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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago

Empowering the Asian American community

84.72

4716 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60640
tel: (773) 271-0899   Web Site
EIN: 36-3844385

Board Leadership
Khai Yang
Board Chair

CEO
Grace Pai
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.72
  Financial 81.41
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, formerly known as the Asian American Institute, is a pan-Asian, non-partisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to build power through collective advocacy and organizing to achieve racial equity.

Advancing Justice | Chicago is building a powerful Asian American voice for racial equity by: Increasing public understanding of Asian American communities; Advocating for policies that promote social, economic, educational and political equity; Encouraging active civic participation through education, organizing and advocacy; and Working in partnership with like-minded organizations and individuals to build positive interracial and inter-ethnic relations.


Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, formerly known as the Asian American Institute, is a pan-Asian, non-partisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to build power through collective advocacy and organizing to achieve racial equity.

Advancing Justice | Chicago is building a powerful Asian American voice for racial equity by: Increasing public understanding of Asian American communities; Advocating for policies that promote social, economic, educational and political equity; Encouraging active civic participation through education, organizing and advocacy; and Working in partnership with like-minded organizations and individuals to build positive interracial and inter-ethnic relations.


Financial

81.41

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.66
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago (IL) 84.72
Center for Individual Rights (DC) 91.36
Shriver Center on Poverty Law (IL) 92.46
The New World Foundation (NY) 89.48
The National Italian American Foundation (DC) 87.52

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $994,727
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $994,727
   Program Service Revenue $68,929
Total Primary Revenue $1,063,656
   Other Revenue $43,860
TOTAL REVENUE $1,107,516
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $888,929
   Administrative Expenses $90,830
   Fundraising Expenses $99,827
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,079,586
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $27,930
   
Net Assets $1,191,023

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
Grassroots Leadership and Community Organizing $314,324 35.4%
Civic Leadership $187,442 21.1%
Advocacy $137,344 15.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 09/01/2020 84.72
2018-06 07/01/2019 86.29
2017-06 05/01/2018 83.84
2016-06 04/01/2017 91.99
2015-06 12/21/2016 91.86

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3844385
Name in IRS Master File ASIAN AMERICANS ADVANCING JUSTICE - CHICAGO
NTEE Code V33
NTEE Classification Ethnic Studies
NTEE Type Social Science Research Institutes, Services
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (123) Discussion groups, forums, panels lectures, etc.
(431) Elimination of prejudice and discrimination (race, religion, sex, national origin, etc)
(994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
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 March, 1993
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$75,000 6.94% Andrew Kang Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago (IL) 84.72
Texas Civil Rights Project (TX) 95.97
Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (CA) 89.03
Alliance for Justice (DC) 94.20
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 91.10

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Charity Contact Info

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago
4716 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640
tel: (773) 271-0899
fax: (773) 271-1982
EIN: 36-3844385

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Board Leadership

Khai Yang
Board Chair

CEO

Grace Pai
Executive Director

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