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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

two stars

73.67

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

Board Leadership
Leon W. Russell
Chair

CEO
Cornell William Brooks
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.67 two stars
  Financial 64.44 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

one star

64.44

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 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)
74.3%
  Administrative Expenses 15.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.09
  Program Expenses Growth -4.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 82.0%
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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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (MD) 73.67 two stars
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Kentucky Coalition (KY) 87.03 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,888,422
   Federated Campaigns $75,989
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $83,419
Total Contributions $17,047,830
   Program Service Revenue $9,763,253
Total Primary Revenue $26,811,083
   Other Revenue $635,602
TOTAL REVENUE $27,446,685
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $20,111,979
   Administrative Expenses $4,158,732
   Fundraising Expenses $3,033,645
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $27,304,356
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $142,329
   
Net Assets $3,041,347

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
Field Operations $4,253,690 21.2%
National Convention $2,957,576 14.7%
National Membership $2,953,984 14.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2001-12 04/15/2003 86.66 three stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 84.51 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 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
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)
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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
$300,000 1.09% Willian Cornell Brooks Chief Executive Officer

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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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

Cornell William Brooks
President, CEO

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