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Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States

 


  • Does not meet all standards

Expiration Date:
07/2016
Name:
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States
Formerly known as:
SIECUS
Address:
90 John Street
Suite 402
New York, NY 10038
Phone:
212-819-9770
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1965, Delaware
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights. To affirm that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one that is worthy of dignity and respect. To advocate for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) does not meet the following Standard for Charity Accountability.

Standard 8 : Program Service Expense Ratio - Spend at least 65% of its total expenses on program activities.

  • According to the organization's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013, the organization spent $652,346 or (63 %) of its total expenses ($1,035,805) on program service activities.


Sexuality Information & Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
SIECUS provides information, resources, technical assistance, and training on sexuality-related issues to individuals and organizations, including educators, school health professionals, students, parents, and news outlets worldwide. The organization also leads a proactive agenda to advance policies related to sexuality at the local, state, national, and international levels.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Monica Rodrigues, President and CEO
Compensation*:
$120,000
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Elizabeth Casparian
Board Size:
14
Paid Staff Size:
5



Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct Mail Appeals, Print Advertisements (Newspapers, Magazines, etc.), Grant Proposals, Internet.
Fundraising costs were 17% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,287,158 are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




Tax Status
 

              
This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on SIECUS's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Foundation grants

$340,000

Contributions

215,593

Government grant income

29,958

Fees for services

8,612

Publications and other earned income

3,916

Miscellaneous income

2,781

Interest income

308

Total Income

$601,168

Program Expenses  

Public policy

$347,888

Education

304,458
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

652,346
214,512
168,947

$1,035,805

$(434,637)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 63%  Fund Raising: 21%  Administrative 16% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $826,214
Ending net assets 391,577
Total liabilities 44,134

Total assets

$435,711






 

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