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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Americans United for Life

Achieving comprehensive legal protection for human life from conception to natural death

two stars

74.86

655 15th Street, NW, Suite 410 Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 289-1478   Web Site
EIN: 36-3906065

Board Leadership
Jay Cunningham
Chair

CEO
Clarke Forsythe
Acting President & Senior Counsel

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 74.86 two stars
  Financial 66.54 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 88.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

one star

66.54

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

88.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
72.9%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 21.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.22
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.33
  Program Expenses Growth -3.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans United for Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans United for Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans United for Life (DC) 74.86 two stars
Pro-Life Action League (IL) 87.30 three stars
Heartbeat International (OH) 85.57 three stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 92.74 four stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars

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Americans United for Life (AUL), the nation's premier pro-life legal team, works through the law and legislative process to one end: Achieving comprehensive legal protection for human life from conception to natural death. The nonprofit, public-interest law and policy organization holds the unique distinction of being the first national pro-life organization in America— incorporated in 1971, before the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. At the state, federal and international levels, AUL works to advance life issues through the law and does so through measures that can withstand judicial obstacles so that pro-life laws will be enforced. AUL knows that reversing Roe v. Wade can be accomplished through deliberate, legal strategies that accumulate victories, build momentum, and restore a culture of life.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,308,885
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,308,885
   Program Service Revenue $10
Total Primary Revenue $4,308,895
   Other Revenue $10,161
TOTAL REVENUE $4,319,056
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,768,181
   Administrative Expenses $198,871
   Fundraising Expenses $886,057
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,853,109
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $465,947
   
Net Assets $1,282,089

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Public Interest Educational Programs $1,249,170 45.1%
Legislative and Legal Advocacy $957,287 34.6%
Government Affairs and Education $561,724 20.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-06 12/01/2016 74.86 two stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 78.32 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 12/01/2015 73.52 two stars
2014-06 11/01/2015 72.54 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 36-3906065
Name in IRS Master File AMERICANS UNITED FOR LIFE
NTEE Code R65
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (516) Separation of church and state
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date October, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
  • June, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$182,690 4.74% Charmaine Yoest President

Americans United for Life (AUL), the nation's premier pro-life legal team, works through the law and legislative process to one end: Achieving comprehensive legal protection for human life from conception to natural death. The nonprofit, public-interest law and policy organization holds the unique distinction of being the first national pro-life organization in America— incorporated in 1971, before the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. At the state, federal and international levels, AUL works to advance life issues through the law and does so through measures that can withstand judicial obstacles so that pro-life laws will be enforced. AUL knows that reversing Roe v. Wade can be accomplished through deliberate, legal strategies that accumulate victories, build momentum, and restore a culture of life.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Americans United for Life (DC) 74.86 two stars
Pro-Life Action League (IL) 87.30 three stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 88.76 three stars
Heartbeat International (OH) 85.57 three stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Americans United for Life
655 15th Street, NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 289-1478
EIN: 36-3906065

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Board Leadership

Jay Cunningham
Chair

CEO

Clarke Forsythe
Acting President & Senior Counsel

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