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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Basic Rights Education Fund

Ensuring that all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Oregonians experience equality

three stars

83.95

620 SW Fifth Avenue Suite 1210
Portland, OR 97204
tel: (503) 222-6151   Web Site
EIN: 93-1266613

Board Leadership
Rowan Everard & Jackie Yerby
Board Co-Chairs

CEO
Nancy Haque
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.95 three stars
  Financial 82.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Basic Rights Oregon works fearlessly and tirelessly to build a strong, vibrant, powerful and progressive movement for LGBTQ equality. We understand that LGBTQ Oregonians exist in every community, and that we have to engage in strategic and values-based coalitions to address the many needs of our communities. As such, building alliances with progressive groups that advocate for working families, racial justice, immigrant rights, reproductive justice, and campaign reform will be essential to win policies that meet the varied needs of our diverse community.

Basic Rights Oregon works fearlessly and tirelessly to build a strong, vibrant, powerful and progressive movement for LGBTQ equality. We understand that LGBTQ Oregonians exist in every community, and that we have to engage in strategic and values-based coalitions to address the many needs of our communities. As such, building alliances with progressive groups that advocate for working families, racial justice, immigrant rights, reproductive justice, and campaign reform will be essential to win policies that meet the varied needs of our diverse community.

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Financial

three stars

82.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
77.9%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 13.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.66
  Program Expenses Growth -25.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Basic Rights Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Basic Rights Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Basic Rights Education Fund (OR) 83.95 three stars
National Center for Transgender Equality (DC) 93.52 four stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (CA) 94.93 four stars
GLAAD Inc. (NY) 91.44 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $810,127
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $810,127
   Program Service Revenue $21,160
Total Primary Revenue $831,287
   Other Revenue $207,240
TOTAL REVENUE $1,038,527
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $430,973
   Administrative Expenses $65,943
   Fundraising Expenses $125,340
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $622,256
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $416,271
   
Net Assets $1,191,150

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
Trans Justice $213,816 49.6%
Racial Justice $131,833 30.6%
Civic Engagement $85,324 19.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.95 three stars
2017-12 10/01/2019 83.37 three stars
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.70 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 86.84 three stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 91.60 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 93-1266613
Name in IRS Master File BASIC RIGHTS EDUCATION FUND
NTEE Code R26
NTEE Classification Lesbian, Gay Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational 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 August, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Yasmin Nancy Haque Co-Executive Director $91,832
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Amy Herzfeld-Copple Jan-Jul Co-Executive Director $51,845

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Basic Rights Education Fund (OR) 83.95 three stars
GLSEN (NY) 85.16 three stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars
Equality Florida Institute (FL) 90.97 four stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 89.91 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Basic Rights Education Fund
620 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 1210
Portland, OR 97204
tel: (503) 222-6151
fax: (503) 236-6686
EIN: 93-1266613

Mail donations to:
PO Box 40625
Portland, OR 97240

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Board Leadership

Rowan Everard & Jackie Yerby
Board Co-Chairs

CEO

Nancy Haque
Executive Director

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