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Students for Liberty

Promoting a freer future

three stars

83.91

2221 South Clark Street 12th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (202) 733-2409   Web Site
EIN: 94-3435899

Board Leadership
Sloane Frost
Chairwoman

CEO
Wolf Von Laer
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.91 three stars
  Financial 77.60 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Students For Liberty is a rapidly growing network of pro-liberty students from all over the world. Our mission is to educate, develop, and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty. We are the largest pro-liberty student organization in the world. We accomplish this through a strategy of empowerment, identifying the top student leaders and training them to be agents of change in their communities. What began as a small meeting of young leaders has become an international movement of students with thousands of local student groups and thousands of leaders around the world with operations on every inhabited continent.

Students For Liberty is a rapidly growing network of pro-liberty students from all over the world. Our mission is to educate, develop, and empower the next generation of leaders of liberty. We are the largest pro-liberty student organization in the world. We accomplish this through a strategy of empowerment, identifying the top student leaders and training them to be agents of change in their communities. What began as a small meeting of young leaders has become an international movement of students with thousands of local student groups and thousands of leaders around the world with operations on every inhabited continent.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of policy guidelines or proposals developed
2
Average number of dollars given by new donors
20,000
Number of overall donors
30
Total revenue earned to support advocacy efforts
10,000
Number of high-profile speakers or participants participating
120
Number of advocate or trained spokesperson citations in the media
369
Number of press releases developed and distributed
31
Number of research or policy analysis products developed, e.g., reports, briefs
2
Number of stories successfully placed in the media
289
Number of testimonies offered
3
Number of meetings or briefings held with policymakers or candidates
8
Number of advocacy contacts with government leaders
2
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

two stars

77.60

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
74.7%
  Administrative Expenses 12.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students for Liberty on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Students for Liberty on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students for Liberty (VA) 83.91 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 92.14 four stars
Pacific Justice Institute (CA) 94.78 four stars
People's Action Institute (IL) 89.85 three stars
Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CA) 87.15 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,737,894
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,737,894
   Program Service Revenue $63,119
Total Primary Revenue $3,801,013
   Other Revenue $192,057
TOTAL REVENUE $3,993,070
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,331,915
   Administrative Expenses $552,516
   Fundraising Expenses $448,159
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,332,590
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-339,520
   
Net Assets $841,755

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
Conferences $1,180,771 35.4%
Leadership $1,009,875 30.3%
Academic Programs $776,134 23.3%
Consumer Choice Center $365,135 11.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 07/01/2019 83.91 three 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 94-3435899
Name in IRS Master File STUDENTS FOR LIBERTY INCORPORATED
NTEE Code B03
NTEE Classification Professional Societies, Associations
NTEE Type Educational Institutions and Related Activities
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 February, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$141,000 3.25% Wolf Von Laer Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$152,359 3.51% Laura Cheplak COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students for Liberty (VA) 83.91 three stars
World Youth Alliance (NY) 85.28 three stars
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National Coalition Against Censorship (NY) 97.07 four stars
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago (IL) 86.29 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Students for Liberty
2221 South Clark Street
12th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
tel: (202) 733-2409
EIN: 94-3435899

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Board Leadership

Sloane Frost
Chairwoman

CEO

Wolf Von Laer
Chief Executive Officer

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