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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Leadership Conference Education Fund

The education and outreach arm of the nation's premier civil & human rights coalition

four stars

90.72

1620 L Street, NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 466-3311   Web Site
EIN: 23-7026895

Board Leadership
William Robinson
Chair

CEO
Vanita Gupta
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.72 four stars
  Financial 92.85 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society - an America as good as its ideals.

The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. The Education Fund's campaigns empower and mobilize advocates around the country to push for progressive change in the United States.

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. Through advocacy and outreach to targeted constituencies, The Leadership Conference works toward the goal of a more open and just society - an America as good as its ideals.

The Leadership Conference Education Fund builds public will for federal policies that promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States. The Education Fund's campaigns empower and mobilize advocates around the country to push for progressive change in the United States.

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Financial

four stars

92.85

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
77.5%
  Administrative Expenses 16.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 22.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leadership Conference Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Leadership Conference Education Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Leadership Conference Education Fund (DC) 90.72 four stars
Electronic Privacy Information Center (DC) 97.17 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Montana Foundation (MT) 91.27 four stars
The W. Haywood Burns Institute (CA) 87.78 three stars
Alliance for Justice (DC) 95.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,224,147
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $319,199
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $14,543,346
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $14,543,346
   Other Revenue $602,243
TOTAL REVENUE $15,145,589
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,167,722
   Administrative Expenses $1,279,240
   Fundraising Expenses $628,622
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,075,584
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $4,070,005
   
Net Assets $14,015,190

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
Americans for Financial Reform $1,374,405 15.0%
Communities Against Hate $1,290,980 14.1%
Education Equity $818,035 8.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 90.72 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 89.00 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 87.36 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 89.31 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 90.49 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 79.34 two stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 74.44 two 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 23-7026895
Name in IRS Master File LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE EDUCATION FUND INC
NTEE Code W70
NTEE Classification Leadership Development
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
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 March, 1971
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$106,088 0.95% Vanita Gupta President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$281,729 2.54% Wade Henderson Former President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Leadership Conference Education Fund (DC) 90.72 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 96.40 four stars
American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation (OH) 88.13 three stars
Treatment Advocacy Center (VA) 85.16 three stars
National Center for Youth Law (CA) 95.25 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Leadership Conference Education Fund
1620 L Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20036
tel: (202) 466-3311
fax: (202) 466-3435
EIN: 23-7026895

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Board Leadership

William Robinson
Chair

CEO

Vanita Gupta
President and CEO

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