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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

UnidosUS

Working to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans

four stars

90.28

Raul Yzaguirre Building 1126 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 785-1670   Web Site
EIN: 86-0212873

Board Leadership
Maria S. Salinas
Chair

CEO
Janet Murguía
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.28 four stars
  Financial 91.78 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1968, UnidosUS is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States and works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, UnidosUS reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas: assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.

Founded in 1968, UnidosUS is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States and works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations, UnidosUS reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas: assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.

Financial

four stars

91.78

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
91.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.69
  Program Expenses Growth -0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UnidosUS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by UnidosUS on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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UnidosUS (DC) 90.28 four stars
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Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.34 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,874,200
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,393,375
   Government Grants $2,979,155
Total Contributions $24,246,730
   Program Service Revenue $6,406,168
Total Primary Revenue $30,652,898
   Other Revenue $1,350,276
TOTAL REVENUE $32,003,174
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $28,481,026
   Administrative Expenses $1,852,118
   Fundraising Expenses $1,301,815
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,634,959
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $368,215
   
Net Assets $61,333,113

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
Community Development and Fellowship Program $7,079,322 24.9%
Core & ORAL (Office of Research, Advocacy, and Legislation) $4,801,018 16.9%
Integrated Marketing & Events $4,000,366 14.0%

Ratings History
UnidosUS has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-09 12/21/2018 90.28 four stars
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.83 four stars
2015-09 02/01/2017 92.83 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.36 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 84.32 three stars
2014-09 02/23/2016 83.21 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 90.86 four stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 89.06 three stars
2012-09 03/01/2014 86.56 three stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 92.84 four stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 92.15 four stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 92.20 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 99.33 four stars
2008-09 05/01/2010 93.59 four stars
2007-09 04/01/2009 90.82 four stars
2006-09 12/01/2008 85.96 three stars
2005-09 12/01/2006 85.73 three stars
2004-09 01/01/2006 78.77 two stars
2003-09 11/01/2004 96.82 four stars
2002-09 08/01/2003 95.64 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 86-0212873
Name in IRS Master File UNIDOSUS
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (161) Scientific research (diseases)
(180) Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
(59) Other school related activities
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 Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 1968
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$427,783 1.35% Janet Murguia President & CEO $25,473

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UnidosUS (DC) 90.28 four stars
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National Low Income Housing Coalition (DC) 91.78 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

UnidosUS
Raul Yzaguirre Building
1126 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 785-1670
fax: (202) 776-1792
EIN: 86-0212873

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Board Leadership

Maria S. Salinas
Chair

CEO

Janet Murguía
President, CEO

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