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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Amnesty International USA

Action for human rights. Hope for humanity.

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
  Financial 76.21
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

76.21

Accountability & Transparency

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amnesty International USA (NY) 83.04
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 89.72
Shared Hope International (WA) 95.25
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 91.77
Love146 (CT) 90.27

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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
2014-12 06/01/2016 79.06
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 69.94
2013-12 07/01/2015 77.69
2012-12 04/01/2014 78.76
2011-09 04/01/2013 72.80
2011-09 10/01/2012 72.35
2010-09 09/20/2011 72.88
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 59.28
2008-09 03/01/2010 72.80
2007-09 06/01/2009 86.74
2006-09 10/01/2007 77.30
2005-09 12/01/2006 79.43
2004-09 10/01/2005 65.52
2003-09 09/01/2004 79.48
2002-09 08/01/2003 77.04
2001-09 10/15/2002 90.21
2000-09 04/15/2002 91.44

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 (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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • September, 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amnesty International USA (NY) 83.04
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 91.77
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 93.31
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 90.09
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 92.38

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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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