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Hispanic Federation

CharityWatch report issued
October 2017

Top-Rated Charity
CharityWatch Grade
Our independent grade based
on a number of factors.
Program Percentage
Amount spent on programs
relative to overhead.
Cost to Raise $100
Amount spent to raise
$100 of contributions.

Contact Information

Hispanic Federation
55 Exchange Place
5th Floor
New York, NY 10005

Other Names

UNIDOS Disaster Relief and Recovery Program

Tax Status


Stated Mission

To empower and advance the Hispanic community.

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Data based on Fiscal Year Ended 12/31/2016

Program Percentage: 84%

The percentage of Hispanic Federation's cash budget it spends on programs relative to overhead (fundraising, management, and general expenses).


Calculated Total Expenses



Cost to Raise $100: $13

How many dollars Hispanic Federation spends on fundraising to raise each $100 of contributions.


Calculated Total Contributions


Government Funding

25% to 49%

Percentage of cash revenue
coming from government sources


Financial Documents

Entity Document Type Tax ID
Hispanic Federation IRS Form 990 13-3573852
Hispanic Federation Audited Financial Statements 13-3573852
Entity: Hispanic Federation
Document Type: IRS Form 990
Tax ID: 13-3573852
Entity: Hispanic Federation
Document Type: Audited Financial Statements
Tax ID: 13-3573852

Governance & Transparency

CharityWatch evaluates certain criteria related to a charity's Governance and Transparency. Donors may want to consider a charity's willingness to be open and transparent with CharityWatch to be a good litmus test for determining its commitment to public accountability.
This charity is Top-Rated
What does it mean to be Top-Rated?
Hispanic Federation
meets governance benchmarks.
Hispanic Federation
meets transparency benchmarks.
Provides Financial Information
Audit Accessibility
Governance: Policies
Reports regularly & consistently monitoring & enforcing compliance with a written Conflict of Interest Policy
Reports required, annual disclosure by officers, directors, and key staff of interests that could give rise to conflicts
Reports having a written Whistleblower Policy
Reports having a written Document Retention and Destruction Policy
Governance: Financials
Reports providing copy of tax form to all board members prior to filing it with IRS
Reports that financial statements were audited by an independent accountant
Governance: Board of Directors
Reports at least 5 voting board members
51% or more of voting board members reported as independent
Reports documenting minutes of board and board committee meetings
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  Name Title Compensation
1 Jose Calderon President $239,794
2 Frankie Miranda Senior VP $169,327
3 Martha L. Bahamon VP of Development $149,001
Name: Jose Calderon
Title: President
Compensation: $239,794
Name: Frankie Miranda
Title: Senior VP
Compensation: $169,327
Name: Martha L. Bahamon
Title: VP of Development
Compensation: $149,001

CharityWatch Analysts perform an in-depth analysis of charities' audited financial statements and IRS tax filings, and often review other documents such as state filings, annual reports, and fundraising contracts during their evaluations. Below are select notes that CharityWatch believes may be of interest to donors.
According to the Hispanic Federation (HF) audit of December 31, 2016 (Note 2, Donations-in-kind):

"HF receives media time, print advertising, toys, and various other goods as donations. Management estimated the value of these items received in 2016...to be $1,739,459..."

[Note: CharityWatch generally excludes the value of in-kind (non-cash) donations of goods and services from its calculations of Program % and Cost to Raise $100. More information on how grades are calculated and the treatment of in-kind donations can be found on the Our Process page.]