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Texas Civil Rights Project

Legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change

four stars

95.01

1405 Montopolis Drive Austin, TX 78741
tel: (512) 474-5073   Web Site
EIN: 74-1995879

Board Leadership
Kenneth S. Marks
Chair of the Board

CEO
Mimi Marziani
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.01 four stars
  Financial 99.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change.

In its twenty-five year history, TCRP has brought thousands of strategic lawsuits, defending voting rights, fighting institutional discrimination, and reforming systems of criminal justice. Today - with dozens of high-caliber attorneys and professionals in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley, and an extensive network of pro bono counsel and community allies - TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in the Lone Star State.

The Texas Civil Rights Project uses legal advocacy to empower Texas communities and create policy change.

In its twenty-five year history, TCRP has brought thousands of strategic lawsuits, defending voting rights, fighting institutional discrimination, and reforming systems of criminal justice. Today - with dozens of high-caliber attorneys and professionals in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and the Rio Grande Valley, and an extensive network of pro bono counsel and community allies - TCRP is among the most influential civil rights organizations in the Lone Star State.

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Financial

four stars

99.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.68
  Program Expenses Growth 12.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Texas Civil Rights Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Texas Civil Rights Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 95.01 four stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 97.17 four stars
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 85.03 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 91.65 four stars
Urban League of Nebraska (NE) 87.87 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,249,009
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $140,599
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,389,608
   Program Service Revenue $52,780
Total Primary Revenue $9,442,388
   Other Revenue $-43,290
TOTAL REVENUE $9,399,098
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,302,135
   Administrative Expenses $452,571
   Fundraising Expenses $228,897
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,983,603
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,415,495
   
Net Assets $9,168,781

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
Texas Civil Rights Project has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 95.01 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2019 95.12 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 92.97 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 85.65 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.89 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 84.41 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 74-1995879
Name in IRS Master File OFICINA LEGAL DEL PUEBLO UNIDO INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (462) Legal aid to indigents
(460) Public interest litigation 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 January, 1979
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$127,500 4.27% Mimi Marziani President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 95.01 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Texas Civil Rights Project
1405 Montopolis Drive
Austin, TX 78741
tel: (512) 474-5073
EIN: 74-1995879

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Board Leadership

Kenneth S. Marks
Chair of the Board

CEO

Mimi Marziani
President

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