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Inner City Law Center

Serving the most vulnerable in Los Angeles

three stars

89.98

1309 East Seventh Street Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 891-2880   Web Site
EIN: 95-3697572

Board Leadership
Andrew Esbenshade
President

CEO
Adam Murray
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.98 three stars
  Financial 85.84 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

85.84

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2017 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.76
  Program Expenses Growth 2.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inner City Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Inner City Law Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inner City Law Center (CA) 89.98 three stars
National Center for Law and Economic Justice (NY) 94.42 four stars
National Immigration Law Center (CA) 91.23 four stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 90.23 four stars
Kentucky Bar Foundation (KY) 91.79 four stars

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The only provider of legal services on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center combats slum housing while developing strategies to end homelessness. Inner City Law Center is recognized for our expertise in housing issues, veterans' benefits, and homelessness prevention. Our staff of 43, including 23 attorneys, provides quality legal representation for people who have nowhere else to turn. We fight for justice for low-income tenants, working poor families, immigrants, people who are living with HIV/AIDS or are disabled, and veterans.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,860,367
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $187,695
Total Contributions $2,048,062
   Program Service Revenue $189,183
Total Primary Revenue $2,237,245
   Other Revenue $1,046,969
TOTAL REVENUE $3,284,214
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,267,494
   Administrative Expenses $427,905
   Fundraising Expenses $319,385
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,014,784
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $269,430
   
Net Assets $2,432,007

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
Healthy Homes $982,236 43.3%
Homeless Prevention $807,901 35.6%
Homeless Veterans $384,824 17.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 04/01/2017 89.98 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 95-3697572
Name in IRS Master File INNER CITY LAW CENTER
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (462) Legal aid to indigents
(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 July, 1982
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
$178,320 5.91% Adam Murray Executive Director

The only provider of legal services on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles, Inner City Law Center combats slum housing while developing strategies to end homelessness. Inner City Law Center is recognized for our expertise in housing issues, veterans' benefits, and homelessness prevention. Our staff of 43, including 23 attorneys, provides quality legal representation for people who have nowhere else to turn. We fight for justice for low-income tenants, working poor families, immigrants, people who are living with HIV/AIDS or are disabled, and veterans.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Inner City Law Center (CA) 89.98 three stars
National Consumer Law Center (MA) 90.23 four stars
Kentucky Bar Foundation (KY) 91.79 four stars
Centro Legal De La Raza (CA) 89.82 three stars
And Justice for All (UT) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Inner City Law Center
1309 East Seventh Street
Los Angeles, CA 90021
tel: (213) 891-2880
EIN: 95-3697572

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Board Leadership

Andrew Esbenshade
President

CEO

Adam Murray
Executive Director

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