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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

86.84

310 Southwest 4th Avenue Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204
tel: (503) 222-6151   Web Site
EIN: 93-1266613

Board Leadership
Anita Rodgers & Brook Shelley
Board Co-Chairs

CEO
Nancy Haque & Amy Herzfeld-Copple
Co-Executive Directors

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.84 three stars
  Financial 85.00 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

85.00

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)
86.8%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth -6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.2%
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) 86.84 three stars
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (CO) 85.90 three stars
Keshet (MA) 89.42 three stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.24 four stars
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 91.04 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $295,891
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $295,891
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $295,891
   Other Revenue $184,593
TOTAL REVENUE $480,484
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,052,743
   Administrative Expenses $83,745
   Fundraising Expenses $107,302
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,243,790
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-763,306
   
Net Assets $785,749

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 $380,686 36.2%
Racial Justice $388,655 36.9%
Civic Engagement $215,659 20.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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 Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Jeana Frazzini Co-Executive Director $98,400
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Nancy Haque Co-Executive Director $98,400

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Basic Rights Education Fund (OR) 86.84 three stars
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice (NY) 91.45 four stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 88.60 three stars
Keshet (MA) 89.42 three stars
GLSEN (NY) 86.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Basic Rights Education Fund
310 Southwest 4th Avenue
Suite 300
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

Anita Rodgers & Brook Shelley
Board Co-Chairs

CEO

Nancy Haque & Amy Herzfeld-Copple
Co-Executive Directors

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