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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education (Grantmaking)

The New World Foundation

Supporting community activists in the struggle for social justice

four stars

92.02

666 West End Avenue Suite 1B
New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 249-1023   Web Site
EIN: 13-1919791

Board Leadership
Kent Wong
Chair

CEO
Colin Greer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.02 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

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)
91.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.11
  Program Expenses Growth 21.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The New World Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The New World Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.02 four stars
Juvenile Law Center (PA) 91.55 four stars
Freedom From Religion Foundation (WI) 97.17 four stars
WAND Education Fund (MA) 89.92 three stars
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund (DC) 87.36 three stars

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The New World Foundation supports community activists across America and around the world. We believe global and national social change begins at the local level. We have helped progressive activists build stronger alliances for social justice, civil rights, and economic and electoral issues since 1954. We have distributed nearly $50,000,000 to grantees over the last 15 years. New World contributes resources to promote democratic action and participation, so people can make a difference for themselves. Through partnerships with donors and our own endowment, our grantmaking in 2008-9 will exceed 10 million dollars.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,547,288
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,547,288
   Program Service Revenue $202,839
Total Primary Revenue $6,750,127
   Other Revenue $1,363,851
TOTAL REVENUE $8,113,978
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,053,277
   Administrative Expenses $617,936
   Fundraising Expenses $158,613
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $15,829,826
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,715,848
   
Net Assets $42,655,884

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-09 02/01/2017 92.02 four stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 88.22 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 12/22/2015 87.58 three stars
2013-09 05/01/2015 87.81 three stars
2012-09 11/01/2013 79.79 two stars
2011-09 10/01/2012 92.20 four stars
2010-09 12/23/2011 89.13 three stars
2009-09 09/20/2011 87.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 11/01/2010 99.19 four stars
2008-09 09/01/2009 92.63 four stars
2007-09 05/01/2008 95.45 four stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 95.70 four stars
2005-09 07/01/2006 85.02 three stars
2004-09 10/01/2005 79.64 two stars
2003-09 01/05/2005 75.99 two 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 13-1919791
Name in IRS Master File NEW WORLD FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T31
NTEE Classification Community Foundations
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (59) Other school related activities
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 June, 1959
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012
  • September, 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
$257,454 1.62% Colin Greer President

The New World Foundation supports community activists across America and around the world. We believe global and national social change begins at the local level. We have helped progressive activists build stronger alliances for social justice, civil rights, and economic and electoral issues since 1954. We have distributed nearly $50,000,000 to grantees over the last 15 years. New World contributes resources to promote democratic action and participation, so people can make a difference for themselves. Through partnerships with donors and our own endowment, our grantmaking in 2008-9 will exceed 10 million dollars.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The New World Foundation (NY) 92.02 four stars
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (DC) 89.38 three stars
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (IL) 89.64 three stars
Pacific Legal Foundation (CA) 87.86 three stars
Young America's Foundation (VA) 94.30 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The New World Foundation
666 West End Avenue
Suite 1B
New York, NY 10025
tel: (212) 249-1023
fax: (212) 472-0508
EIN: 13-1919791

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Board Leadership

Kent Wong
Chair

CEO

Colin Greer
President

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