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International Justice Mission

Rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible.

three stars

88.21

P.O. Box 58147 Washington, DC 20037
tel: (703) 465-5495   Web Site
EIN: 54-1722887

Board Leadership
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
President

CEO
Gary Haugen
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.21 three stars
  Financial 83.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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

Financial

three stars

83.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 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)
79.2%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 13.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Justice Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Justice Mission on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Justice Mission (DC) 88.21 three stars
The Citizens Foundation, USA (IL) 98.23 four stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (NY) 95.87 four stars
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 92.71 four stars
Polaris (DC) 93.91 four stars

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To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $45,328,304
   Federated Campaigns $120,126
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,668,956
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $630,629
Total Contributions $48,748,015
   Program Service Revenue $230,589
Total Primary Revenue $48,978,604
   Other Revenue $-243,991
TOTAL REVENUE $48,734,613
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $37,977,323
   Administrative Expenses $4,877,939
   Fundraising Expenses $6,571,923
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $49,427,185
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-692,572
   
Net Assets $20,035,065

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
Field Operations $29,441,644 77.5%
Building a Movement $8,535,679 22.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 88.21 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.15 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.55 four stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 94.35 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 94.45 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 91.05 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 89.43 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.89 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/22/2010 87.75 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 87.91 three stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 87.59 three stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 85.19 three stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 87.55 three stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 81.86 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 84.49 three stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 81.40 three stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 87.23 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 54-1722887
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE MISSION
NTEE Code Q70
NTEE Classification International Human Rights
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Religious Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 October, 1995
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 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
$278,749 0.56% Gary Haugen President, CEO

To protect the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Justice Mission (DC) 88.21 three stars
Human Rights Watch (NY) 91.15 four stars
Beyond Borders (DC) 88.53 three stars
Human Rights Foundation (NY) 92.42 four stars
Shared Hope International (WA) 95.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Justice Mission
P.O. Box 58147
Washington, DC 20037
tel: (703) 465-5495
fax: (703) 465-5499
EIN: 54-1722887

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Board Leadership

Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
President

CEO

Gary Haugen
President and CEO

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