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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Latino Policy Forum

Inform. Influence. Lead.

three stars

86.10

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

Board Leadership
Sol Flores
President

CEO
Sylvia Puente
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.10 three stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 12/21/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
93.2%
  Administrative Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.80
  Program Expenses Growth 13.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.5%
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) 86.10 three stars
American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation (CA) 91.45 four stars
A.J. Muste Memorial Institute (NY) 92.08 four stars
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (IL) 89.64 three stars
Alliance Defending Freedom (AZ) 90.04 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,477,188
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $89,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $71,111
Total Contributions $1,637,299
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,637,299
   Other Revenue $15,149
TOTAL REVENUE $1,652,448
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,327,780
   Administrative Expenses $63,240
   Fundraising Expenses $35,129
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,426,149
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $226,299
   
Net Assets $1,063,986

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 $761,593 57.4%
Strengthening Community $249,081 18.8%
Housing $224,570 16.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$111,056 7.78% Sylvia Puente Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 86.10 three stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 90.50 four stars
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 86.00 three stars
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 87.27 three stars
First Liberty Institute (TX) 89.00 three 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

Sol Flores
President

CEO

Sylvia Puente
Executive Director

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