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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

UnidosUS

Working to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans

90.98

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 90.98
  Financial 89.34
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00
This rating was published 12/23/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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

89.34

Accountability & Transparency

93.00

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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.81
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 32.1%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UnidosUS (DC) 90.98
Highlander Research and Education Center (TN) 89.39
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.17
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The Sikh Coalition (NY) 95.99

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,493,725
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $1,250,000
   Government Grants $4,564,406
Total Contributions $36,308,131
   Program Service Revenue $5,434,471
Total Primary Revenue $41,742,602
   Other Revenue $1,703,418
TOTAL REVENUE $43,446,020
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $34,811,944
   Administrative Expenses $3,653,632
   Fundraising Expenses $2,814,127
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $41,279,703
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,166,317
   
Net Assets $69,852,776

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
Legislative Advocacy and Mission $8,492,215 24.4%
Housing and Financial Empowerment $6,160,089 17.7%
Research and Strategic Initiatives $4,987,737 14.3%

Ratings History
UnidosUS has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 12/23/2020 90.98
2018-09 12/01/2019 91.36
2017-09 06/01/2019 92.36
2017-09 12/21/2018 90.28
2016-09 03/01/2018 91.83
2015-09 02/01/2017 92.83
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.36
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 03/01/2016 84.32
2014-09 02/23/2016 83.21
2013-09 05/01/2015 90.86
2013-09 04/01/2015 89.06
2012-09 03/01/2014 86.56
2011-09 11/06/2012 92.84
2010-09 02/01/2012 92.15
2009-09 09/20/2011 92.20
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 99.33
2008-09 05/01/2010 93.59
2007-09 04/01/2009 90.82
2006-09 12/01/2008 85.96
2005-09 12/01/2006 85.73

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$543,105 1.31% Janet Murguia President & CEO

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
UnidosUS (DC) 90.98
The Florida Bar Foundation (FL) 87.62
American Humanist Association (DC) 91.42
Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 90.48
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 88.23

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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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