Endowment for Equal Justice

Address
1325 Fourth Ave No 1335
Seattle, WA 981012509
Contact
Website: http://www.legalfoundation.org
Phone: +1 (206) 623-5261
Nonprofit
NTEE: I80 - Legal Services
EIN: 91-2090855

Mission

The Endowment for Equal Justice raises, invests and contributes funds to resolve the civil legal aid challenges facing Washington families and to change systems and policies that perpetuate poverty.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7602
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel  $13,724.00$19,986.00$27,272.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$11,519.00$17,662.00$24,943.00
Number of employees00554
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers250000
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Andrews, David
Title Vice PresidentBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person David AndrewsDAVID ANDREWSDAVID ANDREWSDAVID ANDREWS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Brooks, Bruce
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personBruce BrooksBruce BrooksBRUCE BROOKSBRUCE BROOKSBRUCE BROOKS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Cairns, Carolyn
TitleSecretary/TreasurerSecretaryBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEESECRETARY/TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personCarolyn CairnsCarolyn CairnsCAROLYN CAIRNSCAROLYN CAIRNSCAROLYN CAIRNS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org2.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dallaire, Greg
Title   BOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   GREG DALLAIREGREG DALLAIRE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Degel, James
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personJames DegelJames DegelJAMES DEGEL  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Dial, Ellen
TitleBoard DirectorBoard Trustee   
Name of key/compensated personEllen DialEllen Dial   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.000.50   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Falkingham, Karen
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    KAREN FALKINGHAM
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    10.00
Reportable compensation from org    $14,424.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $6,893.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $43,271.00
Frank, Kay
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personKay FrankKay FrankKAY FRANKKAY FRANKKAY FRANK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hoerster, John
TitlePresidentPresidentBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJohn HoersterJohn HoersterJOHN HOERSTERJOHN HOERSTERJOHN HOERSTER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hutcheson, Mark
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personMark HutchesonMark HutchesonMARK HUTCHESONMARK HUTCHESONMARK HUTCHESON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Isserlis, Nancy
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personNancy IsserlisNancy IsserlisNANCY ISSERLIS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.50  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Kamitomo, Mark
TitleBoard Director    
Name of key/compensated personMark Kamitomo    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Manning, Dick
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personDick ManningDick ManningDICK MANNINGDICK MANNINGDICK MANNING
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Moersfelder, Michelle
TitleBoard Director    
Name of key/compensated personMichelle Moersfelder    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Mungia, Salvador
TitleBoard Director    
Name of key/compensated personSalvador Mungia    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Niles, Margaret
TitleBoard Director    
Name of key/compensated personMargaret Niles    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Reed, Marcella
Title  BOARD TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated person  MARCELLA FLEMING REED  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.50  
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00  
Rogers, James
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personJames S RogersJames S RogersJAMES S ROGERSJAMES S ROGERSJAMES S ROGERS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Taylor, Robert
Title   BOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person   ROBERT TAYLORROBERT TAYLOR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Wilcox, Gordon
TitleBoard DirectorBoard TrusteeBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEEBOARD TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personGordon WilcoxGordon WilcoxGORDON WILCOXGORDON WILCOXGORDON WILCOX
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.000.500.500.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
santa Lucia, Naria
Title  DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  NARIA K SANTA LUCIANARIA K SANTA LUCIANARIA K SANTA LUCIA
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  10.0010.0010.00
