-8486   Web Site
EIN: 20-2669700

Board Leadership
Garry Kasparov
Chairman

CEO
Thor Halvorssen
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.46 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonpartisan organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with an expertise in the Americas. HRF unites people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy. Our mission is to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted around the world. We seek, in particular, to sustain the struggle for liberty in those areas where it is presently under threat.

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonpartisan organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with an expertise in the Americas. HRF unites people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy. Our mission is to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted around the world. We seek, in particular, to sustain the struggle for liberty in those areas where it is presently under threat.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
92.2%
  Administrative Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.55
  Program Expenses Growth 21.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Rights Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Rights Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
PCI Media Impact (NY) 93.98 four stars
The Citizens Foundation, USA (IL) 96.46 four stars
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 97.10 four stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (ME) 94.53 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,071,577
   Federated Campaigns $5,030
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,076,607
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,076,607
   Other Revenue $7,064
TOTAL REVENUE $4,083,671
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,620,395
   Administrative Expenses $112,363
   Fundraising Expenses $178,860
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,911,618
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $172,053
   
Net Assets $1,755,715

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
Forum $1,547,371 42.7%
Advocacy Events $1,088,160 30.0%
"Speaking Freely" Project $451,044 12.5%

Ratings History
Human Rights Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 96.46 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.42 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.14 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 88.69 three stars
2013-12 03/01/2016 82.78 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 80.84 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 76.34 two stars
2011-12 10/01/2013 78.01 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 20-2669700
Name in IRS Master File HUMAN RIGHTS 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
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, 2005
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
$96,923 2.47% Thor Halvorssen President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 96.46 four stars
Not on Our Watch (NY) 92.92 four stars
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 90.07 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 86.02 three stars
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 89.07 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Human Rights Foundation
Empire State Building #4202
New York, NY 10118
tel: (212) 246-8486
fax: (212) 643-4278
EIN: 20-2669700

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Board Leadership

Garry Kasparov
Chairman

CEO

Thor Halvorssen
President

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