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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Immigrant Rights are Human Rights

four stars

92.21

615 Second Avenue, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 445-5771   Web Site
EIN: 91-1393082

Board Leadership
Luanda Arai
President

CEO
Jorge L. Barón
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.21 four stars
  Financial 99.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NIRP) promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. Each year, NWIRP provides direct legal assistance in immigration matters to over 10,000 low-income people from over 150 countries, speaking over 60 different languages and dialects. NWIRP also strives to achieve systemic change to policies and practices affecting immigrants through impact litigation, public policy work, and community education. NWIRP serves the community from four offices in Washington State in Seattle, Granger, Tacoma, and Wenatchee.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NIRP) promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. Each year, NWIRP provides direct legal assistance in immigration matters to over 10,000 low-income people from over 150 countries, speaking over 60 different languages and dialects. NWIRP also strives to achieve systemic change to policies and practices affecting immigrants through impact litigation, public policy work, and community education. NWIRP serves the community from four offices in Washington State in Seattle, Granger, Tacoma, and Wenatchee.

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Financial

four stars

99.51

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
83.3%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.57
  Program Expenses Growth 31.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northwest Immigrant Rights Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Northwest Immigrant Rights Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (WA) 92.21 four stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.16 three stars
Capital Area Immigrants Rights Coalition (DC) 93.98 four stars
Mental Health Advocacy Services (CA) 86.58 three stars
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (DC) 99.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,985,723
   Federated Campaigns $14,265
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $429,288
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,710,794
Total Contributions $11,140,070
   Program Service Revenue $129,219
Total Primary Revenue $11,269,289
   Other Revenue $-106,252
TOTAL REVENUE $11,163,037
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,212,704
   Administrative Expenses $856,956
   Fundraising Expenses $521,471
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,591,131
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,571,906
   
Net Assets $9,212,047

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
VAWA- Victim Assistance $2,123,335 34.2%
Detention $1,062,485 17.1%
Removal Defense $1,222,758 19.7%

Ratings History
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 05/01/2019 92.21 four stars
2016-12 07/01/2018 92.21 four stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 92.19 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.42 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 11/01/2015 90.12 four 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 91-1393082
Name in IRS Master File NORTHWEST IMMIGRANTS RIGHTS PROJECT
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
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, 1992
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,092 1.47% Jorge L. Baron Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (WA) 92.21 four stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 90.64 four stars
Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County (CA) 94.66 four stars
Mississippi Center for Justice (MS) 87.55 three stars
Alabama Law Foundation (AL) 90.32 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
615 Second Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98104
tel: (800) 445-5771
EIN: 91-1393082

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Board Leadership

Luanda Arai
President

CEO

Jorge L. Barón
Executive Director

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