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Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago

Empowering the Asian American community

three stars

86.29

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

Board Leadership
Michael Chu
Board President

CEO
Andy Kang
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.29 three stars
  Financial 84.05 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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.

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.

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Financial

three stars

84.05

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
81.7%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth -5.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.8%
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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 86.29 three stars
Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice (MN) 87.17 three stars
Race Forward (NY) 87.85 three stars
Community Catalyst (MA) 89.38 three stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 95.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,075,159
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $48,445
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,123,604
   Program Service Revenue $67,917
Total Primary Revenue $1,191,521
   Other Revenue $50,661
TOTAL REVENUE $1,242,182
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $803,407
   Administrative Expenses $78,196
   Fundraising Expenses $109,004
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $990,607
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $251,575
   
Net Assets $1,163,093

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
Just CHI $171,459 21.3%
Civic Leadership $170,024 21.2%
Legal Advocacy Program $153,327 19.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.29 three stars
2017-06 05/01/2018 83.84 three stars
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 7.57% Tuyet Le Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 86.29 three stars
Free Software Foundation (MA) 96.66 four stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 95.83 four stars
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 87.78 three stars
Institute for Justice (VA) 97.70 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

Andy Kang
Executive Director

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