Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Advancement Project

…just democracy!

three stars

87.25

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 87.25 three stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.20
  Program Expenses Growth -4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,490,964
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $168,491
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,659,455
   Program Service Revenue $270,952
Total Primary Revenue $13,930,407
   Other Revenue $55,962
TOTAL REVENUE $13,986,369
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,064,859
   Administrative Expenses $941,271
   Fundraising Expenses $937,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,944,058
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,042,311
   
Net Assets $14,976,763

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$189,051 1.72% John Kim Executive Director, California
Other Salaries of Note
$239,514 2.18% Judith Browne-Dianis Executive Director, Washington DC

Mission

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

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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