Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

Because freedom can't protect itself

four stars

94.39

125 Broad Street 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 549-2500   Web Site
EIN: 13-6213516

Board Leadership
Susan Herman
President

CEO
Anthony D. Romero
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.39 four stars
  Financial 93.15 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 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

four stars

93.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 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)
85.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.40
  Program Expenses Growth 6.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 26.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $79,216,984
   Federated Campaigns $364,441
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $79,581,425
   Program Service Revenue $3,842,201
Total Primary Revenue $83,423,626
   Other Revenue $10,624,299
TOTAL REVENUE $94,047,925
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $72,389,328
   Administrative Expenses $5,192,577
   Fundraising Expenses $8,096,438
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $85,678,343
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $8,369,582
   
Net Assets $241,733,873

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Anthony Romero Executive Director, CEO $468,564
Other Salaries of Note
$352,468 0.41% Steven Shapiro Legal Director --
$326,875 0.38% Emily Tynes Director of Communications --
$310,123 0.36% Geri Rozanski Director, Affiliate Support and Advocacy --

Mission

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation is the arm of the ACLU that conducts litigation and communication efforts. The Foundation provides legal presentation in cases involving issues of civil liberties and constitutional rights ranging from administrative hearings to trials and appeals. In addition, the Foundation educates the public as to civil liberties and constitutional rights by disseminating literature and other publications. The ACLU Foundation preserves and promotes civil rights and liberties as guaranteed by the United States Constitution.

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American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (NY) 94.39 four stars
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Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MA) 88.14 three stars
Minority Corporate Counsel Association (DC) 87.25 three stars
ACLU Foundation of Massachusetts (MA) 88.96 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
125 Broad Street
18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: (212) 549-2500
EIN: 13-6213516

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Board Leadership

Susan Herman
President

CEO

Anthony D. Romero
Executive Director

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