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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Alliance for Justice

Fighting for a fair America

four stars

91.09

11 Dupont Circle, NW 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-6070   Web Site
EIN: 52-1009973

Board Leadership
Ken Grossinger
Board Chair

CEO
Nan Aron
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.09 four stars
  Financial 88.06 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

88.06

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 02/01/2017 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)
83.7%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.99
  Program Expenses Growth 0.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.1%
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) 91.09 four stars
ACLU Foundation of Maryland (MD) 91.66 four stars
Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice (MN) 90.63 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 91.57 four stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.02 four stars

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Alliance for Justice (AFJ) is a national association of environmental, civil rights, mental health, women's, children's, and consumer advocacy organizations. Since its inception in 1979, AFJ has worked to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the public interest community's ability to influence public policy, and foster the next generation of advocates. AFJ's mission is to lead progressive advocacy and strengthening the progressive movement to ensure robust and equal access to levers of government power.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,949,197
   Federated Campaigns $38
   Membership Dues $56,000
   Fundraising Events $412,817
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,418,052
   Program Service Revenue $403,213
Total Primary Revenue $3,821,265
   Other Revenue $206,467
TOTAL REVENUE $4,027,732
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,752,204
   Administrative Expenses $477,012
   Fundraising Expenses $272,318
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,501,534
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-473,802
   
Net Assets $4,362,395

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
Advocacy Program $2,217,876 59.1%
Judicial Selection Project $1,207,318 32.2%
Access to Justice Project $102,834 2.7%

Ratings History
Alliance for Justice has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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)
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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
$203,095 4.51% Nan Aron President

Alliance for Justice (AFJ) is a national association of environmental, civil rights, mental health, women's, children's, and consumer advocacy organizations. Since its inception in 1979, AFJ has worked to advance the cause of justice for all Americans, strengthen the public interest community's ability to influence public policy, and foster the next generation of advocates. AFJ's mission is to lead progressive advocacy and strengthening the progressive movement to ensure robust and equal access to levers of government power.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Alliance for Justice (DC) 91.09 four stars
FairVote (MD) 90.94 four stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 97.17 four stars
Colorado Children's Campaign (CO) 88.83 three stars
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 85.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Alliance for Justice
11 Dupont Circle, NW
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 822-6070
fax: (202) 822-6068
EIN: 52-1009973

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Board Leadership

Ken Grossinger
Board Chair

CEO

Nan Aron
President

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