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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Southern Center for Human Rights

Reimagining Equal Justice

99.63

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

Board Leadership
James Kwak
Chair

CEO
Terricia Redfield Ganzy
Executive Director

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  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.63
  Financial 99.48
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00
This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, 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

99.48

Accountability & Transparency

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2022 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
83.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.42
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.3%
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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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.63
Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice (MN) 95.27
Families Against Mandatory Minimums Foundation (DC) 97.17
Community Catalyst (MA) 92.02
RESIST, INC. (MA) 92.76

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,249,956
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $473,340
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,723,296
   Program Service Revenue $805,882
Total Primary Revenue $5,529,178
   Other Revenue $596,830
TOTAL REVENUE $6,126,008
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,078,842
   Administrative Expenses $336,035
   Fundraising Expenses $336,813
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,751,690
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,374,318
   
Net Assets $11,160,897

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
Civil Litigation (Impact Litigation Unit) $1,436,438 46.7%
Capital Litigation Caseload $1,203,391 39.1%
Public Policy $439,013 14.2%

Ratings History
Southern Center for Human Rights has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2022 99.63
2018-12 03/01/2020 99.61
2017-12 11/01/2018 99.34
2016-12 09/01/2017 94.26
2015-12 10/01/2016 93.37
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.71
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 94.73
2013-12 12/01/2014 96.79
2012-12 10/01/2013 92.95
2011-12 11/06/2012 93.82
2010-12 12/23/2011 89.58
2009-12 09/20/2011 85.64
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 88.01
2007-09 11/01/2008 77.93
2006-09 07/01/2007 78.95
2005-09 09/01/2006 83.19
2004-09 07/01/2005 91.47
2003-09 04/01/2005 99.35

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,468 3.07% Sara Totonchi Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Southern Center for Human Rights (GA) 99.63
Pacific Justice Institute (CA) 96.44
Compassion & Choices (OR) 94.66
People's Action Institute (IL) 89.97
Corporate Accountability (MA) 87.98

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Charity Contact Info

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

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Board Leadership

James Kwak
Chair

CEO

Terricia Redfield Ganzy
Executive Director

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