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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Voto Latino

Transforming America by recognizing Latinos' innate leadership

three stars

81.84

1710 Rhode Island Ave NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 386-6374   Web Site
EIN: 20-1350252

Board Leadership
Brandon Hernandez and Sonal Shah
Co-Chairs

CEO
María Teresa Kumar
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.84 three stars
  Financial 86.76 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos' innate leadership. Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, we provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate, and empower Latinos to be agents of change. Together, we aim to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy. In 2004, Voto Latino began as a PSA project organized by co-founder Rosario Dawson. Over the years we've evolved into an organization dedicated to providing young Latinos the tools to create a future of their choosing.

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos' innate leadership. Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, we provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate, and empower Latinos to be agents of change. Together, we aim to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy. In 2004, Voto Latino began as a PSA project organized by co-founder Rosario Dawson. Over the years we've evolved into an organization dedicated to providing young Latinos the tools to create a future of their choosing.

Financial

three stars

86.76

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
80.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.29
  Program Expenses Growth 7.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Voto Latino on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Voto Latino on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Voto Latino (DC) 81.84 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,256,010
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $364,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,620,010
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,620,010
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $2,620,010
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,490,843
   Administrative Expenses $348,739
   Fundraising Expenses $348,733
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,188,315
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $431,695
   
Net Assets $808,273

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
Civic Engagement $944,200 63.3%
Leadership Development $308,798 20.7%
Issue Advocacy $122,526 8.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 81.84 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 89.48 three stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.18 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 81.22 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 20-1350252
Name in IRS Master File VOTO LATINO INC
NTEE Code R22
NTEE Classification Minority Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 2006
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$162,044 7.40% Maria Teresa Kumar President and CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Voto Latino (DC) 81.84 three stars
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.52 four stars
National Urban League (NY) 88.27 three stars
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (DC) 87.31 three stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 95.05 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Voto Latino
1710 Rhode Island Ave NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 386-6374
EIN: 20-1350252

Mail donations to:
PO Box 35608
Washington, DC 20033

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Board Leadership

Brandon Hernandez and Sonal Shah
Co-Chairs

CEO

María Teresa Kumar
President & CEO

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