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The Advocates for Human Rights

Promoting and protecting internationally recognized human rights

89.72

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 89.72
  Financial 85.47
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

85.47

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
88.1%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 20.4%
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) 89.72
Human Rights First (NY) 91.83
HIAS (MD) 95.87
Global Fund for Women (CA) 86.85
Just Detention International (CA) 100.00

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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 $1,034,103
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $217,375
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,251,478
   Program Service Revenue $62,554
Total Primary Revenue $1,314,032
   Other Revenue $108,661
TOTAL REVENUE $1,422,693
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,520,318
   Administrative Expenses $80,444
   Fundraising Expenses $105,058
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,705,820
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-283,127
   
Net Assets $572,025

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 $579,694 38.1%
Advocacy Refugee and Immigrant Rights $402,022 26.4%
Human Rights Education $347,726 22.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 06/01/2016 89.72
 
CN 2.0
2015-06 03/01/2016 87.61
2014-06 12/01/2015 86.56
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.27
2013-06 08/01/2014 96.14
2013-06 07/01/2014 89.07
2012-06 06/01/2013 78.63
2011-06 05/01/2012 83.57
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.56
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.75
2009-06 08/01/2010 92.17
2008-06 08/01/2009 92.32
2007-06 08/01/2008 94.38
2006-06 04/01/2007 88.97
2005-06 04/01/2006 91.02
2004-06 07/01/2005 75.89
2003-06 10/01/2004 61.32
2002-06 09/01/2003 66.67
2001-06 02/05/2003 79.81

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
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$88,003 5.15% 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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Advocates for Human Rights (MN) 89.72
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 89.55
Jewish World Watch (CA) 89.35
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (MA) 92.96
Love146 (CT) 90.27

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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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