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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights

89.36

1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 727-4723   Web Site
EIN: 52-1481896

Board Leadership
Henry Robin & Catherine Scalise
Co-Chairs

CEO
Chad Griffin
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.36
  Financial * 89.75
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
This rating was published 06/01/2016 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 *

89.75

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

*Please note that this organization recently received a 4-star rating for the same fiscal period under Charity Navigator's previous 2.0 methodology. You can view that rating via the Historical Ratings tab.
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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.14
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth 14.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 28.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Rights Campaign Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Human Rights Campaign Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 89.36
SAGE (NY) 87.87
Pride Foundation (WA) 90.85
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.19
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.24

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Through research, educational efforts and outreach, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans to live their lives openly and seeks to change the hearts and minds of Americans to the side of equality. Programs funded in part or in full through the HRC Foundation include: The HRC Coming Out Project, which encourages GLBT and straight-supportive Americans to come out and live openly; The HRC Family Project, which empowers members of the GLBT community to take action to protect their families; The HRC Historically Black Colleges and Universities Outreach Program, which trains student activists to sustain dialogue, build viable student-led GLBT organizations; The HRC Religion and Faith Program, The HRC Research Center, and The HRC Workplace Project.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,970,451
   Federated Campaigns $529,820
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $50,000
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,550,271
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,550,271
   Other Revenue $1,790,269
TOTAL REVENUE $16,340,540
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,980,486
   Administrative Expenses $2,025,744
   Fundraising Expenses $2,207,099
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $16,213,329
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $127,211
   
Net Assets $23,784,226

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 Policy, Education and Training $9,678,282 80.8%
Communications and Media $1,224,754 10.2%
Federal, Field and Legal Advocacy $1,076,941 9.0%
Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-03 06/01/2016 89.36
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 90.53
2015-03 12/22/2015 89.94
2014-03 08/01/2015 90.00
2013-03 03/01/2014 90.68
2012-03 06/01/2013 90.75
2011-03 05/01/2012 83.76
2010-03 09/20/2011 79.76
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 07/01/2011 72.24
2009-03 08/01/2010 84.19
2008-03 12/17/2008 86.62
2007-03 12/15/2007 86.57
2006-03 04/01/2007 73.95
2005-03 04/01/2006 58.14
2004-03 04/01/2005 69.77
2003-03 04/01/2004 82.33

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1481896
Name in IRS Master File HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN FOUNDATION
NTEE Code R26
NTEE Classification Lesbian, Gay Rights
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 January, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
  • March, 2012
  • March, 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
$63,540 0.39% Chad Griffin President
Other Salaries of Note
$166,563 1.02% Jeffrey Krehely Assistant Vice President
$77,052 0.47% James M. Rinefierd Treasurer
$75,819 0.46% Ana Ma Vice President

Through research, educational efforts and outreach, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans to live their lives openly and seeks to change the hearts and minds of Americans to the side of equality. Programs funded in part or in full through the HRC Foundation include: The HRC Coming Out Project, which encourages GLBT and straight-supportive Americans to come out and live openly; The HRC Family Project, which empowers members of the GLBT community to take action to protect their families; The HRC Historically Black Colleges and Universities Outreach Program, which trains student activists to sustain dialogue, build viable student-led GLBT organizations; The HRC Religion and Faith Program, The HRC Research Center, and The HRC Workplace Project.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Human Rights Campaign Foundation (DC) 89.36
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 87.57
Affirmations (MI) 88.07
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 88.75
GLSEN (NY) 86.02

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Charity Contact Info

Human Rights Campaign Foundation
1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (800) 727-4723
fax: (202) 347-5323
TTY: (202) 216-1572
EIN: 52-1481896

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Board Leadership

Henry Robin & Catherine Scalise
Co-Chairs

CEO

Chad Griffin
President

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