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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The W. Haywood Burns Institute

For juvenile justice, fairness, & equity

three stars

87.58

475 Fourteenth Street Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 321-4100   Web Site
EIN: 81-0594086

Board Leadership
Angela Glover-Blackwell
Board Chair

CEO
James Bell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.58 three stars
  Financial 86.32 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

86.32

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
77.1%
  Administrative Expenses 19.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.35
  Program Expenses Growth 5.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The W. Haywood Burns Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The W. Haywood Burns Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 87.58 three stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (DC) 88.70 three stars
State Voices (DC) 92.02 four stars
Wellstone Action Fund (MN) 89.49 three stars
Institute for Justice (VA) 97.83 four stars

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The W. Haywood Burns Institute eliminates racial and ethnic disparity by building a community-centered response to youthful misbehavior that is equitable and restorative. We are a grassroots to grasstops organization. We believe innovation comes from the bottom and influences those at the top. That's why we work with decision makers at the local level to affect change that transforms juvenile justice systems near and far. We facilitate a collaborative environment where community and system stakeholders strategically use data to reduce racial and ethnic disparities. We also support capacity building of families and organizations to redirect resources to community-based interventions, thus reducing system involvement.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,463,437
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $803,125
Total Contributions $2,266,562
   Program Service Revenue $901,006
Total Primary Revenue $3,167,568
   Other Revenue $15,807
TOTAL REVENUE $3,183,375
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,555,598
   Administrative Expenses $879,585
   Fundraising Expenses $77,556
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,512,739
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-329,364
   
Net Assets $1,135,539

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
Site Based Program $1,169,659 45.8%
Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative $835,758 32.7%
Community Justice Network for Youth $375,333 14.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.58 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 81-0594086
Name in IRS Master File W HAYWOOD BURNS INSTITUTE
NTEE Code O01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 September, 2003
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
$195,507 5.56% James Bell Executive Director, President

The W. Haywood Burns Institute eliminates racial and ethnic disparity by building a community-centered response to youthful misbehavior that is equitable and restorative. We are a grassroots to grasstops organization. We believe innovation comes from the bottom and influences those at the top. That's why we work with decision makers at the local level to affect change that transforms juvenile justice systems near and far. We facilitate a collaborative environment where community and system stakeholders strategically use data to reduce racial and ethnic disparities. We also support capacity building of families and organizations to redirect resources to community-based interventions, thus reducing system involvement.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 87.58 three stars
Louisville Urban League (KY) 91.45 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

The W. Haywood Burns Institute
475 Fourteenth Street
Suite 800
Oakland, CA 94612
tel: (415) 321-4100
fax: (415) 321-4140
EIN: 81-0594086

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Board Leadership

Angela Glover-Blackwell
Board Chair

CEO

James Bell
Executive Director

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