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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development (Grantmaking/Grants Payable)

Liberty Hill Foundation

Change. Not Charity.

four stars

94.69

6420 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 556-7200   Web Site
EIN: 51-0181191

Board Leadership
Amelia Williamson & Jared Rivera
Co-Chairs

CEO
Shane Murphy Goldsmith
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.69 four stars
  Financial 97.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Liberty Hill is first to identify community leaders at the frontlines of change. We invest in changemakers and equip them with the skills and relationships they need to build power and advance social justice. After more than 30 years, Liberty Hill is uniquely positioned to bring together forces for change and forge a common agenda for equality and opportunity in Los Angeles.

Liberty Hill is first to identify community leaders at the frontlines of change. We invest in changemakers and equip them with the skills and relationships they need to build power and advance social justice. After more than 30 years, Liberty Hill is uniquely positioned to bring together forces for change and forge a common agenda for equality and opportunity in Los Angeles.

Financial

four stars

97.30

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
84.3%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.51
  Program Expenses Growth 24.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Liberty Hill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Liberty Hill Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars
Together Colorado (CO) 89.30 three stars
Leadership Memphis (TN) 86.80 three stars
Women's Community Revitalization Project (PA) 95.19 four stars
Beyond Housing (MO) 90.04 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $16,104,210
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $329,486
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $16,433,696
   Program Service Revenue $1,305,654
Total Primary Revenue $17,739,350
   Other Revenue $866,865
TOTAL REVENUE $18,606,215
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $13,448,123
   Administrative Expenses $1,103,321
   Fundraising Expenses $816,813
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,368,257
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,237,958
   
Net Assets $21,659,709

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History
Liberty Hill Foundation has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 02/01/2021 94.69 four stars
2018-09 03/01/2020 94.02 four stars
2017-09 03/01/2019 92.75 four stars
2016-09 12/01/2018 96.19 four stars
2015-09 05/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 91.06 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 83.38 three stars
2013-09 02/01/2015 91.80 four stars
2013-09 12/22/2014 86.59 three stars
2012-09 12/20/2013 84.53 three stars
2012-09 12/01/2013 83.76 three stars
2011-09 12/20/2012 92.75 four stars
2010-09 05/01/2012 94.08 four stars
2010-09 02/01/2012 83.35 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 92.81 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 97.91 four stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 93.25 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 94.45 four stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 82.75 three stars
2005-06 09/01/2006 93.42 four 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 51-0181191
Name in IRS Master File LIBERTY HILL FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 March, 1976
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • September, 2018
  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$187,975 1.22% Shane Goldsmith CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Liberty Hill Foundation (CA) 94.69 four stars
Foundation for the Mid South (MS) 91.90 four stars
Urban Affairs Coalition (PA) 89.02 three stars
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits (OK) 93.46 four stars
Leadership Memphis (TN) 86.80 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Liberty Hill Foundation
6420 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90048
tel: (323) 556-7200
fax: (323) 556-7240
EIN: 51-0181191

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Board Leadership

Amelia Williamson & Jared Rivera
Co-Chairs

CEO

Shane Murphy Goldsmith
President, CEO

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