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Brady

United Against Gun Violence

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three stars

81.38

840 First Street, NE Suite 400
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 370-8100   Web Site
EIN: 52-1285097

Board Leadership
Kevin Quinn
Chair

CEO
Kris Brown
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 81.38 three stars
  Financial 75.65 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 90.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Our mission is to reduce gun violence 25% by 2025. They say it can't be done. But as the largest national, non-partisan, grassroots organization leading the fight to prevent gun violence, Brady is dedicated to creating an America free from gun violence, where all Americans are safe at home, at school, at work, and in their communities.

There is no one solution to end this epidemic of gun violence and no one side has the answer. So our comprehensive approach fights every problem with more than 45 years of research and real-world experience. Let's put the Brady plan into action now and get the job done right.

(Organization formerly called Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)

Our mission is to reduce gun violence 25% by 2025. They say it can't be done. But as the largest national, non-partisan, grassroots organization leading the fight to prevent gun violence, Brady is dedicated to creating an America free from gun violence, where all Americans are safe at home, at school, at work, and in their communities.

There is no one solution to end this epidemic of gun violence and no one side has the answer. So our comprehensive approach fights every problem with more than 45 years of research and real-world experience. Let's put the Brady plan into action now and get the job done right.

(Organization formerly called Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)

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Financial

two stars

75.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

90.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
52.3%
  Administrative Expenses 24.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 22.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth 10.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brady on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brady on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brady (DC) 81.38 three stars
Committee to Protect Journalists (NY) 92.83 four stars
NumbersUSA Education and Research Foundation (VA) 91.98 four stars
Kentucky Coalition (KY) 95.05 four stars
Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.34 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,041,346
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $231,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,272,646
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $9,272,646
   Other Revenue $187,460
TOTAL REVENUE $9,460,106
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,211,252
   Administrative Expenses $1,672,019
   Fundraising Expenses $1,233,621
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,116,892
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,343,214
   
Net Assets $5,838,507

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
Public Education $1,841,605 57.3%
Legal Actions $883,061 27.5%
Grassroots Organizing $486,586 15.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 10/01/2019 81.38 three stars
2016-12 10/05/2018 70.11 two stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 66.44 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 73.05 two stars
2014-12 03/01/2017 77.38 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 76.60 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 84.75 three stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 88.51 three stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 80.34 three stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 74.06 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 74.36 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 70.34 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 73.74 two stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 73.22 two stars
2006-12 12/15/2007 74.03 two stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 66.13 one star
2004-12 02/01/2006 67.49 one star
2003-12 11/01/2004 68.85 one star
2002-12 12/01/2003 80.61 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 80.81 three 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 52-1285097
Name in IRS Master File BRADY CENTER TO PREVENT GUN VIOLENCE
NTEE Code I22
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 (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 July, 1988
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
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$144,758 2.36% Avery Gardiner Co-President $36,189
Other Salaries of Note
$231,379 3.78% Dan Gross Former President $130,150
$110,022 1.79% Kris Brown Co-President $61,887

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Brady (DC) 81.38 three stars
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (DC) 88.29 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 91.16 four stars
Indian Law Resource Center (MT) 92.29 four stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 95.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Brady
840 First Street, NE
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20002
tel: (202) 370-8100
fax: (202) 370-8102
EIN: 52-1285097

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Board Leadership

Kevin Quinn
Chair

CEO

Kris Brown
President

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