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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Race Forward

The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

three stars

89.61

32 Broadway Suite 1801
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 513-7925   Web Site
EIN: 94-2759879

Board Leadership
Deepa Iyer
Chair

CEO
Rinku Sen
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.61 three stars
  Financial 90.27 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.27

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/21/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
77.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Race Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Race Forward on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race Forward (NY) 89.61 three stars
Alliance Defending Freedom (AZ) 90.04 four stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 92.08 four stars
State Voices (DC) 92.02 four stars
National Urban League (NY) 88.82 three stars

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Race Forward's mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences. We define racial justice as the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equitable opportunities and outcomes for all and we work to advance racial justice through media, research, and leadership development. Race Forward envisions a vibrant world in which people of all races create, share and enjoy resources and relationships equitably, unleashing individual potential, embracing collective responsibility and generating global prosperity. We strive to be a leading values-driven social justice enterprise where the culture and commitment created by our multi-racial and diverse staff supports individual and organizational excellence and sustainability.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,682,466
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,682,466
   Program Service Revenue $939,222
Total Primary Revenue $2,621,688
   Other Revenue $42,923
TOTAL REVENUE $2,664,611
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,046,294
   Administrative Expenses $451,420
   Fundraising Expenses $482,263
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,979,977
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,315,366
   
Net Assets $2,727,559

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
Media $1,323,534 43.4%
Network & Facing Race National Conference $1,164,950 38.2%
Research $469,988 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 12/21/2016 89.61 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 94-2759879
Name in IRS Master File RACE FORWARD
NTEE Code S50
NTEE Classification Nonprofit Management
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
(125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
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 September, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$102,000 2.56% Baishali Rinku Sen President & Executive Director

Race Forward's mission is to build awareness, solutions, and leadership for racial justice by generating transformative ideas, information, and experiences. We define racial justice as the systematic fair treatment of people of all races, resulting in equitable opportunities and outcomes for all and we work to advance racial justice through media, research, and leadership development. Race Forward envisions a vibrant world in which people of all races create, share and enjoy resources and relationships equitably, unleashing individual potential, embracing collective responsibility and generating global prosperity. We strive to be a leading values-driven social justice enterprise where the culture and commitment created by our multi-racial and diverse staff supports individual and organizational excellence and sustainability.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race Forward (NY) 89.61 three stars
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MA) 88.14 three stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 95.87 four stars
The National Italian American Foundation (DC) 89.44 three stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 92.08 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Race Forward
32 Broadway
Suite 1801
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 513-7925
fax: (212) 513-1367
EIN: 94-2759879

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Board Leadership

Deepa Iyer
Chair

CEO

Rinku Sen
Executive Director

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