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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Alliance for Justice

Fighting for justice and equality for all

four stars

94.20

11 Dupont Circle, NW 5th floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-6070   Web Site
EIN: 52-1009973

Board Leadership
Paulette Meyer
Chair

CEO
Nan Aron
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.20 four stars
  Financial 91.81 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Alliance for Justice is a national association of 120 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocacy for a federal judiciary that advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. AFJ's work is divided into two main programs: our Justice Program, and our Bolder Advocacy program. Bolder Advocacy is the leading authority on the legal framework governing nonprofit advocacy.

Alliance for Justice is a national association of 120 organizations, representing a broad array of groups committed to progressive values and the creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Since 1979, AFJ has been the leader in advocacy for a federal judiciary that advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights and access to the courts, and adheres to the even-handed administration of justice for all Americans. AFJ's work is divided into two main programs: our Justice Program, and our Bolder Advocacy program. Bolder Advocacy is the leading authority on the legal framework governing nonprofit advocacy.

Financial

four stars

91.81

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 16.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.18
  Program Expenses Growth 8.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Alliance for Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Justice (DC) 94.20 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 92.99 four stars
re:power fund (MN) 87.78 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 92.02 four stars
FAIR Federation for American Immigration Reform (DC) 97.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $7,477,136
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $63,750
   Fundraising Events $230,135
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $7,771,021
   Program Service Revenue $339,319
Total Primary Revenue $8,110,340
   Other Revenue $294,207
TOTAL REVENUE $8,404,547
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,565,365
   Administrative Expenses $797,163
   Fundraising Expenses $197,509
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,560,037
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,844,510
   
Net Assets $11,881,214

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
Bolder Advocacy Program $3,010,742 65.9%
Justice Selection Program $1,358,376 29.8%
Community Engagement Partnerships $196,247 4.3%

Ratings History
Alliance for Justice has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 02/01/2021 94.20 four stars
2018-12 02/01/2020 90.37 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 95.83 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 90.66 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 91.09 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.59 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.58 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 93.91 four stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 97.05 four stars
2011-12 10/01/2012 90.26 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 87.81 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 82.95 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 75.61 two stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 73.42 two stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 80.29 three stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 82.24 three stars
2005-12 11/01/2006 92.96 four stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 86.94 three stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 97.98 four stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 96.39 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 52-1009973
Name in IRS Master File ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE
NTEE Code R01
NTEE Classification Alliance/Advocacy Organizations
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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, 1974
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$230,975 4.15% Nan Aron President

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Justice (DC) 94.20 four stars
Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy (CA) 92.22 four stars
RESIST, INC. (MA) 86.12 three stars
UnidosUS (DC) 90.98 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for Justice
11 Dupont Circle, NW
5th floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-6070
EIN: 52-1009973

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Board Leadership

Paulette Meyer
Chair

CEO

Nan Aron
President

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