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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Center for Transgender Equality

The nation's leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people

91.83

1032 15th Street NW Suite 199
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 642-4542   Web Site
EIN: 41-2090291

Board Leadership
Rachel See
President

CEO
Mara Keisling
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.83
  Financial 90.82
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation's capital and around the country. NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, and donated office space, we set out to accomplish what no one had yet done: provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.

The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation's capital and around the country. NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, and donated office space, we set out to accomplish what no one had yet done: provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, D.C.

Financial

90.82

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 21.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.79
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Transgender Equality on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Center for Transgender Equality on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Transgender Equality (DC) 91.83
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 89.05
GLAAD Inc. (NY) 91.90
Keshet (MA) 90.70
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (CA) 94.93

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,566,484
   Federated Campaigns $2,889
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $99,618
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,668,991
   Program Service Revenue $27,926
Total Primary Revenue $3,696,917
   Other Revenue $53,030
TOTAL REVENUE $3,749,947
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,689,074
   Administrative Expenses $619,910
   Fundraising Expenses $171,969
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,480,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,268,994
   
Net Assets $4,022,237

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
General Outreach and Policy $1,199,232 71.0%
Public Education / Familiarization and Family $295,928 17.5%
State Agency Project $84,345 5.0%

Ratings History
National Center for Transgender Equality has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 91.83
2018-12 07/01/2020 93.52
2018-12 05/01/2020 83.20
2017-12 06/01/2019 67.26
2016-12 06/01/2018 83.37
2015-12 06/01/2017 77.37
2014-12 04/01/2017 72.02

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 41-2090291
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL CENTER FOR TRANSGENDER EQUALITY
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 2004
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
$165,108 6.65% Mara Keisling Executive Director $8,842

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Center for Transgender Equality (DC) 91.83
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 89.05
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (CA) 94.93
Equality Florida Institute (FL) 94.62
The Trevor Project (CA) 99.41

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Charity Contact Info

National Center for Transgender Equality
1032 15th Street NW
Suite 199
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 642-4542
fax: (202) 393-2241
EIN: 41-2090291

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Board Leadership

Rachel See
President

CEO

Mara Keisling
Executive Director

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