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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Advancement Project

…just democracy!

four stars

91.12

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
John Kim
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.12 four stars
  Financial 93.95 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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

four stars

93.95

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.7%
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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Advancement Project (CA) 91.12 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,877,177
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $182,392
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,059,569
   Program Service Revenue $1,043,604
Total Primary Revenue $12,103,173
   Other Revenue $129,040
TOTAL REVENUE $12,232,213
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $10,405,297
   Administrative Expenses $698,691
   Fundraising Expenses $812,659
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,916,647
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $315,566
   
Net Assets $10,960,810

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
Educational Equity $1,824,585 17.5%
Voter Protection Project $1,703,611 16.4%
Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track Project $1,682,207 16.2%

Ratings History
Advancement Project has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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
$198,416 1.66% Judith Dianis Co-Director, DC
Other Salaries of Note
$206,417 1.73% Penda Hair Co-Director

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Advancement Project (CA) 91.12 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

John Kim
Executive Director

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