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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Transgender Law Center

Making Authentic Lives Possible

three stars

88.85

PO Box 70976 Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 587-9696   Web Site
EIN: 05-0544006

Board Leadership
Min Matson
Chair

CEO
Kris Hayashi
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.85 three stars
  Financial 88.71 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Transgender Law Center (TLC) changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. TLC is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

Transgender Law Center (TLC) changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. TLC is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

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Financial

three stars

88.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 44.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Transgender Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Transgender Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Transgender Law Center (CA) 88.85 three stars
Prairie State Legal Services (IL) 91.97 four stars
Pisgah Legal Services (NC) 94.31 four stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 93.74 four stars
Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (IL) 86.04 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,740,252
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $104,832
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,845,084
   Program Service Revenue $222,426
Total Primary Revenue $5,067,510
   Other Revenue $110,361
TOTAL REVENUE $5,177,871
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,213,893
   Administrative Expenses $234,441
   Fundraising Expenses $465,765
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,914,099
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,263,772
   
Net Assets $3,134,430

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
Legal Program $1,263,695 39.3%
TRUTH $765,712 23.8%
Positively Trans Program $611,548 19.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2019 88.85 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.08 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 86.98 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 88.09 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 90.49 four 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 05-0544006
Name in IRS Master File TRANSGENDER LAW CENTER
NTEE Code R26
NTEE Classification Lesbian, Gay Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable 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 February, 2005
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
$100,000 2.55% Kris Hayashi Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Transgender Law Center (CA) 88.85 three stars
Lawyers Committee for Better Housing (IL) 87.69 three stars
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 97.17 four stars
Administer Justice (IL) 86.67 three stars
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia (DC) 99.46 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Transgender Law Center
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (510) 587-9696
fax: (510) 587-9699
EIN: 05-0544006

Mail donations to:
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612

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Board Leadership

Min Matson
Chair

CEO

Kris Hayashi
Executive Director

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