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NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006
Committee of 100
Earl Warren Legal Training Program
Herbert Lehman Educational Fund
Thurgood Marshall Institute
Ratings & Metrics
|Entity||Document Type||Tax ID|
|NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund||IRS Form 990||13-1655255|
|NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund & Affiliate||Audited Consolidated Financial Statements||Multiple|
|Earl Warren Legal Training Program||IRS Form 990||13-2695683|
Entity: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-1655255
Entity: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund & Affiliate
Document Type: Audited Consolidated Financial Statements
Tax ID: Multiple
Entity: Earl Warren Legal Training Program
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-2695683
Governance & Transparency
|1||Sherrilyn A. Ifill||President/Director-Counsel||$390,882|
|2||Janai Nelson||Associate Director-Counsel||$227,759|
|3||Christina Swarns||Director of Litigation||$204,905|
Name: Sherrilyn A. Ifill
Name: Janai Nelson
Title: Associate Director-Counsel
Name: Christina Swarns
Title: Director of Litigation
|CharityWatch's rating of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund also includes the financial activities of the Earl Warren Legal Training Program, the accounts of which are consolidated in the Fund's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017.
The Earl Warren Legal Training Program, a 501(c)(3) public charity, "provides scholarship aid to minority law students. Its goal is to increase African-American representation in the legal profession and meet the dire need of minority clients for skilled and knowledgeable attorneys," according to Note 1 of the Fund's fiscal 2017 consolidated audit.
|According to the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund consolidated audit of June 30, 2017 (Note 12, In-Kind Contributions), the Fund received contributions of in-kind legal services and in-kind goods on which it placed a value of $1,157,874 and $17,809, respectively, in fiscal 2017.
[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]
|According to the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF) tax filing for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 (IRS Form 990, Schedule L, Parts III & V, Grants or Assistance Benefiting Interested Persons):
LDF reports that undergraduate scholarship grants in the amount of $2,000 each were offered to two individuals, Kevin Calixto Thomson & Andrew Anthony Thomson. The relationship between each individual and the organization is reported as "Son of Officer."
[Note: According to the LDF fiscal 2017 IRS Form 990, Part VII, Kevin C. Thomson is reported as the Chief Financial Officer, being paid $177,961 in total compensation in calendar year 2016.]
|According to the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund (LDF) tax filing for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017 re: "Describe in Schedule O whether (and if so, how) the organization made its governing documents, conflict of interest policy, and financial statements available to the public during the tax year," LDF reports:
"LDF does not make its governance documents, conflict of interest policy and financial statements readily available upon request, but will also do so based upon a discretionary determination by its CFO and/or General Counsel of the requesting individual's or entity's 'need to know' such information. For example, upon request, financial statements are routinely made available to vendors, potential funders and entities with which LDF will have common business and/or public interest relationships requiring demonstration of the organization's sound fiscal status" (IRS Form 990, Schedule O re: Form 990, Part VI, Section C, line 19).