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American Values

Your voice to help protect Family, Faith, and Freedom.

one star

60.24

P.O. Box 1223 Merrifield, VA 22116
tel: (703) 671-9700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1762320

CEO
Gary Bauer
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 60.24 one star
  Financial 81.25 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 47.00 zero star
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

American Values is committed to uniting the American people around the vision of our Founding Fathers. Centuries ago, our Founders boldly proclaimed to the world a distinctly American faith in democracy; a faith rooted in the self-evident truths that "all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." We believe these liberties need to be upheld and cherished, especially given how closely divided our country seems. American Values serves to remind the public of the conservative principles that are so fundamental to the survival of our nation and to bring support and ideas to policy makers and empower our elected officials to have the support they need to do what is right, noble and good.

American Values is committed to uniting the American people around the vision of our Founding Fathers. Centuries ago, our Founders boldly proclaimed to the world a distinctly American faith in democracy; a faith rooted in the self-evident truths that "all men are created equal and endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." We believe these liberties need to be upheld and cherished, especially given how closely divided our country seems. American Values serves to remind the public of the conservative principles that are so fundamental to the survival of our nation and to bring support and ideas to policy makers and empower our elected officials to have the support they need to do what is right, noble and good.

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Financial

three stars

81.25

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

47.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
71.9%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.02
  Program Expenses Growth -3.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Values on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Values on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Values (VA) 60.24 one star
Heartbeat International (OH) 87.60 three stars
Care Net (VA) 93.31 four stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 91.16 four stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 93.76 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,574,720
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,574,720
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,574,720
   Other Revenue $26,017
TOTAL REVENUE $1,600,737
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $857,894
   Administrative Expenses $151,384
   Fundraising Expenses $137,740
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,147,018
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $453,719
   
Net Assets $2,484,537

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
Education $857,894 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 07/01/2019 60.24 one star
2016-12 05/01/2018 59.69 one star
2015-12 12/01/2016 59.97 one star
2014-12 06/01/2016 59.74 one star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 57.61 one star
2013-12 12/01/2014 55.64 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 61.64 one star

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

EIN 52-1762320
Name in IRS Master File AMERICAN VALUES
NTEE Code A30
NTEE Classification Media, Communications Organizations
NTEE Type Arts, Culture and Humanities
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (559) Other matters
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 March, 1992
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$138,440 12.06% Gary Bauer President
Other Salaries of Note
$66,146 5.76% Carol Bauer Secretary, Treasurer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Values (VA) 60.24 one star
Care Net (VA) 93.31 four stars
Life Legal Defense Foundation (CA) 93.76 four stars
Heartbeat International (OH) 87.60 three stars
PROLIFE Across AMERICA (MN) 91.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Values
P.O. Box 1223
Merrifield, VA 22116
tel: (703) 671-9700
fax: (703) 671-1680
EIN: 52-1762320

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CEO

Gary Bauer
President

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