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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC)

Enhancing and expanding delivery of legal services to indigent and low income immigrants

four stars

94.06

8757 Georgia Avenue Suite 850
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 565-4800   Web Site
EIN: 52-1584951

Board Leadership
Most Reverend Jaime Soto
Board Chair

CEO
Anna Marie Gallagher
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.06 four stars
  Financial 91.60 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) was established in 1988 by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to support a rapidly growing network of community-based immigration programs.

For over 30 years, CLINIC responds robustly to recent and current changes in the world of immigration law and policy. Guided by the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, CLINIC prepares its members to meet growing demands for legal screening, protection from deportation, adjustments of status and naturalization as U.S. citizens.

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) advocates for humane and just immigration policy. Its field-based network of grassroots nonprofit immigration programs (370 affiliates in 49 states and the District of Columbia) is the largest in the nation. CLINIC provides affiliates and non-affiliates substantive legal and program management training and resources, as well as advocacy support at the state, local and national levels.

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) was established in 1988 by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to support a rapidly growing network of community-based immigration programs.

For over 30 years, CLINIC responds robustly to recent and current changes in the world of immigration law and policy. Guided by the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, CLINIC prepares its members to meet growing demands for legal screening, protection from deportation, adjustments of status and naturalization as U.S. citizens.

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) advocates for humane and just immigration policy. Its field-based network of grassroots nonprofit immigration programs (370 affiliates in 49 states and the District of Columbia) is the largest in the nation. CLINIC provides affiliates and non-affiliates substantive legal and program management training and resources, as well as advocacy support at the state, local and national levels.

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Financial

four stars

91.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
84.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 10.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 94.06 four stars
Legal Aid at Work (CA) 87.89 three stars
New York Legal Assistance Group Incorporated (NY) 91.77 four stars
International Senior Lawyers Corporation (NY) 86.03 three stars
Centro Legal De La Raza (CA) 92.22 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,407,859
   Federated Campaigns $25,763
   Membership Dues $363,300
   Fundraising Events $112,643
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $466,955
Total Contributions $5,376,520
   Program Service Revenue $3,945,566
Total Primary Revenue $9,322,086
   Other Revenue $401,345
TOTAL REVENUE $9,723,431
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $7,162,687
   Administrative Expenses $845,297
   Fundraising Expenses $377,858
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,385,842
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,337,589
   
Net Assets $12,601,155

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
Education and Network Growth $4,669,651 65.2%
Direct Representation $1,272,788 17.8%
Advocacy and Community Engagement $1,220,248 17.0%

Ratings History
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) has received 5 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 02/01/2020 94.06 four stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 97.17 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 92.99 four stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 93.50 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 85.75 three stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 94.40 four stars
2012-12 09/01/2014 97.22 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 96.03 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 96.08 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 87.98 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.77 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 90.32 four stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 92.64 four stars
2007-12 02/01/2009 87.46 three stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 73.30 two stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 71.11 two stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.29 two stars
2003-12 02/01/2005 90.80 four stars
2002-12 02/01/2004 91.11 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 52-1584951
Name in IRS Master File CATHOLIC LEGAL IMMIGRATION NETWORK INC
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
(462) Legal aid to indigents
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 July, 1991
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, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$157,350 1.87% Jeanne M. Atkinson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 94.06 four stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.38 three stars
Capital Area Immigrants Rights Coalition (DC) 95.40 four stars
Chicago Bar Foundation (IL) 88.43 three stars
Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (MN) 94.07 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC)
8757 Georgia Avenue
Suite 850
Silver Spring, MD 20910
tel: (301) 565-4800
fax: (301) 565-4824
EIN: 52-1584951

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Board Leadership

Most Reverend Jaime Soto
Board Chair

CEO

Anna Marie Gallagher
Executive Director

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