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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Freedom Alliance

The price of liberty is eternal vigilance

four stars

92.32

22570 Markey Court Suite 240
Dulles, VA 20166
tel: (800) 475-6620   Web Site
EIN: 54-1411430

Board Leadership
Jerry Morris
Chairman

CEO
Thomas Kilgannon
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.32 four stars
  Financial 91.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Freedom Alliance was founded in 1990 by Oliver North, who now serves as the organization's honorary chairman. We work to keep America strong, keep America prosperous, and keep America free. The mission of Freedom Alliance is to advance the American heritage of freedom by honoring and encouraging military service, defending the sovereignty of the United States and promoting a strong national defense.

Freedom Alliance was founded in 1990 by Oliver North, who now serves as the organization's honorary chairman. We work to keep America strong, keep America prosperous, and keep America free. The mission of Freedom Alliance is to advance the American heritage of freedom by honoring and encouraging military service, defending the sovereignty of the United States and promoting a strong national defense.

Financial

four stars

91.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.4%
  Administrative Expenses 5.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.58
  Program Expenses Growth -1.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Freedom Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom Alliance (VA) 92.32 four stars
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars
Citizens Against Government Waste (DC) 86.79 three stars
MapLight (CA) 89.96 three stars
Every Voice Center (DC) 95.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $6,261,027
   Federated Campaigns $11,853
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $6,272,880
   Program Service Revenue $291,950
Total Primary Revenue $6,564,830
   Other Revenue $469,322
TOTAL REVENUE $7,034,152
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,554,825
   Administrative Expenses $337,907
   Fundraising Expenses $616,174
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,508,906
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $525,246
   
Net Assets $33,758,884

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
Public Policy and Education $1,938,237 34.9%
Support Our Troops Program $1,912,743 34.4%
Scholarship Fund $1,703,845 30.7%

Ratings History
Freedom Alliance has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 03/01/2018 92.32 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.55 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 77.85 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 78.62 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 82.88 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 70.06 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 70.06 two stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 75.59 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 88.78 three stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 93.10 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 91.05 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 78.64 two stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 95.65 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 90.19 four stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 84.52 three stars
2004-12 03/01/2006 76.78 two stars
2003-12 09/01/2004 90.66 four stars
2002-12 11/01/2003 78.03 two 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 54-1411430
Name in IRS Master File FREEDOM ALLIANCE
NTEE Code Q99
NTEE Classification International, Foreign Affairs, and National Security N.E.C.
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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, 1999
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$171,000 2.62% Thomas P. Kilgannon President
Other Salaries of Note
$105,000 1.61% Calvin Coolidge Executive Director

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Freedom Alliance (VA) 92.32 four stars
Project Vote Smart (IA) 86.04 three stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 85.95 three stars
Medicare Rights Center (NY) 91.45 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Freedom Alliance
22570 Markey Court
Suite 240
Dulles, VA 20166
tel: (800) 475-6620
fax: (703) 444-9893
EIN: 54-1411430

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Board Leadership

Jerry Morris
Chairman

CEO

Thomas Kilgannon
President

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