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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc.

Advancing civil and human rights for Asian Americans

four stars

92.45

1620 L Street, NW Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 296-2300   Web Site
EIN: 13-3619000

Board Leadership
Parkin Lee
Board Chair

CEO
John C. Yang
President and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.45 four stars
  Financial 90.11 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is a national nonprofit founded in 1991 to protect civil and human rights. As a national advocate for Asian Americans based in Washington, D.C., we serve our country's newest American community by promoting justice for all Americans, empowering our communities, bringing local and national constituencies together, and ensuring Asian Americans are able to fully participate in our democracy. Rooted in the dreams of immigrants and inspired by the promise of opportunity, Advancing Justice | AAJC advocates for an America in which all Americans are able to equally benefit from, and contribute to, the American dream.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC is a national nonprofit founded in 1991 to protect civil and human rights. As a national advocate for Asian Americans based in Washington, D.C., we serve our country's newest American community by promoting justice for all Americans, empowering our communities, bringing local and national constituencies together, and ensuring Asian Americans are able to fully participate in our democracy. Rooted in the dreams of immigrants and inspired by the promise of opportunity, Advancing Justice | AAJC advocates for an America in which all Americans are able to equally benefit from, and contribute to, the American dream.

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Financial

four stars

90.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
81.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.35
  Program Expenses Growth 6.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc. (DC) 92.45 four stars
Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CO) 85.14 three stars
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (DC) 91.64 four stars
Free Software Foundation (MA) 98.55 four stars
People For the American Way Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,092,135
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $336,040
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,428,175
   Program Service Revenue $52,349
Total Primary Revenue $4,480,524
   Other Revenue $-26,220
TOTAL REVENUE $4,454,304
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,183,966
   Administrative Expenses $296,124
   Fundraising Expenses $408,803
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,888,893
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $565,411
   
Net Assets $5,444,160

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
Community Partners $1,649,685 51.8%
Census $504,529 15.8%
Immigration and Immigrant Rights $491,798 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 92.45 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.67 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.91 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 88.70 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 86.84 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 13-3619000
Name in IRS Master File ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE -AAJC INC
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
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, 1991
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$188,228 4.84% John C. Yang President, Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc. (DC) 92.45 four stars
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Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 92.51 four stars
Centurion Ministries (NJ) 93.53 four stars
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 85.03 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - AAJC Inc.
1620 L Street, NW
Suite 1050
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 296-2300
fax: (202) 296-2318
EIN: 13-3619000

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Board Leadership

Parkin Lee
Board Chair

CEO

John C. Yang
President and Executive Director

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