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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Amnesty International USA

Action for human rights. Hope for humanity.

three stars

83.04

Five Penn Plaza 16th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 266-3789   Web Site
EIN: 52-0851555

Board Leadership
Ann Burroughs
Chair

CEO
Margaret Huang
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.04 three stars
  Financial 76.21 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 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

two stars

76.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.54
  Program Expenses Growth 0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amnesty International USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Amnesty International USA on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amnesty International USA (NY) 83.04 three stars
A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 86.22 three stars
HIAS (MD) 95.87 four stars
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 89.72 three stars
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 93.32 four stars

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Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. Section of Amnesty International. Founded in London in 1961, Amnesty International (AI) is a Nobel Prize-winning grassroots activist organization with over 7 million members and supporters worldwide. Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. We are people from across the world standing up for humanity and human rights. Our purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. We investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $37,447,820
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $37,447,820
   Program Service Revenue $298,011
Total Primary Revenue $37,745,831
   Other Revenue $1,251,520
TOTAL REVENUE $38,997,351
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $27,936,710
   Administrative Expenses $2,330,868
   Fundraising Expenses $5,340,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $35,608,155
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,389,196
   
Net Assets $20,668,118

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
Research into & Efforts to Stop HR Violations $8,879,000 31.8%
Campaigns, Programs, and Research $5,672,127 20.3%
Digital and Strategic Communications $5,438,429 19.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 02/01/2017 83.04 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.06 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 69.94 one star
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.69 two stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 78.76 two stars
2011-09 04/01/2013 72.80 two stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 72.35 two stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 72.88 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 59.28 one star
2008-09 03/01/2010 72.80 two stars
2007-09 06/01/2009 86.74 three stars
2006-09 10/01/2007 77.30 two stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 79.43 two stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 65.52 one star
2003-09 09/01/2004 79.48 two stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 77.04 two stars
2001-09 10/15/2002 90.21 four stars
2000-09 04/15/2002 91.44 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 52-0851555
Name in IRS Master File AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL OF THE USA INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (200) Business promotion (chamber of commerce, business league, etc.
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL OF THE USA INC
Ruling Date November, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 - Required to file Form 990-N - Income less than $50,000 per year
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
$202,897 0.56% Margaret Huang Interim Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$274,603 0.77% Steven Hawkins Executive Director

Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) is the U.S. Section of Amnesty International. Founded in London in 1961, Amnesty International (AI) is a Nobel Prize-winning grassroots activist organization with over 7 million members and supporters worldwide. Amnesty International's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards. We are people from across the world standing up for humanity and human rights. Our purpose is to protect people wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. We investigate and expose abuses, educate and mobilize the public, and help transform societies to create a safer, more just world.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amnesty International USA (NY) 83.04 three stars
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31 four stars
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00 four stars
Human Rights Watch (NY) 91.15 four stars
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 91.45 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Amnesty International USA
Five Penn Plaza
16th Floor
New York, NY 10001
tel: (800) 266-3789
fax: (212) 627-1451
EIN: 52-0851555

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Board Leadership

Ann Burroughs
Chair

CEO

Margaret Huang
Executive Director

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