Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation

84.95

1310 L Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 466-3234   Web Site
EIN: 53-0184647

Board Leadership
The Rev. Neal Jones
Chair

CEO
Rachel Laser
President and CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.95
  Financial 78.93
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 by a broad coalition of religious, educational and civic leaders. Americans United believes that all Americans have the constitutional right to practice the religion of their choice (or refrain from taking part in religion) as individual conscience dictates. We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans. Americans United advocates for church-state separation in the US Congress and state legislature, runs several projects to help and educate, challenges church-state violations in court, and engages with local activists.

Americans United for Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 by a broad coalition of religious, educational and civic leaders. Americans United believes that all Americans have the constitutional right to practice the religion of their choice (or refrain from taking part in religion) as individual conscience dictates. We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans. Americans United advocates for church-state separation in the US Congress and state legislature, runs several projects to help and educate, challenges church-state violations in court, and engages with local activists.

Financial

78.93

Accountability & Transparency

97.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
67.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.19
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.40
  Program Expenses Growth 8.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 41.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans United for Separation of Church and State on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Americans United for Separation of Church and State on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $8,182,717
   Federated Campaigns $3,989
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $8,186,706
   Program Service Revenue $303,230
Total Primary Revenue $8,489,936
   Other Revenue $617,414
TOTAL REVENUE $9,107,350
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,350,360
   Administrative Expenses $951,177
   Fundraising Expenses $1,457,439
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,758,976
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,348,374
   
Net Assets $10,338,413

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$174,231 2.24% Rachel Laser President, CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$183,008 2.35% Richard Katskee VP for Legal Affairs

Mission

Americans United for Separation of Church and State was founded in 1947 by a broad coalition of religious, educational and civic leaders. Americans United believes that all Americans have the constitutional right to practice the religion of their choice (or refrain from taking part in religion) as individual conscience dictates. We are dedicated to preserving the constitutional principle of church-state separation as the only way to ensure religious freedom for all Americans. Americans United advocates for church-state separation in the US Congress and state legislature, runs several projects to help and educate, challenges church-state violations in court, and engages with local activists.

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Charity Contact Info

Americans United for Separation of Church and State
1310 L Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
tel: (202) 466-3234
fax: (202) 466-3353
EIN: 53-0184647

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Board Leadership

The Rev. Neal Jones
Chair

CEO

Rachel Laser
President and CEO