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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

83.37

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 83.37 three stars
  Financial 81.90 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

81.90

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
82.9%
  Administrative Expenses 6.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.97
  Program Expenses Growth -30.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.5%
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) 83.37 three stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.84 four stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 92.81 four stars
Equality California Institute (CA) 90.71 four stars
SAGE (NY) 91.03 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $549,850
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $549,850
   Program Service Revenue $74,845
Total Primary Revenue $624,695
   Other Revenue $214,284
TOTAL REVENUE $838,979
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $481,744
   Administrative Expenses $58,138
   Fundraising Expenses $73,276
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $613,158
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $225,821
   
Net Assets $899,011

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 $263,826 54.8%
Racial Justice $158,146 32.8%
Civic Engagement $59,772 12.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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 -- Nancy Haque Co-Executive Director $90,000
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Amy Herzfeld-Copple Co-Executive Director $90,000

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Basic Rights Education Fund (OR) 83.37 three stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 92.81 four stars
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 85.88 three stars
The New York City Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project (NY) 87.74 three stars
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 88.43 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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