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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Legal Voice

Women's rights. Nothing less.

four stars

92.09

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

Board Leadership
Victoria Slade
President

CEO
Lisa M. Stone
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.09 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

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)
86.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.17
  Program Expenses Growth 23.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
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) 92.09 four stars
Legal Action Center of the City of New York (NY) 90.64 four stars
PILnet (NY) 85.83 three stars
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (WA) 92.21 four stars
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NY) 91.21 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,198,050
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $234,502
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,432,552
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,432,552
   Other Revenue $61,131
TOTAL REVENUE $1,493,683
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,757,513
   Administrative Expenses $73,759
   Fundraising Expenses $191,759
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,023,031
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-529,348
   
Net Assets $2,189,934

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 $906,519 51.6%
PEP $715,813 40.7%
Legislative Activities $135,181 7.7%

Ratings History
Legal Voice has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 07/01/2021 92.09 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$130,613 6.45% Lisa M. Stone Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Legal Voice (WA) 92.09 four stars
Public Justice Foundation (DC) 86.59 three stars
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (CA) 92.02 four stars
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NY) 91.21 four stars
Prairie State Legal Services (IL) 94.49 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

Victoria Slade
President

CEO

Lisa M. Stone
Executive Director

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