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Equality California Institute (EQCA)

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EQCA is a lgbt rights organization based in Los Angeles, CA that was founded in 1999. As of 2019 they had $1.7 million in revenue and $975,854 in assets.

Equality California (EQCA) is the nation's largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society.

(323) 848-9801
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Program areas at EQCA

Equality California institute conducted public education through emails to our 800,000 members, door-to-door canvassing across California and social media campaigns to educate the public about the needs of the lgbtq community, to advance social justice and lgbtq civil rights and to address the disparities in health and wellbeing experienced by the lgbtq community compared to the general public. Equality California institute also continued its campaign, in partnership with the transgender law center, to educate the public about transgender californians and the challenges they face. As part of a grant from the four freedoms fund, equality California institute also continued to lead an effort to conduct outreach, education, and enrollment assistance for immigrants to earn legal status and citizenship. Finally, equality California institute hosted its fourth annual fair share for equality convening in 2018. Fair share for equality brings together hundreds of lgbtq community and community organizations, educators, social service agencies, ...

With the continued support of the California endowment and funding from gilead sciences, inc., equality California institute expanded our health happens with equality trainings to educate over 700 healthcare providers in California, Nevada and Arizona about the health needs of lgbtq people, with a special focus on the lgbtq undocumented community and hiv prevention and care. Equality California institute also partnered with the California lgbtq health and human services network and norcal mental health america on #out4mentalhealth, a statewide coalition-backed initiative aimed at reducing disparities in lgbtq mental health. Equality California institute continued its statewide campaign to educate the lgbtq community on the availability and benefits of pre-exposure prophylaxis (prep), shown to be 99-percent effective in preventing new hiv infections. The campaign targeted gay and bisexual men and transgender women, especially from communities of color. Equality California institute also launched out against big tobacco, an alliance of lgbtq leaders and ...

Equality California institute conducted community outreach and educated the public about important policy issues impacting the lgbtq community pride festivals around the state to help drive awareness and excitement around civic engagement. With support from advancement project California, equality California institute conducted a public awareness and education campaign about the importance of participating in the 2020 u.s. census.

Form 990s for EQCA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 31, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Dec 22, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Jan 19, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 22, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for EQCA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,756,466
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$241
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$1,222
Total revenues$1,757,929

Vendors for EQCA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Google IncSoftware2020-03-16
████ █████ ███████Advocacy software2020-03-02
██████Fundraising software2020-03-02
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-02
█████████Content management system software2020-03-02
█████ ███Tax accounting2020-01-31

Personnel at EQCA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Rick ZburExecutive Director$0Jan. 31, 2020
Valecia PhilipsDirector of Finance and Admi$0Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████Outside Legislative Director-Dec. 20, 2017
███████ ████████National Policy Director-Dec. 20, 2017
█████ ███████Development Director-Dec. 20, 2017
███████ █████████Program Director-Dec. 20, 2017
████ ██████Program Manager-Dec. 20, 2017
██████ █████████Past Treasurer-June 22, 2018
████ █████████████Treasurer$0Aug. 8, 2019
██████ ██████Vice President$0Aug. 8, 2019
...and nine more key personnel

Peer lgbt rights organizations

1Chinese For Affirmative Action501(c)(3)$3.8 millionSan Francisco, CA
2Equality Foundation of Ga501(c)(3)$1.0 millionAtlanta, GA
3Sacramento LGBT Community Center501(c)(3)$1.9 millionSacramento, CA
4Gay-Straight Alliance Network501(c)(3)$2.1 millionOakland, CA
5Our Family Coalition501(c)(3)$1.0 millionSan Francisco, CA
6It Gets Better Project501(c)(3)$915,468Los Angeles, CA
7Equality California501(c)(4)$2.1 millionLos Angeles, CA
8Basic Rights Education Fund501(c)(3)$1.0 millionPortland, OR
9Philanthrofund Foundation501(c)(3)$494,251Minneapolis, MN
10Outfront Minnesota Community Services501(c)(3)$848,233Minneapolis, MN
11Parents Families and Friends of Lesb- Ians &gays Pflag Greater Boston501(c)(3)$771,911Waltham, MA
12Equality Federation Institute501(c)(3)$1.5 millionPortland, OR
13Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)501(c)(3)$1.5 millionWashington, DC
14Immigration Equality501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
15Campaign For Southern Equality501(c)(3)$1.0 millionAsheville, NC
16Gay and Andlesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)501(c)(3)$4.4 millionBoston, MA
17Equality Florida Institute501(c)(3)$3.9 millionSt Petersburg, FL
18The Rush Center501(c)(3)$657,205Atlanta, GA
19Southerners on New Ground (SONG)501(c)(3)$4.5 millionAtlanta, GA
20Equality Virginia501(c)(3)$585,997Richmond, VA
21Equality Ohio Education Fund501(c)(3)$836,758Columbus, OH
22Promo Fund501(c)(3)$474,621St Louis, MO
23Pflag501(c)(3)$3.7 millionWashington, DC
24EQTX Equality Texas Foundation501(c)(3)$1.3 millionAustin, TX
25The Equal Rights Center (ERC)501(c)(3)$1.7 millionWashington, DC