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Gideon's Promise

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Gideon's Promise is a legal aid society based in Atlanta, GA that was founded in 2009. As of 2019 they had $1.3 million in revenue and $675,909 in assets.

Their mission is to transform the criminal justice system by building a movement of public defenders who provide equal justice for marginalized communities.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Southern Public Defender Training Center.

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Program areas at Gideon's Promise

The organization provides training and support to new public defenders, chiefs and other indigent defense providers. The program is designed to build a committed, conscientious and competent community of public defenders across the region dedicated to a high standard of legal representation for the clients they serve. During 2016 274 public defenders and 103 chiefs participated in the program.

Form 990s for Gideon's Promise

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Dec 30, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Feb 13, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Oct 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Oct 14, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Feb 8, 2016990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Gideon's Promise

Total grants, contributions, etc.$910,009
Program services$431,065
Investment income and dividends$182
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$5,346
Total revenues$1,346,602

Vendors for Gideon's Promise

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Microsoft ServicesSoftware2020-03-17
██████Content management system software2020-03-04
█████████Content management system software2020-03-04
█ ███████ ████████ ███ ██████████Tax accounting2017-09-06

Personnel at Gideon's Promise

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ilham N AskiaExecutive Director$63,671Oct. 12, 2017
Mark RochonChairman$0Dec. 31, 2016
████████ ███████President$49,038Dec. 31, 2016
████ ███████Chairman$0Dec. 31, 2016

Peer legal aid services

1State Bar of Georgia Foundation501(c)(3)$5.5 millionAtlanta, GA
2Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation501(c)(3)$3.4 millionAtlanta, GA
3Georgia Justice Project (GJP)501(c)(3)$1.5 millionAtlanta, GA
4Georgia Appellate Practice & Education Resource501(c)(3)$1.2 millionAtlanta, GA
5Federal Defenders of the Middle District of Georgia501(c)(3)$3.5 millionMacon, GA
6Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network501(c)(3)$721,683Atlanta, GA
7Truancy Intervention Project Georgia501(c)(3)$531,674Atlanta, GA
8Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta501(c)(3)$1.0 millionNorcross, GA
9New York Legislative Service501(c)(3)$363,543New York, NY
10Sullivan Legal Aid Panel501(c)(3)$986,332Monticello, NY
11Oficina Legal de Law Comunidad501(c)(3)$1.2 millionSan Juan, PR
12Public Defender Corporation Tenth Judicial Circuit501(c)(3)$1.3 millionBeckley, WV
13The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center501(c)(3)$886,443West Haven, CT
14Western Kentucky Federal Community Defender501(c)(3)$2.5 millionLouisville, KY
15Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana501(c)(3)$2.0 millionNew Orleans, LA
16Americans for Fair Treatment501(c)(3)$375,029Oklahoma City, OK
17Financial Protection Law Center501(c)(3)$446,154Wilmington, NC
18Tennessee Legal Community Foundation501(c)(3)$1.3 millionNashville, TN
19New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI)501(c)(3)$3.2 millionAlbany, NY
20Public Interest Law Initiative501(c)(3)$877,446Chicago, IL
21Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law501(c)(3)$1.8 millionLos Angeles, CA
22Gulf Region Advocacy Center501(c)(3)$359,237Houston, TX
23Death Penalty Litigation Clinic501(c)(3)$389,054Kansas City, MO
24Legal Aid Society of Evansville501(c)(3)$443,693Evansville, IN
25Center for Survivors of Torture501(c)(3)$729,128Dallas, TX