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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence

Developing innovative strategies to move the gun violence prevention movement forward

three stars

82.79

805 15th Street NW Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 408-7560   Web Site
EIN: 52-1114375

Board Leadership
Joel Kanter
Chair

CEO
Josh Horwitz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.79 three stars
  Financial 84.80 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence identifies and implements evidence-based policy solutions and programs to reduce gun violence in all its forms. We make communities safer by translating research into policy, and achieve this by engaging in: Policy Development, Advocacy, Community and Stakeholder Engagement, and Technical Assistance.

The Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence identifies and implements evidence-based policy solutions and programs to reduce gun violence in all its forms. We make communities safer by translating research into policy, and achieve this by engaging in: Policy Development, Advocacy, Community and Stakeholder Engagement, and Technical Assistance.

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Financial

three stars

84.80

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
76.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.46
  Program Expenses Growth 4.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (DC) 82.79 three stars
Advocates International (VA) 96.40 four stars
Southern Poverty Law Center (AL) 90.96 four stars
Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CA) 87.15 three stars
Death with Dignity (OR) 93.38 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,782,094
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $15,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,797,844
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,797,844
   Other Revenue $213,826
TOTAL REVENUE $2,011,670
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $868,084
   Administrative Expenses $109,423
   Fundraising Expenses $199,875
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,177,382
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $834,288
   
Net Assets $1,553,791

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
Public Education $865,223 99.7%
Direct Lobbying $1,706 0.2%
Grassroots Lobbying $1,155 0.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/01/2019 82.79 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 52-1114375
Name in IRS Master File EDUCATIONAL FUND TO STOP GUN VIOLENCE
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (125) Giving information or opinion (see also Advocacy)
(510) Firearms control
(124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 May, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$146,606 12.45% Joshua Horwitz Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (DC) 82.79 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California (CA) 91.13 four stars
Urban League of Nebraska (NE) 87.87 three stars
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (DC) 94.35 four stars
Community Catalyst (MA) 89.38 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
805 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 408-7560
EIN: 52-1114375

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Board Leadership

Joel Kanter
Chair

CEO

Josh Horwitz
Executive Director

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