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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Southern Center for Human Rights

Reimagining Equal Justice

four stars

99.34

83 Poplar Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 688-1202   Web Site
EIN: 62-1025326

Board Leadership
Maureen F. Del Duca
Chairperson

CEO
Sara J. Totonchi
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.34 four stars
  Financial 99.08 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) is working for equality, justice, and dignity in our criminal justice system. Our mission is to end capital punishment, mass incarceration, and other criminal justice practices that are used to control the lives of poor people, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the Southern United States. We do this through death penalty representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education.

The Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) is working for equality, justice, and dignity in our criminal justice system. Our mission is to end capital punishment, mass incarceration, and other criminal justice practices that are used to control the lives of poor people, people of color, and other marginalized groups in the Southern United States. We do this through death penalty representation, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education.

Financial

four stars

99.08

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.55
  Program Expenses Growth 10.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Center for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Southern Center for Human Rights on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.34 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,159,998
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $431,573
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,591,571
   Program Service Revenue $315,371
Total Primary Revenue $2,906,942
   Other Revenue $257,563
TOTAL REVENUE $3,164,505
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,354,009
   Administrative Expenses $244,924
   Fundraising Expenses $148,329
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,747,262
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $417,243
   
Net Assets $8,785,217

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
Capital Litigation Caseload $841,032 35.7%
Civil Litigation (Impact Litigation Unit) $839,947 35.7%
Public Policy $673,030 28.6%

Ratings History
Southern Center for Human Rights has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 99.34 four stars
2016-12 09/01/2017 94.26 four stars
2015-12 10/01/2016 93.37 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.71 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.73 four stars
2013-12 12/01/2014 96.79 four stars
2012-12 10/01/2013 92.95 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 93.82 four stars
2010-12 12/23/2011 89.58 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.64 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 88.01 three stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 77.93 two stars
2006-09 07/01/2007 78.95 two stars
2005-09 09/01/2006 83.19 three stars
2004-09 07/01/2005 91.47 four stars
2003-09 04/01/2005 99.35 four 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 62-1025326
Name in IRS Master File SOUTHERN CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
NTEE Code R20
NTEE Classification Civil Rights, Advocacy for Specific Groups
NTEE Type Civil Rights, Social Action, Advocacy
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (460) Public interest litigation activities
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 June, 1978
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$84,519 3.07% Sara Totonchi Director
Other Salaries of Note
$70,000 2.54% Stephen B. Bright President, Senior Counsel

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Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.34 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Southern Center for Human Rights
83 Poplar Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
tel: (404) 688-1202
fax: (404) 688-9440
EIN: 62-1025326

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Board Leadership

Maureen F. Del Duca
Chairperson

CEO

Sara J. Totonchi
Executive Director

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