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Students for Liberty

Promoting a freer future

four stars

91.20

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 91.20 four stars
  Financial 88.22 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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.

Financial

three stars

88.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 09/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.8%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.31
  Program Expenses Growth 12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.4%
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.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students for Liberty (VA) 91.20 four stars
National Immigration Forum (DC) 91.68 four stars
Southeastern Legal Foundation (GA) 89.86 three stars
American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey Foundation (NJ) 91.15 four stars
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (PA) 95.90 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,888,371
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,888,371
   Program Service Revenue $95,177
Total Primary Revenue $4,983,548
   Other Revenue $57,185
TOTAL REVENUE $5,040,733
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,785,704
   Administrative Expenses $328,280
   Fundraising Expenses $380,971
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,494,955
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $545,778
   
Net Assets $1,352,090

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 $1,211,429 32.0%
Leadership Programs $983,225 26.0%
Academic Programs $889,282 23.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-04 09/01/2020 91.20 four stars
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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$128,278 2.85% Wolf Von Laer Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$159,018 3.53% Laura Cheplak COO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Students for Liberty (VA) 91.20 four stars
The New World Foundation (NY) 89.48 three stars
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights (CA) 89.69 three stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.85 four stars
Advocates International (VA) 96.28 four 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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