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The Advocates for Human Rights

Promoting and protecting internationally recognized human rights

three stars

87.62

330 South Second Avenue Suite 800
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 341-3302   Web Site
EIN: 36-3292374

Board Leadership
Howard S. (Sam) Myers, III
Chair

CEO
Robin Phillips
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.62 three stars
  Financial 82.50 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

three stars

82.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 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)
88.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 12.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Advocates for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Advocates for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 87.62 three stars
Jewish World Watch (CA) 88.84 three stars
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 96.19 four stars
Shared Hope International (WA) 95.41 four stars
Institute for Global Engagement (VA) 92.38 four stars

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The Advocates for Human Rights (formerly Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights) is an organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. The Advocates provides investigative fact finding, direct legal representation, collaboration for education and training, and a broad distribution of publications. The Advocates has produced more than 81 reports documenting human rights practices in more than 22 countries. Every year, The Advocates educates over 8,000 students and community members on human rights issues, and provides legal representation and assistance to over 1,000 disadvantaged individuals and families.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,187,566
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $217,796
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,405,362
   Program Service Revenue $84,091
Total Primary Revenue $1,489,453
   Other Revenue $2,403
TOTAL REVENUE $1,491,856
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,294,926
   Administrative Expenses $69,421
   Fundraising Expenses $90,266
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,454,613
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $37,243
   
Net Assets $609,268

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
Advocacy for Women's Human Rights $438,804 33.9%
Advocacy Refugee and Immigrant Rights $410,267 31.7%
Human Rights Education $251,102 19.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 08/01/2017 87.62 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.72 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 87.61 three stars
2014-06 12/01/2015 86.56 three stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.27 three stars
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.14 four stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 89.07 three stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 78.63 two stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.57 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.56 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.75 two stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 92.17 four stars
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.32 four stars
2007-06 08/01/2008 94.38 four stars
2006-06 04/01/2007 88.97 three stars
2005-06 04/01/2006 91.02 four stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.89 two stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 61.32 one star
2002-06 09/01/2003 66.67 one star
2001-06 02/05/2003 79.81 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 36-3292374
Name in IRS Master File THE ADVOCATES FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
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 (449) Other civil rights 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 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 June, 1984
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$89,851 6.17% Robin Phillips Executive Director

The Advocates for Human Rights (formerly Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights) is an organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights. The Advocates provides investigative fact finding, direct legal representation, collaboration for education and training, and a broad distribution of publications. The Advocates has produced more than 81 reports documenting human rights practices in more than 22 countries. Every year, The Advocates educates over 8,000 students and community members on human rights issues, and provides legal representation and assistance to over 1,000 disadvantaged individuals and families.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 87.62 three stars
EarthRights International (DC) 97.99 four stars
Human Rights Initiative (TX) 91.74 four stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (NY) 95.87 four stars
MADRE (NY) 92.06 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Advocates for Human Rights
330 South Second Avenue
Suite 800
Minneapolis, MN 55401
tel: (612) 341-3302
fax: (612) 341-2971
EIN: 36-3292374

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Board Leadership

Howard S. (Sam) Myers, III
Chair

CEO

Robin Phillips
Executive Director

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