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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Race Forward

The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

three stars

88.64

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

Board Leadership
Lori Bezahler
Chairperson

CEO
Glenn Harris
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.64 three stars
  Financial 88.30 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

Financial

three stars

88.30

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
70.3%
  Administrative Expenses 20.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.09
  Program Expenses Growth 13.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
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) 88.64 three stars
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Simon Wiesenthal Center (CA) 90.41 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,016,125
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,016,125
   Program Service Revenue $1,600,898
Total Primary Revenue $4,617,023
   Other Revenue $40,683
TOTAL REVENUE $4,657,706
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,101,402
   Administrative Expenses $1,230,237
   Fundraising Expenses $279,463
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,611,102
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $46,604
   
Net Assets $4,389,034

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
Practice Race Forward Conference $2,274,781 73.3%
Media $565,385 18.2%
Research $261,236 8.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 88.64 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 83.31 three stars
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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$136,625 2.96% Baishali Rinku Sen President & Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race Forward (NY) 88.64 three 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

Lori Bezahler
Chairperson

CEO

Glenn Harris
Executive Director

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