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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Advocates International

Doing justice with compassion

four stars

91.57

2920 King Street Alexandria, VA 22302
tel: (571) 319-0100   Web Site
EIN: 54-1646669

Board Leadership
Ruth Ross
Chair

CEO
Brent McBurney
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.57 four stars
  Financial 88.08 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Advocates International (AI) is guided in its mission and methods by Christ's Good Samaritan parable. Working relationally, professionally, and spiritually with those in law and related professions, AI seeks to encourage and enable a global network of skilled advocates committed to religious liberty, human rights, conflict resolution, reconciliation, and professional ethics. AI's global network has been active since 1991 in promoting religious freedom and human rights, reconciliation and justice, ethics and the integration of faith and practice. The network links over 30,000 law professionals in 150 nations, including those in 30 former or current communist nations and in over 70 nations where religious freedom is under attack.

Advocates International (AI) is guided in its mission and methods by Christ's Good Samaritan parable. Working relationally, professionally, and spiritually with those in law and related professions, AI seeks to encourage and enable a global network of skilled advocates committed to religious liberty, human rights, conflict resolution, reconciliation, and professional ethics. AI's global network has been active since 1991 in promoting religious freedom and human rights, reconciliation and justice, ethics and the integration of faith and practice. The network links over 30,000 law professionals in 150 nations, including those in 30 former or current communist nations and in over 70 nations where religious freedom is under attack.

Financial

three stars

88.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
92.0%
  Administrative Expenses 0.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.95
  Program Expenses Growth -2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Advocates International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Advocates International (VA) 91.57 four stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.26 four stars
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (PA) 95.26 four stars
Highlander Research and Education Center (TN) 87.65 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 87.44 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $400,156
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $400,156
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $400,156
   Other Revenue $1,954
TOTAL REVENUE $402,110
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $244,212
   Administrative Expenses $746
   Fundraising Expenses $22,308
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $267,266
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $134,844
   
Net Assets $286,922

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
Promote Religious Liberty $244,212 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 91.57 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 88.29 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 82.81 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.77 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.03 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 75.97 two stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 76.54 two stars
2010-12 07/01/2012 75.08 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 70.90 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 78.14 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 80.22 three stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 88.45 three stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 70.83 two stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 74.48 two stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 68.52 one star
2004-12 12/01/2005 74.00 two stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 70.45 two stars
2002-12 12/01/2003 91.22 four stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 88.85 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 54-1646669
Name in IRS Master File ADVOCATES INTERNATIONAL 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 (431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
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 April, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • 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
$110,000 41.15% Brent M. McBurney President and CEO

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Advocates International (VA) 91.57 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Advocates International
2920 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
tel: (571) 319-0100
EIN: 54-1646669

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Board Leadership

Ruth Ross
Chair

CEO

Brent McBurney
President, CEO

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