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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Equal Rights Advocates

Fighting for gender justice at work and school since 1974

two stars

77.90

1170 Market Street Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 621-0672   Web Site
EIN: 23-7217027

Board Leadership
Drucilla S. Ramey
Board Chair

CEO
Noreen Farrell
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.90 two stars
  Financial 70.75 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Equal Rights Advocates is dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

Equal Rights Advocates pursues our gender justice mission with the vision of a society where all people have full and equal access to:
- educational and economic opportunities; and
- participation opportunities and leadership roles in the public and private spheres; and
- work and school environments where they can achieve economic security while also caring for themselves and loved ones.

Equal Rights Advocates is dedicated to protecting and expanding economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

Equal Rights Advocates pursues our gender justice mission with the vision of a society where all people have full and equal access to:
- educational and economic opportunities; and
- participation opportunities and leadership roles in the public and private spheres; and
- work and school environments where they can achieve economic security while also caring for themselves and loved ones.

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Financial

two stars

70.75

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
62.8%
  Administrative Expenses 15.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.30
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.11
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equal Rights Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Equal Rights Advocates on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 77.90 two stars
Women's Media Center (DC) 89.33 three stars
Women's Law Project (PA) 86.63 three stars
Jewish Women International (DC) 88.22 three stars
Provide (MA) 93.80 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $719,354
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $582,232
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,301,586
   Program Service Revenue $45,926
Total Primary Revenue $1,347,512
   Other Revenue $-43,948
TOTAL REVENUE $1,303,564
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,188,350
   Administrative Expenses $335,019
   Fundraising Expenses $433,272
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,956,641
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-653,077
   
Net Assets $1,873,189

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
Litigation $701,692 59.0%
Media/Education $486,658 40.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 08/01/2019 77.90 two stars
2017-03 05/01/2018 80.47 three stars
2016-03 07/01/2017 91.46 four stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 89.59 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-03 02/01/2016 86.19 three stars
2014-03 11/01/2015 76.90 two stars
2013-03 10/01/2014 75.54 two stars
2012-03 09/01/2013 75.89 two stars
2011-03 07/01/2012 81.84 three stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 78.78 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 05/01/2011 71.98 two stars
2009-03 06/01/2010 73.76 two stars
2008-03 12/01/2008 76.26 two stars
2007-03 02/01/2008 68.49 one star
2006-03 02/01/2007 65.67 one star
2005-03 04/01/2006 58.46 one star
2004-03 01/05/2005 64.88 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 23-7217027
Name in IRS Master File EQUAL RIGHTS ADVOCATES INC
NTEE Code Z99
NTEE Classification Unknown
NTEE Type Unknown
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 September, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
  • March, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$185,000 9.45% Noreen Farrell Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Equal Rights Advocates (CA) 77.90 two stars
Washington Area Women's Foundation (DC) 91.40 four stars
Provide (MA) 93.80 four stars
National Partnership for Women & Families (DC) 85.10 three stars
Jewish Women International (DC) 88.22 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Equal Rights Advocates
1170 Market Street
Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94102
tel: (415) 621-0672
fax: (415) 621-6744
EIN: 23-7217027

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Board Leadership

Drucilla S. Ramey
Board Chair

CEO

Noreen Farrell
Executive Director

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