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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Urban League

Empowering communities. Changing lives.

three stars

87.44

120 Wall Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 558-5300   Web Site
EIN: 13-1840489

Board Leadership
Michael F. Neidorff
Chair

CEO
Marc Morial
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.44 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four 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

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

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)
80.9%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.42
  Program Expenses Growth -1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.3%
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) 87.44 three stars
Alliance Defending Freedom (AZ) 90.04 four stars
Highlander Research and Education Center (TN) 87.65 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 90.92 four stars
Futures Without Violence (CA) 99.85 four stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $23,892,915
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,400,780
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $17,082,433
Total Contributions $42,376,128
   Program Service Revenue $6,450,355
Total Primary Revenue $48,826,483
   Other Revenue $2,477,335
TOTAL REVENUE $51,303,818
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $36,665,410
   Administrative Expenses $6,069,592
   Fundraising Expenses $2,956,897
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $45,691,899
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,611,919
   
Net Assets $40,535,966

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 $21,848,302 59.6%
Civic Engagement and Leadership $6,772,371 18.5%
Education and Youth Development $4,129,176 11.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
2000-12 10/15/2002 88.66 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 13-1840489
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, 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
$725,000 1.58% Marc H. Morial President, CEO

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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National Urban League (NY) 87.44 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Urban League
120 Wall Street
8th Floor
New York, NY 10005
tel: (212) 558-5300
fax: (212) 344-5332
EIN: 13-1840489

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Board Leadership

Michael F. Neidorff
Chair

CEO

Marc Morial
President, CEO

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