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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Making democracy real in the United States since 1909

three stars

80.51

4805 Mount Hope Drive Baltimore, MD 21215
tel: (877) 622-2798   Web Site
EIN: 13-1084135

Board Leadership
Leon W. Russell
Chair

CEO
Derrick Johnson
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.51 three stars
  Financial 74.74 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since its inception in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has strived to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. The objectives of the NAACP are to achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes; seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state and local laws securing civil rights; inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination; and to educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise of these rights.

Since its inception in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has strived to ensure the political, educational, social and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. The objectives of the NAACP are to achieve equality of rights and eliminate race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; remove all barriers of racial discrimination through democratic processes; seek enactment and enforcement of federal, state and local laws securing civil rights; inform the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and to seek its elimination; and to educate persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action to secure the exercise of these rights.

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Financial

two stars

74.74

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
76.5%
  Administrative Expenses 15.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.24
  Program Expenses Growth 7.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 64.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (MD) 80.51 three stars
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CO) 93.31 four stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 90.37 four stars
American Immigration Council (DC) 94.55 four stars
Urban League of Nebraska (NE) 87.87 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,816,240
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $22,816,240
   Program Service Revenue $9,885,545
Total Primary Revenue $32,701,785
   Other Revenue $832,138
TOTAL REVENUE $33,533,923
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,756,453
   Administrative Expenses $4,361,093
   Fundraising Expenses $2,558,954
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,676,500
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,857,423
   
Net Assets $6,954,674

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 80.51 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 76.20 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 75.18 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.67 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 77.81 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 10/01/2015 82.88 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 89.74 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 86.86 three stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 86.69 three stars
2010-12 12/01/2012 80.32 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 78.39 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.98 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 88.33 three stars
2008-12 07/01/2010 66.91 one star
2007-12 02/01/2009 53.79 zero star
2006-12 07/01/2008 55.30 one star
2005-12 03/01/2007 56.86 one star
2004-12 03/01/2006 52.61 zero star
2003-12 05/01/2005 74.65 two stars
2002-12 04/01/2004 86.96 three 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 13-1084135
Name in IRS Master File NAACP EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS INC
NTEE Code R22
NTEE Classification Minority Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (30) School, college, trade school, 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 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
Ruling Date June, 1980
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
$300,000 0.94% Derrick Johnson President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (MD) 80.51 three stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 90.37 four stars
ISAIAH (MN) 86.10 three stars
Kentucky Coalition (KY) 92.47 four stars
People's Action Institute (IL) 89.57 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
4805 Mount Hope Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
tel: (877) 622-2798
fax: (410) 602-9310
EIN: 13-1084135

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Board Leadership

Leon W. Russell
Chair

CEO

Derrick Johnson
President, CEO

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