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Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

Advancing human rights is the work of many joining hands

four stars

96.19

689 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (800) 388-3920   Web Site
EIN: 04-6186012

Board Leadership
Lyssa Jenkens
Board Chair

CEO
Thomas H. Andrews
President and CEO

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.19 four stars
  Financial 96.41 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) advances human rights and social justice in the United States and around the world. Through a combination of advocacy, education, and partnerships with grassroots organizations, UUSC promotes economic rights, advances environmental justice, defends civil liberties, and preserves the rights of people in times of humanitarian crisis. We also engage local communities through experiential-learning programs which introduce participants to the work of our domestic and overseas partners -- who are often on the front lines of addressing social-justice issues. Our work is built on the conviction that all people are entitled to basic human rights, which transcend divisions of class, race, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and gender.

The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) advances human rights and social justice in the United States and around the world. Through a combination of advocacy, education, and partnerships with grassroots organizations, UUSC promotes economic rights, advances environmental justice, defends civil liberties, and preserves the rights of people in times of humanitarian crisis. We also engage local communities through experiential-learning programs which introduce participants to the work of our domestic and overseas partners -- who are often on the front lines of addressing social-justice issues. Our work is built on the conviction that all people are entitled to basic human rights, which transcend divisions of class, race, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and gender.

Financial

four stars

96.41

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.34
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Unitarian Universalist Service Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Unitarian Universalist Service Committee on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 96.19 four stars
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights (CA) 97.10 four stars
EarthRights International (DC) 97.99 four stars
Free the Slaves (DC) 87.51 three stars
Physicians for Human Rights (NY) 92.60 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,110,520
   Federated Campaigns $31,214
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,141,734
   Program Service Revenue $125,816
Total Primary Revenue $8,267,550
   Other Revenue $575,892
TOTAL REVENUE $8,843,442
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $8,133,079
   Administrative Expenses $1,026,320
   Fundraising Expenses $737,173
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $9,896,572
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,053,130
   
Net Assets $25,719,816

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
HR Program: Rights at Risk $3,689,911 45.4%
HR Program: Environmental Justice $1,868,758 23.0%
HR Program: Economic Justice $1,860,637 22.9%

Ratings History
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 07/01/2017 96.19 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 95.49 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 96.40 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 91.95 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.02 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 85.29 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 89.79 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 85.57 three stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 74.82 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 84.45 three stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 92.95 four stars
2006-06 05/01/2007 93.22 four stars
2005-06 05/01/2006 84.94 three stars
2004-06 05/01/2005 75.14 two stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 70.35 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 79.20 two 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 04-6186012
Name in IRS Master File UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SERVICE COMMITTEE INC
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (998) Unspecified
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 November, 1969
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 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
$201,478 2.03% William Schulz President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 96.19 four stars
Just Detention International (CA) 98.23 four stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 88.21 three stars
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 92.42 four stars
Shared Hope International (WA) 95.41 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
689 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
tel: (800) 388-3920
fax: (617) 868-7102
EIN: 04-6186012

Mail donations to:
PO Box 808
Newark, NJ 07101

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Board Leadership

Lyssa Jenkens
Board Chair

CEO

Thomas H. Andrews
President and CEO

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