International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Asylum Access

Making Human Rights a Reality for Refugees

three stars

88.68

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

Board Leadership
Steven Solinsky
Chair

CEO
Emily Arnold-Fernandez
Founder and Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.68 three stars
  Financial 84.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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

84.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
74.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.20
  Program Expenses Growth 13.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
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 $1,899,105
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $619,292
Total Contributions $2,518,397
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,518,397
   Other Revenue $6,874
TOTAL REVENUE $2,525,271
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,184,195
   Administrative Expenses $471,574
   Fundraising Expenses $310,036
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,965,805
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-440,534
   
Net Assets $654,010

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$96,192 3.24% 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.

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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

Steven Solinsky
Chair

CEO

Emily Arnold-Fernandez
Founder and Executive Director