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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

GLSEN

Ensuring safe schools for all students

three stars

86.02

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

Board Leadership
David Huebner
Chair

CEO
Eliza Byard
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.02 three stars
  Financial 80.64 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

three stars

80.64

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2016 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)
79.8%
  Administrative Expenses 5.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.78
  Program Expenses Growth -0.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.0%
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) 86.02 three stars
Los Angeles LGBT Center (CA) 93.98 four stars
Basic Rights Education Fund (OR) 91.60 four stars
Center on Halsted (IL) 92.24 four stars
Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network (CA) 88.75 three stars

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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.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,520,060
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,041,069
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,561,129
   Program Service Revenue $135,632
Total Primary Revenue $5,696,761
   Other Revenue $573,260
TOTAL REVENUE $6,270,021
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,844,265
   Administrative Expenses $371,968
   Fundraising Expenses $821,864
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,038,097
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $231,924
   
Net Assets $4,726,497

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 $1,527,346 31.5%
Public Policy $684,670 14.1%
Education Department $681,991 14.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 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
$257,017 4.25% Eliza Byard Executive Director

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.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
GLSEN (NY) 86.02 three stars
Pride Foundation (WA) 90.26 four stars
Lambda Legal (NY) 89.60 three stars
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (NY) 88.26 three stars
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Colorado (CO) 85.90 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

David Huebner
Chair

CEO

Eliza Byard
Executive Director

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