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Equality Now

Working to end violence and discrimination against women and girls

four stars

92.43

125 Maiden Lane 9th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 586-0906   Web Site
EIN: 13-3660566

Board Leadership
Susan Hassan
Chair

CEO
Yasmeen Hassan
Global Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.43 four stars
  Financial 92.89 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses. Through its Women's Action Network of concerned groups and individuals around the world, Equality Now distributes information about human rights violations; takes action to protest these violations; and brings public attention to human rights violations against women.

Equality Now was founded in 1992 to work for the protection and promotion of the human rights of women around the world. Working with national human rights organizations and individual activists, Equality Now documents violence and discrimination against women and mobilizes international action to support their efforts to stop these human rights abuses. Through its Women's Action Network of concerned groups and individuals around the world, Equality Now distributes information about human rights violations; takes action to protest these violations; and brings public attention to human rights violations against women.

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Financial

four stars

92.89

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 3.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equality Now on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality Now (NY) 92.43 four stars
Refugees International (DC) 88.58 three stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (ME) 95.87 four stars
Center for Justice and International Law (DC) 91.42 four stars
Shared Hope International (WA) 92.73 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $11,290,946
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $700,408
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $11,991,354
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $11,991,354
   Other Revenue $26,585
TOTAL REVENUE $12,017,939
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,003,767
   Administrative Expenses $712,243
   Fundraising Expenses $729,442
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,445,452
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,572,487
   
Net Assets $12,414,565

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
Discrimination in Law Program $1,269,095 31.7%
Advocacy for the Rights of Women and Girls $1,019,386 25.5%
Programs for Ending Sexual Violence $588,652 14.7%

Ratings History
Equality Now has received 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.43 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 94.13 four stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 94.17 four stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 92.38 four stars
2014-12 04/01/2017 94.22 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.43 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 92.33 four stars
2012-12 05/01/2014 92.12 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 90.83 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 91.78 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.76 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 07/01/2011 94.16 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 93.66 four stars
2007-12 06/01/2009 98.89 four stars
2006-12 05/01/2008 98.39 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 78.55 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 82.26 three stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 91.03 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 13-3660566
Name in IRS Master File EQUALITY NOW INC
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 (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(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 July, 1992
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
$178,000 3.26% Yasmeen Hassan Global Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equality Now (NY) 92.43 four stars
The Center for Justice and Accountability (CA) 91.85 four stars
Amnesty International USA (NY) 89.40 three stars
International Justice Mission (DC) 87.44 three stars
A Jewish Voice for Peace (CA) 88.26 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Equality Now
125 Maiden Lane
9th Floor, Suite B
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 586-0906
fax: (212) 586-1611
EIN: 13-3660566

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Board Leadership

Susan Hassan
Chair

CEO

Yasmeen Hassan
Global Executive Director

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