Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education (Grantmaking)

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute

Supporting nonviolence and social justice since 1974

two stars

78.23

168 Canal Street, Sixth Floor New York, NY 10013
tel: (212) 533-4335   Web Site
EIN: 23-7379088

Board Leadership
Martha Thomases
Chair

CEO
Heidi Boghosian
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.23 two stars
  Financial 73.12 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Created in 1974, the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute raises funds to support activist projects through grants and sponsorships. In 1981 the Institute launched its Essay Series on Nonviolence with a pamphlet featuring the speeches and letters of Martin Luther King, Jr. Since then, the Institute has distributed thousands of pamphlets, and has provided grants and sponsorships to hundreds of grassroots projects around the world working to: end war and expose the military-industrial complex; oppose nuclear power and halt environmental racism; stop the death penalty and curb the prison industry; defend labor rights and build economic justice; fight for racial and sexual equality, and for immigrant rights; and promote the use of nonviolent action.

Created in 1974, the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute raises funds to support activist projects through grants and sponsorships. In 1981 the Institute launched its Essay Series on Nonviolence with a pamphlet featuring the speeches and letters of Martin Luther King, Jr. Since then, the Institute has distributed thousands of pamphlets, and has provided grants and sponsorships to hundreds of grassroots projects around the world working to: end war and expose the military-industrial complex; oppose nuclear power and halt environmental racism; stop the death penalty and curb the prison industry; defend labor rights and build economic justice; fight for racial and sexual equality, and for immigrant rights; and promote the use of nonviolent action.

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Financial

two stars

73.12

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
69.7%
  Administrative Expenses 23.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 14.33
  Program Expenses Growth -8.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A.J. Muste Memorial Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by A.J. Muste Memorial Institute on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $149,839
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $149,839
   Program Service Revenue $150,756
Total Primary Revenue $300,595
   Other Revenue $473,222
TOTAL REVENUE $773,817
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $869,567
   Administrative Expenses $533,604
   Fundraising Expenses $105,168
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,508,339
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-734,522
   
Net Assets $19,643,460

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$103,012 6.82% Heidi Boghosian Executive Director

Mission

Created in 1974, the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute raises funds to support activist projects through grants and sponsorships. In 1981 the Institute launched its Essay Series on Nonviolence with a pamphlet featuring the speeches and letters of Martin Luther King, Jr. Since then, the Institute has distributed thousands of pamphlets, and has provided grants and sponsorships to hundreds of grassroots projects around the world working to: end war and expose the military-industrial complex; oppose nuclear power and halt environmental racism; stop the death penalty and curb the prison industry; defend labor rights and build economic justice; fight for racial and sexual equality, and for immigrant rights; and promote the use of nonviolent action.

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Charity Contact Info

A.J. Muste Memorial Institute
168 Canal Street, Sixth Floor
New York, NY 10013
tel: (212) 533-4335
fax: (212) 228-6193
EIN: 23-7379088

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Board Leadership

Martha Thomases
Chair

CEO

Heidi Boghosian
Executive Director