International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Asylum Access

Making Human Rights a Reality for Refugees

four stars

90.66

555 12th Street 5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 891-8700   Web Site
EIN: 20-3642040

Board Leadership
Michael Sapoznikow
Chair

CEO
Emily Arnold-Fernandez
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.66 four stars
  Financial 87.42 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Asylum Access is an innovative international nonprofit dedicated to making refugee rights a reality. Asylum Access empowers refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin America to live safely, work, send children to school and rebuild their lives. Asylum Access envisions a world where refugees are seen as people with rights, not just people with needs. Asylum Access believes that by empowering refugees to assert their human rights, we can create effective, lasting solutions for refugees around the world. By helping refugees assert their rights, we are putting power back into their hands. Our work transforms the traditional approach of endless humanitarian handouts to a sustainable solution that gives refugees the tools to provide for themselves and make choices about their own lives.

Asylum Access is an innovative international nonprofit dedicated to making refugee rights a reality. Asylum Access empowers refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin America to live safely, work, send children to school and rebuild their lives. Asylum Access envisions a world where refugees are seen as people with rights, not just people with needs. Asylum Access believes that by empowering refugees to assert their human rights, we can create effective, lasting solutions for refugees around the world. By helping refugees assert their rights, we are putting power back into their hands. Our work transforms the traditional approach of endless humanitarian handouts to a sustainable solution that gives refugees the tools to provide for themselves and make choices about their own lives.

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Financial

three stars

87.42

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 14.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.39
  Program Expenses Growth 36.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asylum Access on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asylum Access on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,907,772
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,660,155
Total Contributions $3,567,927
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,567,927
   Other Revenue $3,830
TOTAL REVENUE $3,571,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,882,454
   Administrative Expenses $600,524
   Fundraising Expenses $324,240
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,807,218
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-235,461
   
Net Assets $1,094,544

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,200 2.52% Emily Arnold-Fernndez Executive Director

Mission

Asylum Access is an innovative international nonprofit dedicated to making refugee rights a reality. Asylum Access empowers refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin America to live safely, work, send children to school and rebuild their lives. Asylum Access envisions a world where refugees are seen as people with rights, not just people with needs. Asylum Access believes that by empowering refugees to assert their human rights, we can create effective, lasting solutions for refugees around the world. By helping refugees assert their rights, we are putting power back into their hands. Our work transforms the traditional approach of endless humanitarian handouts to a sustainable solution that gives refugees the tools to provide for themselves and make choices about their own lives.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asylum Access (CA) 90.66 four stars
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.75 four stars
Center for Justice and International Law (DC) 91.42 four stars
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 88.73 three stars
Refugees International (DC) 88.58 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asylum Access
555 12th Street
5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
tel: (510) 891-8700
EIN: 20-3642040

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Board Leadership

Michael Sapoznikow
Chair

CEO

Emily Arnold-Fernandez
Founder and Executive Director