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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Muslim Advocates

Promoting Freedom & Justice For All

three stars

88.15

P.O. Box 34440 Washington, DC 20043
tel: (202) 897-2622   Web Site
EIN: 30-0298794

Board Leadership
Rashid Alvi
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Farhana Khera
President & Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.15 three stars
  Financial 83.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Muslim Advocates envisions a world in which equality, liberty, and justice are guaranteed for all, regardless of faith, and in which the Muslim American legal community is vital to promoting and protecting these values. In pursuit of this vision, Muslim Advocates' mission is to promote equality, liberty, and justice for all by providing leadership through legal advocacy, policy engagement, and civic education, and by serving as a legal resource to promote the full and meaningful participation of Muslims in American public life.

Muslim Advocates envisions a world in which equality, liberty, and justice are guaranteed for all, regardless of faith, and in which the Muslim American legal community is vital to promoting and protecting these values. In pursuit of this vision, Muslim Advocates' mission is to promote equality, liberty, and justice for all by providing leadership through legal advocacy, policy engagement, and civic education, and by serving as a legal resource to promote the full and meaningful participation of Muslims in American public life.

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Financial

three stars

83.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
63.1%
  Administrative Expenses 17.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 19.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth 23.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Muslim Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Muslim Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Muslim Advocates (DC) 88.15 three stars
People For the American Way Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.60 four stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles (CA) 92.02 four stars
Simon Wiesenthal Center (CA) 85.32 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,227,330
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $245,049
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,472,379
   Program Service Revenue $341,041
Total Primary Revenue $2,813,420
   Other Revenue $-11,574
TOTAL REVENUE $2,801,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,058,330
   Administrative Expenses $968,303
   Fundraising Expenses $437,794
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,464,427
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-662,581
   
Net Assets $4,270,273

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
Legal Advocacy $938,989 45.6%
Public Advocacy $570,107 27.7%
Policy Engagement and Outreach $520,977 25.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 88.15 three stars
2017-12 11/01/2019 86.36 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 85.10 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 81.42 three stars
2015-12 07/01/2017 80.16 three stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 79.92 two 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 30-0298794
Name in IRS Master File MUSLIM ADVOCATES
NTEE Code R30
NTEE Classification Intergroup, Race Relations
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 January, 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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$178,333 5.14% Farhana Y. Khera President, Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Muslim Advocates (DC) 88.15 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 91.22 four stars
Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU (IL) 92.02 four stars
The National Italian American Foundation (DC) 87.44 three stars
re:power fund (MN) 89.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Muslim Advocates
P.O. Box 34440
Washington, DC 20043
tel: (202) 897-2622
EIN: 30-0298794

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Board Leadership

Rashid Alvi
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Farhana Khera
President & Executive Director

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