Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Center for Constitutional Rights

Dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution

four stars

91.62

666 Broadway 7th Floor
New York, NY 10012
tel: (212) 614-6464   Web Site
EIN: 22-6082880

Board Leadership
Katherine Franke
Chair

CEO
Vincent Warren
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.62 four stars
  Financial 88.16 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. CCR uses litigation proactively to advance the law in a positive direction, to empower poor communities and communities of color, to guarantee the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to legal resources, to train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys, and to strengthen the broader movement for constitutional and human rights.

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. CCR uses litigation proactively to advance the law in a positive direction, to empower poor communities and communities of color, to guarantee the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to legal resources, to train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys, and to strengthen the broader movement for constitutional and human rights.

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Financial

three stars

88.16

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.96
  Program Expenses Growth 4.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Constitutional Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Center for Constitutional Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,621,733
   Federated Campaigns $18,982
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,300
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $10,654,015
   Program Service Revenue $2,522,273
Total Primary Revenue $13,176,288
   Other Revenue $367,358
TOTAL REVENUE $13,543,646
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,169,899
   Administrative Expenses $847,813
   Fundraising Expenses $1,121,730
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $8,139,442
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $5,404,204
   
Net Assets $26,920,960

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$224,604 2.75% Ernest V. Warren Executive Director

Mission

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change. CCR uses litigation proactively to advance the law in a positive direction, to empower poor communities and communities of color, to guarantee the rights of those with the fewest protections and least access to legal resources, to train the next generation of constitutional and human rights attorneys, and to strengthen the broader movement for constitutional and human rights.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Center for Constitutional Rights (NY) 91.62 four stars
South Coastal Counties Legal Services, Inc. (MA) 87.27 three stars
Maine Justice Foundation (ME) 89.28 three stars
Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (DC) 91.06 four stars
Volunteer Lawyers Network (MN) 90.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Center for Constitutional Rights
666 Broadway
7th Floor
New York, NY 10012
tel: (212) 614-6464
fax: (212) 614-6499
EIN: 22-6082880

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Board Leadership

Katherine Franke
Chair

CEO

Vincent Warren
Executive Director