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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago

Empowering the Asian American community

four stars

91.99

4753 North Broadway Suite 502
Chicago, IL 60640
tel: (773) 271-0899   Web Site
EIN: 36-3844385

Board Leadership
Michael Chu
Board President

CEO
Tuyet Le
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.99 four stars
  Financial 97.35 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

four stars

97.35

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
84.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 91.99 four stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 96.66 four stars
Free Software Foundation (MA) 99.57 four stars
Center for Individual Rights (DC) 93.39 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 91.57 four stars

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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago has a mission to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing education, research, and coalition-building. Advancing Justice - Chicago was established in 1992 by a group of visionary Chicago community activists, academicians, and business leaders in response to the growing need to build a pan-Asian policy agenda among Chicago's diverse Asian American communities. Advancing Justice - Chicago projects a united voice on the most pressing issues of concern to Asian Americans in metropolitan Chicago. Its staff and board work closely with a broad network of established community leaders and emerging activists who have bridged ethnic and cultural differences to find solutions to shared concerns.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,260,866
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $65,921
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,326,787
   Program Service Revenue $118,115
Total Primary Revenue $1,444,902
   Other Revenue $25,982
TOTAL REVENUE $1,470,884
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,174,678
   Administrative Expenses $121,422
   Fundraising Expenses $114,024
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,410,124
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $60,760
   
Net Assets $1,336,099

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
Community Building $338,559 28.8%
Advancing Justice $216,543 18.4%
Civic Leadership $201,200 17.1%

Ratings History
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 04/01/2017 91.99 four stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 91.86 four 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 36-3844385
Name in IRS Master File ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE - CHICAGO
NTEE Code V33
NTEE Classification Ethnic Studies
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 March, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$75,000 5.31% Tuyet Le Executive Director

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago has a mission to empower the Asian American community through advocacy, by utilizing education, research, and coalition-building. Advancing Justice - Chicago was established in 1992 by a group of visionary Chicago community activists, academicians, and business leaders in response to the growing need to build a pan-Asian policy agenda among Chicago's diverse Asian American communities. Advancing Justice - Chicago projects a united voice on the most pressing issues of concern to Asian Americans in metropolitan Chicago. Its staff and board work closely with a broad network of established community leaders and emerging activists who have bridged ethnic and cultural differences to find solutions to shared concerns.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 91.99 four stars
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 91.57 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 86.41 three stars
Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law (NY) 90.50 four stars
Compassion & Choices (CO) 95.67 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago
4753 North Broadway
Suite 502
Chicago, IL 60640
tel: (773) 271-0899
fax: (773) 271-1982
EIN: 36-3844385

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Board Leadership

Michael Chu
Board President

CEO

Tuyet Le
Executive Director

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