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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education (Grantmaking)

Alabama Law Foundation

Making a difference.

three stars

88.05

P.O. BOX 4129 Montgomery, AL 36103
tel: (334) 387-1600   Web Site
EIN: 63-0951482

Board Leadership
Anthony Joseph
President

CEO
Tracy Daniel
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.05 three stars
  Financial 88.12 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Alabama Law Foundation, founded in 1987, is composed of several separate programs, each providing ways for lawyers to better their profession and their communities. The foundation makes annual grants to organizations that provide free legal aid to the poor in civil cases, for projects that improve the administration of justice and for law-related education. In addition, law school scholarships are funded to help the next generation of lawyers.

The Alabama Law Foundation, founded in 1987, is composed of several separate programs, each providing ways for lawyers to better their profession and their communities. The foundation makes annual grants to organizations that provide free legal aid to the poor in civil cases, for projects that improve the administration of justice and for law-related education. In addition, law school scholarships are funded to help the next generation of lawyers.

Financial

three stars

88.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 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)
69.7%
  Administrative Expenses 21.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 5.92
  Program Expenses Growth 11.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Law Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alabama Law Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Law Foundation (AL) 88.05 three stars
The Legal Aid Society - Employment Law Center (CA) 90.54 four stars
Legal Aid of Western Missouri (MO) 85.86 three stars
Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law (DC) 90.02 four stars
Center for Constitutional Rights (NY) 89.68 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,176,307
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,176,307
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,176,307
   Other Revenue $175,362
TOTAL REVENUE $4,351,669
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $979,939
   Administrative Expenses $275,811
   Fundraising Expenses $87,601
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,343,351
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,008,318
   
Net Assets $7,992,661

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
Grants to Legal Aid Organizations $922,861 94.2%
Law Scholarships to Alabama Residents $57,078 5.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-03 03/01/2018 88.05 three stars
2016-03 04/01/2017 85.00 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 78.68 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 73.12 two stars
2014-03 10/01/2015 74.97 two stars
2013-03 06/01/2014 81.10 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 63-0951482
Name in IRS Master File ALABAMA LAW FOUNDATION INC
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 (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 June, 1987
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, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013

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
$109,522 8.15% Tracy A. Daniel Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alabama Law Foundation (AL) 88.05 three stars
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NY) 88.18 three stars
Transgender Law Center (CA) 86.98 three stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 93.94 four stars
Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT) (NY) 86.87 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alabama Law Foundation
P.O. BOX 4129
Montgomery, AL 36103
tel: (334) 387-1600
EIN: 63-0951482

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Board Leadership

Anthony Joseph
President

CEO

Tracy Daniel
Executive Director

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