Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Life Legal Defense Foundation

Giving innocent and helpless human beings a trained and committed defense

four stars

93.76

P.O. Box 2105 Napa, CA 94558
tel: (707) 224-6675   Web Site
EIN: 68-0191488

Board Leadership
John R. Streett
Chairman

CEO
Paul Blewett
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 93.76 four stars
  Financial 91.18 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) is to give innocent and helpless human beings of any age, particularly unborn children, a trained and committed defense against the threat of death, and to support their advocates in the nation's courtrooms. LLDF accomplishes its mission and purpose through the law and education. LLDF's everyday activity involves hundreds of cases which are not reported in the media, but which raise vital issues of freedom and effectiveness for our clients. LLDF has litigated on a number of exceptional cases, including unconstitutional ordinances aimed at limiting speech rights of clients; unconstitutional law enforcement of ordinances aimed at silencing pro-life expression; and the active killing of the disabled.

The mission of Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) is to give innocent and helpless human beings of any age, particularly unborn children, a trained and committed defense against the threat of death, and to support their advocates in the nation's courtrooms. LLDF accomplishes its mission and purpose through the law and education. LLDF's everyday activity involves hundreds of cases which are not reported in the media, but which raise vital issues of freedom and effectiveness for our clients. LLDF has litigated on a number of exceptional cases, including unconstitutional ordinances aimed at limiting speech rights of clients; unconstitutional law enforcement of ordinances aimed at silencing pro-life expression; and the active killing of the disabled.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Number of attorney volunteers
5,176
This impact information is current as of September 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

91.18

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
80.4%
  Administrative Expenses 6.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.82
  Program Expenses Growth 18.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life Legal Defense Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Life Legal Defense Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,151,635
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,151,635
   Program Service Revenue $5,066
Total Primary Revenue $2,156,701
   Other Revenue $4,131
TOTAL REVENUE $2,160,832
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,714,748
   Administrative Expenses $94,851
   Fundraising Expenses $287,299
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,096,898
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $63,934
   
Net Assets $1,465,702

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,948 4.28% Paul Blewett President
Other Salaries of Note
$100,845 4.80% Mary Riley Vice President of Operations
$87,833 4.18% Alexandra Snyder Executive Director

Mission

The mission of Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) is to give innocent and helpless human beings of any age, particularly unborn children, a trained and committed defense against the threat of death, and to support their advocates in the nation's courtrooms. LLDF accomplishes its mission and purpose through the law and education. LLDF's everyday activity involves hundreds of cases which are not reported in the media, but which raise vital issues of freedom and effectiveness for our clients. LLDF has litigated on a number of exceptional cases, including unconstitutional ordinances aimed at limiting speech rights of clients; unconstitutional law enforcement of ordinances aimed at silencing pro-life expression; and the active killing of the disabled.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 93.76 four stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 93.13 four stars
Heartbeat International (OH) 87.60 three stars
Care Net (VA) 93.31 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Life Legal Defense Foundation
P.O. Box 2105
Napa, CA 94558
tel: (707) 224-6675
fax: (707) 224-6676
EIN: 68-0191488

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Board Leadership

John R. Streett
Chairman

CEO

Paul Blewett
President