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National Urban League

Empowering communities. Changing lives.

four stars

92.14

80 Pine Street 9th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 558-5301   Web Site
EIN: 13-1840489

Board Leadership
Michael F. Neidorff
Chair

CEO
Marc H. Morial
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.14 four stars
  Financial 88.89 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1910, The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, the National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads the non-partisan efforts of its local affiliates. There are over 100 local affiliates of the National Urban League located in 35 states and the District of Columbia providing direct services to more than two million people nationwide through programs, advocacy and research. The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

Established in 1910, The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream. Today, the National Urban League, headquartered in New York City, spearheads the non-partisan efforts of its local affiliates. There are over 100 local affiliates of the National Urban League located in 35 states and the District of Columbia providing direct services to more than two million people nationwide through programs, advocacy and research. The mission of the Urban League movement is to enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.

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Financial

three stars

88.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
79.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth 5.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Urban League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Urban League on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Urban League (NY) 92.14 four stars
Latino Policy Forum (IL) 85.00 three stars
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 91.93 four stars
Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 88.85 three stars
Alliance Defending Freedom (AZ) 86.60 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $22,945,471
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,604,298
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $25,267,190
Total Contributions $49,816,959
   Program Service Revenue $7,779,617
Total Primary Revenue $57,596,576
   Other Revenue $1,992,599
TOTAL REVENUE $59,589,175
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $46,647,914
   Administrative Expenses $7,051,740
   Fundraising Expenses $3,846,473
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $57,546,127
   
Payments to Affiliates $25,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,043,048
   
Net Assets $49,474,223

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
Economic Empowerment $29,017,629 62.2%
Civic Engagement and Leadership $7,891,038 16.9%
Education and Youth Development $5,789,296 12.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 08/01/2019 92.14 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 88.27 three stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 87.44 three stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 88.82 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 85.45 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 88.87 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 89.22 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 91.33 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 93.68 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.27 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 06/01/2011 86.66 three stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.14 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 95.75 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 82.31 three stars
2005-12 05/01/2007 74.18 two stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 73.40 two stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 76.81 two stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 88.68 three stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 97.81 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 13-1840489
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL URBAN LEAGUE INC
NTEE Code P22
NTEE Classification Urban League
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
(399) Other housing 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 Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1925
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$880,000 1.52% Marc H. Morial President, CEO

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Charity Contact Info

National Urban League
80 Pine Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 558-5301
fax: (844) 506-0503
EIN: 13-1840489

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Board Leadership

Michael F. Neidorff
Chair

CEO

Marc H. Morial
President, CEO

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