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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

GLSEN

Ensuring safe schools for all students

three stars

85.76

110 William Street 30th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 727-0135   Web Site
EIN: 04-3234202

Board Leadership
Keith Powell
Chair

CEO
Eliza Byard
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.76 three stars
  Financial 80.10 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students. Founded in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community. For information on GLSEN's research, educational resources, public policy advocacy, student organizing programs and educator training initiatives, visit www.glsen.org.

GLSEN is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for all students. Founded in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community. For information on GLSEN's research, educational resources, public policy advocacy, student organizing programs and educator training initiatives, visit www.glsen.org.

Financial

three stars

80.10

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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 5.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 1.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GLSEN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by GLSEN on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GLSEN (NY) 85.76 three stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.19 four stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.98 four stars
The San Diego LGBT Community Center (CA) 87.61 three stars
PFLAG (DC) 86.73 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,693,538
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,753,464
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,447,002
   Program Service Revenue $82,356
Total Primary Revenue $5,529,358
   Other Revenue $46,257
TOTAL REVENUE $5,575,615
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,354,194
   Administrative Expenses $288,368
   Fundraising Expenses $1,363,972
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,006,534
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,430,919
   
Net Assets $3,299,959

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
Communication Campaigns $1,471,744 27.5%
Field Services $969,514 18.1%
Education and Youth Services $822,320 15.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 11/01/2017 85.76 three stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 86.02 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 82.73 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 79.68 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 92.92 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 90.47 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 89.71 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 80.40 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 06/01/2010 77.18 two stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 92.83 four stars
2007-06 11/01/2008 75.60 two stars
2006-06 07/01/2007 84.61 three stars
2005-06 07/01/2006 87.60 three stars
2004-06 07/01/2005 84.73 three 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 04-3234202
Name in IRS Master File GLSEN INC
NTEE Code R30
NTEE Classification Intergroup, Race Relations
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
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 Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name GLSEN INC
Ruling Date February, 1995
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

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
$285,066 4.06% Eliza Byard Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GLSEN (NY) 85.76 three stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.98 four stars
The Trevor Project (CA) 93.19 four stars
Keshet (MA) 89.42 three stars
PFLAG (DC) 86.73 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

GLSEN
110 William Street
30th Floor
New York, NY 10038
tel: (212) 727-0135
fax: (212) 727-0254
EIN: 04-3234202

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Board Leadership

Keith Powell
Chair

CEO

Eliza Byard
Executive Director

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