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Asian Americans Advancing Justice

Advancing civil and human rights for Asian Americans

three stars

86.67

1602 L, 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 86.67 three stars
  Financial 81.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

three stars

81.58

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.29
  Program Expenses Growth -2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (DC) 86.67 three stars
Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City (OK) 86.99 three stars
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.52 four stars
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 92.31 four stars
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 88.78 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,388,174
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,166
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,717,340
   Program Service Revenue $63,526
Total Primary Revenue $2,780,866
   Other Revenue $-15,109
TOTAL REVENUE $2,765,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,446,196
   Administrative Expenses $234,772
   Fundraising Expenses $440,542
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,121,510
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-355,753
   
Net Assets $4,944,305

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 $1,409,331 57.6%
Litigation $362,628 14.8%
Immigration Rights $307,535 12.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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
$176,897 5.66% John C. Yang President, Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$238,367 7.63% Mee Moua Former President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (DC) 86.67 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 88.27 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 86.59 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 96.66 four stars
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 87.37 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asian Americans Advancing Justice
1602 L, 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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