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Family Equality

Love. Justice. Family. Equality.

three stars

83.40

475 Park Avenue South Ste. 2100
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 880-3005   Web Site
EIN: 52-1438455

Board Leadership
Erica Horton
Chair

CEO
Stan Sloan
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.40 three stars
  Financial 76.87 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Family Equality's mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.

Family Equality's mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.

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Financial

two stars

76.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
67.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.43
  Program Expenses Growth 9.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 22.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Equality on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Family Equality on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Equality (NY) 83.40 three stars
GLSEN (NY) 85.16 three stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 89.91 three stars
GLAAD Inc. (NY) 91.44 four stars
Affirmations (MI) 87.20 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,921,961
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $676,837
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,598,798
   Program Service Revenue $10,065
Total Primary Revenue $2,608,863
   Other Revenue $381,315
TOTAL REVENUE $2,990,178
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,977,964
   Administrative Expenses $338,518
   Fundraising Expenses $400,783
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,717,265
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $272,913
   
Net Assets $1,035,129

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 83.40 three stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 81.88 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 75.95 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 72.01 two stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 74.87 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 71.33 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 03/01/2016 77.48 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 52-1438455
Name in IRS Master File FAMILY EQUALITY COUNCIL
NTEE Code B90
NTEE Classification Educational Services and Schools - Other
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 December, 1985
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$197,597 7.27% Stanley Sloan CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Family Equality (NY) 83.40 three stars
OutRight Action International (NY) 85.97 three stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 97.11 four stars
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 89.64 three stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Family Equality
475 Park Avenue South
Ste. 2100
New York, NY 10016
tel: (646) 880-3005
fax: (202) 697-5058
EIN: 52-1438455

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Board Leadership

Erica Horton
Chair

CEO

Stan Sloan
Chief Executive Officer

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