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The Center for Victims of Torture

Restoring the Dignity of the Human Spirit

three stars

86.52

2356 University Ave W Ste 430 Saint Paul, MN 55114
tel: (612) 436-4800   Web Site
EIN: 36-3383933

Board Leadership
Richard Senese
Chair

CEO
Curt Goering
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.52 three stars
  Financial 81.18 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1985, the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) heals the wounds of torture on individuals, their families, and their communities and to stop torture worldwide. We work locally, nationally, and internationally to build healing communities where torture survivors feel welcomed, protected and healed. CVT fulfills this mission by providing services directly to torture survivors; training and providing capacity building support to professionals and organizations who work with torture survivors and refugees; conducting research on the effects of torture and on effective treatment methods to be sure that we are providing the best care we can to our clients; and advocating for public policy initiatives that will help heal survivors and put an end to the practice of torture.

Founded in 1985, the Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) heals the wounds of torture on individuals, their families, and their communities and to stop torture worldwide. We work locally, nationally, and internationally to build healing communities where torture survivors feel welcomed, protected and healed. CVT fulfills this mission by providing services directly to torture survivors; training and providing capacity building support to professionals and organizations who work with torture survivors and refugees; conducting research on the effects of torture and on effective treatment methods to be sure that we are providing the best care we can to our clients; and advocating for public policy initiatives that will help heal survivors and put an end to the practice of torture.

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Financial

three stars

81.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.34
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.15
  Program Expenses Growth 8.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Victims of Torture on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Center for Victims of Torture on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 86.52 three stars
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MADRE (NY) 95.83 four stars
Invisible Children (DC) 88.61 three stars
World Jewish Congress - American Section (ME) 95.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,468,407
   Federated Campaigns $95,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $324,501
Total Contributions $4,887,908
   Program Service Revenue $14,435,563
Total Primary Revenue $19,323,471
   Other Revenue $135,931
TOTAL REVENUE $19,459,402
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $15,619,551
   Administrative Expenses $2,144,735
   Fundraising Expenses $1,557,203
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $19,321,489
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $137,913
   
Net Assets $4,678,606

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
International Services $9,754,823 61.8%
Client Services $3,215,217 20.4%
Training $1,425,883 9.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-09 08/01/2019 86.52 three stars
2017-09 11/01/2018 86.46 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 90.09 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.03 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 91.33 four stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 91.34 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 90.80 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 93.65 four stars
2010-12 09/01/2012 89.56 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 91.92 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 85.71 three stars
2008-12 12/01/2009 89.21 three stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 85.50 three stars
2006-12 09/01/2007 81.88 three stars
2005-12 09/01/2006 73.34 two stars
2004-12 08/01/2005 83.75 three stars
2003-12 08/01/2004 83.39 three stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 87.72 three stars
2001-12 04/15/2003 85.96 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 36-3383933
Name in IRS Master File CENTER FOR VICTIMS OF TORTURE
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 (179) Other health services
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 October, 1985
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,552 1.02% Curtis Goering Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Center for Victims of Torture (MN) 86.52 three stars
Just Detention International (CA) 96.46 four stars
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Global Fund for Women (CA) 91.84 four stars
Shared Hope International (WA) 92.73 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Center for Victims of Torture
2356 University Ave W Ste 430
Saint Paul, MN 55114
tel: (612) 436-4800
fax: (612) 436-2606
EIN: 36-3383933

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Board Leadership

Richard Senese
Chair

CEO

Curt Goering
Executive Director

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