Contact & General Information

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
40 Rector Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Tax Status: 501(c)3

Other Names

Committee of 100
Earl Warren Legal Training Program
Herbert Lehman Educational Fund
Thurgood Marshall Institute
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Stated Mission

To support litigation in the areas of poverty and justice, education, voting rights, fair employment, capital punishment, administration of criminal justice, and to increase educational opportunities through scholarships.
Fiscal Year Ended 06/30/17

Program Percentage :  76 %

Calculated Total Expenses (rounded) :  $17,000,000 

A charity's Program % is the percentage of its cash budget it spends on Programs relative to Overhead (Fundraising and Management & General Expenses)

Cost to Raise $100 :  $ 9

Calculated Total Contributions (rounded) :  $31,000,000 

Cost to Raise $100 signifies how many dollars a charity spends on Fundraising to raise each $100 of Contributions.

Government Funding

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For the reporting year rated by CharityWatch, this charity received cash grants/contributions from government sources within a range of:

0% to 24%

Financial Documents

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund's rating is based on CharityWatch's in-depth analysis of the following documents for the fiscal year represented:

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

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