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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Latino Policy Forum

Inform. Influence. Lead.

three stars

85.00

180 North Michigan Avenue Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 376-1766   Web Site
EIN: 36-3676873

Board Leadership
Maria S. Doughty
President

CEO
Sylvia Puente
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.00 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Latino Policy Forum is the only organization in the Chicago area that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making. The Latino Policy Forum strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies, and engage diverse sectors of the community. It does this by conducting analysis to inform, influence, and lead, all with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.

The Latino Policy Forum is the only organization in the Chicago area that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making. The Latino Policy Forum strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies, and engage diverse sectors of the community. It does this by conducting analysis to inform, influence, and lead, all with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.

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Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
86.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.79
  Program Expenses Growth -6.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Latino Policy Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Latino Policy Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 85.00 three stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles (CA) 92.02 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 88.13 three stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 91.07 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 91.65 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,171,999
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $218,103
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $31,582
Total Contributions $1,421,684
   Program Service Revenue $4,104
Total Primary Revenue $1,425,788
   Other Revenue $-4,724
TOTAL REVENUE $1,421,064
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,073,486
   Administrative Expenses $136,494
   Fundraising Expenses $62,687
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,272,667
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $148,397
   
Net Assets $1,079,172

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
Early Childhood Education $585,044 54.5%
Strengthening Community $217,421 20.3%
Housing $151,979 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 85.00 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 82.88 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 85.97 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 86.10 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 36-3676873
Name in IRS Master File LATINO POLICY FORUM
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (460) Public interest litigation 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 September, 1994
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
$139,679 10.97% Sylvia Puente Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 85.00 three stars
Community Catalyst (MA) 91.21 four stars
Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU (IL) 92.22 four stars
Center for Individual Rights (DC) 94.58 four stars
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 92.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Latino Policy Forum
180 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1250
Chicago, IL 60601
tel: (312) 376-1766
EIN: 36-3676873

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Board Leadership

Maria S. Doughty
President

CEO

Sylvia Puente
Executive Director

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