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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Race Forward

The Center for Racial Justice Innovation

three stars

80.55

145 East 57th Street 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 513-7925   Web Site
EIN: 94-2759879

Board Leadership
Lori Bezahler
Chair

CEO
Glenn Harris
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.55 three stars
  Financial 91.05 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 74.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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.

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Financial

four stars

91.05

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

74.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
71.2%
  Administrative Expenses 23.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.12
  Program Expenses Growth 52.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race Forward (NY) 80.55 three stars
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 89.16 three stars
Muslim Advocates (DC) 88.15 three stars
World Youth Alliance (NY) 85.28 three stars
ISAIAH (MN) 86.10 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,479,826
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $213,164
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $161,118
Total Contributions $6,854,108
   Program Service Revenue $3,211,990
Total Primary Revenue $10,066,098
   Other Revenue $132,419
TOTAL REVENUE $10,198,517
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,115,378
   Administrative Expenses $1,907,086
   Fundraising Expenses $407,403
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,429,867
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-231,350
   
Net Assets $14,412,576

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 07/01/2020 80.55 three stars
2017-12 09/03/2019 87.85 three stars
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$91,308 0.87% Glenn Harris President & Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$140,150 1.34% Paulette Martin Senior VP, Finance and Administration
$137,146 1.31% Michell Speight Chief of Staff
$113,052 1.08% Rosa Anna Cruz VP Movement and Capacity

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Race Forward (NY) 80.55 three stars
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CA) 91.03 four stars
Jewish Community Relations Council (MA) 85.92 three stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.60 four stars
State Voices (DC) 94.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Race Forward
145 East 57th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
tel: (212) 513-7925
fax: (212) 513-1367
EIN: 94-2759879

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Board Leadership

Lori Bezahler
Chair

CEO

Glenn Harris
President

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