Reportable compensation from org  $11,519.00$17,662.00$10,519.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $8,818.00$9,292.00$2,425.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $34,557.00$52,985.00$31,556.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesThe Endowment for Equal Justice raises, invests and contributes funds to resolve the civil legal aid challenges facing Washington families and to change systems and policies that perpetuate poverty.THE ENDOWMENT FOR EQUAL JUSTICE WAS ESTABLISHED TO BUILD AND MANAGE AN ENDOWMENT FOR THE LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR LOW-INCOME PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE.THE ENDOWMENT FOR EQUAL JUSTICE WAS ESTABLISHED TO BUILD AND MANAGE AN ENDOWMENT FOR THE LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR LOW-INCOME PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE.THE ENDOWMENT FOR EQUAL JUSTICE WAS ESTABLISHED TO BUILD AND MANAGE AN ENDOWMENT FOR THE LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR LOW-INCOME PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE.THE ENDOWMENT FOR EQUAL JUSTICE WAS ESTABLISHED TO BUILD AND MANAGE AN ENDOWMENT FOR THE LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS WHICH PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR LOW-INCOME PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON STATE.
Program service expenses, total$710,146.00$588,570.00$421,540.00$31,106.00$42,898.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Build and manage an endowment to provide civil legal aid for poor and vulnerable individuals in Washington State.
Program expenses$710,146.00$588,570.00$421,540.00$31,106.00$42,898.00
Grants and allocations made$686,469.00$549,208.00$394,989.00  
Program descriptionBuild and manage an endowment to provide civil legal aid for poor and vulnerable individuals in Washington State.Build and manage the endowment for Legal Aid for Washington Fund to provide civil legal aid for poor and vulnerable individuals in Washington State.BUILD AND MANAGE THE ENDOWMENT FOR LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR POOR AND VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS IN WASHINGTON STATE.BUILD AND MANAGE THE ENDOWMENT FOR LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR POOR AND VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS IN WASHINGTON STATE.BUILD AND MANAGE THE ENDOWMENT FOR LEGAL AID FOR WASHINGTON FUND TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID FOR POOR AND VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS IN WASHINGTON STATE.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,533,927.00$1,296,203.00$4,273,267.00$4,291,266.00$436,456.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,096,847.00$105,689.00$166,705.00$2,949,603.00$206,669.00
Revenue from noncash contributions    $12,567.00
Investment income, current yr$437,080.00$705,431.00$890,350.00$341,663.00$229,787.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,096,847.00$105,689.00$166,705.00$2,949,603.00$206,669.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$485,083.00$3,216,212.00$1,000,000.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$4,586,460.00$4,855,951.00$5,618,758.00$6,237,154.00$1,524,720.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$1,096,847.00$105,689.00$166,705.00$2,949,603.00$206,669.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total) $485,083.00$3,216,212.00$1,000,000.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$459,882.00$602,611.00$689,429.00$264,107.00$165,071.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$938,033.00$701,686.00$512,449.00$97,020.00$114,883.00
Total functional expenses: program service $710,146.00$588,570.00$421,540.00$31,106.00$42,898.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$113,100.00$94,287.00$73,919.00$52,449.00$53,050.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$114,787.00$18,829.00$16,990.00$13,465.00$18,935.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$55,058.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$70,369.00$71,014.00$60,067.00$46,543.00$41,604.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$16,086,800.00$14,625,220.00$14,869,073.00$11,311,552.00$6,341,765.00
Total assets, beginning of year$14,625,220.00$14,869,073.00$11,311,552.00$6,341,765.00$5,682,510.00
Total liabilities$2,856.00$8,156.00$6,141.00$24,912.00$72,650.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$8,156.00$6,141.00$24,912.00$72,650.00$64,201.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$435,919.00$63,215.00$143,475.00$1,182,441.00$79,553.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$8,279,446.00$7,778,046.00$7,495,394.00$4,001,799.00$2,504,551.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$481,082.00$612,449.00$1,246,658.00$1,330,666.00$759,992.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$7,323,416.00$6,226,569.00$6,120,880.00$5,954,175.00$3,004,572.00
Net assets$16,083,944.00$14,617,064.00$14,862,932.00$11,286,640.00$6,269,115.00
Net assets, beginning of year$14,617,064.00$14,862,932.00$11,286,640.00$6,269,115.00$5,618,309.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$14,988,381.00$14,418,750.00$14,598,304.00$10,008,101.00$6,018,682.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$595,894.00$594,517.00$3,760,818.00$4,194,246.00$321,573.00
Advertising (total) $155.00$6,319.00$1,718.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$645,759.00$120,229.00$105,044.00$100,623.00$203,737.00
Accounts receivable, net$15,459.00$23,026.00$22,250.00$20,387.00$39,420.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,282.00   $373.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$2,856.00$8,156.00$6,141.00$24,912.00$72,650.00
Total net assets or fund balances$16,083,944.00$14,617,064.00$14,862,932.00$11,286,640.00$6,269,115.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1512121111
Number of independent voting members1412121111
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basis  TrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity ownerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-132016-12-152015-07-272014-10-012013-10-26
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201732509349300113201602139349300700201511349349306051201401349349303325201332409349300038
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