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Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC)

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

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four stars

97.17

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

Board Leadership
Kevin W. Vann
Chairman

CEO
Jeanne M. Atkinson
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

CLINIC's mission is embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs. CLINIC's network originally comprised 17 programs. It has since increased to over 250 diocesan and other affiliated immigration programs with more than 400 field offices in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

The network employs roughly 1,200 attorneys and accredited paralegals who, in turn, serve hundreds of thousands of low-income immigrants each year.

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.

CLINIC's mission is embracing the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger, CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs. CLINIC's network originally comprised 17 programs. It has since increased to over 250 diocesan and other affiliated immigration programs with more than 400 field offices in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

The network employs roughly 1,200 attorneys and accredited paralegals who, in turn, serve hundreds of thousands of low-income immigrants each year.

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Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
85.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.70
  Program Expenses Growth 10.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
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) 97.17 four stars
Justice in Aging (DC) 99.51 four stars
Legal Services for Children (CA) 87.55 three stars
Education Law Center (NJ) 85.06 three stars
CARPLS (IL) 94.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,735,503
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $332,400
   Fundraising Events $182,535
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $481,404
Total Contributions $6,731,842
   Program Service Revenue $2,972,351
Total Primary Revenue $9,704,193
   Other Revenue $176,442
TOTAL REVENUE $9,880,635
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,910,114
   Administrative Expenses $640,378
   Fundraising Expenses $394,461
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,944,953
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,935,682
   
Net Assets $11,789,954

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 $3,614,173 61.2%
Direct Representation $1,153,169 19.5%
Advocacy and Community Engagement $1,142,772 19.3%

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

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$153,600 2.21% Jeanne M. Atkinson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Catholic Legal Immigration Network. Inc. (CLINIC) (MD) 97.17 four stars
D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center (DC) 93.74 four stars
Her Justice (NY) 89.31 three stars
Education Law Center (NJ) 85.06 three stars
The Florence Project (AZ) 89.16 three 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

Kevin W. Vann
Chairman

CEO

Jeanne M. Atkinson
Executive Director

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