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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Advancement Project

…just democracy!

three stars

88.06

1910 West Sunset Boulevard Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90026
tel: (213) 989-1300   Web Site
EIN: 95-4835230

Board Leadership
Bill Lann Lee
Chair

CEO
Judith Browne Dianis
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.06 three stars
  Financial 87.20 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America's promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change. From Advancement Project's inception, we have worked "on-the-ground," helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform the unjust and inequitable policies that undermine the promise of democracy. Simultaneously, we have aggressively sought and seized opportunities to promote this approach to racial justice

Advancement Project is a next generation, multi-racial civil rights organization. Rooted in the great human rights struggles for equality and justice, we exist to fulfill America's promise of a caring, inclusive and just democracy. We use innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change. From Advancement Project's inception, we have worked "on-the-ground," helping organized communities of color dismantle and reform the unjust and inequitable policies that undermine the promise of democracy. Simultaneously, we have aggressively sought and seized opportunities to promote this approach to racial justice

Financial

three stars

87.20

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2018 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)
86.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 1.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advancement Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advancement Project on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advancement Project (CA) 88.06 three stars
Treatment Advocacy Center (VA) 86.14 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 92.34 four stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 94.18 four stars
Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 93.17 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,224,343
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $193,933
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,418,276
   Program Service Revenue $321,572
Total Primary Revenue $11,739,848
   Other Revenue $90,145
TOTAL REVENUE $11,829,993
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,858,795
   Administrative Expenses $530,589
   Fundraising Expenses $956,804
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,346,188
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $483,805
   
Net Assets $11,673,166

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
Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track Project $1,823,956 18.5%
Voter Protection Project $1,749,296 17.7%
Educational Equity $1,383,898 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 06/01/2018 88.06 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 91.12 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.02 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 12/01/2015 87.66 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 95-4835230
Name in IRS Master File ADVANCEMENT PROJECT
NTEE Code W20
NTEE Classification Government and Public Administration
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational 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 March, 2001
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
$208,886 1.84% Judith Browne-Dianis Co-Director
Other Salaries of Note
$180,038 1.58% John Kim Co-Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advancement Project (CA) 88.06 three stars
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MA) 86.86 three stars
Leadership Conference Education Fund (DC) 89.00 three stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 94.18 four stars
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty (MI) 99.01 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Advancement Project
1910 West Sunset Boulevard
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90026
tel: (213) 989-1300
fax: (213) 989-1309
EIN: 95-4835230

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Board Leadership

Bill Lann Lee
Chair

CEO

Judith Browne Dianis
Executive Director

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