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International Center for Journalists

Advancing quality journalism worldwide

97.16

2000 M St. Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 737-3700   Web Site
EIN: 11-2724905

Board Leadership
Michael Golden
Chairman

CEO
Joyce Barnathan
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.16
  Financial 95.99
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

95.99

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
84.0%
  Administrative Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth 3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Center for Journalists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Center for Journalists on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.16
Women's Learning Partnership (MD) 92.38
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00
World Jewish Congress - American Section (NY) 95.87
V-Day (CA) 95.12

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The International Center for Journalists advances quality journalism worldwide. Our hands-on programs combine the best professional practices with new technologies. We believe that responsible journalism empowers citizens and holds governments accountable.
Over the past 28 years, ICFJ has worked with more than 75,000 professional and citizen journalists and media managers from 180 countries. We work with strong local partners and a network of dedicated alumni.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,994,076
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $944,268
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $4,756,143
Total Contributions $12,694,487
   Program Service Revenue $80,171
Total Primary Revenue $12,774,658
   Other Revenue $-6,622
TOTAL REVENUE $12,768,036
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,792,003
   Administrative Expenses $1,318,957
   Fundraising Expenses $579,123
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,690,083
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,077,953
   
Net Assets $24,441,133

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
Journalist & Editor Education $8,889,944 90.8%
Knight International Journalism Fellowship Program $735,699 7.5%
IJNet $166,360 1.7%

Ratings History
International Center for Journalists has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.16
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 93.77
2013-12 04/01/2015 97.44
2012-12 03/01/2014 95.69
2012-12 12/01/2013 91.10
2011-12 02/01/2013 92.07
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.12
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.86
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 98.07
2008-12 05/01/2010 88.49
2007-12 02/01/2009 95.52
2006-12 12/01/2007 71.65
2005-12 12/01/2006 83.81
2004-12 02/01/2006 81.95
2003-12 12/01/2004 87.18
2002-12 11/01/2003 96.13
2001-12 10/15/2002 82.73

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 11-2724905
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR JOURNALISTS INC
NTEE Code Q02
NTEE Classification Management & Technical Assistance
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
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 April, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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
$273,924 2.34% Joyce Barnathan President

The International Center for Journalists advances quality journalism worldwide. Our hands-on programs combine the best professional practices with new technologies. We believe that responsible journalism empowers citizens and holds governments accountable.
Over the past 28 years, ICFJ has worked with more than 75,000 professional and citizen journalists and media managers from 180 countries. We work with strong local partners and a network of dedicated alumni.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Center for Journalists (DC) 97.16
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 90.09
International Justice Mission (DC) 92.15
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 93.32
The Fund for Global Human Rights (DC) 91.45

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Charity Contact Info

International Center for Journalists
2000 M St.
Suite 250
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 737-3700
fax: (202) 737-0530
EIN: 11-2724905

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Board Leadership

Michael Golden
Chairman

CEO

Joyce Barnathan
President

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