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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Immigration Forum

Immigrants are America

four stars

93.63

50 F Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 347-0040   Web Site
EIN: 13-1776711

Board Leadership
Eddie Aldrete
Chair

CEO
Ali Noorani
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.63 four stars
  Financial 95.86 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Established in 1982, the National Immigration Forum is the nation's premier immigrant rights organization. The Forum is dedicated to embracing and upholding America's tradition as a nation of immigrants. The Forum advocates and builds public support for public policies that welcome immigrants and refugees and are fair to and supportive of newcomers to our country. Our activities include: building alliances and a stronger field; engaging in direct advocacy; and conducting effective media and public outreach.

Established in 1982, the National Immigration Forum is the nation's premier immigrant rights organization. The Forum is dedicated to embracing and upholding America's tradition as a nation of immigrants. The Forum advocates and builds public support for public policies that welcome immigrants and refugees and are fair to and supportive of newcomers to our country. Our activities include: building alliances and a stronger field; engaging in direct advocacy; and conducting effective media and public outreach.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of research or policy analysis products developed, e.g., reports, briefs
60
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

95.86

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
88.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Immigration Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Immigration Forum on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Immigration Forum (DC) 93.63 four stars
Center for Individual Rights (DC) 91.36 four stars
Urban League of Greater Madison (WI) 86.68 three stars
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CA) 90.57 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 91.13 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,334,404
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,334,404
   Program Service Revenue $65,125
Total Primary Revenue $3,399,529
   Other Revenue $46,039
TOTAL REVENUE $3,445,568
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,625,152
   Administrative Expenses $230,583
   Fundraising Expenses $387,556
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,243,291
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,797,723
   
Net Assets $4,247,742

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
Immigration Reform & Integration $1,981,492 42.8%
Communications $1,488,193 32.2%
General Immigration Policy $791,538 17.1%

Ratings History
National Immigration Forum has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 12/01/2019 93.63 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.07 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 94.18 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 96.66 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 95.45 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 10/01/2015 96.10 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.38 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 82.50 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 83.38 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 94.39 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.79 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 96.31 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 91.40 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 91.87 four stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 80.08 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 80.72 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 92.42 four stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 89.06 three stars
2002-12 05/01/2004 98.00 four stars
2001-12 02/05/2003 95.80 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 13-1776711
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL IMMIGRATION FORUM INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 September, 1993
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$179,271 3.41% Ali Noorani Executive Director $31,636

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Immigration Forum (DC) 93.63 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

National Immigration Forum
50 F Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (202) 347-0040
fax: (202) 347-0058
EIN: 13-1776711

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Board Leadership

Eddie Aldrete
Chair

CEO

Ali Noorani
Executive Director

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