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International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Amnesty International USA

Action for human rights. Hope for humanity.

89.39

311 W 43rd Street 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (800) 266-3789   Web Site
EIN: 52-0851555

Board Leadership
Alexandra Durbak
Board Chair

CEO
Paul O' Brien
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39
  Financial 85.30
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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 10 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.

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 10 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.

Financial

85.30

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 12/23/2020 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)
77.3%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.17
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.50
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.7%
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) 89.39
Equality Now (NY) 94.73
Liberty in North Korea (CA) 92.22
Human Rights First (NY) 90.39
Just Detention International (CA) 96.46

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $49,549,669
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $49,549,669
   Program Service Revenue $34,453
Total Primary Revenue $49,584,122
   Other Revenue $2,106,225
TOTAL REVENUE $51,690,347
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $39,229,190
   Administrative Expenses $2,281,118
   Fundraising Expenses $9,667,189
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $51,177,497
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $512,850
   
Net Assets $25,142,161

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
International Program $13,043,061 33.2%
Campaigns & Membership $12,139,267 30.9%
Public Affairs $9,511,796 24.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 12/23/2020 89.39
2018-12 02/01/2020 87.73
2017-12 12/01/2018 89.40
2016-12 03/01/2018 81.97
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

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$295,934 0.57% Margaret Huang Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$300,151 0.58% Michael O'Reilly Chief Strategy & Gov. Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Amnesty International USA (NY) 89.39
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 88.14
Beyond Borders (PA) 89.32
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.78
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 90.26

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Charity Contact Info

Amnesty International USA
311 W 43rd Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (800) 266-3789
fax: (212) 627-1451
EIN: 52-0851555

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Board Leadership

Alexandra Durbak
Board Chair

CEO

Paul O' Brien
Executive Director

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