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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


Chad Griffin

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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights

(out of 100)
Overall Score & Rating 89.36 3 stars
  Financial * 89.75 3 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 3 stars
*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.

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Financial Performance Metrics
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  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.

Income Statement     (FYE 03/2015)

   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
   Program Expenses $11,980,486
   Administrative Expenses $2,025,744
   Fundraising Expenses $2,207,099
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $127,211
Net Assets $23,784,226

Financial Charts

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 03/2015)

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.

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