Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service OrganizationsCN Advisory: Moderate Concern
19197 Golden Valley Road Santa Clarita, CA 91387
On December 2, 2019, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Black Lives Matter Foundation is the subject of a Cease and Desist by The Office of the Attorney General of California. For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the Cease and Desist.
On June 15, 2020, Buzzfeed News published an article titled, ""The Black Lives Matter Foundation" Raised Millions. It's Not Affiliated With The Black Lives Matter Movement." For more information, please see the Buzzfeed News article.
On July 7, 2020, NBC 4 New York published an article titled, "NY Attorney General Orders Black Lives Matter Foundation to Stop Soliciting Donations." For more information, please see the NBC 4 New York article.
This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.
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|Name in IRS Master File||BLACK LIVES MATTER FOUNDATION|
|NTEE Classification||Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose|
|NTEE Type||Human Services - Multipurpose and Other|
|Subsection||501(c)(3) (View the list of codes)|
|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||June, 2015|
|Filing Requirement||990 (all other) or 990EZ return|
|Fiscal Year End||December|
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