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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Legal Voice

Women's rights. Nothing less.

four stars

92.71

907 Pine Street Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 682-9552   Web Site
EIN: 91-1047900

Board Leadership
Ashleigh Walker
President

CEO
Lisa M. Stone
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.71 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Legal Voice pursues justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through ground-breaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education. We believe that all women and LGBTQ people should be able to live their lives with dignity, safety, and autonomy. To this end, we work in the Northwest's courtrooms, legislatures, and communities, creating and enforcing strong, equitable laws and empowering people to know their rights. When laws or systems oppress women and LGBTQ people, we start the hard work of tearing them down—one policy and one lawsuit at a time. Together, we move from injustice to equality.

Legal Voice pursues justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through ground-breaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education. We believe that all women and LGBTQ people should be able to live their lives with dignity, safety, and autonomy. To this end, we work in the Northwest's courtrooms, legislatures, and communities, creating and enforcing strong, equitable laws and empowering people to know their rights. When laws or systems oppress women and LGBTQ people, we start the hard work of tearing them down—one policy and one lawsuit at a time. Together, we move from injustice to equality.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 3.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.47
  Program Expenses Growth 22.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Legal Voice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Legal Voice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Legal Voice (WA) 92.71 four stars
Justice in Aging (DC) 98.14 four stars
Legal Services for Children (CA) 87.55 three stars
Institute for Free Speech (DC) 97.23 four stars
Center for Children & Youth Justice (WA) 86.17 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,921,309
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $331,132
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,252,441
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,252,441
   Other Revenue $-245
TOTAL REVENUE $2,252,196
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,612,432
   Administrative Expenses $65,388
   Fundraising Expenses $202,926
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,880,746
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $371,450
   
Net Assets $2,306,203

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
Litigation Program - Pro Bono Assistance $760,709 47.2%
PEP $758,711 47.1%
Legislative Activities $93,012 5.8%

Ratings History
Legal Voice has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 92.71 four stars
2017-12 04/01/2020 93.79 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 91-1047900
Name in IRS Master File LEGAL VOICE
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 (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(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 November, 1978
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
$131,320 6.98% Lisa M. Stone Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Legal Voice (WA) 92.71 four stars
Legal Action Center of the City of New York (NY) 85.21 three stars
Bet Tzedek (CA) 91.17 four stars
Public Law Center (CA) 88.36 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 93.53 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Legal Voice
907 Pine Street
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
tel: (206) 682-9552
fax: (206) 682-9556
EIN: 91-1047900

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Board Leadership

Ashleigh Walker
President

CEO

Lisa M. Stone
Executive Director

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